Porterville College

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Human Resources

Overview

The Human Resources Job Skills Certificate program provides an overview of the functional areas of Human Resource Management. Among the issues discussed are how to recruit and select the best employees, how to determine fair compensation, how to use benefit and performance appraisal systems that reward high performance, how to comply with federal and state employment laws, and how to negotiate and resolve employment disputes. The courses offered are intended to help those interested in creating a work environment that promotes teamwork and encourages employee excellence.

Program Learning Outcomes

Identify the legal and ethical context of Human Resource Management.;explain the Federal, State, and local laws that affect public and private employers.; describe the importance of staffing an organization including planning, job analysis, recruitment and selection of staff; explain labor relations and collective bargaining agreements in the public and private sectors.

Completion of 11 units is required to earn this skills award. Students may earn this certificate by completing the required courses with a minimum grade of “C”.

*Human Resources Job Skill Certificate is not approved for Title IV aid. 

Required Courses:

BSAD P120 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION 3 units
BSAD P122 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 3 units
BSAD P140 BUSINESS LAW 3 units
BSAD P162 ENTREPRENEUR MENTOR/INTERNSHIP 2 units

Effective Summer 2016

Career Opportunities

Gainful Employment

Additional Resources

Kern Community College District