ADP Human Capital Management (HCM) Academy
What is Human Capital Management (HCM)?
Human Capital Management (HCM) uses advanced practices that enable employers to manage their employees more effectively and efficiently. HCM considers employees as high potential business assets whose value can be harnessed and maximized through state of the art recruiting, selection, training, development, succession planning, performance management, compliance, communication, and compensation.
ADP is a comprehensive global provider of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions that unite HR, payroll, talent, time, tax and benefits administration, and a leader in business outsourcing services, analytics and compliance expertise. ADP’s unmatched experience, deep insights, and cutting-edge technology have transformed human resources from a back-office administrative function to a strategic business advantage. For further information on ADP please visit: https://www.adp.com/
Components of the HCM Academy1. The HCM Certificate Program
With the 12-hour certificate program, students fulfill the requirement of a minor. In these courses, students have access to the mylearning@ADP platform, which includes ADP’s online learning modules, that ADP has shared with the College as part of the Academy partnership. Through these courses, students obtain an understanding of how modern organizations successfully manage their investments in human capital.
2. Mentorship program
Academy students are paired with human resource employees in leadership roles from ADP, El Paso Electric, and other partner organizations. Activities undertaken as part of the mentorship include mock interviews, resume reviews, job shadowing, joint attendance at a seminar or conference, informal sessions, and job and internship search support.
3. Professional Development Portfolio
Academy members attend monthly events that include speaker engagements at COBA, corporate site visits, and networking events at ADP
HCM Certificate Requirements
HCM Academy scholars must successfully complete the following certificate program course requirements, including two laboratory courses:
|HCM Certificate Requirements|
|MGMT 3311||Introduction to Human Resource Management (3 hours)|
Human Resource Management Lab (1.5 hours)
Must be taken concurrently with MGMT 3311
|MGMT 4337||Employee Compensation and Benefits (3 hours)|
Employee Compensation and Benefits Lab (1.5 hours)
Must be taken concurrently with MGMT 4337
|MGMT 4315||Staffing and Planning (3 hours)|
The Academy provides invaluable opportunities to go above and beyond coursework to gain experience, make connections, and increase your exposure to HCM systems.
- Quina Marie Sandbergen
Senior Human Resources Business Advisor, ADP
- Offer state-of-the-art training on systems used by leading HCM companies in the world
- Improve the knowledge and skills of UTEP graduates in the HCM area
- Provide opportunities to network and engage with professionals in the field
- Enhance internship opportunities for Academy students and employment opportunities for Academy graduates
All UTEP students, regardless of college or major, may apply to the ADP HCM Academy at UTEP's College of Business Administration.
- The HCM certificate must be declared as part of your minor/certificate requirement.* This can be done with your COBA Academic Advisor.
- A 3.0 GPA is required.
*General Management and HR majors belonging to catalog year fall 2018 and later do not have to declare the certificate as the HCM coursework is included in those degree plans.
How to Apply1. Fill out Application Form
2. Submit the following to Suzanne Ramirez at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Cover letter (1-page maximum)
- One letter of recommendation; must be from a UTEP faculty member
We are here to support you! For all questions related to the Academy and application process as well as for guidance with application materials please contact the Academy manager.