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The Essentials of Human Resource Management

The Essentials of Human Resource Management is an introductory course that provides participants with a broad overview of the human resource function. This cost-effective program will increase knowledge and will help reduce potentially costly lawsuits. It consists of six modules and is offered at the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky.

This course is ideal for:

  • Entry–level human resource professionals

  • Divisional and departmental supervisors who have the responsibility for interviewing and training employees

  • Those seeking a career in human resource

  • Organizations that need to provide a broad overview of the human resource function to multiple employees

  • Team leaders with supervisor experience

Participants will learn:

  • The importance of human resource management

  • Issues in human resource law

  • Effective recruiting methods

  • Elements of compensation

  • Techniques for training and evaluation

  • Performance management methodologies

Participants will receive:

  • Certificate of Completion

  • 1.5 Continuing Education Units upon completion

Marsha P. Collins, SPHR, is a HR consultant and specialist in workplace learning and performance, with 30 years of experience in Human Resources. She travels throughout the United States, providing HR consulting, training and mediation services for public and private organizations. Mrs. Collins received her SPHR certification in 1992, and is a regular instructor for the SHRM certification course offered twice a year through UK's Gatton Business Management Center. She has served as President of the American Society for Training and Development, Bluegrass Chapter, as well as President of the Kentucky College and University Personnel Association.



June 10 - 11, 2008

Program Information

Fees: $525.00

Materials and Parking included in fees

For further information call the International Business Management Center
at the Gatton College of Business and Economics on 800-284-6407 or (859) 257-8746.

-This course is HRCI Approved! This course is HRCI Approved!!


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