Human Resource Management

Earning your credentials as a PHR (Professional in Human Resources) or SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) makes you a recognized expert in the HR field.


Why Earn Your PHR/SPHR Certification?

This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, showcasing your knowledge and skills. It makes you a more valuable asset, keeping you and your organization more competitive in today's economy.

Credentials Represent HR Expertise:

  • Demonstrate your long-term commitment to the HR profession.
  • Further your education to benefit yourself and your organization.
  • Master the PHR/SPHR body of knowledge.
  • Develop your skills to improve your efficiency.
  • Expand your outlook on the HR field and bring new ideas to your workplace.
  • Keep up with HR developments including the latest legislative changes.
  • Help your organization avoid risk by ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Be eligible for new positions at organizations that require certification.
  • Discover additional opportunities for career advancement.
  • Boost your confidence with worldwide recognition as an HR expert.

About The HR Certification Institute

The HR Certification Institute (HRCI), established in 1976, is an internationally recognized certifying organization for the human resource profession. Today, more than 120,000 HR professionals worldwide proudly maintain the HR Certification Institute’s credentials as a mark of high professional distinction. The HR Certification Institute is a global leader in developing rigorous exams to demonstrate mastery and real-world application of forward-thinking HR practices, policies and principles.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession.


SHRM Essentials of Human Resource Management

This is a content-rich introductory course that covers human resource issues from employment law to performance management. This is an excellent learning opportunity for those exploring HR as a career field, entry-level HR professionals, supervisors at all levels of the organization and line managers who have HR responsibilities.

Participants will:

  • Gain an understanding of compensation systems
  • Improve employee recruitment and selection
  • Learn performance management concepts
  • Review and interpret employment law
  • Examine several training methods and the means of determining training success.

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SHRM Certification in Human Resource Management Prep Course

This prep course is designed primarily for individuals seeking a Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®) certification.

This intensive program conbines expert instruction with the SHRM Learning System®, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track as you prepare for the exam. The 2013 SHRM Learning System is filled with new features, including innovative SmartStudy tools that help streamline your study time and build confidence for passing the certification exam. Visit the Society for Human Resource Management for more information.

The SHRM Learning System includes six modules covering the entire HR Certification Instistue body of knowledge so you'll learn everything you need for the PHR® or SPHR® exam. Modules were updated to reflect the new HR practice and legislation in the HR certification Institute's body of knowledge.

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  • Workforce Planning and Employment
  • Human Resource Development
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Risk Management

Who should attend?

  • Human Resource professsionals planning to take the PHR® or SPHR® certification exams
  • PHR® certified professionals seeking to "upgrade" their certification to SPHR®
  • PHR®, SPHR®, and GPHR professional can earn 36 hours toward recertification if already certifiied and using the SHRM Learning system for professional development)
  • HR practitioners seeking professional development to advance their careers
  • Expreienced managers who are new to the HR field
  • Other mid-level managers pursuing a career change or promotion