Courses of Study through eCornell 2022-2023 
    
    May 20, 2024  
Courses of Study through eCornell 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Strategic Human Resources Leadership Certificate


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The role of today’s HR manager demands broad responsibilities that include organizational leadership and strategic thinking. As the profession evolves, HR departments are being called upon to make bigger-picture decisions and to execute well-defined HR strategies that align with larger organizational strategies.

As an HR manager, can you articulate your company’s business goals and strategy? Do you know how best to align your human resource tools and expertise—from recruitment, to talent management, to engagement—to support this strategy?  Upon completion of this online certificate program, you should be able to speak and understand the language of your business leaders with ease.

This certificate consists of six two-week courses. This advanced HR management certificate program provides a broad organizational perspective, laying the foundation for you to identify, develop, and measure HR initiatives critical to your firm’s bottom-line success.

Key Takeaways


  • Describe three major roles you can play as an HR leader
  • Effectively influence business strategy as an HR leader
  • Discuss factors that may derail leaders and strategy along with how to prevent that from happening
  • Develop a plan to structure an organization’s people, processes, and technologies to create maximum value for stakeholders
  • Distinguish between diversity and inclusion
  • Describe methods to reduce prejudice and improve psychological safety in work groups
  • Develop a model for talent management that attracts and retains talent
  • Revise your employer brand when internal and external changes to the organization diminish its effectiveness
  • Explain how and why an organization uses metrics and analytics; assess measurement requirements tied to the organization’s needs
  • Persuade business leaders at your organization that engagement is critical to business success
  • Lead an effort to build employee engagement at your organization

What You’ll Earn


  • Strategic Human Resources Leadership Certificate from Cornell ILR School
  • 40 Professional Development Hours (4 CEUs)
  • 30 Strategic Management credit hours toward SPHR and GPHR recertification
  • 30 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification
  • 36 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification

Who Should Enroll


  • HR Managers
  • HR Directors / Supervisors

Total Investment


  • 3 months to complete all the courses

How to Enroll


For more information on how to enroll, please visit Strategic Human Resources Leadership Certificate