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Human Resource Management
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This certificate is designed for learners who wish to attain human resource analyst or HR management positions in a wide variety of businesses.

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Essential Knowledge and Skills

Outcomes

  • Apply psychological principles in workplace settings, including learning, motivation, and development theory.
  • Apply interpersonal relationship principles and skills in workplace settings, including self-concept, perception, gender and culture impact, verbal and nonverbal language, listening, self-disclosure, defensiveness, and conflict.
  • Describe common human resource issues in a workplace situation and apply appropriate principles, policies, and practices to maximize human capital performance.
  • Apply principled negotiation and conflict resolution skills in typical workplace settings.
  • Explain legal issues affecting Human Resource Management in a workplace setting.
  • Describe common cross-cultural communication, HRM, and leadership issues that emerge in international business, and apply appropriate principles to maximize cross-cultural team performance.
Certificate of Human Resource Management
Program Requirements
Certificates lead to associate and bachelor's degrees. For more information about which programs this certificate stacks into, visit the Programs List page.
This is an advanced certificate. Prior to working on this certificate, you must complete Business and Leadership Skills.
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Certificate
15 CREDITS
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Associate
60 CREDITS
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Bachelor's
120 CREDITS
Certificate of Human Resource Management
Course Code
Course Name
# of Credits
COMM250
Organizational Principles
3
COMM250 — 3 credits
x
Organizational Principles
This course is an analysis of communication principles and practices in organizations from a theoretical perspective. Students will review career opportunities in the field after learning methods to improve communication practices.
PSYCH111
General Psychology
3
PSYCH111 — 3 credits
x
General Psychology
This is an introductory course in psychology which surveys the various fields of psychology and application of selected psychological principles to life situations.
BUS270
Human Resource Management
3
BUS270 — 3 credits
x
Human Resource Management
This course is an overview of human resource management topics such as diversity, EEOC laws, recruiting, training, performance management, compensation and benefits, motivation, workplace organizational design, difficult interactions, employee relations, and safety. The course also considers organizational behavior topics in the context of human resource management such as teamwork, power dynamics, innovation, and groupthink. The course leverages case studies and professional/scholarly articles to gain a better understanding of real-life workplace challenges.
COMM450
Conflict Management and Negotiation
3
COMM450 — 3 credits
x
Conflict Management and Negotiation
This course will teach students the theory needed to gain a hands-on experience to manage conflicts while using principled negotiation in a variety of personal and professional contexts. Topics in this course include conflict management strategies, negotiation, third-party intervention, and relevant strategies for effective leadership in the workplace, in interpersonal relationships, and with families.
BUS375
Business Law
3
BUS375 — 3 credits
x
Business Law
This course is an introduction to legal environment in which businesses operate as well as an overview of laws impacting business.  Topics include understanding the legal system, contracts, ethics, intellectual property, antitrust, employment, business organizations, and securities.
For questions about this program, contact BYU-Pathway Support
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Looking Ahead
Potential Employment
  • Human resource managers and specialists
  • Recruiting managers and specialist
  • Training and development managers and specialists

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