Course Overview

In this online program, learners will explore the process of selecting the best candidate from a large and diverse pool of high-quality applicants. Based on D. Quinn Mills’ book, Principles of Human Resource Management, the course discusses how to conduct an effective job interview, asking questions that elicit relevant information and avoiding questions that might be seen as discriminatory. You will also consider how to discover more about a candidate through the use of reference checks, background checks, and testing.

Program Objectives

After completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Conduct an effective job interview.
  • Analyze a candidate pool and identify the most qualified candidate given a job description and requirements.
  • Decide what additional tests – if any – should be administered to candidates for a specific job.
  • Deal productively and sensitively with internal candidates for a job opening.

Target Audience

This course is designed for adult learners interested in improving their ability to select and interview candidates for a job.



Estimated Hours to Complete


Pricing and Enrollment Information

$79.00 (US) per seat

Access Time

90 Days