9 Courses Required
John Hausknecht, Cornell University on the HR Certificate from eCornell

Additional Details

Target Audience

  • Global professionals from for-profits, NGOs, and governmental agencies
  • Line-level HR professionals with 0-5 years experience
  • Aspiring HR professionals


  • Human Resources Management Certificate from Cornell ILR School
  • 72 Professional Development Hours (7.2 CEUs)
  • 54 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) toward PHR recertification
  • 54 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification

Certificate Description

The 9 courses within the program are result-oriented and practical, with real-world examples and exercises. By the end of the series, you will have the skills necessary to develop and implement successful HR practices that will help your organization improve its performance through better overall people management.

The courses in this certificate will equip you to:

  • Train managers on how to deliver effective performance feedback, rate employees accurately, and mitigate legal risk
  • Recognize and apply elements of the Total Rewards Framework
  • Analyze labor relations environments, understanding regulatory and organizational elements and how they affect relationships between management, unions and employees
  • Identify effective planning, recruitment, and selection practices to align selection and staffing strategies with business strategies
  • Diagnose root causes of suboptimal levels of engagement among different employee groups and identify hypotheses about appropriate solutions
  • Choose training methods, technologies and content that are appropriate for the learner population
  • Recognize unconscious bias and how it affects the way that people perceive, evaluate, and react to others
  • Launch an internal consulting relationship based on a written or verbal contract


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