Human Resource Essentials

A Personal Enrichment Online Course by Ed-Next.


    Note: This course is taken entirely on a separate portal co-hosted by Ed-Next and Wedemic. Upon successful enrolment, you will receive the login details to start the course within 24-48 hours.

    This is an instructor-led course with a four weeks access. Total course hours is 24.



    Whether you are a newly promoted manager, a business owner or a human resources professional, knowing the ins and outs of dealing with HR issues is critical to your success. This class is specifically designed to help people without any experience or knowledge of human resources to understand the critical functions and how it affects us all. Through the 4 weeks we will explore the road map of human resources through legal issues, recruiting and retaining the best employees to terminating poor performers.



    After completing this course, you should be able to:

    • Define strategic planning in human resources and types of recruiting functions
    • Recognize the benefits and importance of using performance evaluations
    • Recall employment law and labor relations
    • Identify the major roles of technology in the workplace



    Human Resource Essentials Module 1
    Strategic Planning in Human Resources and Recruiting Functions

    To be able to understand the human resource function, you must first understand the strategy and mission statement of your company.  In this module, we will learn the importance of understanding where you are going and how the human resource function integrates into this mission. We will also dive into recruiting functions and how they are implemented.

    • Understanding Mission Statements and Your Organizational Strategy
    • What is Optimal Staffing and How to Find Applicants
    • Resume Review
    • The Orientation Process and Onboarding Steps
    • Training and Development Strategies

    Human Resource Essentials Module 2
    Useful Performance Evaluations and Benefits

    During this module, we will look at why performance evaluations are used and what the benefits are for the employer and employee. We will also dive into the types of benefits that are issued to employees and learn how they are used in the workplace.

    • What is a Performance Evaluation
    • Benefits and Types of Performance Evaluations
    • How to Implement the Performance Evaluation Meeting
    • Government Mandated Benefits
    • Compensation Factors

    Human Resource Essentials Module 3
    Employee/Labor Relations and the Diverse Workplace

    In module three we will look at why performance evaluations are used and what the benefits are for the employer and employee. We will also dive into the types of benefits that are issued to employees and learn how they are used in the workplace.

    • Maintaining a Conducive Office Environment
    • Building Employee Morale
    • Progressive Discipline
    • Overview of Labor Relations/Employment Law
    • Diversity in the Workplace

    Human Resource Essentials Module 4
    Technology and Workplace Challenges

    In our final module we will discuss what major role technology plays in the workplace and how it is a competitive advantage. We will close out the class with learning about the current changes that affect the workplace today, how to adapt to changes and how this can be crucial in the success or failure of a company.

    • Technology and Change
    • Policies in the Workplace
    • HRIS (Human Resources Information System)
    • Changes in the Workforce
    • Telework




    Ed4Online has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Online has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

    You will earn 2.4 IACET continuing education credits by completing this Ed4Online course. This course is 24 contact hours which equals 2.4 CEUs based on the IACET standard. The International Association of Continuing Education and Training is the highest quality worldwide standard for Continuing Education Unit.

    The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET’s care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit


    Your Instructor:

    Angela Caban Photo

    Angela Caban, MHRM, is a professional writer, owner of AC Consulting Services and founder of the Homefront United Network. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and her Master of Human Resources Management. She has an extensive background in the human resources field but mainly specializing in labor relations, employment law, communications, marketing and sociology. Angela has been writing since 2008 and has been published in various online and print publications, she has also contributed work as an author to two award winning books. She started a military family support website in 2010 when her husband deployed to Iraq with the Army National Guard. She currently runs her consulting business full time, with Ed4Online being one of her clients, and has also worked with small business professionals and television networks such as PBS and A&E Networks.

    Course Curriculum

    Human Resource Essentials 24 hours

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    • SGD 295
    • 4 weeks, 2 days
    • 1 Units
    • 1440 Minutes
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