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Professional Certificate

Strategic Human Resources Management

Being a valued business partner is something human resources managers aim to achieve. Whether you’re new to the industry, redirecting your career path or just wanting to keep your experience aligned with growing HR trends, it’s relevant to attain skills that add worth beyond your degree.

To help you grow your knowledge of HR strategies, execution and HR information systems, eRasmussen has created the Strategic Human Resources Management Professional Certificate—a non-degree, non-credit training course to add to your portfolio.1

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Be a Strategic HR Partner

This Professional Certificate focuses on the role HR plays in contributing to an organization’s business strategy as well as HR strategies, systems, policies and practices to develop a high-performing workforce. The two courses in this certificate provide insight into using data for strategy development and execution. More and more job postings are asking human resources managers to have knowledge of HR management and information systems.

When you complete the Strategic Human Resources Management Professional Certificate, you will have the sharpened skills that employers are looking for, giving you a competitive advantage in the HR landscape—and a new set of competencies, concepts and tools to showcase on your resume.


Evolve Your Career

Cultivate in-demand, relevant job skills quickly and increase your potential without an overwhelming investment of time or money.

Keep Ahead of Emerging Strategies

Learn to develop HR and organizational leadership strategies to foster a high-performing workforce enabling the attainment of organizational goals.

Upskill Your Career

Training and development specialist occupations are projected to grow 9% between 2018–2028. 2

Build Your Resume

Understand how to effectively analyze data to provide workforce solutions to potential HR problems in order to optimize organizational performance.


What You Will Learn

  • COURSE 1

    Human Resources Strategy

    • Understand HR management in organizations and examine the role of the HR function in contributing to an organization’s business strategy and creating sustainable, competitive advantages
    • Examine the HR strategies, systems, policies and practices used by organizations to compete effectively in today’s global economy
    • Prepare to effectively function as strategic business partners in organizations
  • COURSE 2

    Applied Human Resources Analytics

    • Examine how data, metrics and analytics are used to solve HR needs
    • Focus on gaining business insights, identifying needs and recommending solutions through metrics
    • Understand HR information systems and common technologies, market research and benchmarking and solving HR problems
    • Gain a deeper understanding of analytics and how to make educated decisions in a business setting
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Be a strategic HR partner.

Two Courses

Completing these courses will qualify you for the Professional Certificate. Show your proficiency by sharing your badges and certificate on your resume or LinkedIn®.3

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Affordable and Convenient

Affordable and Convenient

Engaging content such as videos, infographics and interactive elements emphasize skill mastery; not just theory. Earning a Professional Certificate means quickly realizing the benefits of your new proficiencies with validated skill competencies to showcase on your resume.

Plus, all of the eRasmussen Professional Certificates are available to everyone with no costs or fees to help support our community of motivated learners.4

  • Career training that’s easy to manage

    • No cost to you 4
    • Cloud-based and available on your time
    • Average completion time per course is just six to eight hours 5
    • Easily digestible content units (45–90 minutes), including video, images and interactive elements that keep you engaged
    • Our courses save your progress in real time, allowing you to pause your work and complete it later

2 courses

$0 per course

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For any questions concerning Professional Certificates, please call 833-725-1353.

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