The HRM Journal: Human Resources Management in Early Childhood Programs is a computer-based training series—with approximately 30 hours of study and practice. This self-paced, interactive learning resource is designed to assist new early childhood program administrators learn systems for human resources (HR) management. The series is designed for new administrators, as well as those who aspire to be program administrators.
The HRM Journal program contains:
A Guide for Individual Use booklet
Nine e-learning modules that include several topic sections each that present information in text, audio, and video format. These modules are presented in the form of pages of a journal written by “new director Pat Johnson,” which she is maintaining as she enhances her HR management skills with assistance from her mentor, “seasoned director Chris Phelps.” “Pat Johnson” also receives advice—via video clips—from experts in the field, including Paula Jorde Bloom, Barbara Bowman, Jim Greenman, Holly Elissa Bruno, Gayle Cunningham, Maurice Sykes, Jorge Saenz De Viteri, and others.
A self-assessment pre- and posttest to assess the user’s knowledge and skills in HR management.
The HRM Journal Simulation: an interactive learning program that provides a realistic scenario of an early childhood administrator’s work environment, for the user to practice his or her capabilities in HR management in a risk-free environment.
A printable Certificate of Completion.
Hardware requirements: Configured to run only on a Windows-based PC (98SE or later) from the DVD player; MAC is not supported.