Excerpt from PNW News: The Purdue University Northwest student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) at the North Central Campus has received the 2015-16 Student Chapter Merit Award designation from the Society for Human Resource Management for providing exceptional growth and development opportunities to its members. For the full story, follow this […]
Excerpt from PNW News: North Central graduate finds her career passion in human resources When Kimberly Franklin earned her Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources during the recent Purdue University North Central spring commencement ceremony, she was thrilled with her accomplishment and eager to move ahead with her career. Read the full story: Hard Work Pays […]
Course: OBHR 43300 – Staffing Organizations
Have you ever wondered why some companies are so successful in hiring the best employees to carry out their vision? To start your career as a Human Resource Professional, this course will provide you with the best practice skills to interview and hire the most qualified candidate for a job vacancy. This course will enhance your portfolio of skills to make you marketable and beneficial to employers across a variety of industries.
Course: OBHR 43000 – Labor Relations
The ability to handle day-to-day employee related issues in a unionized workplace is essential to the work of a Labor Relations Representative. In this course, you will learn the various federal and employment laws that impact the labor relations arena. Additionally, you will develop your ability to analyze and interpret the major provisions of a collective bargaining agreement. The analysis and critical thinking you practice in this course are critical additions to your skills portfolio – making you a highly desirable candidate in today’s competitive job market.
Course: OBHR 43500 – Compensation Management
Have you ever thought about how employers set the wages or salary for a particular job? Do you know how they decide on the amount of money to offer an applicant? Did you ever wonder how employers figure out how to keep compensation fair within their firms and in the overall job market? All those questions and more are answered in a course called “Compensation Management.” You can build your portfolio of skills in this course by learning how to solve compensation issues and apply the total rewards concept to organizations. And finding a professional position where you can be a Compensation Analyst looks favorable because the field is expected to show steady, positive growth over the next decade. The outlook for openings is based on recent statistics compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Opportunities abound once you build your portfolio of skills in “Compensation Management.”
Course: OBHR 42600 – Training and Managerial Development
Do you enjoy working with people, giving presentations, and leading training activities? Would you like planning, conducting, and administering programs designed to help employees improve their knowledge and abilities? If so, there are opportunities for you in nearly every industry, if you have the right portfolio of skills. In “Training and Managerial Development” you will have practical experience in working with a team to solve training problems. You will develop a hands-on approach to understanding what every manager needs to know about training. Through self-assessment and a set of readings based on cutting-edge research, you will come to understand the nine critical management skills – important for success in any organization. You will walk away from “Training and Managerial Development” with the competencies that employers seek when they recruit for dynamic and talented training specialists.