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University of New Mexico Continuing Education

Workforce Planning and Employment (HRCI: PHR/SPHR-aligned)

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This course examines employment legislation and regulations regarding strategic workforce planning. The course covers the need for HR professionals to link workforce requirements to an organization's short-term and long-term objectives - for example, how employees contribute to these objectives. This course also discusses the importance, and use, of workforce planning metrics such as turnover and recruitment statistics. This course focuses on job analysis and recruitment strategies. This course will concentrate on these important skills as well as techniques for approaching and securing staffing alternatives, and for internal skills and labor market assessments and analysis. This course examines the sourcing and selection of employment candidates. Also covered are the best approaches to internal and external recruitment, with a focus on key recruitment sources such as job postings, referrals, and the various types of candidates, such as active and semi active. This course examines many of the key elements of an organization's orientation, onboarding, and exit strategies. It focuses on HR's role in post-offer employment activities such as relocations and verification of employment status. This course examines the importance of and how to establish effective orientation and onboarding programs and how to ensure they remain relevant and effective. Retention strategies and supporting efforts are examined in detail, along with their direct correlation with organizational success. Finally, the course will provide direction on key organizational exit processes and procedures such as terminations, restructuring, and reductions in force (RIF). This course is created to help HR professionals preparing for the Human Resource Certification Institute's (HRCI) PHR and SPHR certification examinations. The content in this course is based on the responsibility and knowledge statements of the PHR and SPHR Body of Knowledge of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible. This is an online class. Dates and times are placeholders only. this class is taken on your own computer at the times and dates that are convenient to you.


Oct 14, 2020


Human Resources , Business & Management





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University of New Mexico Continuing Education

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