SHRM Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Management

Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Management



Bright Future Training Center is proud to launch the globally-acclaimed SHRM MASTER CERTIFICATE IN HRM, for the busy HR professional. The Certificate provides a customizable approach and addresses the need of providing formalized practical education to emerging and mid-level HR practitioners. The Master Certificate is all of what SHRM-CP has to offer, but without the grueling exam. If you wish to gain a globally-recognised HR Certificate, but do not want to sit through an exam, choose this course.

Examination and Certification

  • No Exam
  • Capstone Activity
  • Based on the compilation of program learning, participants will create a project that they can use at their own organizations. There will a level of assessment built into the Capstone Activity.
  • Participants will present his or her Business Case Executive Summary and timeline for implementation to a panel (CEOs, CHROs, CFOs) from sponsoring organizations

  • Course Contents


    Module 1: Strategic HR --- Duration: 16 hours
  • Define and describe organizational strategy and recognize the major components of a good organizational strategy
  • Create an HR strategy that is linked to an organizational strategy
  • Create an HR strategy implementation plan in order to execute strategy

  • Module 2: Strategic Workforce Planning --- Duration: 16 hours
  • Analyze the organizational environment, including future business challenges and their likely impact on the organization's workforce
  • Integrate workforce planning into the strategic plan of the organization
  • Describe the key steps to developing a strategic workforce plan, including analysis, forecasting, strategy development and cost modeling
  • Create or refine a framework for your organization's workforce planning strategy

  • Module 3: Creating a Talent Acquisition Strategy --- Duration: 16 hours
  • Identify the importance of Talent Acquisition and where it fits into the overall Human Resources and Business strategies
  • Recognize the importance of and need for Workforce Planning
  • Describe how to develop and implement a talent acquisition strategy
  • Describe how a strong employment brand attracts the most qualified applicants
  • Identify how to effectively source, interview, and evaluate candidates through interviewing, testing, and background investigations

  • Module 4: The Individual and the Workplace --- Duration: 8 hours
  • Explain the impact workplace culture has on the strategic direction of the organization
  • Describe how employee engagement influences the achievement of business goals and objectives
  • Identify alternative work approaches that increase employee engagement and address organizational needs
  • Apply an ethical decision-making framework to effectively deal with ambiguous situations

  • Module 5: Human Resource Development --- Duration: 24 hours
  • Explain the relationship between organizational culture, strategic vision, and Human Resource Development
  • Describe the scope and trends in Human Resource Development
  • Assess the Human Resource Development needs in an organization
  • Describe how a career development strategy links to organizational needs
  • Describe the role of leadership development in an organization
  • Apply Human Resource Development activities to support development
  • Apply appropriate learning methodologies to employee training and development

  • Module 6: Succession Planning --- Duration: 8 hours
  • Describe succession planning and how it aligns with and supports broader organizational and HR strategies, goals, and objectives
  • Recognize organizational competencies that are critical to retain in order for an organization to be successful
  • Describe succession planning approaches that meet the specific needs of your organization
  • Identify current and future organizational needs that are critical for success
  • Describe how succession planning and replacement planning play a role in the success of the organization
  • Recognize how to analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of your organization's succession plan

  • Module 7: Total Rewards --- Duration: 16 hours
  • Identify compensation and non-compensation elements of total rewards
  • Define job evaluation and its use todevelop internally equitable compensation systems
  • Identify the implications of using salary surveys to ensure externally equitable and fiscally responsible compensation systems
  • Effectively communicate a total rewards system to current and prospective employees through various approaches including total rewards statements
  • Administer and maintain a compensation system that aligns with an organization's mission and vision
  • Describe incentive pay and types of pay plans for select employees
  • Describe voluntary and involuntary types of benefits and how those are incorporated into a total rewards system

  • Module 8: Employee Engagement and Relations --- Duration: 16 hours
  • Define the scope of the labor relation's discipline
  • Define key laws associated with labor relations to prevent workplace harassment and discrimination.
  • Explain the importance of a positive organizational culture
  • Define the role that unions play in representing employee's interests
  • Discuss how employee attitudes and engagement impact organizational culture and employee relations
  • Identify and describe communications best practices
  • Appropriately recognize and address performance issues

  • Module 9: Your Role as the HR Business Partner --- Duration: 16 hours
  • Identify key leadership skills for HR Business Partners
  • Demonstrate effective internal consulting skills
  • Demonstrate business acumen and an understanding of the financial drivers of company performance
  • Align your recommendations with the strategic direction of the organization
  • Create and deliver a compelling presentation to inform and influence others

  • Module 10: Capstone Activity --- Duration: 24 hours
  • Demonstrate knowledge of HR disciplines and functional areas
  • Address a workplace challenge or issue from a strategic and tactical perspective
  • Develop skills to work effectively in diverse group settings
  • Build higher-order thinking skills that enhance problem-solving and analytic abilities
  • Effectively organize and utilize sources of information
  • Present a compelling business case that influences key decision makers or stakeholders

  • More information:
  • Based on the compilation of program learning, participants will create a project that they can use at their own organizations. There will a level of assessment built into the Capstone Activity.
  • Participants will present his or her Business Case Executive Summary and timeline for implementation to a panel (CEO's, CHRO's, CFO's) from sponsoring organizations.
  • Deliverables

  • Official Courseware
  • Class-room Training
  • Guided Self-Study
  • In-class Drilling Sessions
  • Comprehensive Revision
  • Facilitator Support
  • This training is based on both theory and practice
  • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
  • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
  • Capstone Activity
  • Essential Pre-requisite

  • Experience: HR Professionals with at least 3 years of Experience in an HR role
  • Education: At least School Diploma
  • Language: Basic English language skills

    Target Audience

  • HR Professionals with at least 3 years of Experience in an HR role
  • HR Professionals who wish gain a global certificate, through activity-route rather than an exam
  • Training professionals
  • Auditors