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Senior Professional In Human Resources

Senior HR Professional
$1,795.00 (USD)

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I.    The World of the HR Manager
            A.    Reading Assignment
            B.    Introduction
            C.    What Do HR Managers Do All Day?
            D.    The Basics of SPHR Certification
            E.     The Content of the Certification Exam  
            F.     Review and Reflect

II    Core Knowledge Requirements

            A.     Reading Assignment
            B.     Introduction
            C.     Training and Needs Assessment
            C.     Managing Third-Party Contracts
            D.     Communication Challenges
            E.      Accurate Documentation
            F.      Employee Learning and Motivation
            G.     Diversity and Ethics
            H.     Management and Technology
            I.      Analysis and Organizational Structures
            J.      Environmental Scanning, Budgeting, and Attitude Assessment
            K.     Risk Management
            L.      Review and Reflect

III    Business Strategy and Management
            A.    Reading Assignment
            B.    Introduction
            C.    The Rewards and Challenges of Working in HR
            D.    Planning, Mission, Vision, and Values
            E.    The Strategic Planning Process
            F.    Evaluating Your Organization's Strengths and Weaknesses
            G.    Identifying a Corporate Strategy
            H.    Implementing and Evaluating a Strategic Plan
            I.     Developing Strategic Relationships
            J.     Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures
            K.    Corporate Governance and HR Metrics
            L.     Review and Reflect

IV     Workforce Planning and Employment, Part 1
            A.    Reading Assignment
            B.    Introduction
            C.    Employment Laws and the HR Manager
            D.    Training Supervisors and Managers in Employment Law
            E.     Understanding and Applying the Uniform Guidelines
            F.     The EEOC and Affirmative Action
            G.     Review and Reflect


V.    Workforce Planning and Employment, Part 2

            A.    Reading Assignment
            B.    Introduction
            C.    Job Analysis
            D.    Job Analysis (Continued)
            E.     Job Descriptions
            F.     Job Design
            G.    Recruiting and Hiring Employees
            H.    Employee Selection
            I.     Pre-Employment Tests
            J.     Replacement Charts and Succession Planning
            K.    Review and Reflect

VI.    Developing Human Resources Within an Organization

            A.    Reading Assignment
            B.    Introduction
            C.    Talent Management
            D.    Performance Management
            E.    The Performance Appraisal Process
            F.    Creating Effective Training Sessions
            G.    Meeting the Changing Needs of Your Employees
            H.    Human Resources Metrics
            I.     The Role of the Senior Human Resources Professional
            J.     Review and Reflect

MIDTERM

VII    Compensation and Benefits
            A.    Reading Assignment
            B.    Introduction
            C.    Rewarding Employees
            D.    Compensating Employees
            E.     Executive Compensation Packages
            F.     Benefits
            G.    Communicating Benefits
            H.    The Role of the Senior HR Professional
             I.     Review and Reflect

VIII     Employee and Labor Relations
            A.    Reading Assignment
            B.    Introduction
            C.    Labor Legislation
            D.    Employee Relations
            E.    Employee Productivity
            F.    Diversity
            G.    Disputes and Arbitration
            H.    Labor Relations and Unions
            I.     The Role of the Senior HR Professional
            J.     Review and Reflect

VIIII     Risk Management
            A.    Reading Assignment
            B.    Introduction
            C.    Risk Management Process
            D.    Managing Workplace Privacy
            E.    Occupational Injury and Illness Prevention Programs
            F.    The Role of the Senior HR Professional
            G.    Review and Reflect

X    Employee Rights and Discipline
            A.    Reading Assignment
            B.    Employee Rights and Discipline
            C.    Employee Rights and Discipline
            D.    Whistleblowing
            E.    Employee Privacy Rights
            F.    Off-duty Conduct
            G.    Body Art, Grooming, and Attire
            H.    Real World Disciplinary Processes
             I.    Terminations
             J.    The Role of the Senior Human Resources Professional
            K.    Review and Reflect

XI     International Human Resources
            A.    Reading Assignment
            B.    Introduction
            C.    Why Work in Another Country?
            D.    Analyzing Your International Environment Using PEST
            E.    Managing an International Environment
            F.    Selecting Employees for International Assignment
            G.    Why Expats Fail
            H.     International Compensation
             I.     Expat Performance Appraisals (EPA)
             J.    The International Labor Environment
            K.     Review and Reflect

XII    Implementing HR Strategy, High Performance Work Systems

            A.    Reading Assignment
            B.    Introduction
            C.    Fundamental Principles of a HPWS
            D.    Shared Information and Trust
            E.    Learning and Knowledge Development
            F.    Linking Performance and Rewards
            G.    Designing High-Performance Work Systems (HPWS)
            H.    Leadership Roles and Management Processes
             I.    Strategic Alignment
             J.    Implementing the HPWS
            K.    Review and Reflect

XIII    Getting Ready for Your Certification Exam
            A.    Reading Assignment
            B.    Introduction
            C.    HR Certification Institute (HRCI)
            D.    The SPHR Exam
            E.    The SPHR Body of Knowledge Areas
            F.    What to Expect on the SPHR Exam
            G.    Getting Ready for the SPHR Exam
            H.    Recertification
             I.    Review and Reflect

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