Leadership & CCL Banner

SHRM Essentials® of HR Management

SHRM 2017 Partnership

Gain HR Skills to Face Today's HR Issues

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!

Developed by leading HR experts and legal counsel, the SHRM Essentials covers a wide range of introductory HR topics in a condensed, straightforward format.​ Easy-to-understand content ensures that you master HR concepts and apply them to everyday situations and issues.

Why Choose Essentials of HR Management?

The SHRM Essentials is ideal for those who:

  • Manage people and need an overview of HR.
  • Perform HR tasks as a part of their many roles.
  • Want to break into the competitive and growing HR profession.
  • Desire to update their current HR knowledge.
  • Seek career advancement.

After completion of the SHRM Essentials course you will:

  • Understand your organization’s HR issues.
  • Gain insight into responsibilities that are broader than the normal scope of your job.
  • Stay up to date on the latest HR laws and regulations.
  • Increase your on-the-job confidence.
  • Have an HR reference guide at your fingertips.

Value of Attending

The blended learning experience combines print materials and online tools with the benefits of an instructor-led class. By attending our course, you’ll benefit from

  • The shared experiences of your instructor and peers along with networking opportunities.
  • Interactive case studies designed to make you feel comfortable dealing with HR issues.
  • Earning Professional Development Credits (PDCs) or recertification credit hours and a certificate upon completion.

Course Details & Options

Eckerd College’s courses are specifically tailored to meet the needs of adult learners. Courses are taught by SHRM-certified instructors experienced in the HR field. Students will be expected to complete all assigned readings and activities prior to each class.

SHRM Essentials® of HR Management

Dates & Times

2-day Session: February 7-8, 2017
Tuesday and Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Eckerd College
4200 54th Ave S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33711
Campus Location: CEC Flamingo Room

Contact Information

Megan Watson Kramer
(800) 753-0444

Course Fees

Registration Fee: $499
Eckerd Alumni: $475
SHRM Members: $475

Please contact us for pricing if your organization is interested in registering 3 or more individuals.

  • Contract and Customized Group and Team Training Available

Complementing our open-enrollment program offerings are programs delivered exclusively for a group or team within a single organization. LDI instructors and staff work with client organizations to tailor programs to the unique needs and circumstances of the organization. All SHRM courses can be offered on a contract program basis. Other popular program topics include leadership effectiveness, team building, conflict resolution, executive communications and managing change.

About Eckerd College

In addition to SHRM programs, Eckerd College’s Leadership Development Institute (LDI) delivers high-quality, assessment-based leadership programs to thousands of leaders. As a Network Associate of the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) in Greensboro, North Carolina, LDI serves the needs of the national and international business community. Over the years, the impact of our programs on individuals, organizations and teams has repeatedly been described as powerful and life-changing.


Spring 2017

2-day Session: February 7-8, 2017
Tuesday and Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Eckerd College
4200 54th Ave S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33711
Campus Location: CEC Flamingo Room