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About This Micro-Credential

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Build essential competencies to be a leader in Human Resource Management. For professionals in or wanting to get into the field of Human Resources.

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Skills You Will Gain

Human Resource Development

Human Resources

Human Resource Management

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe how training and development supports the strategic aims of the company and how it should be integrated with other HRM functions and activities.
  • Describe the needs assessment process to determine whether training is necessary and to identify the learning needs.
  • Design and implement training programs that are consistent with accepted theories of learning and that meet the assessed learning needs.
  • Understand of the value of a compensation strategy and how it relates to the organization’s effectiveness.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of why internal consistency and external consistency are important pay policy issues.
  • Evaluate resources to find potential candidates.
  • Prioritize the need to look for attitude, skill, and character in potential candidates.
  • Plan and conduct effective interviews.

Required Courses

  • MGT 605 - Managing in Organizations
  • MGT 631 - Training and Development
  • MGT 632 - Compensation and Benefits
  • MGT 633 - Talent Management

Each course is five weeks long and fully online


Dr. Mike Carrell
Human Resource Management, First semester offered: Spring 2021


Northern Kentucky University
Local: +1 (859) 572-5825