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About this course

This course walks the learner through all the steps from hiring the first employee to building a human resource system to effectively build your team. The course includes issues such as legal, managerial, cultural, and systems considerations for each step along the way.

Learning Objectives:
1. Explore the key elements of a human resources system
2. Recognize the importance of building a culture in a small business
3. Learn how to bring on new employees effectively
4. Examine how to deal with underperforming employees

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2 hours on-demand video
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Certificate of completion
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Beginner level
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No prerequisites
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No preparation required
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17 Video
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1 Quiz
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2 hours
Guide
Section 1.
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Introduction
2m 0s
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Building a Basic Human Resource System for Small Business
2m 37s
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What Flavour is Your Culture?
10m 40s
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Structure – Organizing Your Employees
8m 16s
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Hiring and Staffing Plans
6m 57s
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Employee Handbook
7m 9s
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Job Analysis: Understanding and documenting what your employees actually do in their jobs
12m 13s
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Job Description
2m 41s
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Interviewing Prospective Employees
5m 51s
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Legal Do’s and Don’ts When Interviewing Prospective Employees
4m 19s
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Personality Testing for Hiring
3m 16s
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Onboarding New Employees: Fitting in and Getting Productive
6m 36s
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Onboarding a New Employee: A Basic Check List
4m 4s
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Performance Review versus Continuous Coaching
9m 43s
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Underperforming Employees
2m 56s
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Firing Employees
11m 18s
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Conclusion
2m 31s
Review Questions
12 questions
Learn from the best
Jeff Cornwall / INSTRUCTOR
Entrepreneur / Professor / Author

Dr. Jeff Cornwall is the inaugural recipient of the Jack C. Massey Chair in Entrepreneurship and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. He also was founding director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Belmont, and led the Center for the first ten years of its operation. He has a Doctorate in Business Administration and an MBA from the University of Kentucky. In the late 1980’s, Dr. Cornwall left academics for a nine year “sabbatical” to become the co-founder and President/CEO of Atlantic Behavioral Health Systems, headquartered in Raleigh, NC. Dr. Cornwall has received national awards for his work in curriculum development and teaching, and in 2013 he was named the National Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year by the United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship. He has published nine books and numerous articles on entrepreneurship. His blog, The Entrepreneurial Mind, is among the most popular with a focus on small business and entrepreneurship. The Entrepreneurial Mind is part of the Forbes blog network and was named by that magazine as a “Best of the Web.”