Instructor: Deborah Whitworth
Deborah  Whitworth Biography: Deborah Whitworth, SPHR, SHRM-SCP is Owner and CEO of HR Studio Group, LLC. Throughout her 30 years of human resources management and leadership experience, Deb has helped a variety of nonprofit and for-profit services and industries build and maintain compliant cultures of excellence. Deb was appointed by the Governor of Maine as Commissioner with the Maine Human Rights Commission in 2011 to complete an unexpired term and reappointed to fill a full five-year term in 2012. An outspoken advocate for disability rights, she was pleased to be elected in 2015 to the board of The Cromwell Center for Disabilities Awareness. Named the Maine HR Leader of the Year in 2012,Deb is a frequent presenter on human resources and compliance topics at conferences and business functions. She is also an instructor in the HR Certificate Program at the University of Southern Maine; Adjunct Faculty at Thomas College; and a guest lecturer at University of New England. Deb instructs the SHRM-SCP/SHRM-CP HR Certification Preparatory Course at University of Southern Maine. For more information on how HR Studio Group, LLC can help your organization, contact Deb at deb@hrstudiogroup.com or visit www.hrstudiogroup.com.

Classes by this instructor

Contact Hrs/CEUs: 15/1.5

AgileDesigning and implementing cost-efficient and effective compensation programs in today's challenging economic conditions is difficult but necessary, requiring careful analysis and planning. Using case studies, discussion groups, exercises, and homework assignments, you will gain an understanding of current compensation issues, and knowledge to develop compensation programs, and wage and salary administration.

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March 28, 2018 to April 11, 2018, Abromson Center, Room 213 (29 seats (97%) remaining)
Contact Hrs/CEUs: 15/1.5

AgileDesigning and implementing cost-efficient and effective compensation programs in today's challenging economic conditions is difficult but necessary, requiring careful analysis and planning. Using case studies, discussion groups, exercises, and homework assignments, you will gain an understanding of current compensation issues, and knowledge to develop compensation programs, and wage and salary administration.

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September 21, 2017 to October 26, 2017 (26 seats (87%) remaining)
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AgileLearn in the classroom, not in the courtroom! Mistakes in managing personnel can lead to costly litigation. During this course you will learn about the laws involved in the management of employees within any organization, the implications of the laws affecting personnel management, and specific operational approaches to assure compliance. A survey of the laws and regulations affecting personnel policy will help ensure compliance.

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May 16-30, 2018, Abromson Center, Room 214/215 (38 seats (95%) remaining)
Contact Hrs/CEUs: 15/1.5

AgileLearn in the classroom, not in the courtroom! Mistakes in managing personnel can lead to costly litigation. During this course you will learn about the laws involved in the management of employees within any organization, the implications of the laws affecting personnel management, and specific operational approaches to assure compliance. A survey of the laws and regulations affecting personnel policy will help ensure compliance.

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January 25, 2018 to March 1, 2018 (39 seats (98%) remaining)
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AgileThis course presents a comprehensive overview of the recruitment and employment process, an often underutilized part of human resource planning and management strategy. You will sharpen your professional skills by exploring key concepts, including state and federal employment laws, the recruitment process, the legal issues of pre-employment inquiries, and post termination considerations.

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November 15, 2017 to December 6, 2017, Abromson Center, Room 216 (33 seats (82%) remaining)
Contact Hrs/CEUs: 15/1.5

AgileThis course presents a comprehensive overview of the recruitment and employment process, an often underutilized part of human resource planning and management strategy. You will sharpen your professional skills by exploring key concepts, including state and federal employment laws, the recruitment process, the legal issues of pre-employment inquiries, and post termination considerations.

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April 26, 2018 to May 31, 2018 (40 seats (100%) remaining)
Contact Hrs/CEUs: 24/0

AgileOur SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Test Prep courses are designed to help individuals prepare for this important milestone in their careers. For more information on these credentials visit the SHRM website. The courses utilize the most current official Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Learning System materials and are taught by experienced HR professionals who have earned the SHRM-SCP designation.

For SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam eligibility criteria, please view the SHRM website and eligibility chart below:

CredentialLess than a Bachelor's Degree*Bachelor's DegreeGraduate Degree
HR-Related ProgramNon-HR ProgramHR-Related DegreeNon-HR DegreeHR-Related DegreeNon-HR Degree
SHRM-CP**3 years in HR role4 years in HR role1 year in HR 
role
2 years in HR roleCurrently in HR role1 year in HR role
SHRM-SCP6 years in HR role7 years in HR role4 years in HR role5 years in HR role3 years in HR 
role
4 years in HR role

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April 3-24, 2018, Abromson Center, Room 213 (30 seats (100%) remaining)
Contact Hrs/CEUs: 36/0

AgileOur SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Test Prep courses are designed to help individuals prepare for this important milestone in their careers. For more information on these credentials visit the SHRM website. The courses utilize the most current official Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Learning System materials and are taught by experienced HR professionals who have earned the SHRM-SCP designation.

For SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam eligibility criteria, please view the SHRM website and eligibility chart below:

CredentialLess than a Bachelor's Degree*Bachelor's DegreeGraduate Degree
HR-Related ProgramNon-HR ProgramHR-Related DegreeNon-HR DegreeHR-Related DegreeNon-HR Degree
SHRM-CP**3 years in HR role4 years in HR role1 year in HR 
role
2 years in HR roleCurrently in HR role1 year in HR role
SHRM-SCP6 years in HR role7 years in HR role4 years in HR role5 years in HR role3 years in HR 
role
4 years in HR role

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September 12, 2017 to December 19, 2017 (31 seats (78%) remaining)
February 27, 2018 to May 29, 2018 (40 seats (100%) remaining)