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Human Resource Strategic Management, Certificate of Completion

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The Human Resource Strategic 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
  • analyze the implications of employment case laws
  • 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
  • create strategies for opening new operations globally
  • 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

To be eligible to enroll in upper-division courses, a student (including non-matriculating students enrolled in prerequisite or co-requisite courses leading to upper-division coursework) must meet “Junior standing” based on earned credits or past degree awards. “Junior standing” is defined as a student who has completed an associate degree or higher, or 90+ college-level credits

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.

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