Professional Development

Professional Development courses enable the adult learner to stay current in the ever-changing industry trends.

Human Resources

Start: Mar 8, 2023 End: May 24, 2023

36 hrs.
6PM- 9PM


Are you an HR professional looking to add to your knowledge base? This course will help you prepare for HR Certification with the SHRM Learning System Course while enhancing your knowledge of policies, strategies, and how to effectively deliver HR services. Expert instruction, taught by an HR professional from our community, is taught at a manageable pace. In this course, you will have the opportunity to engage in peer discussions about real-world scenarios that will help you to better understand course material. This class will meet once per week virtually via ZOOM and there will be short, out of class assignments. Call to register (330) 729-4100 and you will then be emailed a ZOOM link and passcode. Mahoning County CTC is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

Instructor Bio

Joanna Forbes, MS, SHRM-CP, owner and chief consultant of Forbes Human Resources, LLC, has 20 years of experience in human resources and workplace training. During her professional career, she has worked and collaborated in industries such as healthcare, education, manufacturing, social services, food service, non-profit and faith-based organizations. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Leadership and Training & Development. She is a Certified Professional member of the Society of Human Resources Management. Joanna is dedicated to providing businesses with effective and simple solutions for their human resources needs.

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