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Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM): Essentials of HR Management

 Blue Ridge CTC in Partnership with SHRM. Ready to take your career to the next level?  We can help.

Blue Ridge CTC offers SHRM Essentials of HR Management

Worth the Investment!


This course is great for new and junior HR practitioners, small business owners, office managers, new and experienced managers seeking HR knowledge, and job seekers.

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.

In less than 20 hours, this course covers real-life HR issues and current topics that are vital for company success:

  • Employment law
  • Selecting qualified employees
  • Compensation
  • Orientation and training
  • Performance management

This learning experience combines print and online tools with the benefits of an instructor-led class. You’ll benefit from an experienced instructor, interaction with peers and a dynamic classroom environment that enhances learning. Earn recertification credit hours, and/or one college credit, and a certificate upon completion. Your employer’s tuition reimbursement program may cover your investment.  Credit cards are accepted.

Click on this website: to enroll in this course.  Classes fill quickly and space is limited.

Registrations due by Friday, February 23, 2017

Class Schedule:  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday March 4 and 18 2017

Course Investment: $395, which includes all materials


Blue Ridge CTC Technology Center
5550 Winchester Avenue, Martinsburg, WV 25405
Room T04

To Register: Go to and click on Classes.

Register Today.  Classes fill quickly.   For questions call or email Pat Hubbard at 304-725-7104 or

Deadline to register is Friday, February 23, 2017

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College also offers the SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification preparation course.  Watch our website for information on classes that will begin in February 2017.

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