Aurora University

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Aurora University

Human resource courses: Aurora Universitys Dunham School of Business will offer the Society of Human Resource Management Learning System Course on Saturdays, Sept. 6 to Nov. 15. Registration is under way. The series will meet from 8:30 a.m. to noon in Dunham Hall, 1400 Marseillaise Place in Aurora.

AUs Dunham School of Business offers the course in cooperation with SHRM. The course prepares HR personnel for two SHRM national certification exams Professional in Human Resources or Senior Professional in Human Resources. The Human Resources Certification Institute administers certification exams.

SHRM sponsors the only nationally recognized certification exams for human-resource professionals.

SHRM Learning System Course modules are:

* Strategic management: The role of HR in organizations, strategic planning, scanning the external environment, organizational structure and internal HR partners; measuring HR effectiveness, ethical issues affecting HR, and legislative environment.

* Workforce planning and employment: Employee-rights legislation, legislation affecting privacy and consumer protection, equal employment opportunity/Affirmative Action, gender discrimination/harassment, organizational staffing, job analysis and documentation; recruitment, records management

* Human resources development: Key legislation, HR development and the organization, adult learning/motivation, HR needs assessment, and HR department design.

* Total rewards: Key legislation, compensation and organization focus, pay administration, compensation systems, benefit programs, voluntary/government-mandated benefits programs, evaluating/communicating total compensation system.

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