Gain specialized knowledge on workplace and employment issues from both the employee's and the employer's perspectives
The courses in this 12-credit certificate program address many topics in the field of human resources, including employment law, the role of unions, collective bargaining, workplace diversity, conflict resolution.
An education that fits your life:
Accelerated evening courses meet once a week for seven weeks in a video conference classroom with online learning components. As a participant at either the host or receiving location, you are able to communicate with the instructor and interact with students at the campuses at all times.
Complete the certificate in as little as nine months or space it out to meet your needs. View more information including dates of courses for fall 2013 and spring 2014 »
Supplement SHRM (Society for Human Resources Management) noncredit professional development with this credit certificate to enhance your resume or create a solid foundation for a career in human resources.
LER 136 (3 credits) - Race, Gender, and Employment - Fall 2013 - Term 1
Thursday, August 26 - October 19, 2013, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Employment relations and legislative and policy responses to labor force issues of racial and gender inequality
LER 201 (3 credits) - Employment Relationship: Law and Policy - Fall 2013 - Term 2
Thursday, October 21 - December 21, 2013, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
An examination of basic legal principles underlying the employment relationship, and their social, political, and economic bases.
LER 435 (3 credits) - Labor Relations in the Public Sector - Fall 2013 - Term 2
Thursday, October 21 - December 21, 2013, 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Analysis of labor relations problems in different areas of public employment. Prerequisite: 3 credits in Labor and Employment Relations
LER 100 (3 credits) - Employment Relations - Spring 2014 - Term 1
Thursday, January 13 - March 8, 2014, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Introductory analysis of the employment relationship and the inter-related interests of management, workers, unions, and the public
To learn more about this certificate, e-mail Solange Israel-Mintz (BK-AdultStudent@psu.edu), our Adult Student Enrollment Coordinator, or call 610-396-6222.
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Reading, PA 19610
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