Strengthen your human resources game with HR training for seasoned District government human resources professionals.
The HR Certificate Program series is structured to ensure that District HR Professionals are utilizing industry best practices and cutting-edge knowledge while providing the District’s workforce with first-class customer service. Our Human Resources Certificate Tier 1 program equipped District HR Professionals with a broader and deeper understanding of HR Fundamentals. In Tier 2, we supplement Human Resources professionals and their HR knowledge with deeper diver into Recruitment and Interview, Talent Management, HR Policies, Performance Review, etc.
Virtual Information Session (March 9th or March 10th)
Application Process/ Timeline
|March 9 - 10, 2023||Info session|
|March 10 - 17, 2023||Submit online application|
|March 17 - 31, 2023||Screening|
|March 27 - 31, 2023||Supervisor Endorsement /Agencies submit recommendation|
|April 3, 2023||Notification of the Interview|
|April 17 - 21, 2023||Interview and Assessment|
|April 24 - May 5, 2023||Evaluation|
|May 10, 2023||Notification of Selection|
|May 11 -17, 2023||Distribute and collect Commitment Letter|
|May 22, 2023||Program starts (Orientation)|
|May 23, 2023||First class|
Cohort Model: Each cohort 15 people.Eligibility Requirements:
Employees need to have:
- Human Resources position grade 12 or above (Required by all); and
- 5+ years of human resources experiences;
- Previous participation in human resources training and/or possessing an HR-related certification is a plus but not required.
Note: HR certificate refers to the certification achieved through an HR-related program from organizations such as, but not limited to: DCHR, the Graduate School USA, SHRM, IPMA, and HRCI. A HR degree refers to a Bachelor's or Master's degree obtained from a university/college. DCHR reserves the right to review credentials submitted for compliance with program guidelines.
The application has been extended to March 24th, 2023. Applicant must log into their PeopleSoft account to view the application. The Job ID #21222
Please use the following link:
- Submit the online application
- Agency Endorsement
- Knowledge assessment and writing assignment
- Selection and Notification
|Retirement, Medicare and Social Security||1 day|
|Strategic HR Recruitment and Interviewing Techniques||1 day|
|Review HR Policies||1 day|
|PeopleSoft course||1 day|
|Conducting an Effective Performance Review||2 days|
|Creating a Top-Notch Talent Management Program||2 days|
|Employee Dispute Resolution: Mediation through Peer Review||1 day|
|Hiring for Success: Behavioral Interviewing Techniques||2 days|
|Presentation Skills & Capstone Preparation||1 day|
|IPMA Training & Certification||15 weeks|
- Successful completion of an assessment will be required at the end of each training topic.
- Each participant is required to submit an individual Capstone project.
- Each participant must successfully complete IPMA training and sit for the IPMA certification exam.