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Certificate In Essentials Of Human Resource Management Seminar

Format: In-Person Seminar
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Certificate In Essentials Of Human Resource Management Seminar

This week-long seminar provides a sound overview of employment laws and a solid foundation of human resource management principles, strategic thinking, and decision-making in the workplace.

Taught by a faculty of leading employment law attorneys and human resources consultants, you'll learn the skills and insight you'll need to achieve the highest level of professional performance.


Employment Discrimination Law:

  • Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act (discrimination and retaliation)
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (including reasonable accommodation and undue hardship)
  • The 1991 Civil Rights Act
  • The Equal Pay Act
  • Executive Order 11246/Affirmative Action
  • The Rehabilitation Act
  • State discrimination laws
Kinds of Discrimination

  • Disparate treatment
  • Disparate impact
  • Harassment(including sexual harassment)
How Discrimination is Proven

  • Direct evidence ("smoking guns")
  • Circumstantial evidence
  • Statistical/numerical evidence
Specific Laws/Rules Regarding Employment Termination

  • "Employment at-will"
  • Public policy discharge
  • Implied contracts
  • Whistle-blower laws
Labor Standards Laws

  • Fair Labor Standard Act (wage-hour, overtime, child labor)
  • Occupational Safety & Health Act
  • Family & Medical Leave Act
Labor Law - The National Labor Relations Act

Other Issues

  • Worker's Compensation
  • WARN
Potential Personal/Individual Liability of the Manager/Supervisor

Safety and Security Issues in Today's Workplace

Lawful Employee Selection: Hiring and Interviewing Employees

  • How to avoid costly hiring mistakes
  • What to look for
  • What not to ask
  • Negligent hiring
  • Objective vs. subjective criteria
  • Workplace diversity issues
  • Employee orientation
  • Drug testing/medical evaluations
Lawfully Managing, Training and Supervising Employees

  • What is/is not "harassment" on the job
  • The importance of good communication
  • Negligent retention/supervision
  • Job assignments/onerous work/overtime
  • Employee safety
  • Job accommodation/pregnancy/family-medical leaves
  • Employee privacy/electronic monitoring
  • Drug and alcohol policies/practice
  • Investigating/reporting employee complaints
  • The supervisor or manager who keeps notes, a diary, or a notebook about his/her employees
Evaluating/Appraising Employees

  • Importance of the evaluation in litigation/employee relations
  • The biggest obstacles to honest, accurate evaluations
  • How to correct performance/conduct problems
  • The self-appraisal as an important management tool
  • How to say what you mean on an evaluation
Employee Discharge and Discipline

  • A detailed checklist for supervisors and managers to reduce the likelihood of "wrongful discharge" and/or claims of discrimination
  • Unemployment claims
  • Requests for a job reference/defamation risks
Strategic HR Management

  • Maintaining organizational competitiveness
  • HR measurement and HR technology
  • Workforce Planning
  • The globalization of business
  • Workforce availability and demographic
  • HR Effectiveness and Financial Performance/ROI
Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity

  • EEO laws and regulations compliance
  • How to conduct an HR audit
  • What EEO record retention is
  • What an EEO reporting form is
  • What Applicant Flow Data means
  • What are executive orders
  • What types of diversity training are available
Staffing and Retention

  • Job analysis
  • The difference between job task analysis and competency based job analysis
  • Developing proper job descriptions
  • Employee psychological contract; job satisfaction; individual performance factors; motivation strategies; retention interventions; and cost of employee turnover
  • Employment branding
  • Internal and external recruiting sources
  • Selection and Placement of candidates
  • Testing your selection process
Talent Management, Performance Management and Development

  • Onboarding and Orientation of new employees
  • Training
  • HR development of all employees/managers
  • Career planning
  • Performance management
  • Succession planning
  • Workforce realignment
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Types of training deliveries, assessments, and learning styles
  • Training metrics
  • Benchmarking
  • ROI analysis
  • Effective Performance Management Systems
Compensation and Benefits

  • Compensation in the form of pay, incentives, and benefits rewards
  • Develop and refine compensation systems
  • Variable pay programs
  • Total reward systems: legal compliance with all appropriate laws and regulations; cost effectiveness; internal, external and individual equity; performance enhancement; performance recognition
  • Job pricing
  • Make market comparisons
  • Pros and cons of job evaluations
  • Different pay structures
  • Compensation trends, projections and strategies
  • Benefits Strategy - design and measurement
  • Different types of benefits - government mandated, voluntary, security, retirement and health benefits
Legal compliance - OSHA, PPE, Blood-borne Pathogens, Ergonomics and Workplace Air Quality

This seminar is primarily designed for those with less than 3 years experience in HR/employment law, or for individuals who have an HR department with less than 3 employees handling everything.

Benefits of Attending

How can you expect to benefit from this seminar?

  • Your on-the-job performance will immediately improve
  • You'll gain all the information needed to understand and participate in a variety of human resource functions and activities
  • Your confidence in dealing with complex and often perplexing human resource and employee relations law issues will increase!
You'll also receive specially-prepared reference materials that serve as valuable on-the-job desktop reference materials.

Class Hours

Monday-Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm; Friday 8:00am-12:00pm.

How You Receive Your Certificate

The Certificate in Essentials of Human Resource Management is awarded after a participant attends the full 4½ day seminar. No examinations are given. These handsome certificates are mailed three to four weeks after the end of each program.

Continuing Education Credits

  • HR Certification Institute: 29.75 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification
  • 29.75 PDCs towards SHRM-CP, SHRM0-SCP recertification
  • Continuing Legal Education credit in many states.
  • Recertification credit from:
    • American Staffing Association
    • American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)
    • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (CEBS)
    • Human Capital Institute
    • National Association of Personnel Services
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Licenses / Designations / Educational Credits:PHR / SPHR Re-Certification Credits
All US States: 29.75

All US States: 29.75

SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Recertification Credit
All US States: 29.75
About The Provider: Founded in 1979, the Institute for Applied Management & Law, Inc. (IAML) is the nation's leading producer of comprehensive employment law seminars.

IAML offers practically-oriented seminars, webinars, DVDs and online learning for professionals requiring timely and accurate information in employment law; labor law, employee benefits law; and human resource management.
Price: $2,375.00
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Keywords For This Course:

human resources, employee relations, employment law, FLSA, personnel, workplace issues, interviewing and screening, compensation, train the trainer, hiring, job descriptions, job offers, independent contractor, exempt, non-exempt, PHR, SHRM, HRCI, HR Certification Institute, CEBS, Discrimination, Title VII, retaliation, Affirmative Action, Harassment, sexual harassment, Termination, at-will, Fair Labor Standard Act, wage hour, Family Medical Leave Act, FMLA, Hiring, Interviewing, diversity, orientation, onboarding, evaluations, termination, Discipline, HR metrics, Workforce Planning, EEO, EEOC, Staffing, retention, job descriptions, Talent Management, Performance Management, Benchmarking, ROI analysis, Compensation, total rewards, policies, handbooks, ADR, Employee records, Right-to-Work, American Staffing Association, American Society for Training and Development, ASTD, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, IFEBP, CEBS, Human Capital Institute, National Association of Personnel Services, NAPS, CPC, CTS, PRC, CERL, ASA, CSP, TSP- See more at:

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