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In this Certificate, you learn to identify, assess and prioritize financial regulations.

  • Taught by Professor Dalzell.
  • How do you manage people internationally? How do you manage across different cultures?
  • This Certificate teaches you how to balance corporate policies with local customs so you can manage successfully in a global workplace.

International Human Resources

  • Taught by Professor Dalzell.
  • How do you manage people internationally? How do you manage across different cultures?
  • This Certificate teaches you how to balance corporate policies with local customs so you can manage successfully in a global workplace.

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Learn to Think Global &
Manage Local.
Develop Your International
People Skills.

The most successful international firms retain innovative professionals like you to know how to manage the interactions between corporate and local cultures to foster global growth. In this Certificate, you will explore the challenges and opportunities that arise as your organization enters the international arena, and a modern management structure that is at once super global and super local.

This Certificate has three Units so you can easily fit the learning into your personal schedule.

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Tuition covers all three Units.

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Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3

International Human Resources Overview

International Human Resources Overview: This Unit provides a broad overview of Human Resources (HR) activities and purpose, exploring the differences between domestic and international HR and the paths that companies take as they “go global.” You will understand the rationale that executives use when making decisions about globalization and the execution of HR in that environment.

You will learn:

  • The role that Human Resources plays in an organization.
  • To analyze and describe the core activities of the Human Resources function.
  • The impact of staffing and training development.
  • How to identify differences in the execution of HR that will foster success in the international arena
  • The drivers and pitfalls of globalization.
  • To address the underlying tension between efficiency and effectiveness in a global organization.


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The Organizational & Functional Impact of Culture & Globalization

The Organizational & Functional Impact of Culture & Globalization: In this Unit, you will be able to recognize the impacts that globalization have on an organization and the execution of a Human Resources strategy. You will explore the key dimensions of culture and the role it plays in global HR, and will use real-world case studies to illustrate best practices for embedding an understanding of culture into HR activities across borders.

You will learn:

  • Positive early HR interventions as a company moves from local to international.
  • Conscious and data-driven choices regarding HR organizations.
  • To lead HR activities with a fact-based understanding of the key dimensions of culture.
  • How to identify the nature of culture as a driver of human behavior and apply it on an organizational level.
  • To describe how characteristics, such as assertiveness, can impact multiple areas of HR.

Global Staffing

Educational standards, workforce legislation and hiring practices vary across different parts of the world. This Unit explores the staffing choices available to global companies, the issues associated with them and the effective use of expatriates to support organizational goals. You will discover the various philosophies and methodologies used when determining staffing needs, so you can make conscious choices when staffing across borders.

You will learn:

  • How to delineate different drivers for staffing choices internationally and articulate the philosophies that drive those choices.
  • To articulate the range of staffing options available to global companies.
  • About the impact of various types of innovation on an entrepreneurial venture.
  • The reasons for expatriate failure and describe methods used to achieve expatriate success.
  • About the nature of the adjustment cycle from expatriation to repatriation.


Who should enroll:  This Certificate is ideal for individuals who want to increase their skills and value to their future organizations, including those planning a career in:

  • General Management
  • Global Management
  • HR Management
  • Global Staffing
  • International Management
  • Entrepreneurship

Professor

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Julian Dalzell, MSC

Julian Dalzell is a lecturer at the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business. Mr. Dalzell has more than 40 years of experience in the field of International Human Resources, gained during his career as a top HR executive with Shell Oil. One of the largest companies in the world, Shell is well known for the breadth and excellence of its human resources systems. His practical guidance on adapting to local culture, customs and laws helps students to develop comprehensive strategies for short- and long-term success within a multinational enterprise.

 

The University of South Carolina

*Ranked #1 | International Business by U.S. News & World Report*

Known for its strong commitment to research and innovative programs that help students connect real world experiences with instruction, the University of South Carolina’s honors college is ranked the best honors college in the United States by A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs.

In addition, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching designated South Carolina, S.C. as a top-tier research institution with exceptional community engagement. Faculty members received more than $230 million in sponsored research awards in 2014 and filed 354 invention disclosures and 198 patent applications in the past five years alone.

The University of South Carolina is the leader in the fields of business and economics, and was named the #1 school in undergraduate International Business by U.S. News & World Report for 13 consecutive years. At the graduate level, the Financial Times of London ranked South Carolina’s MBA program #1 worldwide in international business.

Earning a Certificate in International Business from the University of South Carolina, means you are learning from the world’s best adding a validated strength to your career, resume and LinkedIn profile.

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Course Rules

Question Policy
How is the Short Course Certificate designed? Each Certificate Course is specialized content from a top university and contains three Units. Each Unit has an end of Unit Quiz which must be passed prior to moving forward. At the end of all three Units, you must pass a Certificate final exam in order to earn the Short Course Certificate.
How is the Short Course Certificate Unit graded? The Units are pass/fail in nature and the student must achieve at least 80% to pass. Students will need to pass the end of Certificate exam to complete and receive the Certificate.
How many times can I take an end of Unit quiz in the Short Course Certificate? The Unit quiz may be taken an unlimited number of times.
How many times can I take the Short Course end of Certificate exam? Students have two attempts to pass the end of Certificate final exam. Students who do not achieve the required minimum score of 80% by the second attempt will not pass the Course and will not receive a Certificate.
How long do I have to complete the Short Course Certificate Unit? You will have 90 days to finish the Short Course Certificate.
What if I signed up for the wrong Certificate? (What is the refund policy?) Your satisfaction is our goal. If for any reason you are not satisfied, you will have 3 days from purchase by which to request a refund for the Short Course Certificate. However, please note that if you have accessed more than one lesson/module/topic's worth of content, no refund will be given. For assistance, please email help@paragonedu.com.
What if I have a technical or policy question? Please email help@paragonedu.com.