Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Management


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Rather than focus on a basic
understanding of employment wage and hours, and labor laws, this program emphasizes detailed understanding of processes, systems, and practical “how-to”
knowledge for administering HR programs and moving into strategic positions on the company management team.

What You Will Learn
Intended for the seasoned Human Resource Professional, the Certificate of Completion in
Advanced Human Resource Management is a series of specific topic areas that focuses on
today’s important HR management issues. Students will learn about:
• strategic partnerships
• the impact of laws, regulations and court cases
• global/international environment
• corporate culture
• strategic project model
• analytical and measurement models
• safety and security practices
• workplace privacy practices
• union and non-union environments
• negotiation techniques
• ethics
• investigations

Who Should Attend
• Specialists in the Human Resource field who need to expand their knowledge and expertise in all aspects of Human Resource Management
• Business owners and executives
• Business attorneys
• Business consultants
• MBA students

All classes are held on the CSUDH campus in Carson. On-site instruction is also available. Human Resource Management classes are convenient for people living and working in or near Los Angeles, Torrance, Long Beach, Carson, Compton, El Segundo, Palos Verdes, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, San Pedro, Hawthorne, Gardena, Lakewood, Paramount, Bellflower, Downey, Inglewood and other parts of the South Bay and Southern California.

Special Features
All classes are scheduled in the evenings to meet the needs of working adults. Courses are offered for Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Nationally recognized standards govern attendance requirements to earn CEU credit. A permanent record of attendance is established and students may obtain a copy of their transcripts by calling the Cashier’s Office at (310) 243-3821.

Certificate Requirements
A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of the required courses.

Required Courses
Strategic HR Management HRX 951
Benchmarks and Trends HRX 953
Human Resources Practices HRX 955

Note: This program utilizes Blackboard. Be sure to get your password and instructions on
how to access MyCSUDH when you register.

Class Descriptions
Strategic HR Management
1.8 CEUs
Students will focus on practical approaches and advanced techniques to strategically position the HR function within the business enterprise. This course is specifically designed to satisfy strategic knowledge and skill development required for continuing education for SHRM/HRCI recertification. This highly interactive course consists of discussions, case studies and projects to build student knowledge, skills and abilities to contribute to company’s success at a strategic level. A certificate award will be awarded upon successful completion of this course.

Benchmarks and Trends
1.2 CEUs
This course focuses on practical approaches and advanced techniques to analyzing and measuring HR, Risk Management, Workplace Privacy and HIPAA. The course utilizes interactive discussions, case studies and student projects to build student knowledge, skills and abilities to contribute to a company’s success.

Human Resource Practices
1.2 CEUs
This course focuses on management and labor relations in both a union and non union environment, including negotiation and managing under a collective bargaining agreement. Positive employee relations practices will be examined. Students will also role play ethical HR issues and learn how to conduct workplace investigations.

Program Instructor
Anne Laguzza, M.A., Human Resources Consultant with over 17 years of Leadership Development experience.

Advisory Board Members
Christine Becker, SPHR, Human Resources Generalist, Pelican Products
Ben Boish, Comp & Training Manager, CSUDH
Jesse Bosque, President, Professional Solutions
Gary Bradley, Esq. Bradley & Gmelich
Corey Curties, Manager, Blockbuster Video
Fred Griffin, Esq., Liner Yankelevitz Sunshine & Regenstreif LLP
Michelle Jaure, PHR, HR Manager, Webcor
Genoveva “Gen” Perez, HR Director, Ace Clearwater
James D. Vigneau, SPHR, Vice President; HR, American Specialty Health

For further information contact:
Babette Wald:

To Register
Call 310-243-3741 or 877-GO-HILLS

Professional Links

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM):