Human Resource Management: HR for People Managers Specialistion

University of Minnesota
Delivery Method
Online/Distance Learning
Start Date
6 months
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Want to learn new skills?

The Human Resource Management: HR for People Managers Specialistion specialisation is a series of courses that help you become a better manager of people, and develop strategies and skills for hiring, managing performance, and rewarding employees.

What will you learn?

  • Understanding alternative approaches to managing human resources and appreciating the diversity of factors that motivate workers
  • Applying best practices for hiring and rewarding employees, and for managing employee performance
  • Avoiding key mistakes in (mis)managing human resources

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Courses included in the Human Resource Management: HR for People Managers Specialization

  1. Preparing to Manage Human Resources
  2. Recruiting, Hiring, and Onboarding Employees
  3. Managing Employee Performance
  4. Managing Employee Compensation
  5. Human Resources Management Capstone: HR for People Managers

What are Specializations?

Specializations are a series of related courses designed to help you master a specific topic. You can begin a Specialization by enrolling for the entire specialization. If you prefer you can also enroll for courses on an individual basis.

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