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2021-2022 UMA Catalog 
2021-2022 UMA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Resource Management Certificate

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Delivery Area: Online

Coordinator: Thomas Giordano (207) 621-3557 giordano@maine.edu

This certificate is designed for individuals employed in, or aspiring to work in human resources. The courses cover topics such as management of human resources in the public and private sectors, labor management relations, ethical decision making, oral communication skills, and managerial methods with emphasis on organizational behavior. At the time of certificate completion, the student should have:

  • a well-rounded understanding of management of human resources, including:
    • duties of a manager: planning, organizing, directing, and controlling
    • ability to analyze interaction between individual and work group behavior, leadership styles and organizational cultures
    • how to plan, recruit, train and compensate personnel in an organization
    • understand the legal and social responsibilities of the human resources function
  • the ability to deal with a variety of people and situations
  • well-developed written and oral communication skills
  • the ability to utilize current technology
  • strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • an ability to understand ethical decision models

UMA Certificate Requirements:

  • Minimum 50% of the required courses taken through UMA
  • Minimum 2.00 G.P.A. in the Certificate

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