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Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional Credential

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Credits Available

  • HRM 310 – Human Resource Management: 3 credits, upper division level
  • HRM 311 – Managing People in a Global Economy: 3 credits, upper division level
  • HRM 312 – Employment Law: 3 credits, upper division level
  • Compensation and Workforce Management: 3 credits, upper division level
  • Employee and Labor Relations: 3 credits, upper division level
  • Recruitment, Engagement, Training, and Retention of Employees: 3 credits, upper division level

Dates Valid

July 2012 through June 2022

Issuing Agency

Society for Human Resource Management

Applying for the Credit

Submit a Credential Credit Application to apply for the credit.

  • Charter Oak students:Log into the Acorn Student Portal and look in Student Self-Service / Student Forms.
  • Non-Charter Oak students: Contact the PLA Office to request a Credential Credit Application.

Course Descriptions

HRM 310 – Human Resource Management: 3 credits, upper division level
Equivalent to HRM 310 – Human Resource Management at Charter Oak State College

HRM 311 – Managing People in a Global Economy: 3 credits, upper division level
Equivalent to HRM 311 – Managing People in a Global Economy at Charter Oak State College

HRM 312 – Employment Law: 3 credits, upper division level
Equivalent to HRM 312 – Employment Law at Charter Oak State College

Employee and Labor Relations: 3 credits, upper division level
The labor relations process, including various contemporary labor relations practices and issues. Covers the history of organized labor in the United States, the role of third parties, organizing campaigns, the collective bargaining process, and the resolution of employee grievances. 

Recruitment, Engagement, Training, and Retention of Employees: 3 credits, upper division level
The recruitment and retention process, including employee engagement, training and human resource development processes, and employee retention. Topics include the development, administration, and evaluation of training programs; employee development; career development; and organizational change. 

Compensation and Workforce Management: 3 credits, upper division level
The compensation and workforce management process, including the interrelationships among compensation, motivation, performance appraisal, and performance within the organization. Topics include building and communicating a total rewards strategy, compensation fundamentals, job analysis, linking pay to performance, employee motivation, and performance appraisal.