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2 Day Prep Course

California Certification Preparation Course Syllabus

Instructor: J.D. Sanders, SPHR-CA
Host: Stephanie Baltzer, PHR | HR Manager, Intapp, Inc.
Location: 3200 Park Blvd., Palo Alto, CA 94306
Dates: April 10-11th, 2015
Fee: $425
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Friday, April 10th, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm PDT

Compensation & Benefits
  • Compensation
  • Benefits

  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • FEHA Provisions
  • Hiring Procedures
  • Rules Regarding Employment of Minors
  • Unemployment insurance & EDD Reporting Requirements
  • Organizational Property: Noncompete, Nondisclosure, & Related Issues
  • Individual Employment Rights
  • Privacy Laws
  • Required Supervisory training for Sexual Harassment Prevention
  • Retaliation Protection Laws
  • Requirements for State Contractors
  • California WARN Act
  • Postings and Notices
  • Document and Record Retention

  • Saturday, April 11th, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm PDT

    Leaves of Absence and Workers’ Compensation
  • Leaves of Absence
  • State-Mandated Wage Replacement Programs
  • Paid Time Off Benefits
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Health, Safety, and Security
  • Trends in California
  • Cal/OSHA Requirements and the HR Professional
  • Important Non-Regulatory Safety and Health Issues for HR Professionals
  • Other California Safety and Health Laws
  • Laws Related to Security

  • Final Exam and Review, and Test Taking Tips
    General wrap-up, Q & A

    4 Week Online Course

    California Certification Preparation Course Syllabus

    Instructors: Bill Kelly, SPHR-CA & Beverly Dance, SPHR-CA
    Host: GotoWebinar
    Location: Online
    Dates: April 7-30th, 2015 (8 sessions on Tuesdays & Thursdays)
    Fee: $425
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    Tuesday, April 7th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm PDT (Week 1A)

    Compensation/Wage and Hour (California HR Body of Knowledge)
  • Compensation (HR Quick Guide, California Wage Orders to Other Compensation, pgs. 183-194)

  • Thursday, April 9th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm (Week 1B)

    Compensation/Wage and Hour
  • Compensation (HR Quick Guide, Meal and Rest Periods to Pay Rules, pgs. 197-208)

  • Tuesday, April 14th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm (Week 2A)

    Compensation/Wage and Hour
  • Compensation (HR Quick Guide, Deduction from Employee Pay to Forms and Checklists, pgs.214-228)

  • Thursday, April 16th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm (Week 2B)

    Employment and Employee Relations (California HR Body of Knowledge)
  • FEHA Provisions
  • Hiring Procedures (HR Quick Guide, Background Checks and Testing to Hiring Minors, pgs. 15-57)

  • Tuesday, April 18th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm (Week 3A)

    Employment and Employee Relations
  • Employment (HR Quick Guide, Employment Contracts to Discrimination in Hiring, pgs. 59-61)
  • EDiscrimination (HR Quick Guide, Preventing Discrimination and Harassment to Forms and Checklists, pgs. 269-301)
  • Ending the Employment Relationship (HR Quick Guide, Types of Separation to Forms and Checklists, pgs. 305-318)

  • Thursday, April 20th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm (Week 3B)

    Benefits and Leaves of Absence (California HR Body of Knowledge)
  • Benefits (HR Quick Guide, Domestic Partner Rights to Other Benefits, pgs. 165-171)
  • Leaves of Absence and Other Benefits (HR Quick Guide, Required and Optional Leaves of Absence to Time Off for Voting, pgs 97-137)

  • Tuesday, April 28th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm (Week 4A)

    Benefits and Leaves of Absence
  • SDI and Other Benefits (HR Quick Guide, State Disability Insurance (SDI)to Forms and Checklists, pgs. 138-174)

  • Thursday, April 30th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm (Week 4B)

    Health, Safety, and Workers’ Compensation (California HR Body of Knowledge)
  • Workers’ Compensation (HR Quick Guide, Workers Compensation, pgs. 145-152)
  • Workplace Safety (HR Quick Guide: Basic Standards to Forms and Checklists, pgs 233-261)
  • Final Exam and Review, Test Taking Tips, and General wrap-up, Q & A


    Important Dates

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    • March – April, 2015
    • Late applications April 17, 2015

    Spring Testing Dates

    • May 1 – June 30, 2015

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