"The Accounting Clerk program is designed to prepare individuals for entry-level positions such as accounts receivable & payable clerks and payroll clerks. Program graduates will be employable by companies in the service, merchandising, and manufacturing industries, as well as, professional offices. The program teaches students how to maintain account records and prepare financial statements.
Upon completion of the Accounting Clerk program, graduates can manage a payroll, create balance sheets & P/L statements, and use QuickBooks Pro. Students will be trained with Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) approved courses to use Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook)."
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An effective human resource management strategy is a valuable asset to any company, but those running small businesses often cannot justify designating a full-time HR professional to manage employee relations, compensation, policy-making, performance management, and employee appraisals.
This suite of courses will teach you the basics of managing the benefits and policies that support an effective staff. What does an employer need to know about anti-discrimination regulations? What are the key aspects of pay policies? How can employers avoid the traps of the employee selection process? In this suite of courses, you will discover the answers to these and other important questions.
Each 3 to 5 hour, self-paced course offers an assortment of interactive exercises, videos, selected readings, case studies, and self-assessments that will engage you and structure your learning about human resource management.
Upon successful completion, you can download a printable certificate of completion for this online course suite. The course has no textbooks or prerequisites.
Program Course List and Course Descriptions:
Compensation: 5 Hours
In this course, you will consider the many issues surrounding the key aspects of pay policy: legal requirements, pay equity within an organization, competitive pay within the relevant industry, how and when to grant raises, and different ways payment can be structured.
Employee Selection: 5 Hours
In this course, you will learn about the process of selecting the best candidate from a large, diverse pool of high-quality applicants. Based on D. Quinn Mills' book, Principles of Human Resource Management, the course discusses how to conduct an effective job interview, asking questions that elicit relevant information, and avoiding questions that might be seen as discriminatory. You will also consider how to discover more about a candidate through the use of reference checks, background checks, and testing.
Equal Employment Opportunity: 5 Hours
In this course, you will learn about many of the major employment laws, Equal Opportunity issues, and the anti-discriminatory regulations employers must be aware of in hiring, promoting, and firing employees.
Introduction to Human Resource Management: 5 Hours
Human Resource Management includes the vital tasks of recruiting, screening, interviewing, training, appraising, disciplining, rewarding, and developing the employee—both for business and non-profit enterprises.
Since all managers (especially line managers) have HR responsibilities, it is important that they have an understanding of the key concepts of this increasingly important function, especially since many decisions they make about employees have possible legal ramifications.
The course draws on material from Harvard Business School professor D. Quinn Mills' book, Principles of Human Resource Management.
Performance Management: 5 Hours
This course considers the different elements of performance management. In its broadest sense, "performance management" is what every good manager does every day: Makes sure employees know what they need to do to achieve the organization's goals, checks to make sure the employees are doing those things, praises employees for doing the right things, and uses constructive criticism when that is not the case. A formal performance management system simply makes sure all those management tasks get done consistently across an organization.
Talent Management and Career Development: 5 Hours
Drawing on material from Harvard Business School professor D. Quinn Mills' book, Principles of Human Resource Management, this course covers the challenges and issues that organizations face in developing and retaining their employees.
- Employee Selection
- Equal Employment Opportunity