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Essentials of Human Resources

Learn Today’s Most Vital and Timely Human Resource Topics

If you’re new to supervision or human resources, you’ll gain an overview of the human resources function and learn solutions.

Build your skills for dealing with issues related to changes in labor law, selection of qualified employees, effective compensation, orientation and training, and management of employee performance.


  • Human Resource Management
  • Employment Law
  • Effective Recruitment and Selection Techniques
  • Basics of Compensation and Benefits
  • Employee Development
  • Performance Management

Benefits of Attending Essentials of Human Resources

Improve your knowledge and effectiveness… If you’re new to supervision or human resources or want to strengthen your employee management skills, the SHRM® Essentials of Human Resource Management Program has information and tools for you. Knowledge of essentials can make you a better manager, protect your company from needless litigation and help advance your career.

Who Should Attend

This workshop will benefit those needing a broad understanding of HR fundamentals including managers in all organizational areas and entry-level HR staff.


TBD – Spring 2020


Boise State Meridian Center, 2950 Magic View Drive, Suite 188, Meridian, Idaho. View a map to Meridian Center for location and driving directions.


Gundars Kaupins – Dr. Kaupins has taught at Boise State University for over 20 years and is currently Chair of the Boise State College of Business Management Department. He is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). He has consulted with over 300 organizations on employee handbooks, compensation, and training programs. His research in human resource practices has been published in over 200 books and articles. Dr. Kaupins has served on the SHRM Special Expertise Panel on Ethics. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa.


Tuition: $825 per person, includes all materials.
Late fee: $875 per person, includes materials


Group discounts are available for three or more participants registering from the same organization for the same course at the same time. Call (208) 426-1709.

Contact Us For More Information About Boise State Center for Professional Development

Phone: (208) 426-1709
Address: 2950 Magic View Dr., Ste. 188, Meridian, ID 83642

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