SHRM Essentials of HR Management


What is SHRM Essentials® of HR Management at Curry College?

Curry College partners with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) to offer The SHRM Essentials® of Human Resources Management, an introductory course that provides a comprehensive overview of human resource roles, responsibilities, and best practices.  This two day, 15 hour course provides participants with the fundamental knowledge needed to manage challenging human resource issues and avoid potentially costly lawsuits.  Developed by HR experts, practitioners, and legal counsel, the SHRM Essentials of Human Resource Management covers essential HR topics in a straightforward, comprehensive approach to ensure that you will be able to master key HR concepts and apply them to the human resource issues you face on the job.

Milton Campus:
Tuesday, January 30 and February 6
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $495 - includes all course materials and access to all online resources, including 18 month access to the latest HR updates, a feedback feature, and links to valuable resources.

Who should attend?

  • Small business owners who perform the human resource function for their company
  • Professionals with HR responsibilities, but no prior HR experience
  • Managers who want to learn basic HR practices and avoid costly mistakes
  • Entry-level human resource professionals who need to increase their knowledge and expertise
  • Individuals who are exploring human resources as a career field

Why enroll in the SHRM Essentials of HR Management course?

  • Acquire the knowledge and develop the skills to effectively resolve challenging HR issues
  • Gain expertise in areas of HR management that are broader than the normal scope of your job
  • Learn about the most up-to-date employment laws and regulations
  • Prevent costly litigation by increasing your knowledge of HR best practices
  • Extend your learning for an additional 18 months by accessing SHRM's online Resource Center that provides HR updates, a feedback feature, and links to valuable resources
  • Earn Professional Development Credit

What course materials are included in the cost of the course?

Each SHRM Essentials of HR Management course participant will receive two printed books.  The Participant's Reference Book includes the printed content of the course and addresses the following key human resource management practices:

  • Human Resources Management- Gain a clear understanding of the HR function
  • Employment Law- Enhance your ability to apply key HR legislation
  • Recruitment and Selection- Develop important skills for selecting employees
  • Compensation and Benefits- Learn the key elements of a total compensation system
  • Employee Development- Discover the purpose and process for performance evaluation

Enroll in Curry College's SHRM Essentials course today!

How to register:
  • Download a registration form (PDF)
  • By mail:  Complete the registration form (above) and mail it with check, purchase order, or credit card information to: Curry College , Continuing Education and Graduate Studies, 1071 Blue Hill Avenue, Milton, MA 02186
  • By fax:  Complete the registration form and fax it with your payment information to 617-979-3535
  • By phone:  Call 888-260-7325.  We will take all the registration information over the phone.  Please have credit card information ready.
Cancellation Policy:

Full refunds will be issued if the student withdraws from the course before it begins.  Non-attendance does not constitute official withdrawal.  Students must call 888-260-7325 to withdraw prior to the first class.  Students are not eligible for a refund once the course has started.

For More Information:
Call 888-260-7325 or e-mail


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