Certified Associate Professional in Human Resources
Short Description: Learn about the exciting world of today’s Human Resources Management throughout this online course. This HR management course weaves together solid human resource principles and real word scenarios companies and managers face, such as recruiting, training, developing, managing, compensation, benefits, safety, and work motivation. This course highlights important challenges facing managers and employees in today’s business climate. Interesting case studies explore real companies and organizations in-depth and delve into some of today’s most effective, unique approaches in dealing with HR issues.
The term Human Resources covers a wide range of activities and employment positions. As a HR Professional, there are many careers you can pursue including Specialist, Expert, Manager, Executive, Consultant, Training & Development Manager, or even an International Specialist. Some of the activities that fall to HR professionals include hiring and firing employees, managing employee communications, settling employee disputes, creating benefits programs, navigating government regulations, and setting up policies for measuring employee performance. Due to the wide range of employment opportunities the salary range for a HR Professional can vary greatly. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the 2015 medium pay range for HR Professionals is $38,100-$104,440, ranging between entry level and management level.
What’s in this program? This program combines both human resource principles and real world scenarios that professionals face. Learners will gain knowledge of the history and evolution of human resources as well as the legal aspects to this profession. This Human Resources Professional program will explore HR decision making, HR employee relations including recruiting and training, safety and security as it pertains to an HR professional, and motivation skills necessary to maintain a happy, successful work environment.
Included Certification! Included with your program tuition is an exam voucher for HR Certification Institute’s Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) Certification Exam. Unlike HR Certification Institute’s advanced level PHR Certification, the aPHR Certification does not require any previous work experience. To maintain the aPHR credential you must earn 45 re-certification credits over a three-year time span. Many of our professional enrichment courses offer aPHR re-certification credits so feel free to checkout our catalog or contact a representative to receive a list of eligible courses.
**A special benefit offered to our program alumni is discounted pricing on all our eligible HRCI re-certification courses!**
Summary: A wide range of employment opportunities, and fantastic salary with plenty of room for advancement.
Instructor Description: Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this, mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!
Certification: Fast track your career in human resource management with the Associate Professional in Human Resources™ (aPHR™) from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). The aPHR is the first-ever HR certification for professionals who are just beginning their HR career journey. There is no better way to demonstrate HR knowledge and strong commitment to the profession. To be eligible for the aPHR you must have a high school diploma or global equivalent. No HR experience is required since this is a knowledge-based credential.
Your aPHR certification is valid for three years after testing. To maintain your aPHR credential, you must earn 45 re-certification credits over a three-year time span or retake the exam.
Many of our professional enrichment courses offer aPHR re-certification credits so feel free to checkout our catalog or contact our team to receive a list of eligible courses.
**A special benefit offered to our program alumni is discounted pricing on all of our HRCI re-certification courses!**
Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.