Cornell University

Human Capital Development

16 E. 34th Street, NYC, 866-470-1922

Fundamentals of Human Resources HR101

Not currently offered

This program currently has no scheduled dates. Find out more about how this program can be offered in-house at your organization.

This workshop explores some of the primary disciplines in the human resources function. While obtaining exposure to a wide variety of topics, an equally wide slate of experts will facilitate discussion of those topics. You will collaborate with seasoned professionals, and with each other, as you gain insight, acquire knowledge, and develop skills.

Key Topics

Participants will gain a fundamental understanding role of the HR professional as it relates to:

  • Staffing
  • Learning and development
  • Performance management
  • Compensation
  • Benefits
  • Ethics
  • Diversity

Human Resources Leadership Panel

Program participants will interact on several levels with a group of seasoned HR professionals. The panelists will share relevant insights and lessons they have learned through their extensive experience in the HR profession. Small groups of participants will then collaborate on and develop solutions to challenging case studies and present those recommendations to other workshop participants and to the panel.

Finally, you will be invited to ask open-ended questions to the panel. Questions can relate back to issues that emerged at other points in the workshop or to any other topic of interest.

Who Will Benefit

HR practitioners with less than two years of experience; individuals who currently specialize in one HR discipline and who are interested in learning about other disciplines; individuals who are interested in exploring HR as a possible profession.