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CSM offers courses for both new and experienced HR Professionals.

BUS-6640 SHRM Essentials of Human Resource Management

This program is a must for anyone managing people. Knowledge of the essentials can keep you and your company out of trouble, make you a better manager, improve workplace morale, help with performance management, and protect your company from needless litigation. Essentials of Human Resource Management is an exciting and informative introductory course with a broad overview of the human resource function. The course is designed for entry-level HR professionals, those exploring HR as a career field, and team leaders with supervisory accountability. It is also appropriate for HR professionals, such as staffing specialists, whose experience has been in a single function area. Core concepts include: Essentials of Human Resource Management, Employment Law in Your Workplace, Effective Recruitment and Selection Techniques, Basics of Compensation, Orienting and Training Your Employees, and Ensuring Quality Performance. Textbook included.

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BUS-6670 SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Exam Preparation

Establish yourself as a globally-recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).  These certifications demonstrate your HR knowledge and how you apply it in a variety of situations. This course is designed for HR professionals seeking certification exam preparation or desiring to update their knowledge. Individuals interested in developing their expertise in preparation for an HR career will also benefit. Course materials cover the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge (SHRM BoCK) involving eight key behavioral
competencies (Leadership & Navigation, Business Acumen, Ethical Practice, Relationship Management, Consultation, Critical Evaluation, Global & Cultural Effectiveness and Communication) and one technical competency
covering four HR knowledge domains (People, Organization, Workplace and Strategy).  Textbook included.

In order to sit for either the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Certification exam, you must meet certain eligibility criteria and submit an application to SHRM. Additional information can be found on the SHRM website:

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BUS-8170 Employment Law

Employment law is a branch of contract law that deals with relationships between employers and employees. This course will cover statutes such as the National Labor Relations Act, the Railway Labor Act, and other various statutes dealing with public employees. Topics to be included are master and servant, wages and hours, anti-discrimination in employment and minimum wages and maximum hours, as well as regulation of working conditions. This course has been recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for individuals who have earned either the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential to earn 45 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) towards recertification of that credential.

A syllabus and list of the required textbooks can be found on the CLS website

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