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Introduction to Human Resources

This course has been approved for 6 SHRM PDCs

This interactive workshop will cover the major federal and state employment laws along with the typical activities that can arise in any HR or office manager’s day, including onboarding a new employee, managing a workers’ compensation injury, receiving a complaint of harassment, processing a request for a medical leave, and beginning the interactive process of a request for a work accommodation. We'll discuss the best HR practices, legal missteps and when to contact your employment attorney, ways to streamline the above people challenges, and a variety of case studies on these subjects.

Instructor Bios


Introduction to Human Resources

  • Amy Cann

    Amy Cann

    Amy is the Founder and Senior Consultant at HR ROI, a full-service HR consulting firm located in Pease Tradeport.  Her background includes 20 years of HR and safety experience in-house for US-based organizations and six years of teaching a variety of Human Resources and Business-related subjects as an Adjunct Instructor at Southern NH University and at UNH. 

    Her educational background includes an MBA in Global Studies and Graduate Certificates in Human Resources Management and Social Media Marketing from Southern NH University.  Her undergraduate degree is a dual B.A. in Human Resources Administration and Psychology from Saint Leo University. 

    Amy maintains Senior HR certification through the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) and teaches the online SHRM preparation course through SNHU. She also maintains her Safety Management Specialist (SMS) certification through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP). On the volunteer side, she is the President for the Seacoast HR Association and a Board Member and Head Coach with the Rochester Youth Soccer Association (RYSA).

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