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HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGMENT CERTIFICATE  

UW Tacoma HR Management

HR Professionals: HR classes are open on an individual class basis for professional development and for those needing CEU's to maintain certification. Program officially starts in Fall Quarter, but we accept qualified individuals into classes all year long.


Program Overview

This nine-month program is designed for human resources staff who want to learn advanced skills to take on more responsibility or those with supervisory experience who want to begin a career in HR. This program emphasizes how disciplines of human resources can be integrated to address workplace effectiveness. Courses cover all major areas of human resources and can serve as a foundation for preparing to take the national certification test in human resources. The program, however, is not just a test-prep or review course to cram for the Professional Human Resource (PHR) exam. Courses include, case studies, group projects and discussion of practical, real-work situations make the program relevant to today's workplace issues and environment. Participants benefit from the experience and insights of course instructors who are leading human resource professionals in a wide range of industries.

Recommended Qualifications:

This program is designed for those looking to enter the human resources field, including early-career professionals and individuals who want to transition from other job roles into this field. Human resources professionals may use these classes to earn professional development credits for continued certification. There is no application requirement for admission to program. Some college level work is recommended.

Earning the Certificate

Upon successful completion of program requirements, you'll receive a Certificate in Human Resources Management and 15 continuing education units (CEUs). You must complete all coursework and meet attendance requirements at the 80% level to earn CEU's and graduate.

About the Program

The Human Resources Management Certificate has been designed by an advisory board of UW faculty and human resource professionals representing major Puget Sound organizations including Starbucks, Boeing, Group Health and Microsoft. You'll benefit from the experience and insights of course instructors who are leading human resource professional and network with a distinguished peer group of human resource professionals, making contacts you'll value throughout your career.

The university’s tuition exemption policy does not apply to this program. Fees and tuition are subject to change.

Class Sequence

 

Quarter and Year

Two Classes Each Quarter
Fall Quarter 2019
October - December
The HR Manager
Employee Relations
 

Winter Quarter 2020
January - March

Staffing
Employee Benefits
 

Spring Quarter 2020
April - June

Training and Staff Development
Compensation, Reward Systems and Performance Management

 

The Human Resources Manager Course #: 19FTHR110A
Instructor: Cynthia Shaffer Fee: $599.00
Contact Hours /CEU's   Day(s)
of Week:
  Dates: Times:
25 Hours / 2.5 CEU's   M   9/30/2019-12/9/2019 6:30 PM-9:00 PM

No class 11/11/19, Veterans Day Holiday.

Building/Room: UW Tacoma TBA On Campus, TBA

Required Textbook: TBA Waiting for release of the new edition. This book will be used for Employee Relations also.

 

Employee Relations Course #: 19FTHR120
Instructor: Cynthia Shaffer Fee: $599.00
Contact Hours /CEU's   Day(s)
of Week:
  Dates: Times:
25 Hours / 2.5 CEU's   W   10/2/2019-12/11/2019 6:30 PM-9:00 PM

No class 11/27/19, the day before Thanksgiving.

Building/Room: UW Tacoma TBA On Campus, TBA

Required Textbook: TBA Waiting for release of the new edition. This class uses the book listed under The HR Manager.

 

Employee Benefits Course #: 20WTHR160C
Instructor: Gina Hatcher Fee: $599.00
Contact Hours /CEU's   Day(s)
of Week:
  Dates: Times:
25 Hours / 2.5 CEU's   M   1/13/2020-3/30/2020 6:30 PM-9:00 PM
No classes 01/20/2020, Martin Luther King Day and 02/17/2020, Presidents Day. Class will meet online on 03/16/2020.
Building/Room: UW Tacoma TBA On Campus, TBA

Required Textbook: TBA Waiting for new edition to release.

Syllabus available first night of class.

 

Strategic Staffing Course #: 20WTHR140D
Instructor: Dariush Khaleghi Fee: $599.00
Contact Hours /CEU's   Day(s)
of Week:
  Dates: Times:
25 Hours / 2.5 CEU's   W   1/15/2020-3/18/2020 6:30 PM-9:00 PM
Building/Room: UW Tacoma TBA On Campus, TBA

Required Textbook: TBA Waiting for new edition.

Syllabus available first night of class.

 

Training and Staff Development Course #: 20STHR130E
Instructor: Dariush Khaleghi Fee: $599.00
Contact Hours /CEU's   Day(s)
of Week:
  Dates: Times:
25 Hours / 2.5 CEU's   W   4/15/2020-6/17/2020 6:30 PM-9:00 PM
Building/Room: UW Tacoma TBA On Campus, TBA

Required Text: TBA Waiting for new edition updates.

Syllabus available first night of class.

 

Compensation, Reward Systems and Performance Management Course #: 20STHR150F
Instructor: Cary Randow Fee: $599.00
Contact Hours /CEU's   Day(s)
of Week:
  Dates: Times:
25 Hours / 2.5 CEU's   M   4/13/2020-6/22/2020 6:30 PM-9:00 PM
No class 05/25/2020 Memorial Day holiday.
Building/Room: UW Tacoma TBA On Campus, TBA

Required Text: TBA Waiting for new edition updates.

Syllabus available first night of class.

 

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