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Sign up for one session at $98, or sign up for all six sessions for 10% off-Only $530!

Next Class: 
3 Fridays
Oct. 9 - Oct. 23, 2015
8:30am - 12:30pm & 1:30pm - 5:30pm

The Role of Human Resources in Today's Workplace:
This workshop will focus on the basic human resource function, helping students to understand how HR fits into the context of the operation and leadership of the industry. Special emphasis will be given to the core competencies the HR professional needs to be successful. We will explore current trends and issues in HR development, strategies and best practices for addressing workforce issues, and current theories regarding workforce training.
Fee: $98
Friday,  Oct. 9th, 2015    8:30am - 12:30pm
MiraCosta College Technology Career Institute, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Employment Law & Employee Relations:
In this class, students will discover how employment law and employee relations can contribute to the success or failure of a business. Attention will be given to how the HR professional can minimize the liability of an organization by understanding and communicating polices and procedures that are grounded in a currently accepted legal framework. Additionally, students will learn how to get beyond the legal issues to create a positive organizational culture.
Topics include:
o Federal and state guidelines for discrimination and sexual harassment
o Developing effective policies and procedures that address equal opportunity issues
o Legal considerations for hiring, firing, and promotion
o Developing employee handbooks and documentation policies
o Addressing workplace privacy issues
o Building the best possible culture to prevent problems from occurring
Fee: $98
Friday,  Oct.9th, 2015    1:30pm - 5:30pm
MiraCosta College Technology Career Institute, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Staffing & Retention Strategies:
This class will address the necessity for organizations to have effective staffing and recruiting strategies. HR's role in recruiting and retaining top talent is crucial to an organization's growth. Even small
reductions in a company's turnover rate can translate to a dramatic reduction in costs and a boost to the organizational climate. Learn to analyze and forecast workplace trends, explore best practices, and correct turnover problems using retention strategies.
Fee: $98
Friday, Oct. 16th, 2015    8:30am - 12:30pm
MiraCosta College Technology Career Institute, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011 

Compensation Design & Management:
An organization's ability to attract the best employees is influenced by a good compensation package. The challenge is how to balance the high cost of such a package with the necessity to produce profit. The HR professional must be skilled at striking the best balance appropriate for the organization, which means understanding the rules and regulations governing compensation and how those rules and
regulations impact the company.
Topics include:
o Exploring the different compensation approaches and practices
o Legal impact on compensation strategies
o Development of a base pay system
o Compensation administration process
Fee: $98
Friday, Oct.16th, 2015    1:30pm - 5:30pm
MiraCosta College Technology Career Institute, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011

Benefits & Retirement Programs:
It could be argued that benefits and retirement packages are more important to employees than monetary compensation. This class will explore how HR can successfully design and manage a benefits
and retirement system that will best serve the employee and organization. You will learn what you need to know about employee benefits, how to set benefits objectives, and about the current trends in benefit and retirement packages.
Fee: $98
Friday, Oct. 23rd, 2015    8:30am - 12:30pm
MiraCosta College Technology Career Institute, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011

Trends in Human Resources:
This final class in the HR Certificate Program will focus on new directions for HR and explore how current trends and technology may change the way HR professionals do business. Topics include:
o Exploration of the effect of globalization and outsourcing
o New possibilities for work/life
o What the future holds for health care reform
o Multiple generations in the workplace
o Diversity trends
o New issues in employee and workplace safety
Fee: $98
Friday, Oct. 23rd, 2015    1:30pm - 5:30pm
MiraCosta College Technology Career Institute, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011

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