A government's most valuable asset is its people. Many government employees and elected officials are involved in the personnel functions in their governments. Human Resources: An Online Course for Governmental Officials will familiarize you with supervisory fundamentals and the legal environment of the Human Resources Management function.


Format: Online 

Hours: 6

Credits: 0.6 CEUs / 7.2 CPEs

When: Start anytime 

Cost: $219 - $259 

This NASBA-approved online course is a dynamic program written by an outstanding academic and governmental human resource professional. The course explains the role of the human resource manager in establishing and adhering to sound personnel policies and procedures. You'll get many example documents in class that can be used in your home jurisdiction.

What does the course cover?
The course has six lessons:

  • Human Resources and Risk Management
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Performance Management and Appraisal
  • Discipline and Discharge
  • Legal Environment of Human Resource Management 

Who Should Attend?

  • Government Employees who work for a City or a County in the State of Georgia
  • Elected Officials
  • Council Members
  • Commission Members
  • City or County Manager
  • City or County Clerk
  • City, State, Municipal or Federal Employee with Human Resource/Personnel Responsibilities
  • Anyone who wants or needs or would benefit from general Human Resource information
  • Any government employee (local, state or federal) who wants to gain governmental human resource knowledge

Course Information

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Course Format:
Field of Study: Personnel/Human Resources Delivery
Method: QAS Self Study
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: None

Course Fee(s): 

$219 (US Funds) — Residents of Georgia
$259 (US Funds) — Non-Residents of Georgia
$50 (US Funds) — One-Month Extension (Only one extension is granted per participant)

Prepayment is required to be registered. Prices listed are per person. Prices are subject to change.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: You may cancel your enrollment within the first seven days and receive a refund less a $50 administrative fee, provided that you have not accessed the online course material at all. Written requests for course cancellation must be sent to student@georgiacenter.uga.edu in ordered to be processed.