Certified Human Resources Specialist - CHRS

BECOME PART OF THE NEXT GENERATION OF HUMAN RESOURCES LEADERS

REGISTRATION FEE: $2,800

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OVERVIEW

The Certified Human Resources Specialist (CHRS) is for aspiring and new HR professionals, as well as experienced HR professionals wishing to update their skills to meet today’s unique challenges. Operations managers with HR responsibilities will also benefit from this program by gaining insight into HR management practices and policies.

 

OVERALL GOAL/OBJECTIVE OF PROGRAM

This practical training program prepares participants to effectively engage in a broad range of HRM activities, ensuring alignment with organizational objectives and values. The program is practical in nature, enhancing participants’ ability to apply what they've learned.

 

SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR PARTICIPANTS

By attending this program, participants will learn how to develop and implement both strategic and operational HR management policies that drive individual and organizational success; comply with the major federal employment and labor laws, and ethical issues facing HR practitioners; recruit and retain a diverse workforce; maintain a safe and healthy working environment for all employees; manage performance to enhance employee engagement; provide effective training and development opportunities; develop and implement effective corrective action/disciplinary procedures; and identify key concepts in labor relations, compensation, benefits and more.

 

BUT WHY CERTIFY?

Earning your professional certification from MSU's School of Human Resources & Labor Relations, one of the best and most respected programs in the country, demonstrates mastery of content and commitment to the field of human resources management.

Mastery of course content will be evaluated via an online examination.

Certification is achieved by participating in the entire five days of the workshop and passing the examination.

 

THE CHRS DESIGNATION

Individuals who successfully complete the course, take part in discussions and exercises, and pass the required examination will be recognized by Michigan State University's School of Human Resources & Labor Relations as a Certified Human Resources Specialist. They are then entitled to use the designation CHRS after their name.

Certification is only given to those who attend the entire program and pass the examination. They should expect a notification with their certificate via email two- to three-weeks after the completion of the program.

 

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PROGRAM DATE

September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 2022
8:30am - 4:30pm ET
Live Interactive Program via Zoom

 

REGISTRATION FEE: $2,800

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  • All of our classes include strategies to minimize Zoom fatigue and ensure an enjoyable, informative learning experience.

MSU employee discount available. Please contact Kristi White at whitekr@msu.edu for more information.

AGENDA

  • Day 1:
    • Introduction to Human Resources Management
    • Key Competencies for HR Professionals
    • Strategic Human Resources Management
    • Communications and Demonstrating Value
  • Days 2:
    • Employment Law
    • Ethics
    • Recordkeeping and Reporting
  • Day 3:
    • Job Analysis and Design
    • Workforce Planning Analytics
    • Recruitment, Sourcing and Selection
  • Day 4:
    • Training and Development
    • Performance Management
    • Employee Retention
    • Compensation and Benefits
  • Day 5:
    • Health, Safety and Security
    • Employee Discipline and Separation
    • Labor Relations

INSTRUCTORS

Mary A. Bedikian

Angela T. Hall, JD, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University. (MSU) Angela also serves as the Faculty Excellence Advocate for the College of Social Science at MSU. She is an affiliated faculty member with the MSU College of Law and the MSU Center for Gender in a Global Context.  Angela received her JD from Florida State University, College of Law and her PhD from Florida State University, College of Business. She has previously been on the faculties of Florida State University and the University of Texas at San Antonio. Prior to pursuing an academic career, Angela practiced law full-time. Her research interests include employee accountability , workplace inclusion, personality, technology at work, and employee legal claiming. She has taught a wide variety of courses at the undergraduate, masters, and doctorate levels including business law, organizational behavior, human resources, leadership, and employee training and development. Angela has also authored learning modules and cases for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and she is the host of the podcast series, People Talk with Angela Hall.

Tina Riley

Tina M. Riley, is an Associate Professor, Associate Director, and Director of Professional Development in the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University. She holds a PhD in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education, with a concentration in Communications, and a Master of Labor and Industrial Relations from Michigan State University.

Dr. Riley is a results-based educator and executive coach with expertise helping individual leaders, and organizations, achieve their full potential through high-impact communications that build trust and promote inclusion and engagement.

She adopts an engaging and holistic approach to teaching that facilitates learners’ ability to move from theory to practice. Her teaching style makes complex concepts accessible to graduate students and seasoned professionals alike. Dr. Riley teaches academic and professional development classes on a variety of HR and leadership topics including communications, leadership development, managing change, diversity and inclusion, and conducting workplace investigations.

With her passionate and engaging style, Dr. Riley develops and presents customized leadership development programs for both public and private sector organizations, from manufacturing to the Courts. Organizational leaders and HR professionals from across the globe including Bahrain, Cameroon, Canada, Georgia, Nigeria have participated in her workshops.

One or more instructors listed above may be teaching this program.

REGISTRATION POLICY

  • Registration closes 24-hours before the start of the program.

 

ATTENDANCE POLICY

  • Certification is only given to those who attend the entire program and pass the examination.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • FOR VIRTUAL (ZOOM) PROGRAMS

    • Cancellation more than three weeks prior to the program start date: full refund.
    • Cancellation two weeks prior to the program start date: 10% cancellation fee; remainder of program fee refunded.
    • Cancellation after program materials have been posted/provided to participants (normally 2 days prior to program start date): no refund.
    • Cancellation fees may be waived if the participant registers and attends the same program within 12 months. Fees may only be waived once.

MSU reserves the right to cancel programs when enrollment criteria are not met or for conditions beyond its control. Any additional costs incurred by the enrollee of canceled programs are the responsibility of the enrollee.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • MSU's Federal ID Number is 38-6005984
  • Business casual attire.
  • Please, no audio or video recording.

RECERTIFICATION CREDIT HOURS

NOTE: Due to the significant disruptions caused by COVID-19, we are temporarily reducing the number of continuing education credits required for recertification to 14 credits. This reduction applies to recertifications that are due in December 2022.
Recertification

This program has been approved for 32.5 continuing education credit hours towards Professional Development Program recertification.

Learn more about Recertification

 

REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES

  • Program materials.
  • Certification examination.
  • Certificate of completion.
  • Space is limited, so we advise registering as soon as possible to secure your participation.

 

DID YOU KNOW...WE CAN COME TO YOU!

  • You can bring this program on-site for your team or virtually through Zoom. It will lay the groundwork for success, provide a common framework and language as well as incorporate your organizational challenges. Contact Program Coordinator, Kristi White at whitekr@msu.edu to discuss how you can multiply the benefits of MSU programs and save money by bringing this and other programs to you.
Questions?  We would be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding this or any of our training programs. Please contact Program Coordinator, Kristi White at whitekr@msu.edu.