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CVCC To Offer Human Resources Institute Course Starting This Month

Catawba Valley Community College is offering a Human Resources Institute course starting later this month. This course introduces and/or reinforces the Human Resource concepts essential to functioning effectively in an HR environment. Topics include equal opportunity and legal compliance, acquiring and selection of talent, performance and employee development, compensation planning, and employee relations.

Upon completion, students should be able to anticipate and resolve human resource concerns to support a positive work environment. The HR Institute was created for people who want to gain necessary information to either enter the field or expand current HR knowledge to better serve in current or higher levels within the profession.

The course takes place Tuesday evenings from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. It starts on February 28 and continues through September 5. The outline includes Basic Human Resources: Essentials for Generalists, Employment Law for Managers & Generalists, Effectiveness of HR Management, Safety, Compensation & Benefits, Business Acumen, Effective Hiring/Selection & Retention and Health and Wellness.

The registration fee for the class is $500, which includes a textbook and materials. For more information on the HR Institute at CVCC, please contact Gary Muller, CVCC’s Executive Dean for Economic Development and Corporate Education at 828-327-7000, ext. 4294 or email