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    Certified Human Resources Professional

    Includes aPHR Certification Exam
    56 Students Enrolled
    56 Students Enrolled

    Additional information

    Hours: 155
    Duration: 6 months

    Language: English

    Data sheet

    Certification included

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    Online courses are accessible 24/7/365 and self-paced, allowing you to progress at your own pace on your own schedule. They can be taken from anywhere in the world from the comfort of your own home. Classroom courses have a set schedule of the days and times the courses will be held, and you must attend during those specific times.

    Find out if online learning is right for you by contacting our team of registration advisers. Our team is available to answer any of your questions about taking an online course before you commit to enrolling. We will walk you through what to expect to ensure you are making the right decision. You can contact a registration adviser today via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

    No, you are not required to have a diploma or higher education degree to enroll in an online course. However, some occupations may require minimum educational thresholds for employment or certification. For more information on your desired career requirements, please contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

    To take an online course, you will need to have access to an internet connection and an internet ready device such as a laptop, PC, or tablet. For course specific requirements, please visit the course page or contact a registration adviser today.

    Our courses are developed with multiple formats including text, audio, video, and interactivity. Our courses also include multiple resources and tools which can include flashcards, games, activities, and more.

    No, you can take the online courses from anywhere in the world.

    We participate in several financial assistance options including third party funding, both military and non-military. To request more information on the financial assistance options available and check your eligibility, contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

    Duration is the amount of time you will receive access to your course. Durations vary by course and range between 1 month and 12 months. If you complete your course before your duration ends you will continue to have access to your course until the duration period ends.

    Many of our career training programs include certification vouchers. This means that at the successful completion of your course, at no additional charge, you will receive an exam voucher for the corresponding industry certification. This voucher will allow you to register and sit for the appropriate certification exam to obtain your industry credential.

    Our online courses are open enrollment, so you can start immediately. If you are using any third-party funding to cover your course tuition, your start date may be a future date determined by your funding program.

    Once enrolled, you will be assigned a client adviser who will provide you with customer and technical support. Your client adviser will supply you with your course access information, any needed materials, and be available to answer any questions you have during your training experience. They will regularly check-in with you to monitor your progress and assist you with staying on track. You will also be assigned to a course mentor who will provide curriculum support throughout your training. Your mentor is available to answer any questions you have on your course curriculum, will monitor your progress and understanding of the curriculum, and may give assignments or quizzes.

    If you experience any trouble accessing your course including technical issues or lost login credentials, please contact your client adviser at helpdesk@worldeducation.net.

    We strive to provide a fully online experience for students however some of our training courses include physical materials or equipment. Courses that have materials shipped directly to students will be shipped within 7 business days of registration. Some training courses have material for different sections and these courses may require multiple shipments as you completed stages of your course.

    Our goal for students is to successfully complete their training course and achieve their career goals. We understand that extenuating circumstances can interfere with your ability to complete your course in the duration given. Because of this we have free or low-cost extensions available for our courses upon request. To discuss or request an extension please contact your client adviser at helpdesk@worldeducation.net.

    Upon successful completion of your course and fulfillment of any outstanding financial obligations, you will receive your certificate of completion. Certificates are provided to you within 30 days of completion. Your certificate will validate the training course you completed with a stamp of completion.

    Students that successfully complete our career training programs are assigned a career development adviser who will coordinate placement at a local externship or hands on opportunity. These opportunities are optional and may vary based on availability and occupation. Your career development adviser will also provide job search services such as: resume building, mock interviews, job opportunity resources, and more. Our professional enrichment courses do not come with a career adviser or career services.

    Program Description

    This human resources course aims to help people with little to no experience in this line of work to become a human resources professional. With us, students will be able to acquire various career opportunities that include positions like Manager,Executive, Specialist, International Specialist, Training and Development Manager, and Consultant. If you’re already a professional in this field, you can use this course to learn new skills and knowledge to increase your professional opportunities and take your career to the next level. This multimedia-rich program will teach you about: • HR decision making • Safety and security • Employee relations • Strategies that you can use to cultivate a work culture that’s both positive and efficient • The history of this particular profession • Crucial legal aspects of this profession We have also incorporated a range of interactive tools, such as flashcards, activities, and games, to make the learning experience more engaging and fun. Once you complete this course, you’ll be awarded an exam voucher for the Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) certification exam by the HR Certification Institute. What’s great about this certification is that you don’t need work experience in the field to take this certification exam. Despite your skills, you can qualify for this program and become a human resources professional. Special offer: included with your program tuition is a brand-new laptop! **Actual laptop specs may vary. Laptops are shipped after program enrollments are completed; shipping times may vary depending on location. This program is NOT eligible for refund once equipment is shipped.**

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this course, students will learn: • Professional communication and dispute resolution • Company policies and employee benefits • How to help create a safe and secure workplace • Regulations covering hiring, firing, and legal requirements for employment agreements


    Module 1: The Nature of Human Resource Management • Contemporary Human Resource Management • Evolution of the Human Resource Function • Origins of the Human Resource Function • Personnel Management • Human Resource Management in the Electronic Age • Goals of Human Resource Management • The Setting for Human Resource Management • Human Resource Managers Module 2: The Legal Environment • The Legal Context of Human Resource Management • The Regulatory Environment of Human Resource Management • Equal Employment Opportunity • Discrimination • Protected Classes in the Workforce • Sexual Harassment at Work • Other Areas of Human Resource Regulation • Evaluating Legal Compliance Module 3: The Global Environment • The Growth of International Business • Global Issues in International Human Resource Management • Understanding the Cultural Environment • The Human Resource Function in International Business • Domestic Issues in International Human Resource Management • Managing International Transfers and Assignments • International Labor Relations Module 4: The Competitive Environment • Competitive Environment for Human Resource Management • Strategic Perspective • The Influence of Organizational Purpose and Mission • Role of Corporate Governance • Corporate, Business, and Functional Strategies • The Impact of Organizational Design • Human Resource Strategy Formulation • Interpersonal Processes and Strategy Implementation • Evaluating the Human Resource Function in Organizations Module 5: Information for Making Human Resource Decisions • Human Resource Planning as a Source of Information • Forecasting the Supply of Human Resources • Implications of a Growth Strategy • Implications of a Stability Strategy • Implications of a Reduction Strategy • Strategy as a Source of Information • Economic Conditions as a Source of Information • Unemployment Rates • Job Analysis as a Source of Information • The Job-Analysis Process Module 6: Human Resource Decision Making in Organizations • Ethics and Human Resource Management • Rightsizing the Organizations • Dealing with Increased Demand for Employees • Strategies for Layoffs • Progressive Discipline • Employee Retention • Managing Terminations and Retention • Managing Voluntary Turnover • Managing Human Resources during Mergers and Acquisitions Module 7: Recruiting, Selecting, Training, and Developing Employees • Recruiting Employees • Internal Recruiting • External Recruiting • Internships • The Selection Process • Popular Selection Techniques • Employment Tests • The Selection Decision • Training and Development Module 8: Managing a New and Diverse Workforce • The Nature of Workforce Diversity • Dimensions of Diversity • The Impact of Diversity on Organizations • Diversity and Social Change • The Multicultural Organization • Managing Diversity in Organizations • Managing Knowledge Workers • Human Resource Management and Social Issues Module 9: Compensation and Benefits • Developing a Compensation Strategy • Determining What to Pay • Wage and Salary Administration • The Nature of Benefits Programs • Mandated Benefits • Nonmandated Benefits • Contemporary Issues in Compensation and Benefits Module 10: Performance Appraisal and Career Management • Why Organizations Conduct Performance Appraisals • The Performance-Appraisal Process • Methods for Appraising Performance • Other Issues in Performance Appraisal • The Nature of Careers • Human Resource Management and Career Management • Career-Development Issues and Challenges Module 11: Managing Labor Relations • The Role of Labor Unions in Organizations • Trends in Unionization • Historical Development of Unions • The Unionization Process • The Collective-Bargaining Process • Negotiating Labor Agreements • Resolving Impasses • Labor Unions in the 21st Century Module 12: Safety, Health, Well-Being, and Security • Employee Safety and Health • Common Workplace Hazards and Threats • OSHA • The Physical Environment • Stress and Stress Management at Work • Workplace Security Module 13: Motivation at Work • A Basic Model of Performance • Motivation and Needs • Process Theories of Motivation • Reinforcement Theory • Expectancy Theory • Equity Theory • An Integrative Model of Motivation • Related Theories and Perspectives on Motivation Module 14: Managing and Enhancing Performance: The Big Picture • Enhancing Performance at Different Levels • Alternative Work Arrangements • Alternative Work Sites • Incentives and Performance Based Rewards • Performance Management and Feedback • Evaluating Performance Enhancement Programs • HR in the Headlines



    This program does not require any prerequisites.


    • Laptop
    • A Guide to the Human Resource Body of Knowledge (HRBoK)

    Technical Requirements

    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements: Internet Connection • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless) Hardware Requirements • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended Software Requirements • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended • Cookies MUST be enabled • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)


    Fast track your career in human resource management with the Associate Professional in Human Resources™ (aPHR™) from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). The aPHR is the first-ever HR certification for professionals who are just beginning their HR career journey. There is no better way to demonstrate HR knowledge and strong commitment to the profession. To be eligible for the aPHR you must have a high school diploma or global equivalent. No HR experience is required since this is a knowledge-based credential. Your aPHR certification is valid for three years after testing. To maintain your aPHR credential, you must earn 45 re-certification credits over a three-year time span or retake the exam. Many of our professional enrichment courses offer aPHR re-certification credits so feel free to checkout our catalog or contact our team to receive a list of eligible courses. **A special benefit offered to our program alumni is discounted pricing on all of our HRCI re-certification courses!** Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.


    • 100% Online, Self-Paced • Open Enrollment • Admissions and Student Support • Multimedia Rich and Interactive Content • Industry Certification Exam, when applicable • Hands-on Opportunity Upon Completion

    Career Services

    Students that successfully complete our career training are given a full years access to our modern day career services. With our career services, students are provided a multitude of career development tools to help launch their career quickly and successfully. These tools include:

    • Certification Exam Voucher and Registration Assistance (If Applicable)
    • Resume Building Assistance
    • Externship or Shadowing Placement
    • Career Coaching
    • Employer Skills Matching
    • And More!

    We are dedicated to serving our students on their unique career development journey. Whether you are transitioning to a new career, entering the workforce for the first time, or an experienced professional looking to climb the corporate ladder, our career services team can provide you with professional development tools applicable for any stage of your career.

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