Bellevue College Continuing Education offers a full suite of human resources (HR) courses that can be taken as standalone units or as part of our full certificate program. Our HR courses, taught by practicing professionals, use actual business scenarios to help you develop real-world skills that can be applied directly in the workplace.
Learn details about our certificate program in HR.
See an overview of required and elective courses in the program.
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Welcome to the Breakfast Club! Please join us at Bellevue College's North Campus for an a.m. hour each month to listen to local HR Professi... More »
People are the key strategic resource of any organization, and HR’s role to build competitive advantage through their people is essential ... More »
Learn about BC's Human Resources Certificate Program. How do you get started? What is human resources all about? Which courses are best sui... More »
Don’t be baffled by “accounting-speak.” Whether you are a new manager or just want to understand accounting better, this course is for... More »
This course is designed to apply objectives, principles, regulations, and terminology gained in the Compensation Basics class to learn to de... More »
Utilizing practical scenarios and case studies, this course uses the information learned in Introduction to Employment Law to give you a gre... More »
Variety is the spice of life, so the saying goes. This applies very well to company benefits, since the benefits that one worker finds attra... More »
A key competency for managers is the ability to coach others. Practice and develop the leadership skills essential in helping others realize... More »
How do you pay your people appropriately, motivate and retain them while not "giving away the store" or causing potential legal issues? How ... More »
Build strong teams and foster spirit, pride, commitment, and trust. There are definite team development stages and roles for each member. P... More »
Unresolved tension between employees can undermine productivity, morale, and teamwork—and may escalate into costly turnover or legal a... More »
To direct or to delegate, that is the question! Directing and delegating work are two very different approaches to getting work done through... More »
This two-session seminar will cover an overview of the laws governing employer/union negotiation, the rights, duties and the corresponding r... More »
This two-session seminar will cover an overview of the laws governing the employer/union relationship, the rights, duties and the correspond... More »
HR professionals regularly face complex ethical situations. In this course, examine ethical issues that are specifically related to HR pract... More »
This interactive course teaches you how to develop strategic interview questions and effectively recruit and screen the best applicants. Lea... More »
This course introduces you to the fundamentals of human resource information systems (HRIS) and HR metrics. It provides an overview of HRIS ... More »
The Human Resources Management Certificate Program culminates in a capstone project which gives participants the opportunity to demonstrate ... More »
Human Resource (HR) Fundamentals provides a high level overview of the profession’s fundamental objectives and competencies. This course i... More »
The class will cover an overview of federal employment laws, the rights they confer on employees, and the corresponding responsibility on em... More »
The field of Organizational Behavior focuses on understanding how people and groups in organizations behave, react, and interpret events. I... More »
Many HR and management skills, including team building, coaching, training, and management and leadership development, grow from or are infl... More »
Ensuring maximum performance from the most valuable asset of the organization—its employees—is the role of effective performance managem... More »
This foundation course examines the project management framework including key terminology, project management context, project management p... More »
How do you find talented employees and keep them working with you and not your competitors? Take a step-by-step approach through the hiring ... More »
Find out where budget figures come from and what they mean. Gain skill in analyzing financial statements and using ratios to analyze cost in... More »