Workforce Development-Continuing Education

Human Resource Courses

In partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management.

About the courses:

Today's Human Resource professionals must be leaders, decision makers and human-relations specialists in their organizations. Are your knowledge and skills keeping pace with the important demands of your role? Visit the official SHRM website.

View the SHRM Schedule and Information for 2014-15 (pdf)

Human Resource (SHRM) Courses

HR Specialist Certificate

Classes in human resources can lead to an HR career or can enhance small-business owners’ knowledge of employeemanagement. The HR Specialist Certificate can put job applicants a step ahead of the competition when applying for HR positions. It can also save resources when employers and supervisors know the proper regulatory requirements for managing their workforce. Kilgore College courses are approved by Human Resource Certification Institute to help HR professionals refresh and enhance skills while earning CEUs for PHR and SPHR recertification.

View course descriptions of the HR Specialist Certificate for Fall 2014-Spring 2015 (pdf)

SHRM Learning System® Certificate

HRPO 2030 - Human Resource Certification Test Preparation: Prepare for the Professional Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) exams administered by the Human Resource Certification Institute. This SHRM® Learning System 36-hour course is designed primarily as a certification preparation course for the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) examinations. This course is recommended for individuals who have worked in exempt-level human resource positions for at least two years. SHRM® training materials included. A variety of times and days are available to complete the 36-hour course in time for the annual exam windows of May 1 to June 30 and Dec. 1 to Jan. 31.

View Information about the SHRM Learning System Program for Fall 2014-Spring 2015 (pdf)

SHRM Essentials of HR Management® Certificate

HRPO 1000 - Understanding the Human Resource Function: This Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM®) 18-hour course is considered an entry-level human resource training program. Topics covered include employment law in your workplace, effective recruitment and selection techniques, basics of compensation and benefits, orienting and training your employees, and ensuring quality performance. This course is designed specifically for individuals new to the human resource field or individuals who have some human resource responsibilities in addition to their regular job duties. SHRM® training materials included.

View Information about the SHRM Essentials Program for Fall 2014-Spring 2015 (pdf)

For information about Human Resource Courses:

Brenda Brown
Senior Training and Development Coord.
Workforce Development and CE
(903) 983-8288
Woodruff Adult Educ. Center (AEC), 104