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Human Resources and Training

  1. 1. Human ResourcesAnd Training 2012–2013 Program and Course Guide
  2. 2. THE CENTER FORHUMAN RESOURCESAND TRAININGFor more than 15 years, DePaul University has helpedhuman resource (HR) practitioners and consultants gainthe skills necessary for career advancement and success.Our Professional in Human Resources Certificate Program,one of the top-ranked PHR® and SPHR® preparationprograms in the country, has prepared more than 5,000professionals for certification. Other programs we offerdevelop the professional’s capabilities in facilitation,organizational development, payroll and other disciplinesthat distinguish an HR professional’s performance onthe job and in the field. We can customize any program foran organization wanting on-site training of its staff. “I took the PHR certification test and passed easily! The program at DePaul helped me prepare for the test.” Susan Davey
  3. 3. PROFESSIONAL IN HUMAN RESOURCESCERTIFICATE PROGRAM: THE SHRM LEARNINGSYSTEM® COURSEDePaul has partnered with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®) to offer thiscourse for individuals seeking certification as Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) or SeniorProfessional in Human Resources (SPHR®) from the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI®).Above and beyond preparing professionals for certification, this strategic course supports careeradvancement by building confidence for managing HR challenges. You’ll learn from instructorswho are experienced certified practitioners and network with other HR professionals. Aftercompleting the program, you will receive a joint certificate from DePaul University and SHRM®,as well as up to 3.6 continuing education units (CEUs).While DePaul cannot guarantee a passing score on the exam(s), the pass rate of professionalswho have taken the SHRM Learning System® course is better than the national average.PROGRAM CONTENT Choose from the following options: Online, instructor-led course. This onlineThe SHRM Learning System® course 12-week, in-class course. Classes meet program is designed to provide maximumincludes six modules that correspond to once a week for three hours where you’ll flexibility. The interactive, online classthe functional areas and responsibilities spend one to two weeks covering each of has no preset times for participation;defined by the HRCI® Body of Knowledge: the six areas of HR. This class is offered you’ll spend three to six hours a week• Business Management and Strategy at all DePaul campuses or can be held on on the class, and there are deadlines for• Workforce Planning and Employment site at your organization. completing tests and assignments.• Human Resource Development• Compensation and Benefits Intensive course. This fast-paced• Employee and Labor Relations Saturday course covers a great deal• Risk Management of information in seven weeks and is not recommended for the novice HR professional. The course prepares HR professionals who do not have the time for a conventional 12-week program.Who Should Attend How You Will Benefit• HR professionals planning to take the • Develop the knowledge and skills to PHR® or SPHR® certification exam improve your on-the-job effectiveness• PHR® professionals seeking to • Receive an updated copy of the SHRM “upgrade” their certification to SPHR® Learning System®, which is a valuable• Certified HR professionals needing HR reference and includes the SPHR® credits for PHR®/SPHR® recertification Preparation Book• HR practitioners seeking professional • Receive an expanded bank of test development questions formatted to mimic the This course is not a substitute for the certification• Experienced managers who are new to current HRCI® exam experience examination. If you wish to take either the PHR® or the HR field • Gain access to the SHRM Learning SPHR® examination, you must complete a separate System® Resource Center, featuring HR application form available from HRCI®. For more information, please visit, call HRCI® at legislation and policy updates, webcasts, 866-898-4724, or test-taking tips and related links | 1
  4. 4. SHRM® ESSENTIALS OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®), this program provides a comprehensive overview of the human resource function. You will learn the most vital and timely topics in the field. Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive a certificate from DePaul University and 1.2 continuing education units (CEUs). Program Content Who Should Attend How You Will Benefit The program content covers these topics: This program is designed for entry-level In this program, you’ll have the • Human Resource Management HR professionals, small business owners opportunity to use both Web-based • Employment Law responsible for the HR function and tools and print materials to help you • Recruitment and Selection people interested in HR as a career- review and master HR concepts. You’ll • Compensation and Benefits change opportunity. Other professionals gain confidence and learn techniques of • Employee Development who have benefited from the program immediate relevance to your job. • Performance Management include: • Recruiters • Office managers • Trainers • Staffing specialists • Managers SHRM GLOBAL LEARNING SYSTEM® CERTIFICATE PROGRAM HR professionals with international responsibilities must be prepared to operate with regulations from the U.S. and other countries, and possess the capability to develop global and cross- border HR policies. This program, offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®), is designed to capitalize on your experience and skills to provide you with the best preparation for the Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR®) exam. Who Should Attend How You Will Benefit Offered online and at the Loop Campus. • HR professionals preparing for the The SHRM Global Learning System® GPHR® certification exam covers the following content areas that • PHR® or SPHR® certified professionals may appear on the certification exam: who work internationally • Strategic HR Management • Global Talent Acquisition and Mobility • Global Compensation and Benefits • Organizational Effectiveness and Talent Development This program is not a substitute for the GPHR® certification exam. If you wish to take the GPHR® • Workforce Relations and Risk exam, you must complete a separate application form Management available through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI®) at |
  5. 5. GROUP FACILITATION CERTIFICATE PROGRAMFacilitation—a critical tool for accelerating productivity and strategic alignment—plays a crucialrole in businesses, governments and communities. Today, organizations are seeking skilledfacilitators who can help groups build consensus, maximize participation and move toward action.This certificate program covers the concepts and techniques of effective group facilitation.Program Content Who Should Attend How You Will BenefitThe program curriculum covers This course is appropriate for many You will gain the skills and toolscompetencies defined by the International different professionals, including: for establishing core facilitationAssociation of Facilitators (IAF), the • Managers competencies and providing skillfulleading professional association in the • Leaders facilitation of meetings and workshops.field, including: • Facilitators• Creating collaborative client • Consultants relationships • Project managers• Planning appropriate group processes • Team leaders• Creating and sustaining a participatory • HR professionals environment • Course leaders or instructors• Guiding groups to appropriate and useful outcomes• Increasing tools to build effective teams• Learning how technology can support group decision making• Facilitating organizational change• Learning theories and practices that support facilitation• Building and maintaining professional knowledge | 3
  6. 6. THE ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (OD) CERTIFICATE PROGRAM In today’s business environment, the discipline and practice of organizational development are critically important. Organizations, needing systems and processes that have an impact on people and performance, are turning to OD experts. This certificate program can help you become an OD practitioner who drives meaningful results in your organization. Who Should Attend This program is for managers; OD, The Organizational Design Wheel training and HR professionals; and anyone else who wants to learn the OD methodologies and techniques that drive organizational performance. How You Will Benefit You will learn leading OD theories, practices and applications to enhance your skills. Benefits include: • Practical OD tools and resources • Research on OD best practices • An expanded network of OD professionals • Enhanced credibility as an OD professional • The crystallization of your own OD platform This program is offered at the Chicago Loop Campus in conjunction with Linkage, Inc.4 |
  7. 7. PROGRAM CONTENT Organizational Analysis And Shared Electives CoursesThe curriculum is based on Linkage’s Design (Core) (Complementary to Both Tracks)Organizational Design Wheel™—a Learn the dynamics, processes and Strategic Thinkingmodel that defines and categorizes challenges inherent in analyzing and then Acquire the perspective, frameworkthe characteristics common to high- designing or redesigning an organization and tools necessary to engage others inperformance workplaces. The program for optimal performance. strategic decision-making and to lead thefeatures two tracks of study: classic— (Dimension: Organization) strategic conversations required for thefor professionals with 0–5 years of OD long-term health of your team or enterprise.experience; and advanced—for those Advanced Track Courses (Dimension: Processes & Tools)with 5+ years of experience in the field. The Od Lab For ExperiencedBased on your level of experience, choose Practitioners (Core) Systems Thinkingbetween the classic or advanced tracks Gain a practical understanding of a The best leaders can make connectionsand focus on the aspects of the wheel complex OD intervention and learn among seemingly disparate events andthat are most relevant to your work. how to analyze the effectiveness processes. You’ll learn how to resolve of your own approaches with feedback complex business problems in a practical,You must complete four courses from an experienced OD consultant. systematic way; simulations help youincluding at least one core course with (Dimension: Organization) master techniques and principles.the remaining chosen from the selected (Dimension: Processes & Tools)track or from shared electives. You are Design And Implement Leadershipencouraged to complete the program in Development Systems Change Leadership: How Leadersone year. Learn how to design and implement Drive Organizational Change competency-based leadership What does it take to lead? Whether theClassic Track Courses development programs and systems and task is driving down change from the topIntroduction To Organizational understand how to structure and manage or pushing up change from below, youDevelopment (Core) accelerated development programs for need skills in change leadership concepts,Learn to build momentum for high-potential staff members. practices and processes.organizational change, while receiving (Dimension: Direction-Setting) (Dimension: Direction-Setting)simple tools to help drive OD initiatives.(Dimension: Organization) | 5
  8. 8. AMERICAN PAYROLL ASSOCIATION’S (APA) PAYTRAIN COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY® PROGRAM Improve your payroll knowledge and prepare for certification. In cooperation with the American Payroll Association (APA), DePaul offers the PayTrain College and University® program. Comprised of two professional development courses, PayTrain® Fundamentals and PayTrain® Mastery, this program is designed for all levels of payroll administration—from seasoned professionals interested in advancing their careers to new hires seeking an understanding of the industry. Increase your knowledge of payroll compliance, as you prepare for the Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) and Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification exams.* In this program, you will receive live classroom instruction, textbooks and access to interactive online games and applications to reinforce topics learned. Who Should Attend How You Will Benefit • Solid grounding in compliance • Experienced and entry-level payroll As a participant, you’ll gain: issues related to tax and regulatory professionals • The “know how” to start or advance information • Managers and supervisors providing your payroll career • Preparation for the FPC and CPP exams strategic payroll management • An understanding of payroll essentials • Recertification credit hours (RCHs) • Sales professionals and consultants through hands-on exercises or continuing education units (CEUs) serving the payroll industry • Improved job performance by to maintain FPC or CPP credentials • Systems analysts and engineers writing increasing accuracy and compliance payroll programs • The guidance and expertise of an * If you wish to take the FPC or CPP exam, • Payroll service bureau client experienced facilitator contact the APA at representatives • Access to a network of peers to learn about payroll practices in other organizations6 | CENTER FOR HUMAN RESOURCES AND TRAINING
  9. 9. PAYTRAIN® FUNDAMENTALS PAYTRAIN® MASTERYThis course teaches the fundamental A continuation of PayTrain®payroll calculations and applications Fundamentals, this is a comprehensivecommon to the industry. It conveys the course providing managers andbasic knowledge and skills required to supervisors a solid understanding ofmaintain payroll compliance and prevent advanced topics in the field. This course iscostly penalties. Calculations covered ideal for experienced payroll professionalsin this course are critical to successfully seeking compliance training, professionalpassing the FPC and CPP exams and are development or CPP certificationnot covered in PayTrain® Mastery. preparation. For success on the CPP exam, this course should be taken afterTopics covered in PayTrain® completing PayTrain® Fundamentals.Fundamentals include:• Fundamentals of Payroll Operations Topics in this course include:• Paycheck Calculations • Payroll Concepts• Fringe Benefits • Payroll Reporting and Employment• Tax Reporting Taxes• Payroll Accounting • Record Keeping and Payroll Practices• Administration • Payroll Accounting • Management and AdministrationCourse offered online and at theLoop Campus. Course offered online and at the Loop Campus.
  10. 10. HUMAN RESOURCES AND TRAINING COURSES EMPLOYMENT LAW PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR HR INTERVIEWING SKILLS Common HR errors can result in PROFESSIONALS Finding job candidates with the right costly litigation. This course offers With the explosion of HR-related job skills, behavioral skills and personal an overview of employment laws and projects, as well as the need to complete values is a challenge. Hiring efforts take legislation. Learn about federal laws projects on time and within budget, time and planning. This workshop teaches related to discrimination, disabilities, project management is a critical skill. legal considerations and interviewing sexual harassment, hiring practices, You’ll learn the rules of successful project techniques to aid professionals in making compensation, pension, termination and management – rules you can apply to lead optimal hiring decisions. discipline, physical safety, privacy and a project or excel on a team. reputation. Who Should Attend Who Should Attend This workshop is designed for any Who Should Attend This course is appropriate for PHR®s business professional who is involved This course is designed for HR and SPHR®s, HR professionals, team in hiring and interviewing, including professionals and managers who need to leaders and anyone who will be working managers, supervisors, team leaders and be familiar with employment law. on an HR project. HR professionals.4 | Kellstadt Marketing CENTER
  11. 11. Continuing and DePaul UniversityProfessional EducationREGISTRATION FOrm THE CENTER FOR HUMAN RESOURCES AND TRAINING 2012–2013 Programs and Courses Name Date of Birth Ways to Register Home Address City State Zip Online: Home Phone Home Email Employer Title Mail in: DePaul University, CPE Business Address City State Zip 1 East Jackson Boulevard Chicago, Illinois 60604-2201 Business Phone Business Email Fax Walk in: Preferred mailing address: Home Business 14 East Jackson Blvd., Suite 1010 Preferred email address: Home Business Fax registration form to: How did you hear about us: Email Print Ad Direct Mail (312) 362-8764 Internet Search Word of Mouth Employer CPE Event Professional Organization/Association Call: Other (312) 362-6300Applicant — Detach here. Highest level of education: High School/GED Bachelor’s Degree Professional Degree Associate Degree Master’s Degree Doctoral Degree Other School previously attended: SHRM Membership #: Program Title Dates Days Campus Cost TOTAL: Payment Options (Payment must be received at the time of registration.) Check (payable to DePaul University CPE) Visa MasterCard Discover American Express Account Number Expiration Date Name as it appears on the card Signature Payment may be made by check, VISA, Master Card, Discover, American Express or money order. Cash will not be accepted. Payment must be received at the time of registration. Checks should be made payable to DePaul University CPE and reference the student’s name. University policy requires a $25.00 Non-Sufficient Funds (NSF) fee to be charged for all returned checks. All registrations are due seven calendar days before the course start date. Any registration submitted after that deadline will be charged a mandatory $75.00 late registration fee. You will receive confirmation of your registration by email. If you need confirmation or a receipt mailed to you, contact our office at (312) 362-6300 or Written notification of cancellation is required seven calendar days before the course start date to receive a full refund (minus a $75.00 cancellation fee). DePaul’s complete registration and student policies can be found on our website at We reserve the right to substitute instructors, change the day and location that programs meet, and cancel programs due to insufficient enrollment or unforeseen events. CHRT2013B
  12. 12. DePaul University Continuing andProfessional Education (CPE) is a leading Hprovider of professional developmentand learning for working adults seekingto enhance their skills, advance in theircareers and enrich their understanding of Aa rapidly changing world. CPE also offerseducation solutions customized to meetthe needs of business, government andnonprofit organizations.Visit Our WebsiteFor online registration, courseinformation and current dates, visit ourwebsite at ContactJanie Rollinson, PHR® Program Manager ,(312) 362-5792jrollin1@depaul.eduMaster of Science in Human ResourcesAn M.S. in Human Resources Managementfrom DePaul University’s KellstadtGraduate School of Business is designedfor students who wish to study the fieldof human resources management from abusiness perspective. The degree programcontent aligns with the SHRM® HRCurriculum Guidebook and Templates.