Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the curriculum provided in the 2017 SHRM Learning System is designed by global subject matter experts and covers the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™). Throughout the program HR professionals are encouraged to acquire the Competencies and Knowledge they'll need to effectively perform their jobs and achieve career success. Our course is designed to help you learn and retain the material effectively and efficiently by combining the best exam preparation system with expert instruction and peer discussion.
If you're not interested in certification but want to improve your HR skills, this course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development. Participants gain a generalist viewpoint, refresh key ideas and concepts, strengthen their understanding of core behavior and technical competencies and increase productivity in the workplace.
J. Christopher Byrd is currently a Human Resources Manager with 17 years of experience developing,implementing, and managing human resource policies, procedures and programs for multi-site operations. He has a proven track record as a HR leader, enthusiastic coach and innovative problem solver with keen attention to detail. He is an excellent communicator who effectively uses written and oral communications to inform, persuade, and motivate. He brings to us a wealth of knowledge and experience especially in recruitment and staffing, employment law, project management and employee relations.
Chris currently serves as the Senior Human Resources Manager at BorgWarner located in Water Valley, Mississippi. He has held this position since 2014. Before joining BorgWarner, Mr. Byrd served for over 15 years in many different capacities at the Viking Range Corporation located in Greenwood, Mississippi.