Human Resources, Explained

Free CE Courses for HR Pros

Advance your career and improve your organization with BernieU's ever-expanding collection of training programs—many of which are pre-approved for HRCI and SHRM CE credits.


Forget what you thought you knew about continuing education. With BernieU, HR pros can work through our free courses when, where, and how you want.


BernieU’s compelling HR courses present engaging videos, downloadable resources, and interactive quizzes—all designed to make you even better at your job.


We’re taking higher education to the next level. From theory to tactical implementation—and everything in between—BernieU’s free HR courses have you covered.

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How to Establish a Meaningful Workplace Culture

In How to Establish a Meaningful Workplace Culture, we’ll cover what a strong culture looks like, how to foster meaningful workplace values, and how you can measure your success, now and in the future.

HR Prep 2020

BernieU's HR PREP 2020 course will teach you everything you need in order to plan, prepare and implement HR strategies to set yourself and your company up for success in 2020. We'll cover everything from crafting an HR mission statement, to setting SMART goals and defining success.

The Art of Onboarding

The Art of Onboarding will teach what you need to know in order to build and implement successful onboarding processes in your organization. We'll cover everything from which onboarding metrics to track, to leveraging technology, ensuring compliance, and the nitty gritty details of an employee's first 90 days.

Hiring 101

BernieU's Hiring 101 Course will teach you everything you need in order to recruit, interview and make an offer to the most qualified candidates, helping you find the best talent and reduce time-to-hire. We'll cover everything from writing a job description to making an offer and ensuring compliance.

What our students are saying:

"Thank you for offering this awesome course and for free. It truly helped me out a lot!"

"I found BernieU through HRCI (i'm recently aPHR certified) and I'm impressed with the organization, discipline and relevance of your curriculum. The pace, content and resources are all excellent! Thank you."

"Excellent content and delivery."

Meet Your BernieU Professor

Drew Gieseke is a member of the Bernard Health Marketing team and a BernieU Professor. He is aPHR®-certified and his work can be read at

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