Lincoln College

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Essentials of HR Management

The Center for Adult Learning is offering, in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management, “Essentials of HR Management,” which provides the knowledge to perform daily human resource tasks. Students will:

Who Should Take This Course?

Designed as a thorough introduction to HR basics, the SHRM Essentials of HR Management course provides a solid foundation in human resource management that improves HR job performance across multiple job titles and functions. Those who can benefit include:

Program Content

Newly updated with the latest HR developments, the SHRM Essentials of HR Management program combines print materials with online study tools to provide a blended learning experience.

Print Materials

Each SHRM Essentials of HR Management course participant will receive two printed books.

The Participant’s Reference Book includes the printed content of the course. It addresses six key human resource management practices, compiled into one comprehensive course book for easy reference.

  1. Human Resource Management: Gain a clear understanding of the HR function.
  2. Employment Law: Enhance your ability to apply key HR legislation.
  3. Recruitment and Selection: Develop important skills for selecting employees.
  4. Compensation and Benefits: Learn the key elements of a total compensation system.
  5. Employee Development: Obtain an understanding of orientation, development, and training.
  6. Performance Management: Discover the purpose and process for performance evaluation.

The Participant’s Activities Book contains copies of the instructor slides with room for notes and application activities.

Web-Based Study Tools and Resources

The Web-based tools are designed to support the print materials, provide added opportunities to review and master HR concepts, and gain confidence. The tools are available to all SHRM Essentials of HR Management program participants.

More Information

Contact Vance Laine at (309) 268-4355 or

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