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Strategic Human Resource Management, Certificate of Completion

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Program Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring

The Strategic Human Resource Management certificate prepares students to meet the growing need for HR professionals working with businesses as strategic partners. 

The program is designed for the working professional wishing to enter the HR field, professionals wanting to enhance their HR knowledge, HR professionals wishing to advance in their field, certified HR professionals seeking re-certification hours, and managers wanting to get a better understanding of HR. This certificate can be combined with the Human Resource Talent Management certificate for a more complete study of human resources.

Strategic Human Resource Management certificate graduates will:

  • explain HR’s role in developing human capital and its impact on an organization’s success
  • explain how HR can impact ethics and inclusion in organizations
  • analyze the implications of employment case laws
  • create strategies for opening new operations globally
  • explain how organizational strategies and culture contribute and are linked to HR management
  • demonstrate how to leverage technology in today’s environment to support human resource (HR) activities
  • use measurement strategies that link HR practices to achieving bottom-line business results
  • apply concepts to demonstrate HR value by aligning the vision, mission, strategy, and goals of the organization with the delivery of the HR function
  • explain how successful practices in organizational effectiveness, development, and change management lead to business success

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an advisor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Program Requirements

Recommended Course Sequence

The courses listed below are a suggested sequence; as long as prerequisites are met, courses may be taken in a different order.

Technical Elective - 5 Credits

Select one additional HRM course.

Total Program Credits: 42

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