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Certification Prep Course Info & Registration

February 18 - May 12, 2020
Tuesdays, 6 - 9 PM
Bldg. 5, Rm. 232, Cocoa Campus

Save $100 by registering before Jan. 9. 

Early Bird and SHRM Member Fee: $1,135

Save $50 for registrations between Jan. 10 - Feb. 4

Fee: $1,185

Full Fee, Feb. 5 - Feb. 18: $1,235

Refund Policy: Refunds must be requested in writing/email by Feb 12.

2020 SHRM Learning System Course Information

SHRM Books

This intensive 12-week program combines expert instruction with the 2020 SHRM Learning System, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track as you prepare for the exam.  This program will give you full access to the Learning System online resources for 18 months to give you the fullest options of study and choosing your Testing window.

Newly designed, the 2020 SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP features the most up-to-date and relevant study materials available today, including SmartStudy tools, learning modules in print or e-reader formats and extensive multimedia online resources accessible via mobile devices. 

Certification Exam Information: To apply for either the Certified Professional (CP) or Senior Certified Professional (SCP), candidates must have HR experience or a combination of education and experience. Click to review exam eligibility requirements. The course fee includes all course materials but does not cover the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam. Course dates and registration is in the info box on this page and course topics are below.

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 Click to explore SHRM Learning System® Course Topics

HR Behavioral Competencies

Leadership & Navigation
Ethical Practice
Business Acumen
Relationship Management
• Consultation
• Critical Evaluation
• Global & Cultural Effectiveness
• Communication

Knowledge Domain 1: People

Talent Acquisition & Retention
Employee Engagement
• Learning & Development
Total Rewards

Knowledge Domain 2: Organization

Structure of the HR Function
Organizational Effectiveness & Development
Organizational Development Initiatives
• Workforce Management
• Training and Development
Employee Relations
Technology & Data

Knowledge Domain 3: Workforce

HR in the Global Context
Diversity & Inclusion
• Risk Management
Corporate Social Responsibility
Employment Law & Regulations (U.S.only)

Knowledge Domain 4: Strategy

Business & HR Strategy