Business & Leadership

Project Management

Brandman University has partnered with MindEdge, Inc., a Global Registered Education Provider of the Project Management Institute, to offer online project management courses and simulations.

Human Resource Certification Exam Preparation

Certification as a Human Resources professional is becoming an integral step to building a successful career. Brandman prepares HR professionals to take either the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) exam from HRCI. We also offer the new SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) exam prep courses.

PayTrain Certification Exam Preparation

Individuals working in the payroll industry enjoy the flexibility of working for large or small companies or to work independently as a consultant. In cooperation with the American Payroll Association, the PayTrain Fundamentals and Mastery courses are ideal for seasoned professionals or new hires. These comprehensive courses provide students with a solid understanding of payroll compliance, payroll calculations, fringe benefits, employment taxes, record keeping, payroll accounting, management, and administration.

Who can benefit from these courses?

Certificate in Nonprofit Management

For those interested in leadership roles and for those who work with leaders in the nonprofit sector, this program is designed specifically to prepare participants for staff leadership positions within nonprofit organizations. Focusing on the advancement of nonprofit mission, this program covers strategic governance, nonprofit business design and development, target market and trend analysis, assessing client needs, effective program design principles and continuous process improvement.

Practical Payroll Online Series

The objective of this program is to instruct the payroll professional in all facets of payroll from the basics of what are wages to the intricate complexity of fringe benefits, taxation, and garnishments. Courses are open to several demographics, including those seeking entry-level work, experienced professionals, individuals preparing for certification, and for those looking for re-certification hours. Upon completion of each course, students earn a Certificate of Completion.

Course Offerings

Essentials of HR Management Certificate

Designed as a thorough introduction to HR basics, this SHRM course provides a solid foundation in HR understanding improving job performance across multiple job titles and functions. Appropriate for entry level HR staff, small business owners and office managers, managers and front line supervisors, and others working with teams and direct reports. Reduce the risk of potential high-cost litigation and promote a consistent understanding of the HR function within non-HR management.

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