SHRM Certification Exam Prep

This exam review helps you prepare for the Society for Human Resources Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certifications. Using the 2019 SHRM Learning System, content is delivered in a convenient model that blends two in-class sessions with eight instructor-led webinars. Our pass rates regularly exceed national rates!

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SHRM Certification Exam Prep

Overview

This exam review helps you prepare for the Society for Human Resources Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certifications. Using the 2019 SHRM Learning System, content is delivered in a convenient model that blends two in-class sessions with eight instructor-led webinars. Our pass rates regularly exceed national rates!

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At University Park

10-day Course

Fee$ 1,299

StartMar 23, 2019

EndMay 18, 2019

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Customization of this program or unique custom learning solutions also available!

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Who Should Attend

SHRM LogoThe SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) is for HR professionals who are engaged in implementing policies and strategies, serving as the point of contact for staff and stakeholders, delivering HR services, and performing operational HR functions.

The SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) is for HR professionals who are engaged in developing strategies, leading the HR function, fostering influence in the community, analyzing performance metrics, and aligning HR strategies to organizational goals.

Members of local SHRM chapters receive a $100 discount.

Program Benefits

  • Improve your ability to:
    • Obtain a generalist viewpoint of HR
    • Strengthen understanding of core behavioral and technical competencies
    • Refresh key ideas and concepts and increase productivity and effectiveness
    • Assume a greater leadership role and advance the organization's strategic direction
    • Earn recognition from the HR community in the attainment of the credential that reflects the very best in HR knowledge and practice
    • Advance your career! Postings for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP jobs have grown by 88% in the last year

Program Content

The curriculum is designed by global subject matter experts and covers the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™).

  • HR Competencies
    • Leadership and Navigation
    • Ethical Practice
    • Consultation
    • Critical Evaluation
    • Relationship Management
    • Global and Cultural Effectiveness
    • Communication
  • People
    • HR Strategic Planning
    • Talent Acquisition
    • Employee Engagement and Retention
    • Learning and Development
  • Organization
    • Structure of the HR Function
    • Organization Effectiveness and Development
    • Workforce Management
    • Employee and Labor Relations
    • Technology Management
  • Workplace
    • HR in the Global Context
    • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Risk Management
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Employment Law and Regulations (ISM)

Value For You and Your Organization

This course will make you a more valuable HR professional with the ability to conceive of and implement plans and policies to maximize the HR function’s contribution to organizational success.

SHRM is universally recognized as a leading advocate for HR professionals. SHRM Certification is the driving force behind effective business outcomes and talent management for HR professionals across industry sectors and organizations of all sizes.

Penn State Executive Programs is recognized by SHRM to offer 36 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP Eligibility Chart
Credential Less than a Bachelor's Degree* Bachelor's Degree Graduate Degree
HR-Related Program Non-HR Program HR-Related Degree Non-HR Degree HR-Related Degree Non-HR Degree
SHRM-CP 3 years in HR role 4 years in HR role 1 year in HR role 2 years in HR role Currently in HR role 1 year in HR role
SHRM-SCP 6 years in HR role 7 years in HR role 4 years in HR role 5 years in HR role 3 years in HR role 4 years in HR role

*Less than a bachelor's degree includes: working toward a bachelor's degree; associate's degree; some college; qualifying HR Certificate program; high school diploma; or GED.

The Executive Programs Short Course Experience

All of our transformational learning experiences provide the right environment for you to quickly develop and apply new capabilities.

Pre-work

You'll have access to a personal learning portal where you will obtain pre-program assignments, travel support, and a list of fellow participants. Pre-work prepares you to immediately engage in content and learning when you arrive on campus.

Practical Content

Our learning experiences pair practical action learning and coaching with new knowledge, tools, and perspectives. We'll explore current, real-world examples of how organizations around the globe address critical challenges and how it may relate to yours.

Led by Experts

Plug into our network of thought leaders. Our award-winning teachers, researchers, consultants, and practitioners understand today's leaders and the critical challenges they face. They will work with you to offer guidance before, during, and after each program.

Peer Networking

You'll learn as much from your peer cohort as you do from the instructors! The value of different perspectives coming from different organizations and their challenges are immeasurable.

Faculty

Expert executive faculty who have led significant change within the private and public sectors will provide models and frameworks to help you transform vision into and action plan for results.

Additional Details

Our Learning Solutions Associate will be happy to hold a seat for you in this program. A reservation does not commit you to the program until you submit the registration form online.

Questions? Please call 800-311-6364 or 814-865-3435

  • 20% Off Course Registration Fees
    • Active Military Personnel
    • Penn State Alumni
    • Teams of three or more attending this program from one company.

After you register, you will receive an email including information on accessing your personal learning portal where you will obtain your pre-program assignments, travel coordination and support, and a list of program faculty and fellow participants also registered for the program.

Pre-work prepares you to immediately engage in content and learning when you arrive on campus.

Penn State University Park campus is located in State College, Pa. and is served by the University Park Airport (SCE).

For our guests in the meals and lodging plan, we will arrange shuttle service to and from the airport located five miles from campus, and you will be staying at either the Nittany Lion Inn or The Penn Stater. Once you've arrived on campus, all activities will be within a short walking distance. Parking is available and included for those driving.

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Transfers, Refunds, Withdrawals

If an accepted Penn State Executive Programs applicant finds it necessary to transfer to another session of the same program, one transfer will be allowed with no charge if arranged more than six (6) weeks prior. Additional transfers, transfers to a different program, or transfers arranged less than six (6) weeks prior incur a charge of 10% of the current program fee.

The sponsoring company may identify a replacement, but the replacement candidate must be accepted for the program through an admissions review.

  • The following refunds will apply for withdraws if Penn State Executive Programs is notified in writing within the time period stated:
    • Full refund with notification received more than six (6) weeks prior to start of the program
    • 50% refund with notification received between two (2) and six (6) weeks before the start of the program.
    • No refund with notification received two (2) weeks or less prior to the start of program.

Note: The registered participant or their agent must confirm all notification of withdrawals, transfers and substitutions in writing. If written notification is not received, the full program fee will be assessed.

Cancellations

The University may cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any other related charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges by airlines or travel agencies. In the case of postponement, as an alternative to a refund, program fees may be transferred to another session of that program.

If you have any questions or concerns about our cancellation policy, please contact us to discuss further.