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Upcoming events

    • Saturday, August 14, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (CDT)
    • Saturday, August 28, 2021
    • 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • UTPB Main Building, MESA 2nd Floor, Room 2225

    SHRM Essentials of Human Resources

    The SHRM Essentials of Human Resources  program provides an introductory overview of key HR topics and the fundamental issues surrounding HR to help you effectively approach the challenging issues and everyday situations that you face on the job.
    Developed by SHRM, the world’s largest HR association and leading advocate for HR professionals, the SHRM Essentials of Human Resources is the first introductory level HR program to incorporate components of the SHRM BoCK and provide insight into the standards for knowledge, strategies and competencies required of effective HR professionals around the world. While this program doesn’t prepare you for the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification exam, it helps set the stage for those interested in pursuing certification.

    SHRM Essentials is ideal for those who are:

    • New to HR
    • Small business owners
    • Managers and professionals with HR responsibilities

    The program covers six key HR topics and provides tools you can immediately put to use in your organization:

    • Human Resources. Gain a clear understanding of the HR function.
    • Talent Acquisition. Develop important skills for attracting and selecting employees.
    • Total Rewards. Learn the key elements of a total compensation system.
    • Learning and Development. Obtain an understanding of orientation, development, and training.
    • Performance Management. Discover the purpose and process for performance evaluation.
    • Employment Law. Enhance your ability to apply key HR legislation.


    After completion of the SHRM Essentials course you will:

    • Gain a better understanding of Human Resources issues facing organizations today
    • Expand awareness of HR behavioral competencies
    • Gain practical expertise to increase job skills
    • Increase on-the-job confidence

    The SHRM Essentials of HR Course will be led by Permian Basin SHRM Immediate Past-President Dr. Michele Harmon Ed.D, SHRM-SCP.  

    This course is usually $854 online, Permian Basin SHRM is able to offer this course for only $500 and in person over three Saturday mornings.  SHRM Essentials course will be held from:

    9:00 am-1:00 pm 

    August 14th 

    August 21st 

    August 28th 

    **This is one course broken up into 3 Saturdays - you must attend all three sessions to receive the full benefit of the course**

Past events

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 Verbal Judo in the Workplace
Tuesday, February 09, 2021 2021 Legislative Update
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Great Leaders are Grateful Leaders
Thursday, August 20, 2020 2020 West Texas HR Symposium
Thursday, August 06, 2020 Texas SHRM Webcast: Diversity & Inclusion: Is Anyone Getting It Right?
Thursday, April 09, 2020 SHRM/CDC Update on COVID-19: Understanding What Has Happened and What Is Ahead
Saturday, March 21, 2020 SHRM Learning System
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 March Luncheon
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Lunch with State Sen. Kel Seliger
Saturday, January 25, 2020 SHRM Essentials of HR
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 2020 HR Legislative Update
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Addressing Workplace Behavior in the #MeToo Era
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 Engaging, Empowering, and Equipping People
Tuesday, October 08, 2019 Meet the Candidates
Saturday, October 05, 2019 PBSHRM Fall SHRM Learning System
Saturday, October 05, 2019 Fall SHRM Essentials of Human Resources
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 The New Frontier of Business Ethics
Thursday, August 22, 2019 West Texas HR Symposium
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 PBSHRM Summer Seminar
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Permian Drug & Alcohol Update - Stressing the importance of building and enforcing a solid policy
Tuesday, April 09, 2019 Concealed Carry in the Workplace & Workplace Violence
Saturday, March 23, 2019 SHRM Essentials of Human Resources
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Meet the Millennials
Saturday, March 09, 2019 SHRM Learning System
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Lunch with the Lawyers
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Permian Basin HR Awards
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Reaping the Benefits of an Aging Workforce
Tuesday, October 09, 2018 Productive Conflict Is Not An Oxymoron
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Permian Basin HR Success Conference
Saturday, September 01, 2018 Fall/Winter SHRM Learning System Study Course
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Attracting and Retaining Talent in a Multi-Generational Workforce
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 PBSHRM Networking Happy Hour
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Summer Seminar
Tuesday, May 08, 2018 Current State of The Insurance Industry
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Economic and Labor Outlook for the Permian Basin
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Technology Trends to Help Build the Best HR and Benefits Experience

Permian Basin SHRM

SHRM Chapter #0319

PO Box 3153

Midland, TX 79702

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