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SHRM Essentials of HR Management


The SHRM Essentials of HR Management is an introductory course offering a comprehensive overview of human resource roles and responsibilities. Recently updated, it gives participants critical knowledge to help reduce potentially costly lawsuits and improves their ability to handle challenging HR issues. This course is ideal for those who are just starting out in the human resources profession, or those who are looking for an effective way to boost their employee management skills.

Build a solid foundation in HR


By covering a breadth of practical HR topics, the SHRM Essentials of HR Management course provides the knowledge to perform daily tasks.  You will also:

  • Review key pieces of federal legislation on sexual harassment, age discrimination, and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

  • Gain insights into employee recruitment and selection while avoiding legal pitfalls.

  • Enhance your skills related to total compensation systems, pay increases and incentives, and employee benefits.


Increase your knowledge of employee orientation, onboarding, professional development, and training.


Who can benefit from the course?

Designed as a thorough introduction to HR basics, the course is effective training across multiple job responsibilities and career paths:

  • New and junior HR practitioners who need to increase their knowledge base


  • Small business owners or office managers who perform the HR function for their company
  • New or experienced managers interested in learning more about employee management skills
  • Representatives selling or supporting HR systems and services
  • International HR personnel wishing to increase their knowledge of U.S. HR practices
  • Job seekers who are investigating HR as a new career option


Date(s): March 24 & 25, 2014
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location: 2001 Union Carbide Drive, Room 004, South Charleston, WV  25303
Fee: $545 (includes all course materials)
Instructor: Betty McHale, MS, SPHR





Phone: (304) 205.6603
Online: Register Now!
2001 Union Carbide Drive
S. Charleston, WV 25303

Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and does not discriminate against any person because of race, gender, age,color, religion, disability, national or ethnic origin. For more information: Michelle Bissell, Title IX Coordinator (304) 205-6600.