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Compliance and Risk Management

HRCI via Coursera


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This course introduces risk management and compliance strategy. You will examine risk assessment and learn how to have a risk management mindset. You will learn different types of compliance, including legal and safety compliance, and its role in operational policies. You will also explore the role Human Resources has in organizational restructuring. By the end of this course, you will be able to: ● Explain the criticality of compliance for the ongoing operations and sustainability of an organization ● Explain, implement, and apply compliance for an organization ● Explain and identify key laws and procedural requirements necessary for compliance ● Explore HR’s role in organizational restructuring such as in mergers, acquisitions, and rightsizing ● Explain and identify key operational activities which require formal risk management policies and procedures No prior experience in Human Resources is needed to be successful in this course.


  • Introduction to Compliance and Risk Management
    • In this week, you will explain the mindset of positive and negative risk management. You will also learn the criticality of compliance and being compliant for the ongoing operations and sustainability of the organization; differentiating between legal, compliance, and operation policies and procedures.
  • Hiring and Employee Relations Regulations
    • This week you will explain, implement, and apply legal compliance for an organization. You will also be able to explain, implement, and apply benefits and pay legal compliances. You will identify key laws and procedural requirements necessary for compliance.
  • Health and Safety Regulations
    • This week, you’re going to learn about health and safety regulations by exploring OSHA and other federal laws and regulations that are required in the workplace. You’ll also learn about workplace hazards and threats and how to appropriately handle them.
  • Compliance Strategy and Implementation
    • This week, you will learn about HR's role in organization restructuring. You will also explore how HR professionals are involved in business continuity, including divestitures and furloughs.
  • Compliance and Risk Management Training
    • This week, you will learn about implementing compliance and risk management training by identifying formal risk management policies used in business continuity planning. You will also learn to identify key operational activities that require formal risk management procedures.

Taught by

Brad Boyson, Rhea Bautista and Michelle Alvarado


4.8 rating at Coursera based on 112 ratings

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