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CCSU is proud to be an exclusive university partner with SHRM to offer SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®) certification preparation courses and the SHRM Essentials course. HR professionals are facing new and larger challenges each day in part to a changing workforce, shifting legislation and regulations and an ever-evolving landscape. The SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP are the most globally-recognized HR certifications and ensure you are ready to tackle the new challenges.

We are also proud to partner with the local chapter of SHRM, the Human Resources Association of Central Connecticut (HRACC) to offer the Human Resources Professional Certificate. 

Human Resources Programs

The Diversity Essentials Bootcamp will explore diversity and inclusion from a leadership perspective.  Designed as a “hands on” workshop, the camp will challenge participants to roll up their sleeves, dive deep and begin designing the elements of a powerful and integrated D&I strategy for their organization.

An inclusive organization is one that’s able to leverage diversity of skills, experience and perspectives in a way that enables everyone to give their best and delivers competitive advantage.

Join us in this three-hour session to learn how to conduct a D&I analysis of your organization’s HR function.  You’ll walk away with an approach that is proven to help you demonstrate to your HR leaders that you are aware of the linkages of D&I and HR, as well as being able to ask the tough questions of HR leaders that will get them thinking about the interrelationship of both functions as well as the linkage of D&I and HR to business success.

In Partnership with the Human Resource Association of Central Connecticut (HRACC)

The Human Resources (HR) Professional Certificate consists of six comprehensive classes that offer a detailed overview of the Human Resources functions.  All six classes are required to complete the certificate.   You can register for all six here, or for each class separately in the options below.

Learn how Employee Benefits attract, retain, and motivate people, why sometimes they do not deliver as expected, and what to do about it.

This course will give you an overview of strategy, theory and practice of total compensation (cash and equity).

Focus on the legal aspects within HR Management including discrimination laws, Family and Medical Leave Acts, drugs and alcohol in the workplace, COBRA and ERISA, and positive labor relations laws.

Learn the keys to effective training and development efforts. Understand the value of aligning training strategy to organizational mission, vision, and goals.

Learn the most effective and efficient techniques in attracting successful employees to your organization.

In this capstone course, students apply newly learned human resource skills towards solving real-life HR problems. Open only to those who have completed the first five courses or former graduates of the HR Management Certificate Program.

The SHRM Essential of Human Resources course covers the topics you need to meet key HR challenges that are relevant to you and your company.  If you are a supervisor or manager and you want an overview this is a great class.

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CCSU is an Approved SHRM Educational Provider

HR professionals like you are facing new and larger challenges each day due in part to a changing workforce, shifting legislation and regulations and so much more. Ensure you’re prepared for these changes, and anything else thrown your way with SHRM’s global HR credentials, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP.

WIOA Approved

We offer the SHRM Prep course in an online version.  If this style better fits your lifestyle you can access the same SHRM materials, the Online Learning Center as well as expert instruction and guidance using our online format.