Program Overview

This Human Resource Administration certificate from Wake Technical Community College is intended to provide formal classroom training in Human Resources (HR) to individuals interested in careers in HR. Human resources professionals are responsible for human capital of an organization, and help fit the skills and talents of employees to the mission of the enterprise. Throughout this certificate, participants may develop a rich understanding of the roles, responsibilities and technical requirements of serving as a leader in human resources administration.

Ideally, students entering this program should already have a college degree in another field, should be working in the field of Human Resources, or should be business owners looking for specific training in Human Resources. Course work includes studies in human resource administration, records management, and word processing or office software applications, among others. This course should provide students with the tools to better understand the regulations and the steps to take for compliance.

This program will introduce best practices and procedures for administration and to insure preservation of their company’s rights. This program will also utilize advance reading, lecture, and practical exercises to reinforce the ideas taught. In addition to gaining a solid foundation in the latest HR practices and current and critical legal issues, students will also learn more about how to accommodate global HR issues, the latest on information systems and policies and how protect their organization from potentially serious mistakes by sensitizing managers and other employees to the consequences of discriminatory and other inappropriate actions.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: Hybrid

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    Wake Technical Community College, also known as Wake Tech, is a 2-year community college and technical training institute, with campus locations through Wake County, NC. Wake Tech was founded as the Wake County Industrial Education Center in 1958. The institution received its current name in 1987. The academic and training programs at Wake Tech are built on the values of respect, responsibility, critical thinking, accountability, collaboration and communication.

    Wake Tech offers diplomas, certificates, and associate's degrees. Wake Tech offers an online learning program that provides an alternative to taking classes in the traditional classroom environment. Wake Tech’s online programs include degrees, diplomas, and certificates.


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