West Georgia Technical College

176 Murphy Campus Blvd., Waco, GA 30182

Program Details

West Georgia Technical College offers a Human Resource Management Specialist Certificate for those who want to learn about the functions of a human resources manager or a human resources department in order to understand the responsibilities involved in hiring, retention, and evaluation of employees in order to maintain and improve organizational efficiency. Throughout their studies, students may increase the skills needed to manage specialized human resource teams and how to develop policies and practices on key personnel issues.

As part of the program, students will study materials relating to the management of personnel in business, nonprofit, and government organizations. The curriculum consists of 18 credit hours of classes which include human resources management, employee training and development, and labor management relations.   

Students completing the program should have the potential to display understanding of: the processes and principals involved in the development of human resources practice, policies, and goals in order to meet organizational needs, the process of organizational change, the process of understanding employee and practice evaluation in order to determine contributions, and the process involved in employee evaluation in the process of employee development, training, performance management, and retention.

Furthermore, students should be educated on the processes involved in creating and developing employee compensation and benefits systems as part of human resources responsibilities and understanding the processes in further worker and management relationships in order to meet organizational and regulatory employment safety and performance standards.

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      100% Online
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    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


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