Human Resources Manager with PHR

Human Resources Manager with PHR: Advancing Your Career Through Professional Development

Hours: 820 Hours
Duration: 12 months
Level: Beginner
Average Completion: 6 Months
Language: English
Occupation: Human Resources Manager
Enrolled: 3 Students

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Human Resources Manager with PHR

The Human Resources Manager with PHR is responsible for leading the Human Resources department of a company and managing a full range of human resource functions. The Human Resources Manager with PHR will plan, direct, and coordinate all human resource activities, including recruiting and staffing, employee relations, compensation and benefits, training and development, and labor relations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Develop, implement and administer human resource programs and policies, including recruitment, staffing, compensation and benefits, employee relations, training and development, and labor relations.

• Develop and maintain effective relationships with managers to ensure the effective delivery of human resource services.

• Develop and manage the organization's recruiting and staffing strategies to ensure the recruitment of qualified personnel.

• Develop and administer compensation and benefits programs in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

• Administer employee relations activities, including investigating and resolving employee complaints and grievances.

• Monitor employee compliance with established policies and procedures.

• Develop and implement training and development programs to meet organizational needs.

• Manage labor relations activities, including collective bargaining and contract administration.

• Monitor and analyze trends and changes in human resources programs, policies, and procedures.

12 months of Full Access
11% Predicted 10-Years Job Growth

Is This the Right Career for You?

A Human Resources Manager with a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification is qualified to lead a Human Resources Department in a variety of organizations. They are responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating HR policies, systems and procedures in order to best meet the needs of the organization. They must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of management, as well as staff and stakeholders. They must also have a comprehensive knowledge of labor laws and regulations, as well as a working knowledge of recruitment, selection and employee relations. In addition, they must possess strong leadership and problem-solving skills in order to effectively manage their team and drive the organization forward.

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6 Reasons to Complete Your Human Resources Manager with PHR Training With Us


With our programs, you can learn and study at your own pace with access 24/7/365 for the duration of your program. This means you can learn on your own terms and work around your own schedule.


Our online training comes with access to real, live support personnel that will help you through every step from our admissions adviser who will assist you with selecting the right training for you, to our student adviser who will be there with you during your entire training journey.


We have tailored our programs to provide comprehensive training in the technical and soft skills employers are looking for. With direct input and feedback from industry leaders and hiring managers, our program aligns with exactly what you need to successfully enter the workforce.


Our career training not only gives you the knowledge you need but preparation for the certification exams relevant to your desired career path. If you are pursuing an exciting new career in a field with a national certification, our program will both prepare you to sit for the exam but will often include a voucher for the exam cost.

Simulations and Case Studies

Our training programs have been developed with real learners and professionals in mind, so our programs incorporate real-world case studies and virtual simulations that will provide examples and interactions with real-life situations you may encounter during your career. These allow you to learn by experience with circumstances similar to what will be your daily responsibilities on the job.

Engaging and Interactive

Our training curriculum was developed with you in mind, looking at modern day learners and their needs. Our curriculum contains a mix of formats including reading, listening, watching, and interacting that will immerse you into a fun and engaging learning experience you will not only enjoy but not want to end.

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Program Description

Human Resources Managers plan, direct, and coordinate the administrative functions of an organization. They oversee recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of new employees; consult with top executives on strategic planning; and serve as a link between an organization's management and its employees. HR Managers are vital members of any organization's team by working with more than just employees as they deal with the organization’s legal team, go to unemployment hearings or work-related court issues, deal with unions, etc. Human Resources Managers have a multitude of duties including training, interviewing, hiring/firing, planning and hosting employee and company events, and many other related activities that keep them extremely busy. With the high, competitive salary, human resources management is a challenging and rewarding career path.

What’s in this program? To prepare you for this vitally important role, and the certification exams you’ll need to pass, this program teaches you how to interview and select employees, and how to influence your human resources department to create strategic partnerships with individuals and other departments within your company. To accomplish this, we teach you powerful interpersonal communication skills, you’ll learn how to collaborate in problem solving, and we offer proven paths to help you steer your company to becoming a high-performance organization. This program will dive into the depths of resolving conflict and managing difficult employee situations while providing a look at time management and the best practices for a successful manager. This program will also give a review of how to successfully search for employment and provide tips for standing out from the crowd during the interview process. The certification prep part of this is designed to provide a fun and engaging opportunity to prepare for the revised Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification exams through HRCI. **NOTE: To sit for the PHR certification exam you must meet education and experience requirements. Please visit the for detailed requirement information.**

Summary: This is a VERY desirable field to be in with fantastic salary.

This program is particularly well suited for anyone working in human resources, human resource management, office administration, or anyone who is involved in the human resource process and function that is seeking an emphasis on the strategic process and the mechanisms for high performance human resource managers and departments.

Upon successful completion of this program, learners will display proficiency in the following areas:
• Collaborative Problem-Solving
• Effective Communication
• Business Management and Strategy
• Compensation and Benefits
• Employee/Labor Relations and Risk Management
• Federal Legislation Governing Human Resources
• Recruitment and Selection Procedures
• Human Resources Code of Ethics
Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this, mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!
Though you are provided a full 12 months access to your program, the average completion time is only 6 months!

Human Resources Manager with PHR FAQs

To request more information, you can contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

Online courses are accessible 24/7/365 and self-paced, allowing you to progress at your own pace on your own schedule. They can be taken from anywhere in the world from the comfort of your own home. Classroom courses have a set schedule of the days and times the courses will be held, and you must attend during those specific times.

Find out if online learning is right for you by contacting our team of registration advisers. Our team is available to answer any of your questions about taking an online course before you commit to enrolling. We will walk you through what to expect to ensure you are making the right decision. You can contact a registration adviser today via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

No, you are not required to have a diploma or higher education degree to enroll in an online course. However, some occupations may require minimum educational thresholds for employment or certification. For more information on your desired career requirements, please contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

To take an online course, you will need to have access to an internet connection and an internet ready device such as a laptop, PC, or tablet. For course specific requirements, please visit the course page or contact a registration adviser today.

Our courses are developed with multiple formats including text, audio, video, and interactivity. Our courses also include multiple resources and tools which can include flashcards, games, activities, and more.

No, you can take the online courses from anywhere in the world.

We participate in several financial assistance options including third party funding, both military and non-military. To request more information on the financial assistance options available and check your eligibility, contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

Duration is the amount of time you will receive access to your course. Durations vary by course and range between 1 month and 12 months. If you complete your course before your duration ends you will continue to have access to your course until the duration period ends.

Many of our career training programs include certification vouchers. This means that at the successful completion of your course, at no additional charge, you will receive an exam voucher for the corresponding industry certification. This voucher will allow you to register and sit for the appropriate certification exam to obtain your industry credential.

Our online courses are open enrollment, so you can start immediately. If you are using any third-party funding to cover your course tuition, your start date may be a future date determined by your funding program.

Once enrolled, you will be assigned a client adviser who will provide you with customer and technical support. Your client adviser will supply you with your course access information, any needed materials, and be available to answer any questions you have during your training experience. They will regularly check-in with you to monitor your progress and assist you with staying on track. You will also be assigned to a course mentor who will provide curriculum support throughout your training. Your mentor is available to answer any questions you have on your course curriculum, will monitor your progress and understanding of the curriculum, and may give assignments or quizzes.

If you experience any trouble accessing your course including technical issues or lost login credentials, please contact your client adviser at

Our goal for students is to successfully complete their training course and achieve their career goals. We understand that extenuating circumstances can interfere with your ability to complete your course in the duration given. Because of this we have free or low-cost extensions available for our courses upon request. To discuss or request an extension please contact your client adviser at

Upon successful completion of your course and fulfillment of any outstanding financial obligations, you will receive your certificate of completion. Certificates are provided to you within 30 days of completion. Your certificate will validate the training course you completed with a stamp of completion.

Students that successfully complete our career training programs are assigned a career development adviser who will coordinate placement at a local externship or hands on opportunity. These opportunities are optional and may vary based on availability and occupation. Your career development adviser will also provide job search services such as: resume building, mock interviews, job opportunity resources, and more. Our professional enrichment courses do not come with a career adviser or career services.

Module 1 - Overview of Human Resource Management
• Explain what HRM is and how it relates to the management process
• Propose appropriate HRM-related steps required to set up an HR department
• Recommend HRM functions for HR managers to manage their teams
• Analyze how the HR functions contribute to the success and failure of the working of an organization
• Explain the importance of a strategy-oriented HR system
• Outline the steps in the strategic management process
• Explain the steps in the HR Scorecard approach to creating HR systems

Module 2 - Employee Recruitment and Placement
• Identify the key jobs for each unit within the organization
• Use methods, such as interviews, questionnaires, and observation, to collect job analysis information
• Write job descriptions, including summaries and job functions, using the Internet and traditional methods
• Explain the techniques used in employment planning and forecasting
• List the internal and external sources of candidates
• Identify the steps to recruit job candidates effectively
• Develop a strategy to advertise the available positions
• Identify screening methods for hiring
• Explain the key points in conducting background investigations
• Develop criteria for evaluating each candidate's scores, responses, and credentials
• Create and implement interview questions for candidates

Module 3 - Training and Development
• Identify the role of new employee orientation
• Describe the basic training and development process
• Identify opportunities to use employee development to retain employees
• Describe the importance and use of the performance appraisal process
• Identify the problems that should be avoided in appraising performance of employees in an organization
• Identify the advantages and disadvantages of using the various appraisal methods
• Describe the guidelines to conduct an effective performance appraisal interview
• Compare employers' traditional and career planning-oriented HR focuses
• Explain the employee's, manager's, and employer's career development roles
• Identify the issues to consider when making promotion decisions
• Describe methods for enhancing diversity through career management

Module 4 - Employee Compensation and Benefits
• Explain the process of establishing pay rates
• Evaluate the differences in compensating managerial and professional jobs
• Outline the steps involved in developing effective financial incentive plans for different types of employees in an organization
• Describe the role of employee benefit plans and services in employee retention and increased productivity

Module 5 - Employee Relations
• Describe the main features of employment discrimination laws
• Describe the main features of the collective bargaining process
• Describe the key components of the grievance procedure
• Describe the basic facts about OSHA
• Identify the role of a manager in minimizing unsafe acts by employees
• Describe the importance of ethical behavior at work
• Analyze the role of HRM in improving workplace ethics, employee discipline and privacy, and managing dismissals
• List the important factors in managing employee dismissals effectively

Module 6 - Global HR Management
• List the HR challenges of international business
• Illustrate how inter-country differences affect HR management
• Describe ways to improve international assignments through effective HR practices
• Describe how to staff, train, and manage international employees

Module 7 - Introduction to Human Resources
• The Human Resource Profession
• Human Resource Body of Knowledge
• Certification
• Preparing for the Exam
• Needs Assessment & Analysis
• Third Party Contracts
• Communication Strategies
• Andragogy (Adult Learning Theories)
• Motivation Theories
• Workplace Diversity
• HR Code of Ethics
• Job Analysis vs. Job Description
• HR Metrics & Uses

Module 8 - Business Management & Strategy
• Organizations
• Business Functions
• Business Continuity
• Strategic Planning
• Human Capital Management Plan
• Change Management
• HR's Role in Managing Change
• HR's Role in the Organization
• Steps in the Legislative Process
• Regulatory Processes

Module 9 - Workforce Planning & Employment
• Strategic Workforce Planning
• Staffing Programs
• Succession Planning
• Affirmative Action
• Job Analysis
• Recruitment Methods
• Selection Procedures
• Immigration Policy
• Post-Hire Activities
• Organization Exit/Off-Boarding

Module 10 - Human Resource Development
• Federal Employment Legislation
• Talent Management
• Training & Development
• Adult Learning
• Leadership
• ADDIE Model
• Training Evaluation
• Performance Management
• Performance Appraisal
• Organization Development vs. Change Management

Module 11 - Compensation & Benefits
• FLSA Provisions
• Total Rewards Programs
• Compensation
• Job Evaluation Process
• Payroll
• Benefits Options
• Mandatory Benefits
• Communicating Compensation & Benefits Programs
• Salary Surveys
• FMLA Leave
• Executive Compensation

Module 12 - Employee/Labor Relations & Risk Management
• Federal Employment Legislation
• Employee Relations
• Dispute Resolutions
• Labor Relations
• Union Organization
• Union Avoidance Strategies
• Risk Identification
• Risk Assessment
• Risk Management
• Health & Safety Programs & Legislation
• Business Continuity Plans
• Emergency Response Plans

All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

Internet Connection
• Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
Hardware Requirements
• Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
• Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

Software Requirements
• Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
• Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
• Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
• Cookies MUST be enabled
• Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
• Adobe PDF Reader


Advance your HR career by earning the Professional in Human Resources® (PHR®) from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). The PHR demonstrates your mastery of the technical and operational aspects of HR management, including U.S. laws and regulations. The PHR is for the HR professional who has experience with program implementation, has a tactical/logistical orientation, is accountable to another HR professional within the organization, and has responsibilities that focus on the HR department rather than the whole organization.
To be eligible for the PHR you must meet one of the following conditions for education and experience:
Have at least one year of experience in a professional-level HR position + a Master’s degree or higher,
Have at least two years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a Bachelor’s degree, OR
Have at least four years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a high school diploma.
Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.


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Professional in Human Resources (PHR)


A Human Resources Manager with a PHR certification can benefit an organization in a number of ways.

First, the PHR certification signals to potential employers that the HR Manager has a high level of expertise and knowledge in HR practices. It also indicates that the individual is committed to staying up-to-date on the latest trends and best practices in the HR field.

Additionally, a HR Manager with a PHR certification can use their knowledge to help the organization comply with relevant employment laws and regulations. This can help the organization avoid costly penalties and fines for non-compliance.

The HR Manager can also use their PHR certification to help the organization develop and implement effective HR policies, procedures, and programs. This can help to ensure the organization is running efficiently and effectively.

Finally, the HR Manager can use their PHR certification to help the organization develop and maintain a positive, productive work environment. This can help to attract and retain top talent and ensure the organization’s success.


• 100% Online, Self-Paced
• Open Enrollment
• Admissions and Student Support
• Multimedia Rich and Interactive Content
• Industry Certification Exam, when applicable
• Hands-on Opportunity Upon Completion