(Nasdaq: ULTI), a leading cloud provider of people management solutions, announced today that it launched a new HCM Online Academy, a virtual learning environment available for 24-7 on-demand HR and payroll professional development, on January 29, 2013.
This new distance-learning program, designed to educate HR professionals on a wide range of strategic and operational
human capital management
topics, is provided free of charge and offers valuable industry-related recertification credits to attendees.
As a service to the HR industry, the
HCM Online Academy
is available to HR and payroll professionals at any organization, whether or not they are a customer of Ultimate. Courses accessible through Ultimate’s HCM Online Academy will be online through April 30, 2013.
The new program offers 10 video sessions on topical issues such as:
- how recruitment and onboarding impact strategic goals
- top reasons why you should align your corporate culture and business strategy
- tips to understanding employees’ emotional intelligence
- ways employers will be affected by recent changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act
The pre-recorded sessions include presentations by HR leaders from Blackboard Inc.; Burr & Forman LLP; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.; Omni Hotels and Resorts; United Nations Federal Credit Union; Westminster Communities of Florida; and other industry-leading organizations. More details on speakers and courses can be found at
Once logged into the HCM Online Academy, HR professionals have access to a library of useful resources, such as presentations, supporting materials, videos, and other relevant industry information that can be downloaded at no charge.
“We realize that HR professionals serve a variety of groups — employees, executives, and managers — and wear many hats in their organizations, so they are extremely busy and their time is at a premium,” said Scott Scherr, president, founder, and CEO at Ultimate Software.