Certificate in Human Resource Management

This program has been developed to address the needs of adults who wish to broaden their perspective of the human resource profession. It is designed to present the participant with essential knowledge for entry into exempt positions in the human resource development/personnel function. The program offers the opportunity to strengthen skills, boost confidence, and advance career opportunities. The one-semester format will familiarize participants with the field in general and the specific functions in the profession.

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‌HRCI Approved Strategic Management 2-Day Seminar

Fridays, Fall - October 24 and 31 or Spring - April 24 and May 1 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Spend two days with our SHRM instructor, Ray LaManna, SPHR, mastering Strategic Management!

The course will:

  • Cover HR Strategic Management and how it is related to organizational goals.
  • Describe how legal, political, cultural and economic factors affect HR management efforts.
  • Define HR planning and outline the HR planning process.
  • Evaluate the impact of legislation (federal, state and local) on the organization's goals.
  • Identify HR metrics and their applicability to strategy.
  • Understand the role of Social Media in the HR management & planning process

Cost: $595

For more information contact Patricia Pivarnik, ppivarnik@fairfield.edu or (203) 254-4307.

Certification Prep course for the HRCI SPHR/PHR(SHRM Learning System)

Many SHRM HR professionals have heard the news of the new SHRM CP and SCP designations that will launch in January 2015. Fairfield University will continue it's partnership with SHRM and offer the new Learning Systems to prepare students for these designations beginning February 2015. If you would like to earn the current PHR and SPHR designations this fall (and be grandfathered for FREE into the new SHRM Designations in 2015) join our class which begins Tuesday, September 9th! Call Patricia at (203) 254-4307 ASAP for details!

BB 115 section 1 (non-SHRM Member, $1,540)
BB 115 section 2 (SHRM Member, $1,340)

Fall 2014 dates
Tuesday, September 9 - November 18, 2014
6-9 p.m.

Beginning January 2015 SHRM will be offering their own professional Certifications - SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP. This fall if you earn your HRCI PHR or SPHR designation you automatically qualify for the new SHRM certifications - FREE OF CHARGE! To learn more contact Patricia Pivarnik or certification.shrm.org

Spring 2015 dates
Tuesday, February 3-April 28, 2015 (no class 2/17 or 4/7)
6-9 p.m.
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SHRM Essentials Certificate Program

Build a solid HR foundation with the SHRM Essentials of Human Resource Management Certificate Program.

BB 121 SHRM Essentials ($550)
Fall 2014 dates - December 12 and 13
9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Spring 2015 dates - May 15 and 16
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
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Fairfield University can come on site to offer full SHRM courses or courses that qualify for recertification credits. Call Patricia to discuss your company's needs at (203) 254-4307.