SHRM Certificate in HR Essentials

SHRM Certificate in HR Essentials



Roshcomm is proud to launch the globally-acclaimed SHRM CERTIFICATE IN HR ESSENTIALS, for the professional in early-career and beginners in HR. This program is a customized approach and addresses the need of providing formalized practical education to emerging and mid-level HR practitioners. It is based on the SHRM HR Body of Competency and Knowledge and SHRM's HR Competency Model. This certification course is intended to increase the participants knowledge, skill and ability in the areas of every-day Human Resources and Business expertise. The Certificate is based on Capstone activity and hence does not offer any exams to get Certified. If you wish to gain a globally-recognised HR Certificate, but do not want to sit through an exam, choose this course.

Examination and Certification

  • No Exam
  • Capstone Activity
  • Based on the compilation of program learning, participants will create a project that they can use at their own organizations. There will a level of assessment built into the Capstone Activity.
  • Participants will present his or her Business Case Executive Summary and timeline for implementation to a panel (CEOs, CHROs, CFOs) from sponsoring organizations

  • Course Contents


    Module 1: Human Resource Management --- Duration: 16 hours
  • Gain a clear understanding of the HR function
  • Roles & responsibilities
  • Business & HR Strategy overview
  • Important steps and outcomes in the HR planning process
  • Key functional HR tasks in any organization
  • HR functional responsibilities in small, midsized and large organizations
  • How HR relates to non-HR functions
  • HR trends and challenges
  • Employee Life Cycle
  • Diversity & Inclusion- Basic concepts
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Module 2: Recruitment & Selection --- Duration: 12 hours
  • Gain important skills for selecting employees
  • Recruiting Process, methods and their effectiveness
  • Key selection tools
  • Adverse impact calculations
  • Interview biases
  • Using social media/ job portals for recruitment
  • Matching applicants with job requirements and responsibilities
  • Selection criteria, questioning techniques and background research
  • Manpower forecasting
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Employee contracts
  • Developing Job Descriptions
  • Exit Interviews

  • Module 3: Compensation & Benefits --- Duration: 8 hours
  • Key elements of total compensation system
  • Framework for base pay, incentives, differentials and increases
  • Job analysis & documentation
  • Methods of job evaluation
  • Benefits commonly offered by employers
  • Salary Surveys

  • Module 4: Employee Development --- Duration: 12 hours
  • Gain understanding of orientation, development & training
  • Effective adult learning, both on the job and off the job
  • Four levels of evaluation
  • Training Needs Analysis
  • Competencies
  • Identifying Core job families
  • Succession Planning

  • Module 5: Performance Management --- Duration: 8 hours
  • Discover the purpose & process for performance appraisals
  • Common appraisal methods and errors
  • Legal concepts surrounding the disciplinary process
  • Guidelines for conducting disciplinary meetings
  • Performance management components and guidelines
  • Respective roles among HR, Managers and employees for Performance appraisals
  • Goal Setting: Defining KRAs & KPIs
  • Performance Appraisal forms

  • Module 6: HR Policies & Procedures --- Duration: 8 hours
  • Areas to be covered in HR policies & procedures
  • Policies and procedures manuals
  • Employee handbooks
  • Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)

  • Module 7: HR Record keeping --- Duration: 8 hours
  • List of employee records you must have access to at all times
  • Records the government requires - and how to prepare for an audit
  • Employee files: What goes in, what stays out, and who has access
  • Pre-employment and employment records you must keep
  • Confidentiality and the HR function - best practices of human resources professionals
  • Storage methods for keeping confidential records safe and secure

  • Module 8: Employee Engagement --- Duration: 8 hours
  • Importance of Work environment & Employee satisfaction
  • Satisfaction Surveys
  • Environment Surveys
  • Methods used for surveys

  • Module 9: Capstone Activity --- Duration: 8 hours
  • Designing sample policies & procedures
  • Designing a format for structural interviews
  • Group assignment- Making a competency dictionary
  • Defining KRA/ KPI for any department of your organisation
  • Making Job descriptions of 5 positions identified in your organisation

  • More information:
  • Based on the compilation of program learning, participants will create a project that they can use at their own organizations. There will a level of assessment built into the Capstone Activity.
  • Participants will present his or her Business Case Executive Summary and timeline for implementation to a panel (CEO's, CHRO's, CFO's) from sponsoring organizations.
  • Deliverables

  • Official Courseware
  • Class-room Training
  • Guided Self-Study
  • In-class Drilling Sessions
  • Comprehensive Revision
  • Facilitator Support
  • This training is based on both theory and practice
  • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
  • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
  • Capstone Activity
  • Essential Pre-requisite

  • Experience: No prior experience required
  • Education: At least School Diploma
  • Language: Basic English language skills

    Target Audience

  • New joiners, Juniors in HR, Fresh graduates or anyone who wants to start a career in HR
  • HR Professionals who wish gain a global certificate, through activity-route rather than an exam