The Human Resources Core Knowledge: Functions and Activities course is the 2nd of 20 courses developed as part of the Human Resources Certification Program.
In this course, the focus will be on HR's personnel and administrative responsibilities, such as meeting documentation requirements of various federal laws and regulations, measuring employee attitudes and opinions, and the job analysis process.
We'll also take a high-level view of a few common budgeting and accounting concepts, qualitative and quantitative analysis methods, and third-party supplier management.
You'll learn about risk management practices, the tools and techniques used to support HR activities such as HR information systems, some common techniques for forecasting HR needs, and we'll end with an overview of the project management process.
In topic one, Personnel Management and Administrative Functions, you'll be introduced to compliance- related documentation requirements, methods for assessing employee attitudes, opinions, and satisfaction, job analysis techniques and job description development, and employee records management.
In topic two, Analysis, Financial Management, and Vendor Management, our focus will be on identifying qualitative and quantitative methods and tools for analysis, interpretation, decision-making, budgeting concepts, and vendor selection and management.
The main challenge for management in any important change is dealing with the uncertainty that is inevitably caused. In topic three, Tools and Techniques to Support HR Activities, you'll be introduced to technologies used to support HR activities, techniques for forecasting and planning HR activities, and risk management practices.
If the project is not supported by senior management, it will be difficult, if not impossible to implement. In topic four, Project Management Concepts and Applications,the focus will be on the basics of the project management process.
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