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Human Resources Certificate

The Human Resources Certificate program offers a variety of courses that present a solid basis of knowledge on HR practices and the role the HR professional plays in business. The courses also cover the most productive strategies for retaining high-performing employees, reward/ recognition programs, and federal and state labor laws. This certificate is ideal for professionals new to HR, small business owners, and those seeking an HR refresher. Attaining the Human Resources Certificate requires completion of the following three courses.

Brookdale is now a Certification Preparation Provider with HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) for the Associate Professional in Human Resources™ (aPHR™)! The Human Resources Certificate will prepare you for this certification exam.

The HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) does not endorse any particular preparation program or offering. We encourage prospective certification holders to use a variety of resources that reflect their learning styles and needs. Purchasing a certification product is NOT required and HRCI does not guarantee that an individual will pass based on the purchase of a certification preparation product.

The red-and-purple HR design, HR CERTIFICATION INSTITUTE, and aPHR are trademarks of registered trademarks of Human Resource Certification Institute, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Used Under License.


HR Management Fundamentals

Joanne Plichta, SHRM-CP

Learn solid HR practices and the role the HR professional plays in business. Topics include linking the HR function to business success and relationships and the various areas that HR professionals can focus their career paths on including compensation, recruitment, performance management and legal compliance. Ideal for those with 0-2 years of experience in Human Resources. 4 SESSIONS

Sec 1: Mon & Weds, Feb 3-12, 6-9 pm, Freehold
Sec 2: Mon & Weds, May 4-13, 6-9 pm, Freehold
Fee and Code: $249, XBUSM 239


Retention, Employee Engagement & Rewards/Recognition

Joanne Plichta, SHRM-CP

Learn the business cases for reward/recognition programs, why they are necessary, and how they work. Additional topics include how to measure employee engagement and retain high-performing employees longer and managing and developing programs for the workplace. 4 SESSIONS

Sec 1: Mon & Weds, Feb 24-Mar 4, 6-9 pm, Freehold
Sec 2: Mon & Weds, Jun 1 -10, 6-9 pm, Freehold
Fee and Code: $249, XBUSM 240


Employment Legal Issues For HR Professionals

Joanne Plichta, SHRM-CP

Topics covered will include federal and state labor laws, workplace law, and employment laws for hiring and termination, as well as laws for COBRA, HIPAA, FMLA, and ADA. Retirement Plans, Payroll, and Employee Relations topics will also be covered. This is a course for professionals new to Human Resources. 4 SESSIONS

Sec 1: Mon & Weds, Mar 16-25, 6-9 pm, Freehold
Sec 2: Mon & Weds, Jun 15-24, 6-9 pm, Freehold
Fee and Code: $249, XBUSM 241