Professional Development

SHRM Essentials of Human Resources

SHRM® Essentials is an introductory course, offering a comprehensive overview of human resource roles and responsibilities. It covers a wide range of introductory HR topics in a condensed, straightforward format.  Up-to-date, easy-to-understand content ensures that you master HR concepts and apply them to everyday situations and issues.

Course Structure
This course is split into 2-day sessions and it is offered on an open enrollment basis, with no application required!

Who Should Attend?
SHRM® Essentials is ideal for those who:

  • Manage people and need an overview of HR
  • Perform HR tasks as a part of their many roles
  • Want to break into the competitive and growing HR profession
  • Desire to update their HR knowledge
  • Seek career advancement

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What You Will Learn
The course addresses key human resource management subjects in a user-friendly format designed to give an effective learning experience.
After completion of the course, you will:

  • Understand your organization's complex HR issues
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest HR laws and regulations
  • Increase your on-the-job confidence
  • Have an HR reference guide at your fingertips

What You Will Earn
To successfully complete the program, participants must meet the attendance requirement.
Upon successfully completing this program, you will earn continuing education contact hours/CEUs and a letter of completion upon request, which may apply for professional development credit. The SHRM® Essentials of Human Resources course is valid for 12 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

Cost of Attendance
$599 (includes course material and web-based tools)
Effective Monday, July 2, 2018 new registrations include a parking permit in the cost of attendance. Please review your registration receipt for additional information.

USF Alumni, USF Faculty & Staff, USF Faculty & Staff Family Members, USF Students and Veterans are eligible to receive 10 percent discount on CTPE courses. How to Receive the Discount.

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