HR Specialist Certificate

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HR Specialist Certificate:

Classes in human resources can lead to an HR career or can enhance small-business owners’ knowledge of employee management. 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.

Classes in human resources can lead to an HR career or can enhance small-business owners’ knowledge of employee-management.  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.  For more information, please call (903) 983-8288 or e-mail bjbrown@kilgore.edu.


Classes offered:

Benefits & Compensation
48 hours, $375
(HRPO 2006 – Benefits & Compensation)

This course is an overview of employee compensation systems.  Topics include direct and indirect compensation, internal and external determination of compensation, benefits administration, managing and evaluating for compensation system effectiveness, legal and regulatory issues, pay equity and job analysis affecting job compensation and competencies.Kilgore campus:

HRPO 2006.005 Q4
Begins July 16, 2019
8 a.m. to Noon
8 days (Mondays-Fridays)

Essentials for Human Resources
12 hours, $150
(BUSG 1005 – Introduction to Customer Service)

This course covers techniques for providing excellent human resource support & service to a diverse customer base.  It will focus on types of customers & their needs; strategies to provide quality customer service; & how to apply problem-solving techniques to resolve both internal & external customer human resource challenges.

Kilgore campus:

BUSG 1005.008 Q4

Thursday/Friday/Monday
Begins June 20, 2019
8 a.m. to Noon (3 days)

Diversity in the Workplace
12 hours, $150
(HRPO 1008 – Diversity in the Workplace)

This course covers the impact of diversity on individual and organizational performance.  Topics include diversity concepts, bias, stereotyping, discrimination, individual differences, performance and organizational outcomes, and techniques that improve interaction and organizational effectiveness.

HRPO 1008.005 Q4
Tuesday-Thursday
Begins Aug. 6, 2019
8 a.m. to Noon (3 days)

Employee Training & Development

24 hours, $225
(HRPO 1003 – Employee Training & Development)

This course explores theories and techniques for training and developing employees. Topics include types of learners and methods to address different learning styles, the differences between mentoring, coaching, and counseling; and how to create a meaningful training plan for an organization.

Kilgore campus:

HRPO 1003.005 Q4:

Monday-Friday,
Begins June 12, 2019
8 a.m. to Noon (6 days)

Employment Law

24 hours, $225

(HRPO 1004 – Employment Law)

This course is an overview of laws and legal issues related to employment practice.

Kilgore campus:

HRPO 1004.004 Q3
Tuesday-Friday, Bbegins May 21, 2019
8 a.m. to Noon (6 days)

HRPO 1004.005 Q4
Monday-Friday,
Begins Aug. 9, 2019
8 a.m. to Noon (6 days)

Employee Relations
36 hours, $275
(HRPO 2004 – Employee Relations)

This course covers policies, practices and issues required to build strong employee relations.  Topics include communications, employee conduct rules, the role of employee relations as it relates to organization effectiveness and key legislation affecting the employee relations function of human resource management.

Kilgore campus:

HRPO 2004.005 Q4
Mondays-Fridays,
Begins May 30, 2019
8 a.m. to Noon (9 days)

HRPO 2004.007 Q4
Mondays-Fridays,
Begins Aug. 19, 2019
8 a.m. to Noon (9 days)

Human Resource Management Principles
12 hours, $150

(HRPO 1000 – Understanding the Human Resources Function)

This course is an introduction to the theory and practice of human resource management.  Emphasis will be placed on human resources functions, recruitment, selection, and retention strategies, and policy-making processes.

Kilgore campus:

HRPO 1000.011 Q4
Tues/Fri/Mon
Begins Aug. 1, 2019
8 a.m. to Noon (3 days)

Evaluating Performance Improvement Intervention
18 hours, $175
(HRPO 1007 – Evaluating Performance Improvement Intervention)

This course covers assessment evaluation theories and how these theories apply to human performance.  Topics include performance reviewing skills, performance gaps and feedback techniques.

Kilgore campus:

HRPO 1007.005 Q4
Monday-Thursday,
Begins June 25, 2019
8 a.m. to Noon (5 days)

Interviewing Skills for Employers
12 hours, $150
(HRPO 2008 – Interviewing Skills for Employers)

This course covers competency-based interviewing and selection techniques.  Topics include interview questions that focus on job-related competencies, past behavior, and motivation for the job; techniques that make a positive impression on the applicant; legal issues in interviewing; and hiring data evaluation.

HRPO 2008.005 Q4
Wed/Fri/Mon, begins July 3, 2019
8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (3 days)

Project Management Fundamentals
18 hours, $175
(BMGT 1021 – Introduction to Project Management)

This course covers the methods for planning and controlling projects.  Topics include project management concepts and models, critical path, analysis of time/cost benefits and resource utilization.

Kilgore campus:

BMGT 1021.005 Q4
Monday-Friday,
Begins July 9, 2019
8 a.m. to Noon (5 days)

For information about HR Specialist Certificate:

Brenda Brown
Administrative Assistant
Workforce Development and CE
Phone:
(903) 983-8288
Office:
Woodruff Adult Educ. Center (WDRUF), 104
Martha Woodruff
Director
Workforce Development and CE
Phone:
(903) 983-8287
Office:
Woodruff Adult Education Cntr. (WDRUF), 104