SHRM Essentials of HR Management

Gain HR Skills to Face Today's HR Issues

If you're a small business owner, if you're new to HR, or if HR is one of your many responsibilities, the newly updated SHRM Essentials® of HR Management course focuses on the key topics you need to know. 

In less than 20 hours of training time, this course covers a breadth of HR issues in a condensed, easy-to-understand format.

About the Course

You'll have the opportunity go gain practical skills to handle HR challenges that are relevant to you and your company. Newly updated with the latest HR developments, this course focuses on key HR concepts can be applied to real-life situations. The blended learning experience combines print and online tools with the benefits of an instructor-led class. 

By attending our course, you can benefit from:

  • The shared experiences of your instructor and peers along with networking opportunities. 
  • Interactive case studies designed to make you feel comfortable dealing with HR issues.
  • Earning Professional Development Credits (PDCs) or recertification credit hours. 

Upcoming Course

The next 2-day course will be on Friday, January 27, 2017, and February 3, 2017, at the Kaplan University Hagerstown campus from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Contact Information

Space is limited. For additional information and to register, contact John Brantley, Director of Workforce Development, at 301.766.3652 or email

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