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Human Resources Management

Human Resources

Employing and retaining the right people within your organization will increase productivity and impact the bottom line. Learn best practices in the ever-changing field of personnel management and human resource development. Through the examination of accepted practices, current trends, and the latest research, you will gain the skills necessary for the application of this important professional function within all private and public organizations.

The Human Resources Management Certificate consists of seven courses that are offered in a hybrid format. This format combines both classroom (face-to-face) time for 25%-75% of the course's contact hours with online asynchronous instructional modes. The asynchronous component is available to access at any time that is convenient for the student. This format is designed to accommodate individuals with busy schedules!

For Summer & Fall 2020: Virtual/remote instruction for HRM classes and presentations.

Required Courses (7 Courses)

  • HRM 110: Talent Acquisition and Recruitment
  • HRM 120: Human Resource Development & Training Techniques
  • HRM 130: Human Resource Management: An Overview
  • HRM 140: Labor and Employee Relations
  • HRM 150: Legal Environment of Human Resource Administration
  • HRM 160: Organizational Behavior
  • HRM 170: Structuring Compensation & Benefits Packages

Who Should Enroll?

  • Current human resource practitioners who want to improve their skills
  • Persons looking to move into human resources or make a career change
  • Managers assuming new human resource responsibilities


Dezzarae Henderson, M.A., PHR-CA, SHRM-CP, is an experienced Human Resources professional. Her experience spans over 20 years. She has worked for major companies like Paychex, Inc., McDonald's Corp. and General Motors. In these roles, as manager, she combined her HR and business knowledge to help companies grow, develop talent, and implement strategies in highly competitive markets. As the HR Director of a non-profit, Dezzarae sat on the executive team and worked under the CEO on company strategies, employee benefits, and employee engagement. While operating in a union environment, she was instrumental in the negotiation and ratification of two local union contracts. Along with achieving company goals, Dezzarae was an adjunct professor for two private colleges.  She taught undergraduate and graduate courses primarily in the areas of management and human resources. She was recognized as a knowledgeable HR partner, and was asked to be a reviewer and writer for HRCI's (Human Resources Certification Institute) PHR exam for California.

She graduated from Chapman University with her BS in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Management and she obtained her Master's degree from Azusa Pacific University in Human and Organizational Development

Course Offerings:

A Special Offer for our first responders and healthcare professionals

We have been inspired and humbled by our first responders and healthcare professionals who have continuously fostered care during the catastrophic health crisis, and prioritized the health and well-being of our society at large.  In our support for their relentless work, we are offering a free class within two certificate programs: Nonprofit Management and Human Resources Management Certificate programs.  Please email us with your inquiries at: CEUreg@cpp.edu


Summer 2021

HRM 140: Labor and Employee Relations
Register  Course Code Session Dates Fees Instructor
HRM 140 (SU21-1) Jun 8, 2021 - Jul 27, 2021 $410 Dezzarae Henderson



For Summer 2021: Virtual/remote instruction for HRM classes and presentations.

Synchronous sessions will be “Live session via ZOOM” and you will be provided access. You will be interacting online with your instructor and classmates for the entire time between 9 and 1 pm. A Wi-Fi or Internet connection is required.
“Activity,” indicates that is asynchronous session, it is a self-study session, you do not have to log in during these sessions. The instructor will provide more details of the expectation for the Activity/asynchronous session.

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