In this part-time online Human Resources Consultant Certificate Course you will learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for human resources consulting and getting started in a career as a professional human resources consultant.
Become a Human Resources Consultant
You will learn: what a human resources consultant does, how to develop your skills to succeed in a human resources consulting career, how to get hired for a job as a human resources professional, and how to start your own human resources consulting business and get clients.
What Happens in this Certificate Course
The Human Resources Consultant Certificate Course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbooks (FabJob Guide to Become a Human Resources Professional and FabJob Guide to Become a Business Consultant). This HR certificate program for human resources consultants is a self directed human resources course, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home.
This part-time Human Resources Consultant Certificate Course Online has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks, depending on your schedule.
The Human Resources Consultant Certificate Course Online has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 6 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course and advice to help you succeed in the career.
The Human Resources Consultant Certificate Course Online is an HR certificate program for human resources consultants which has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Human Resources Consultant certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College.
Topics covered in the Human Resources Consultant Certificate Course Online include the following:
Human Resources Areas of Expertise
- Recruiting Employees
- Developing Job Descriptions
- Advertising Job Openings
- Establishing Hiring Criteria
- Hiring Employees
- Reviewing Resumes
- Preparing Interview Questions
- Employee Diversity
- Testing Job Applicants
- New Employee Policies and Procedures
- The Orientation Process
- The Employee Handbook
- Involving Other Staff Members and Using a Buddy System
- Educating and Motivating
- Analyzing Training Needs
- Instructional Design
- Delivery of Training
- Evaluating Effectiveness
- Salary and Benefits
- Compensation and Pay
- Job Classification and Description Process
- Salary Benchmarks
- Benefit Administration
- Employee Behavior
- Performance Appraisals
- Employee Surveys
- Policies and Regulations
- Dealing with Difficult Issues (Sexual Harassment and Substance Abuse)
- Terminating Employment
Steps in a Consulting Project
- Conducting a Needs Analysis
- Determining Project Specifics (scope, timeline, team, budget)
- Information Gathering Techniques
- Identifying Possible Solutions
- How to Present Your Recommendations to the Client
- Post-Project Review
Starting Your Own Human Resources Consulting Business
- Getting Started
- Financial Matters
- Setting Your Fees
- Getting Paid
- Client Contracts
- Working with Other People
- Choose Your Target Markets
- Marketing Tools
- Marketing Techniques
- Creating Proposals
- Your Sales Presentation
What Is Included in the Human Resources Consultant Certificate Course Online
This all-inclusive Human Resources Consultant Certificate Course package includes:
- Registration for the Human Resources Consultant Certificate Course Online
- Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice
- Textbooks: FabJob Guide to Become a Human Resources Professional and FabJob Guide to Become a Business Consultant (e-book editions)
- (Optional) 2021 membership in the IAPO International Association of Professional Human Resources Consultants for only $2 per month
- Downloadable Human Resources Consultant Certificate personalized with your name and the seal of the International Association of Professions Career College which you may print
- (Optional) Opportunity to order official certificates printed on fine linen paper and embossed with the gold seal of the college
Register for the Human Resources Consultant Certificate Course
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Our online certificate courses have previously been offered for a registration fee of $297 U.S. and include a textbook and professional membership – a total value of almost $377.
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How Much Do Human Resources Consultants Make?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median pay for a human resources specialist with a bachelor’s degree in 2018 was $60,880 per year; ‘median pay’ means that half the people in this group make more than $60,880 and half make less. Meanwhile, human resource managers enjoy a median wage of $113,300 per year.
What Does a Human Resources Consultant Do?
As a human resources consultant you will help businesses and other organizations manage their staff. As an independent expert in human resources, you may specialize in a particular area of HR or help companies with a variety of human resources matters including: recruitment and hiring, training and development, human resources administration, salary and benefits, and employee relations.
How Do I Start a Career in Human Resources?
Earning a certificate as a human resources consultant will equip you with the principles and techniques for becoming a professional human resources consultant. A certificate also provides evidence of your expertise, assurance of your professionalism, an important credential for your resume, a competitive advantage when marketing your services and higher earnings (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).
What is the Human Resources Consultant Certificate Course?
In IAP Career College’s part-time online Human Resources Consultant Certificate Course you will earn certification as a human resources consultant and learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for getting started in a career as a professional human resources consultant. This online course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks, however it may be completed in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks. The course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance, however as a student you have access to Faculty Members to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice.
What is IAP Career College?
The International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) is a leading online career college offering affordable online certificate courses and professional certifications for non-traditional and "dream" careers. When you take a part-time online certificate course with IAP Career College, you can schedule your learning around your life - you can work at your own pace, at the best times for you and from the comfort of your own home. IAP Career College and affiliated company FabJob Inc (the leading online publisher of guide books on how to get started in a dream career) have served over half a million career changers on six continents since 1999.