Human Resources Certificate Series
The Human Resources Certificate Series will provide you with a broad overview of the Human Resources function in business. The first courses guide students through the benefits administration role and the HR regulatory environment, which is the platform for the HR skill-set. Next, courses focus on the ‘employee-cycle,’ from recruiting, interviewing and onboarding through management and evaluation techniques that improve retention and ensure a safe working environment through termination, layoff or resignation. The series wraps up with courses that focus on the integration of HR throughout the enterprise, including risk management and strategic planning.
Register for all Six classes for $299 and receive an HR Certificate!
Use course number CBE-1475
when registering for the complete series to receive the discount.
Benefit Administration Basics
Benefit design, selection and administration forms are the backbone of the HR function. Learn how to maximize benefit dollars through employee and industry benefits surveys, how to select the right vendor and how to negotiate the right benefits package too.
Course Number: CBE-1476
The Human Resources Regulatory Environment
The HR regulatory environment is thick with acronyms – ADA, COBRA, ERISA, FMLA and HIPAA. Learn the background and guidance behind these and other regs and helpful resources to ensure organizational compliance. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to recognize the names behind the most common regulatory acronyms; explain the role of HR regs; recognize how employers can be compliant; and, identify when additional resources are needed to ensure compliance.
Course Number: CBE-1477
Hiring the Engaged Worker
Engaged employees are more productive, creative and positive than their disengaged co-workers. Employers with a greater number of engaged workers are more profitable and better able to cope during economic challenges. Learn research-based techniques to find, hire and orient engaged workers and best practices to encourage engagement throughout the enterprise.
Course Number: CBE-1478
Workplace Health & Safety
Employee health and safety is one of the single greatest challenges among organizations seeking to maximize productivity and reduce benefits exposure. Learn Federal laws impacting health and safety, practices to improve safety and lessen injury rates, and steps to ensure employee health and wellness with an eye toward full functioning productivity.
Course Number: CBE-1479
Managing Unemployment Claims to Win
State of Michigan unemployment insurance premiums can cost employers upwards of $1,000 annually for each employee. Keep costs down by learning: policies and procedures to prevent inappropriate claims from being awarded, methods of protest, and procedures to follow during protest hearings. The methods taught in this course actually reduced an employer’s unemployment exposure by 40% in just three months.
Course Number: CBE-1480
Reaching Peak Organizational Performance
Business leaders must look beyond today’s staffing and benefits needs to integrate the human resources function into the organization’s future viability. The tools of this integration are strategic planning, financial analysis, risk management and organizational development, all of which will be covered with the aim of ensuring a productive, profitable enterprise.
Course Number: CBE-1481
Brent Chartier, MSA, is employed as an adjunct faculty member both at Delta College and at Macomb Community College in Clinton Township, MI. He began his career in 1985, working in the alcohol/drug abuse and mental health treatment field. When he learned of the impact of employee behavioral problems on business, he began work in the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) field, serving as editor of a trade publication for EAP professionals and speaking across the country on ways in which employers could ensure productive, drug-free environments. His work led him to be an invited speaker to the International Academy of Management and to the role of Program Coordinator of the State of Michigan Health Professional Recovery Program, the program to assist impaired healthcare professionals reach full-functioning recovery. His HR experience spans from directorship of an HR department for a Tier 1 auto supplier and an EAP serving 85 client companies. He earned a bachelor’s in English from the University of Michigan-Flint and a master of science in administration, HR concentration, from Central Michigan University. A resident of Chesterfield, MI, Brent is a published fiction author and edits doctoral student dissertations on the side. He’s been with Delta College since 2010.
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