How to Create an Employee Handbook

1 Credits: Personnel/Human Resources


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How to Create an Employee Handbook

Course Level
CPE Credits

1 Credits: Personnel/Human Resources

Course Description

The employee handbook is an important foundational document for many organizations. In the How to Create an Employee Handbook course, we discuss how to structure such a document, and itemize every possible policy that might be contained within it. For each policy, we list the key concepts, so that you can write your own text for the handbook. This is the essential tool for creating an employee handbook.

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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the structural issues associated with writing an employee handbook.
  • Recall the various types of policies that can be included in an employee handbook, and the contents of each one.
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Course Specifics

Course ID
Revision Date
May 20, 2024

There are no prerequisites.

Advanced Preparation


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Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

CFP Notice: Not all courses that qualify for CFP® credit are registered by Western CPE. If a course does not have a CFP registration number in the compliance section, the continuing education will need to be individually reported with the CFP Board. For more information on the reporting process, required documentation, processing fee, etc., contact the CFP Board. CFP Professionals must take each course in it’s entirety, the CFP Board DOES NOT accept partial credits for courses.

Meet The Experts

Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 300 business books and courses. He provides Western CPE with self-study courses in the areas of accounting and finance, with an emphasis on the practical application of accounting standards and management techniques. A sampling of his courses include the The New Controller Guidebook, The GAAP Guidebook, Accountants’ Guidebook, and Closing the Books: An Accountant’s Guide. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast. Steven has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and …