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Learn HR Fundamentals for a Career in Human Resources

  • Format: Self-paced
  • Course Duration: 42 mins
  • Certificate of Completion (after passing quiz)

Whether new to Human Resources, interested in learning about the function or need to establish a more robust HR department, this course will give you the overview necessary to meet your goal. It provides an introduction to the HR profession. Each topic serves as a building block for a holistic understanding of Human Resource Management. The course is constructed to help the student develop their knowledge, using the previous lesson as a foundation for the next one. Subscribers will learn about the changing role of HR including a historical overview, key processes and responsibilities of an HR Professional and current trends affecting the evolution of HR practices.


Instructor: Christina A. Danforth

Christina A. Danforth, SHRM-SCP & SPHR, launched HR Jetpack in 2016 to support the development and professional growth of her fellow HR colleagues. She started her HR career in 2002. After obtaining her Master’s in Business Administration degree, Christina joined United Technologies Corporation. She moved across the United States...

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SHRM Recertification

HR Jetpack® is an official SHRM Education Partner recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

HRCI Recertification

HR Jetpack® is recognized by HRCI as an approved provider to offer credit hours towards aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification.

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