HR Links

LWHRA is an organization committed to the ongoing enhancement of a dynamic, diverse membership and, as a result, the human resource profession through learning and networking. To this end, we have provided information and links to related websites below:

Human Resource Certification Institute
Get certified through HRCI

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Visit the SHRM Website

SHRM Foundation
Explore opportunities through the SHRM Foundation

Washington State SHRM Council
Identify resources through the Washington State Council

Regional resources for learning and development in the HR field:

Lake Washington Technical College - Human Resources Program
Learn the history and laws which affect today’s competitive market, the employment process, benefits, compensation methods, employee/labor relations, record keeping and reporting as you prepare for employment as a human resources associate in the dynamic human resources/personnel field. Visit their website and search under courses-credit.

Bellevue Community College - Human Resources Management Series
BCC offers continuing education courses in topics related to Human Resource Management. Search their website for more details via this path: Classes by Department/Business and Professional Development/The Center for Management & Leadership Success/Human Resources Management. 

University of Washington Extension
UW-Extension offers a variety of certificate programs applicable to HR professionals. 

University of Washington MBA program
The MBA program at the University of Washington holds a lot of great information and resources.

City University
City University's Continuing Education Program has specialized offerings in human resource management, training and development and executive coaching. For specific program information, contact City University at 1-800-426-5596, ext. 3750 or visit: 

Seattle Pacific University
Offers a variety of HR-related professional development courses. Learn more
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