Managing compliance and risk in your organization
Over the past decade, businesses and non-profit organizations have faced increasing demands to comply with a myriad of government regulations in a rapidly changing legal landscape. Today, human resources professionals are responsible for the design, administration, and enforcement of many of the policies that address these regulations while ensuring compliance and managing risk for the organization. This program offers intensive, practice-based training for human resources professionals and their advisors in identifying and evaluating compliance requirements, while also being able to work with stakeholders to effectively implement compliance programs within their organizations.
- Emerging leaders
- HR and Compliance Professionals
- Business Owners
- Attorneys and Other Professionals
Current J.D. students are not eligible for this program.
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Course of Study
Take four sequential courses online over 12 weeks.
- Human Resources Compliance and Risk Management (three weeks)
- Talent Acquisition and Pre-Employment Compliance (three weeks)
- Compliance during Employment: Development, Administration, and Enforcement of Policies and Procedures (three weeks)
- Compliance Issues in Ending Employment (three weeks)
All courses are pass/fail. Students have many opportunities to interact with faculty and one another in discussions and hands-on exercises. There are no scheduled dates or times when all students must be online concurrently.
Spring start date: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019
Spring registration deadline: Friday, Feb. 8, 2019
Participants are encouraged to have work experience and register at least one week before the program’s start date. However, neither is required. All registrations must be accompanied by a $250 deposit, unless otherwise advised.Register Online
- Tuition is $4480 for the 2018 calendar year
- A 10-percent discount is available for Mitchell Hamline alumni
- This program does not qualify for federal financial aid
Students who pass the four required courses are awarded a Certificate in Human Resources Compliance by Mitchell Hamline School of Law.
Continuing Education Credits
If the continuing education credits you are looking for are not listed above, please contact email@example.com with inquiries.
- Understand the purpose, policies, and role of a human resources professional within an organization
- Evaluate a workplace event and create an investigative plan that includes risk mapping
- Design a non-discriminatory business needs assessment with internal company stakeholders
- Communicate the importance of compliance initiatives to internal stakeholders within an organization
- Analyze, assess, and prioritize areas of risk and understand how to effectively manage those areas of risk with stakeholders in the organization
- Understand employment law and government compliance requirements
Melissa Skadson (right) received the Ogletree Deakins Minnesota Human Resource Professional of the Year award at the Twin Cities Society of Human Resources Management (TCSHRM) conference in May 2018. She is the Diversity and Compliance Manager in Human Resources at Fastenal Company. She is pictured here with Kate Bischoff, Human Resources Compliance adjunct professor.
I enrolled in Mitchell Hamline’s Human Resources Compliance Certificate to further my knowledge of the profession after specializing in talent acquisition and Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) compliance for seven years.
The format of the program was ideal, with online convenience and offering the ability to progress at my own pace, but my favorite part was learning from the instructors and my classmates. The cohort ranged from individuals new to the HR profession, to intermediary and experienced professionals. Our discussion posts challenged me to explain how I would respond to case study scenarios while also allowing me to read others’ strategies to mitigate risk and communicate policy in the same situations. Entering into the program when I did was especially valuable for me. Having had a specialized work experience, I wanted to determine or solidify my career path and then set new professional goals for myself, without changing occupations or leaving the established career and organization that has offered me so much opportunity.
On-demand e-learning courses
- Compensation and Benefits Approved for 2 On-Demand CLEs by the Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education and 2 PDCs for SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management)
- Employment-Based Immigration Law Approved for 5 On-Demand CLEs by the Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education and 5 PDCs for SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management)
- Affirmative Action and Anti-Discrimination Compliance Approved for 2 Elimination of Bias On-Demand CLEs by the Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education and 2 PDCs for SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management)
Stand-alone e-learning courses are $395/course or $295/course for students who have completed the Human Resources Compliance Certificate. All sales are final. No refund will be issued at any point, for any reason.On-Demand Courses