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HR Skills® Best Practices Certificate

The heart of every organization is the employees within it, and at its core, that’s what human resource is all about – people. The HR Skills® Best Practices certificate is intended for organizational leaders, managers, supervisors, and HR professionals that desire to improve the interpersonal skills that increase performance, reduce turnover, increase retention, and promote job satisfaction.

This is not test prep—the goal of HR Skills® is to provide leaders and teams with the core skills and practices to foster better connections, communicate effectively, provide useful feedback, and navigate difficult situations. This certificate does carry recertification credits for HRCI® and SHRM®.


This course includes:

No prerequisites required

Key outcomes

Course description

Acuity’s HR Skills® Best Practices Certificate gives learners the opportunity to become confident HR professionals that have the skills to execute conflict resolution, effective communication, performance evaluation, and talent and leadership development.

Acuity Institute’s courses are conducted online and use a multi-media format that includes audio from experts, examples of successful performance improvement, interactive simulations and quizzes, and the most current and robust tools and techniques available. This is a “self-paced” online course and can be accessed at any time—and—anywhere, which provides the most flexibility in completing the course.

The learner must complete all modules associated in order to receive their badge and completion certificate. On average, students complete the certificate in 17 hours, each module is approximately 2 hours in length (average completion time, actual time may vary). Learners have 12 months to complete the course.

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Certificate requirements

To achieve your HR Skills® Best Practices certificate, you must complete the courses and quizzes in the certificate bundle.

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