Fall 6-Month Fast Track HR Management Certificate Program


Advance Your Career in Human Resource  Management

UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education's "Fast Track" format is a convenient way to accelerate your training and quickly advance your career.

  • Complete this program in 6 months
  • Save 15% with our pre-pay pricing option

To participate in the HR Management Fast Track Program, you must be available to take the online courses as listed. To participate in the 6 month Fast Track option, enroll in this section, pay for the program (at the discounted Fast Track rate) and our Academic Advisers will place you in the required courses.

For general information about Fast Track, please visit the Fast Track FAQ page.

Academic Units
Section Number
Instruction Method
Online class

Section Notes

To participate in the 6-Month ONLINE REMOTE CLASSROOM Fast Track Certificate program, you must complete four courses, TWO per quarter, starting September 23, 2021 and ending in March 2022. To participate in the Fast Track option, enroll in this section, pay for the program (at the discounted Fast Track rate) and our Academic Advisers will place you in the courses listed below.  Classes are LIVE and attendance via zoom is MANDATORY at 6pm on the dates of the classes.

Tip For Success: Taking 2 courses at once can be time consuming! You will want to ensure that your schedule allows for between 9 and 12 hours a week to commit to project work and readings in addition to the 3 hours of lecture for each course.    




Talent Management- *TENTATIVE* (Thursdays) 9/23/21 to 12/9/21.  Textbook- HRB Guide to Performance Management  ISBN- 978-1633692787

Total Rewards- (Tuesdays) 10/5/21 to 12/7/21.  Textbook-  9th Edition with Lightbulb on Cover: ISBN-13: 9780134321080 Loose-Leaf ISBN-13: 9780134320540 Hardcover Or USED copy Do NOT get the "MyLab" version.

Employment Law- *TENTATIVE* (Thursdays) 1/13/22 to 3/12/21 (skip 3/10/21, MANDATORY Saturday 3/12/21) Textbook- Mandatory- "California Labor Law Digest 2021" 61st edition. And may be purchased here: Cal Chamber

Talent Acquisition-  *TENTATIVE* (Wednesdays) 1/19/22 to 3/23/22  Textbook- Mandatory: The Recruiter's Handbook- A complete Guide for Sourcing, Selecting, and Engaging the Best Talent, 2017. ISBN: 9781586444655

Enrollment Policies

Students enrolled in the Fast Track series receive a discounted program fee. If your plans change, a request to drop (or transfer) to another offering of a series or course must be received prior to the course start date and may require a processing fee of $30.

Requests to drop from the full series prior to the start of the first class will be processed with a full refund, less a $30 processing fee.

Requests to drop the Fast Track series after starting the first class will be processed with a refund of remaining funds after the full course fee is assessed for each class started or completed in the series.

Contact the program coordinator to discuss changes to the Fast Track series of courses.

Technical Requirements

All classes will be conducted through Zoom via Remote Classroom. You will need a computer with a strong internet connection, web camera, and headphones with microphone. Got to https://zoom.us/test PRIOR to your first class to set up your computer and microphones for your Zoom class.