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Choose the Certificate Program the Fit to Actual You Need

Designed for HR professionals at all levels who have limited time to pursue a degree but a strong desire to stay current and advance their careers, our online certificate programs combine the best insights from Cornell’s top faculty with the best instruction in real-world application — along with the opportunity to earn HRCI recertification hours and SHRM recertification credits.

Choose from the following programs:

  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals

  • Countering Bias in the Workplace for HR

  • Fostering a Coaching Culture

  • Active Listening and Processing Feedback

  • Effective Hiring and Interviewing

  • Addressing Workplace Behavior Issues

  • Leadership seminar-debate

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

  • Global professionals from for-profits, NGOs, and governmental agencies

  • Line-level HR professionals

  • Anyone who performs HR functions

  • Aspiring HR professionals

  • Course Length:   2 weeks

  •   Program Duration:  3 months

  •   Class Size:   Under 35 students

  •   Effort:   3-8 hours of study per week

  •   Format:   All Online

  •   Model:     Instructor-led

  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals

  • Total Rewards Compensation

  • Navigating Labor Relations

  • Facilitating Staffing Decisions

  • Driving Engagement for HR

  • Employee Training and Development

  • Countering Bias in the Workplace for HR

  • Fostering a Coaching Culture

  • Consulting Skills for Internal HR

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • Global professionals from for-profits, NGOs, and governmental agencies

  • Line-level HR professionals with 0-5 years experience

  • Aspiring HR professionals

  • Course Length:   2 weeks

  •   Program Duration:  3 months

  •   Class Size:   Under 35 students

  •   Effort:   3-8 hours of study per week

  •   Format:   All Online

  •   Model:     Instructor-led

  • Human Resources Leadership

  • Aligning HR Strategy with Organizational Strategy

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Practice for HR

  • Getting Results through Talent Management

  • Strategic Engagement

  • Strategic Talent Analytics

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

  • HR Managers

  • HR Directors / Supervisors

  • Course Length:   2 weeks

  •   Program Duration:  3 months

  •   Class Size:   Under 35 students

  •   Effort:   3-8 hours of study per week

  •   Format:   All Online

  •   Model:     Instructor-led

Core Courses:
  • Driving Engagement for HR

  • Countering Bias in the Workplace for HR

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Practice for HR

  • Fostering an Inclusive Climate

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

Elective Courses (Please select 2):
  • Workplace Disability Inclusion

  • Autism at Work

  • Fostering a Coaching Culture

  • Employment Law and Policy Issues

  • HR professionals

  • Course Length:   2 weeks

  •   Program Duration:  3 months

  •   Class Size:   Under 35 students

  •   Effort:   3-8 hours of study per week

  •   Format:   All Online

  •   Model:     Instructor-led

  • Building Diverse Talent Pools

  • Adopting Inclusive Hiring Practices

  • Promoting Inclusive Onboarding and Employee Success

  • Counteracting Unconscious Bias

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

  • Managers responsible for hiring decisions

  • Employees involved with candidate sourcing, screening, assessment, and decision making

  • Senior leaders and other individuals who oversee strategies, policies, and practices related to the workforce

  • HR professionals

  • Aspiring HR managers

  • Recruiters

  • Course Length:   2 weeks

  •   Program Duration:  3 months

  •   Class Size:   Under 35 students

  •   Effort:   3-8 hours of study per week

  •   Format:   All Online

  •   Model:     Instructor-led

  • Facilitating Staffing Decisions

  • Effective Hiring and Interviewing

  • Attracting and Retaining Talent with Performance Pay

  • Finding and Managing Talent Through Social Media

  • Getting Results through Talent Management

  • Measuring and Compensating for Performance

  • Hiring managers

  • Talent recruiters

  • HR professionals

  • Professionals looking to move into HR or talent acquisition

  • Course Length:   2 weeks

  •   Program Duration:  3 months

  •   Class Size:   Under 35 students

  •   Effort:   3-8 hours of study per week

  •   Format:   All Online

  •   Model:     Instructor-led

  • Essentials of HR Analytics

  • Strategic Talent Analytics

  • Applied Predictive Analytics in HR

  • Valuing HR Initiatives

  • HR Associates, Managers and Directors

  • Analysts

  • CHROs and VPs of HR

  • Course Length:   2 weeks

  •   Program Duration:  3 months

  •   Class Size:   Under 35 students

  •   Effort:   3-8 hours of study per week

  •   Format:   All Online

  •   Model:     Instructor-led

  • Aligning HR Strategy with Organizational Strategy

  • Consulting Skills for Internal HR

  • Strategic Talent Analytics

  • Using Design Thinking in HR

  • Finding and Managing Talent Through Social Media

  • Creating and Sustaining Remote Work Programs

  • CEOs and business executives who work with HR leaders

  • CHROs and executive-level HR professionals

  • HR managers and directors

  • HR professionals seeking to advance to management positions

  • Course Length:   2 weeks

  •   Program Duration:  3 months

  •   Class Size:   Under 35 students

  •   Effort:   3-8 hours of study per week

  •   Format:   All Online

  •   Model:     Instructor-led

  • Hybrid Work Models

  • Fostering Productivity and Culture in Hybrid Teams

  • Managing and Leading Hybrid Teams

  • Maximizing Communication and Collaboration in the Hybrid Environme

  • Individuals managing a team, including a hybrid team

  • Individual contributors working in a hybrid environment

  • Department, team, and unit leaders

  • HR professionals

  • Consultants and advisors

  • Course Length:   2 weeks

  •   Program Duration:  3 months

  •   Class Size:   Under 35 students

  •   Effort:   3-8 hours of study per week

  •   Format:   All Online

  •   Model:     Instructor-led

  • Diagnosing Workplace Conflict

  • Applying a Problem-Solving Approach to Conflict

  • Leading Challenging Conversations

  • Mediation for Managers

  • Leadership Symposium

  • Team managers

  • Supervisors

  • Course Length:   2 weeks

  •   Program Duration:  3 months

  •   Class Size:   Under 35 students

  •   Effort:   3-8 hours of study per week

  •   Format:   All Online

  •   Model:     Instructor-led

  • Conducting Effective Employee Relations Conversations

  • Internal Investigation Fundamentals

  • Conducting Internal Investigation Interviews

  • Investigating Internal Complaint Issues

  • Concluding an Internal Investigation

  • HR professionals

  • Employee relations managers

  • Generalists seeking to move into a specialized role

  • Course Length:   2 weeks

  •   Program Duration:  3 months

  •   Class Size:   Under 35 students

  •   Effort:   3-8 hours of study per week

  •   Format:   All Online

  •   Model:     Instructor-led

  • Total Rewards Compensation

  • Measuring and Compensating for Performance

  • Attracting and Retaining Talent with Performance Pay

  • Assessing the Financial, Strategic, and People-Related Return on Pay for Performance

  • HR generalists

  • Compensation and benefits specialists

  • Intermediate-level HR professionals

  • New and aspiring human resource professionals

  • Operational and financial decision-makers outside HR

  • High-level HR professionals in small companies

  • Governments/nonprofits interested in pay for performance

  • Organizations that operate in the U.S.

  • Course Length:   2 weeks

  •   Program Duration:  3 months

  •   Class Size:   Under 35 students

  •   Effort:   3-8 hours of study per week

  •   Format:   All Online

  •   Model:     Instructor-led

  • Collective Bargaining Foundations

  • Preparing for Labor Negotiations

  • Principles of Costing

  • Handling Grievances

  • Arbitration

  • Union staff, stewards and officials

  • HR and Operations Managers

  • International professionals working with unionized US-based organizations

  • Attorneys and general counsel

  • Course Length:   2 weeks

  •   Program Duration:  3 months

  •   Class Size:   Under 35 students

  •   Effort:   3-8 hours of study per week

  •   Format:   All Online

  •   Model:     Instructor-led

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