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Human Resources Certification Online

Overview of the field
The term Human Resource is generally applied to the workforce in an organization but particularly speaking it is that department of the organization that manages the workforce through planning and implementing strategies. It is the most important component of any organization.



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Structure and duration of the program
A Certificate of Human Resources is a one-year program with 30 credit points and three courses. Courses are usually offered one at a time. The acquired points can then be transferred to a diploma which takes another year to complete.

Highlights of the coursework
The coursework is framed to introduce the students to the many challenges of the HR department. Some of the important courses include:

  • Human resource management
  • Legal and ethical issues in human resource
  • Organizational development
  • Ethical and legal issues in human resource
  • Business communication
  • Organizational behavior
  • Employee development
  • Compensation, recruitment
  • Placement and outplacement
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Industrial and labor relations

Admission criteria and graduation requirements
You don’t need any prior knowledge of the field or a high school diploma to get admission into a Certificate of Human Resources program. It is a good program for those who are either already working in the human resource center or plan to study further in the field.

Career prospects and salary
Human resource is an important component of organizational management. No organization can function without an HR department making a lot of room for employment. A Certificate of Human Resources can prepare you for entry-level positions.

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Q:Can one become a teacher with a human resource management diploma?

A:No, unfortunately you cannot become a teacher with a human resource management diploma. Teachers are required to have a bachelor degree in education along with a professional teaching license. Teachers must demonstrate teaching skills and must have a sound understanding of teaching methodologies. You can search online to find out what schools are offering teaching degrees.

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