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SHRM Essentials of HR Management

HCC now offers SHRM Essentials® of HR Management! 

If you're a small business owner, if you're new to HR, or if HR is one of your many responsibilities, the newly updated SHRM Essentials® of HR Management course focuses on the key topics you need to know.

SHRM Essentials® of HR Management Course

Newly updated with the latest HR developments, this course insures that key HR concepts can be applied to real-life situations.  The blended learning experience combines print and online tools with the benefits of an instructor-led class.  By attending this six-week, 18-hour course, you will ...

  • Attain knowledge and practical HR skills to effectively approach challenging HR issues.
  • Gain expertise in areas of HR that are broader than the normal scope of your job.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest laws and regulations
  • Learn techniques for handling HR challenges through interactive case studies
  • Utilize the print materials and one-year access to the online tools as a comprehensive source of HR information.

Beneficial to All Types of HR Professionals

Designed as a thorough introduction to HR basics, the SHRM Essentials® of HR Management course provides a solid foundation in HR management across many different job functions and career paths.  The course is appropriate for ...

  • New and junior HR practitioners who need to increase their knowledge base.
  • Small business owners or office managers who perform the HR function for their company.
  • Business managers who want to learn basic HR best practices to avoid costly litigation.
  • New or experienced managers interested in learning more about employee management skills.
  • Representatives selling or supporting HR systems and services.
  • International HR personnel wishing to increase their knowledge of U.S. HR practices.
  • Job seekers who are investigating HR as a career option or want to enhance their resume.

Course Modules

  • Module 1 -- Human Resource Management
  • Module 2 -- Employment Law
  • Module 3 -- Recruitment and Selection
  • Module 4 -- Compensation and Benefits
  • Module 5 -- Employee Development
  • Module 6 -- Performance Management

Upcoming Classes


Contact Lea Martin for general information, future course dates and to be added to our email distribution list.

Workforce Solutions Staff

Lea Martin, Workforce Development Liaison
Hopkinsville Community College, Technology Center 
Office: (270) 707-3895
Email: Lea Martin