JMU Outreach & Engagement Offers SHRM Essentials® of HR Management!

The SHRM Essentials® of HR Management is an introductory course offering a complete overview of human resource roles and responsibilities. If you are just starting out in the profession, or are looking for an effective way to boost your employee management skills, this is the program for you!

This course can provide exceptional benefits because it:

  • Reduces company's risk of potential high-cost litigation.
  • Promotes a consistent understanding of the HR function to non-HR management.
  • Offers professional development for divisional or departmental supervisors to ensure HR compliance.
  • Develops a common dictionary of HR terms for the entire organization.
  • Covers real-life HR issues and current, vital topics including: employment law; selecting qualified employees; compensation; orientation and training; and the performance management process.

The blended learning experience combines print and online tools with the benefits of an instructor-led class. By attending our course, you'll benefit from:

  • The shared experiences of your instructor and peers along with networking opportunities.
  • Interactive case studies designed to make you feel comfortable dealing with HR issues.
  • Earning up to 12 professional development credits (PDCs) and a certificate upon completion.
Course Details

April 17 - May 3, 2017
Mondays/ Wednesdays
6 sessions/ 12 hours

5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

JMU Ice House - Harrisonburg

Meghan Schaeffer, SHRM-CP

Course Fee:


To Register:

Online Registration  *Credit card payments (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, & American Express) can only be accepted through online registration.

Mail: Download, complete and print the registration form and mail with payment to:

JMU Outreach & Engagement
127 W Bruce St, MSC 6906
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Program Requirements: There are no admission requirements to take this class.

Registration Deadline: 10 days prior to the program start date. Late registrations may be accepted up until 3 business days prior to course start date.

Cancellation Policy: You may cancel your registration up to 10 days prior to the program start date and receive a refund of course registration fees, less a $25 administrative fee and any credit card processing fees. To withdrawal from a course you must send a request in writing to:

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