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University of New Mexico Continuing Education

Strategic Human Resource Managment (HRCI: SPHR-aligned)

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One of the key roles of senior HR professionals is to align activities in the HR function with the organization's strategic goals. Senior HR professionals are often directly involved with the corporate restructuring activities resulting from organizational changes and initiatives such as mergers and acquisitions, offshoring, outsourcing, and divestiture. Managing third-party contracting and technology and measuring strategic performance, specifically of the HR function, are some other key contributions the HR function makes to the organization. This course examines the core strategic functions of HR, the regulatory framework around them, and the specific capabilities required to perform them. The course also discusses organizational roles and responsibilities for ensuring ethical practices and ethical issues and challenges in performing these functions. Planning and implementation of programs dealing with global workforce and compensation, succession planning, training effectiveness evaluation, and ever-changing employee needs are of strategic importance to HR professionals. This course discusses some of the key issues in dealing with global assignments and international assignees. It also outlines characteristics of a succession planning program and process in an organization. Various levels of training evaluation and evaluation methods are discussed too. The course also outlines changing employee needs and organizational programs to meet them. Finally, the course provides integral information on compensation and benefits for executives and international assignees. This course is created to help senior HR professionals preparing for the Human Resource Certification Institute's (HRCI) SPHR certification examination. The content in this course is based on the responsibility and knowledge statements specified as SPHR only in 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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