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The Struggle and Why YOU Should Take This Course

Early in your career, you can waste months trying to learn more skills to implement HR strategies. Despite all of your efforts, you’ll remain completely lost because:

  • You lack a formal background in human resources
  • You find that courses and boot camps offered in the industry are either too jargon-filled or lacked sufficient depth.
  • You don’t have insider tips nor the right resources on how to stand out as a candidate in HR manager interviews

To become a better HR Management professional, we went down the rabbit hole to understand what it takes to build successful organizational culture from the inside out. We interviewed thought leaders within the industry. We learned the behaviors and habits of successful HR professionals and documented our own experiences as HR professionals.

The HR Management Certification Course was created for aspiring HR Managers or people who want to brush up on their human resources skills. In this course, we teach the fundamentals of human resources, how to create a great organizational culture, and how to implement organizational strategies from benefits to payroll.

What are you going to get from this course?

Over 90+ lectures, 30+ case studies, and exclusive interviews (more added over time) with human resources professionals in the industry.

Learn key fundamentals of being an HR professional, how to dominate human resources interviews, and how to stand out as a better candidate to land the job. Moreover, you’ll have access to:

  • Exclusive interviews with current human resources professionals from companies on breaking into HR management, popular questions they like to ask candidates during interviews, and their recommendations on standing out in the recruiting process
  • Case studies on how you should act on the job.
  • The process of answering the most popular HR Manager interview questions in order to stand out as an HR professional candidate.
  • A certificate of completion upon finishing the course

Bonus Content:

  • We are 100% committed to adding more BONUS course content and interviews with HR leaders over time (we love all things human resources and highly enjoy adding content!) and you’ll get FREE LIFETIME ACCESS to all future content!


“Josh’s exceptional guidance and knowledge made this the best course that I’ve ever taken on the fundamentals of human resources and landing an HR Manager job.” – 5/5 stars

Sara G., HR Manager student who now works as an HR Manager


“While I started the program with zero experience, I realized learning the fundamental concepts isn’t as insurmountable as I initially expected as long as I put in the effort to learn. This program is the one-stop-shop for all HR Manager resources.”

Angie O., HR Assistant


“My biggest aha moment was when learning about the ways to handle sexual harassment in the workplace.”

Emily R., HR Manager


“This program allows me to finally gain a more holistic understanding of human resources – resulting in more strategic conversations with stakeholders and empowering more informed decision making.”

Allie C., HR Manager


Your Instructor

Josh has worked as an HR consultant for over 5 years. He’s written a book on employee experience and has partnered with companies like BambooHR, Zenefits, Gusto, GoCo, and more. Recently, he worked in the student loan benefit space trying to streamline access for employees using technology.

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Human Resources Management Certification Course
Learn Fundamental Skills for HR and Landing a HR Management Job
Certified HR Manager

Earn Your Certification

Each certification is hosted on HR University's website ensuring its authenticity with hiring managers.


Choose a Pricing Option

Human Resources Management Certification Course
Learn Fundamental Skills for HR and Landing a HR Management Job


Zaki Pickett
HR Generalist Certification
"I have completed the course. It was honestly great, there was never a dull moment. I like how the videos are broken up into smaller parts so it does not feel like a lecture. It gave me a good insight into what is to come and how I can be a great HR manager to my employer and employees."
Elizabeth Gorski
HR Generalist Certification
"What an amazing course! I am currently developing my skillset as I transition into HR. I learned so much from these videos and feel much more confident."
Nicolle Encinas
HR Management Certification
"I just finished your HR Management course and loved everything I learned from it!"
Kim Mitchell-Williams
Diversity and Inclusion Certification
"I truly enjoyed the course and look forward to receiving my certification."

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What the Course Looks Like

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Frequently Asked Questions

+ - When does the course start and finish?

This course is intentionally structured so it can be completed over the course of a month. It is a completely self-paced online course – you decide when you start and when you finish, but we highly encourage you to complete at least a few lessons every day.

+ - How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? As mentioned before, we are 100% committed to adding even more bonus content (we love all things human resources and enjoy adding content) as well as bonus interviews with awesome HR leaders. After enrolling, you will have FREE LIFETIME ACCESS to all of it for as long as you like – across any and all devices you own.

+ - What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy. If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

+ - What is the average salary of an HR manager?

An HR manager gets paid based on the duties they perform and the size of their company. A study by PayScale, Inc., found that human resource managers earn a median annual salary of $83,000. The average HR manager’s wage increased to $87,300 in 2015.

+ - What is the HR University's HR Management Certification?

HR University’s HR Management Certification is a fundamental human resources training course that provides an HR certificate at the conclusion of the course. The program coursework consists of lectures, interviews, written content, and other instructional content that aims to build solid human resources found in a candidate. Certified HR managers can take the knowledge they gain from the course and become more effective and successful HR professionals.

+ - Who is the HR University's HR Management Certification Course ideal for?

The HR University’s HR Management Certification is ideal for anyone looking to gain some fundamental knowledge of HR management in a practical setting. The course will benefit everyone, from new professionals to HR to seasoned HR veterans looking for some new knowledge and unique insights about modern HR.

+ - How do I show my certificate and proof of completion?

Upon completing the HR University’s HR Management Certification Course, you will receive a digital badge and an e-certificate. You can download both e-documents and showcase them on your website, or share them with colleagues, managers, and, in case you’re in a recruiting position, new HR candidates.

+ - How can employers and managers verify my certification status?

There are two ways you can confirm your certification status. The first is with the e-certificate and digital badge that you will receive upon completion of the course, and the second being via the certification portal. Each online certificate comes with a verification link that redirects to HR University, where managers and/or potential employers can verify your certification status.

+ - What is the best HR management certification course?

The best HR management certification depends on your needs. For example, if you are an individual looking for a new career and want to work in human resources, then the HR University HR Management Certification is what we would recommend as it tests knowledge of important aspects such as employment law and labor relations that apply specifically to those who serve employees in human resources.

+ - Is an HR management certification worth it?

An HR management certification is worth it because of the value added to your resume and qualifications. For example, if you are an individual looking for a new career in human resources or changing industries then getting this certification can add value to your experience and credentials which will help with job prospects.