Human Resources Management Certificate

Human Resource Management Certificate of Completion

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SHRM recertification providerThe online Human Resource Management Certificate program provides the knowledge and practical skills for career enhancement and job advancement in Human Resource management. The focus is on current business and personnel management systems, and participants learn how to successfully meet the challenges encountered in today's competitive business environments. California State University Dominguez Hills is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 45 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit program also provides 45 recertification credits toward PHR (Professional in Human Resources) and SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) re-certification.

Topics covered include compensation, benefits, communication dynamics, establishing human resource systems, and labor and employment law.


All classes are held live online via Zoom. 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. On-site instruction is also available.

What You Will Learn

  • How to develop and administer practical HR systems
  • How to measure and benchmark HR success
  • How to avoid costly mistakes when hiring and dealing with HR issues
  • How to develop strategies for reducing corporate risk and liability through effective HR practices

Who Should Attend

  • Human Resource specialists who need to expand their knowledge and expertise in all aspects of human resources management
  • Those who have work experience with HR duties but do not have direct work experience with HR principles and practices
  • Those considering entering the field of Human Resource Management
  • Business owners and executives
  • PHRs and SPHRs, SHRM-CPs, and SHRM-SCPs who need to meet recertification requirements
  • Business attorneys
  • Business consultants
  • MBA students

Eligibility Requirements

This course is open to all students interested in entering or learning more about the Human Resource field.

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 online or by calling the Cashier's Office at 310-243-3821.

A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of four required courses. Students may attend classes in any order, and can take individual classes if they do not desire a certificate. Courses can be completed in as little as one term. 

This program is approved for funding through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

Visit the America's Job Center website for more information.


Course materials and handouts can be accessed by logging into the campus' Learning Management System (LMS) for California State University, Dominguez Hills. Login credentials are sent with the registration confirmation after the student’s initial course enrollment at CSUDH. Visit Online Access Information to get started.


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Instructor Profiles

HRM Faculty

Jim Vigneau, HRM FacultyJames D. Vigneau, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
HR Consultant and Director of HR and Administration for Peppermint Ridge
LinkedIn: Jim Vigneau

Jeanie Talbot, HRM FacultyJeanie Talbot, PHR, PHRca, SHRM-CP
Principal Consultant of Talbot HR Solutions, with over 20 years of human resource consulting/training experience, including 18 years with CSUDH.
LinkedIn: Jeanie Talbot

Gen Perez, HRM FacultyGenoveva "Gen" Perez
HR Director, Ace Clearwater
LinkedIn: Gen Perez

Linda Nespole, HRM FacultyLinda Nespole
Executive Level Human Resources Leader with more than 20 yrs of progressively responsible success.
LinkedIn: Linda Nespole

Advisory Board Members:

  • Christine Becker, SPHR, Human Resources Generalist, Pelican Products
  • Jesse Bosque, President, Professional Solutions
  • Gary Bradley, Esq. Bradley & Gmelich
  • Corey Curties, Manager, Blockbuster Video
  • Michelle Jaure, PHR, HR Manager, Webcor
  • James D. Vigneau, SPHR, Chief Operating Officer for Balboa Horizons Services


Human Resource Professional Links

Organizations & Associations

National Human Resources Association

Society for Human Resource Management

Human Resource Consultants Association

National Association of Asian American Professionals

Northern California Human Resources Association

Professionals in Human Resources Association

Human Resources Edu


Business Blogs: Human Resources Blogs Management Blogs

HR Blog

CSUDH Community

Human Resource Management at CSUDH CCPE LinkedIn Group

Digital Certificate Request

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

Note: Once you have completed all the required courses, you may request your certificate via our online application. The processing time is approximately 6-8 weeks from the time of submission, and includes both a digital certificate link and a printed physical certificate.

Apply to Receive the Certificate

Financial Assistance

Out of work, need financial assistance or additional training?
This program is approved for funding through the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act. 


HRM Cert Training Vendor Courses Approval:

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 Information & Registration

There are no prerequisites for enrollment and no admission process.
When you're ready to register for courses, call 310-243-3741 (Option 1).
If you have previously taken a class at CSUDH, you can register at myCSUDH ( using your CSUDH account.

The deadline to enroll for courses for most certificate programs is FOUR (4) BUSINESS DAYS or earlier before the class begins; please check the Course Schedule for the program to ensure that you can enroll on time.

Have other questions?
Check this program's FAQs (if provided), or simply call 310-243-2075, email, or use our LiveChat ↘ to ask questions or leave a detailed message regarding this program.