Hiring Smart: Human Resources Management For Beginners

Learn how HR plays an essential role in developing strategies as well as handling internal organizational activities.
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  • Lectures 50
  • Length 3 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

The Hiring Smart: Human Resources Management for Beginners course, from Global Finance School, is your best bet for learning all the ins and outs of organizational business management. Whether you're looking to improve your current managerial skills, or want to benefit from in-depth knowledge of Human Resources as a whole, our online management course is the right course for you.

  • Ramp up your management strategies, with a flexible program, that covers the business of Human Resources from the ground up.
  • Learn to effectively recruit, manage, evaluate, and motivate personnel
  • Discover the benefits of teams and team cycles in the workplace
  • Understand the moral and ethical implications behind professional employee management
  • Uncover the pros and cons of remote working, and virtual teams

Human Resource Management is the backbone of any effective business. People are what drive every organization, and understanding the concepts behind the successful management of this vital resource will help your company thrive. Our easy-to-understand, lecture-based course material fully covers the information you'll need to manage personnel at any level. Whether you're a small business owner with only a few employees, a student of organizational psychology, or a manager looking to advance your Human Resources career, our course will help set you on the path to success. HR Management is all about hiring, supporting, and keeping good people. We offer 50 lectures, featuring three full hours of content, that will teach you everything you need to know about becoming an effective management professional. With links to real-life examples - and review tests and projects you can reset and repeat - our e-learning course gives you the practical skills necessary to run and grow your business or career. Learn about recruiting, supervising, and motivating personnel, the advantages of teams in the workplace, and the essentials of dealing with employee health & safety issues. You'll explore the implications of remote working, and find out how to coordinate virtual groups.

By the end of this course you will become a better manager, and build a better business team. With our Human Resources Management for Beginners online course, Global Finance School will help you navigate the management maze, and get you Hiring Smart.

What are the requirements?

  • Students will need a computer or laptop with internet access and sound
  • We recommend students start with our Introduction to Management course to learn the basic concepts of management

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Appreciate the importance of resource management in an organization.
  • Understand the elements of teamwork and the stages of a teams cycle.
  • Learn the challenges and opportunites presented by remote working.
  • Understand how the Human Resource department provides support for the organization.
  • Learn how to motivate employees.
  • Understand how internal communication can be optimized.
  • Understand all legal and ethical limits of managing employees.

Who is the target audience?

  • HR Managers who want to improve their skills
  • Small business owners who need to manage their personnel
  • Mid-Level managers who want to make the most of their team
  • HR and Organizational Psychology students
  • People who are interested in a career as an HR manager

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Resource Management
Managing Resources
Physical Resource Lifecycle
Minimizing Waste, Safety and Filing Systems
Further Reading
Review Quiz: Resource Management
8 questions
Section 2: Legal And Ethical Employment
Morals and Ethics
Learn More & Test Yourself! Moral and Ethics
1 question
Respect The Law
Further Reading: Sexual Harassment
True Stories: Sexual Harassment
1 question

Health and Safety
Further Reading: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
True Story: Employee Health and Safety
Health and Safety Review Question
1 question
Labor Relations
Further Reading: AFL-CIO
True Story: Work Unions
Test Yourself! Labor Relations
2 questions
Review Quiz: Legal And Ethical Employment
14 questions
Section 3: Motivation
Motivation Myths
Learn More & Test Yourself! Motivation Myth
1 question
True Story: Mixing Game and Play
Motivators and Hygiene Factors
Learn More: How Do Motivators Work?
The Benefits of Work Design
Learn More: Video Games as Intrinsic Motivators
How To Promote Work Enhancing Factors
Review Quiz: Motivation
12 questions
Section 4: Hiring Smart
Staffing Strategies
Recruiting in Context
Hiring a Third Party Recruiter
The Economics of Recruiting
The Costs of Employment
Defining the Position and the Ideal Candidate
Finding Candidates
Review Assignment: Recruiting Exercises
Writing a Job Advertisement
Screening Resumes
True Story: Checking References and Education
Learn More & Test Yourself! Screening Resumes Review Question
1 question
Interviewing Logistics
Interviewing Content
Learn More & Test Yourself! Interview Content
1 question
Review Quiz: Hiring Smart
25 questions
Section 5: HR Policies and Support
HR Policies and Support
Performance Evaluation
HR and Technology
HR Policies and Support Quiz
4 questions
Section 6: The Power of Teams
The Power of Teams and Different Team Types
Further Reading: Successful Teams
The Team Lifecycle
How Teams Fail
Building A Successful Team
Further Reading: Building A Team
Learn More & Test Yourself! Building A Successful Team
2 questions
The Power of Teams Quiz
10 questions
Section 7: Remote Working
Learn More & Test Yourself! Benefits of Remote Working Review Question
1 question
Benefits of Remote Working
Virtual Teams Challenges
Virtual Team Development
Learn More: The Job Market For Flexible People
Virtual Team Management & Collaboration Tools
Remote Working
4 questions
Section 8: Hiring Smart and Human Resource Management: Summarizing Assignment
Employee Handbook Project
Recruitment Research Assignment

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Instructor Biography

Global Finance School, Online Finance and Management Education

Global Finance School, Instructed by Mr. Simanovsky, has been leading innovation in the field of financial studies for over 30 year. Mr.Simanovsky has written 27 bestsellers books on Finance education, including Finance for Beginners, Statistics for Beginners, and Stock Market for Beginners.

Mr. Simanovsky, who also co-founder of Meitav Group, an Asset Management and Investment Banking firm with over 7 billion USD under management, brings his real life experience to create a pragmatic learning experience, especially suited to professionals aspiring to advance in financial positions.

With over 3 decades of experience, Mr. Simanovsky and his team of finance professionals and e-learning experts from around the globe developed an extraordinary ability to explain and teach financial topics by providing a wide variety of easy to access high quality business education tools.

Global Finance School is known for its unique teaching style that sets to make finance a fun topic, intuitive to understand, and very engaging.

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