Human Resources Courses

Developed by faculty from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, the courses within this certificate bring together the insights and work of leading academic researchers with instruction grounded in practice and focused on real-world application. Whether you are new to HR, an accomplished HR practitioner, or an HR leader or business partner, there is a Cornell professional certificate that fits your career objectives.

  • Rule Systems as Designed Systems (LAW525)

  • Rule Design (LAW526)

  • Rule System Training (LAW527)

  • Policing of Rule Systems (LAW528)

  • Investigation of Rule System Violations (LAW529)

  • Responding to Violations and Improving the Rule System (LAW593)

  • Building Diverse Talent Pools (ILR561)

  • Adopting Inclusive Hiring Practices (ILR562)

  • Promoting Inclusive Onboarding and Employee Success (ILR563)

  • Counteracting Unconscious Bias (ILRDI002)

  • Public Regulation of Human Rights (ILR531)

  • Private Regulation of Human Rights (ILR532)

  • Improving Regulation of Human Rights (ILR533)

  • Human Rights in Global Supply Chains – Live Sessions (ILRVR512)

  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals (ILRHR521)

  • Total Rewards Compensation (ILRHR522)

  • Navigating Labor and Employee Relations (ILRHR523)

  • Facilitating Staffing Decisions (ILRHR524)

  • Driving Engagement for HR (ILRHR525)

  • Employee Training and Development (ILRHR526)

  • Countering Bias in the Workplace for HR (ILRHR527)

  • Fostering a Coaching Culture (ILRHR528)

  • Consulting Skills for Internal HR (ILRHR529)

  • Human Resources Leadership (ILRHR551)

  • Aligning HR Strategy with Organizational Strategy (ILRHR552)

  • Diversity and Inclusion in Practice for HR (ILRHR553)

  • Getting Results Through Talent Management (ILRHR554)

  • Strategic Engagement (ILRHR556)

  • Using Design Thinking in HR (ILRHR557)

  • Designing and Implementing Effective Social Media Policy (ILRHR561)

  • Finding and Managing Talent Through Social Media (ILRHR562)

  • Creating and Sustaining Remote Work Programs (ILRHR563)

  • Interpersonal Communication Skills (ILRME501)

  • Managing Team Performance (ILRME502)

  • Managing Time and Priorities (ILRME503)

  • Effective Hiring and Interviewing (ILRME504)

  • Addressing Workplace Behaviour Issues (ILRME505)

  • Measuring and Compensating for Performance (ILRHR571)

  • Attracting and Retaining Talent with Performance Pay (ILRHR572)

  • Assessing the Financial, Strategic, and People-Related Return on Pay for Performance (ILRHR573)

  • Employment Law and Policy Issues (ILRSC521)

  • Equal Employment Opportunity and Employee Treatment Issues (ILRSC522)

  • Benefits, Compensation, Safety and Other Legal Issues (ILRSC523)

  • Employment Laws Around the Globe (ILRSC524)

  • HR Policies in International Contexts (ILRSC525)

  • Essentials of HR Analytics (ILRHR581)

  • Strategic Talent Analytics (ILRHR582)

  • Applied Predictive Analytics in HR (ILRHR583)

  • Valuing HR Initiatives (ILRHR584)

  • Workplace Disability Inclusion (PTRYTI001)

  • Autism at Work (PTRYTI002)

  • Mediation for Managers (ILR501)

  • Collective Bargaining Foundations (ILR521)

  • Preparing for Labor Negotiations (ILR522)

  • Principles of Costing (ILR523)

  • Handling Grievances (ILR524)

  • Arbitration (ILR525)

  • Conducting Effective Employee Relations Conversations (ILRHR591)

  • Internal Investigation Fundamentals (ILRHR593)

  • Conducting Internal Investigation Interviews (ILRHR594)

  • Investigating Internal Complaint Issues (ILRHR595)

  • Concluding an Internal Investigation (ILRHR596)