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2015 SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-C™ and SHRM™ Certification Preparation Course

The new SHRM certification recognizes that HR professionals are at the core of leading organizational success.  It is built upon one singular body of knowledge designed to elevate the HR profession around the world.  It ensures that the HR professional possesses the relevant HR knowledge required for today's workplace, but it goes one step further.  The SHRM certification tests the HR professional's competencies - the ability to put knowledge to work through critical thinking and application


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SHRM conducted an intensive research study to define, in addition to competencies, the body of knowledge that is relevant to today's global HR professional.  As a result of this extensive research, HR knowledge has been grouped by common themes into four knowledge domains.

People:

Talent Acquisition & Retention; Employee Engagement; Learning & Development; and Total Rewards

Organization

Structure of the HR Function; Organizational Effectiveness & Development; Workforce management; Employee Relations; and Technology & Data

Workplace

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

Strategy

Business & HR Strategy

Competencies

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To further define how HR professionals apply HR knowledge, skills, and abilities, the following competencies have been identified:

HR Expertise - the ability to apply the principles and practices of HR management to contribute to the success of the business.

Relationship Management - the ability to manage interactions to provide service and support the organization.

Consultation - The ability to provide guidance to organizational stakeholders.

Leadership & Navigation - The ability to direct and contribute to initiatives and processes within the organizations.

Communication - The ability to effectively exchange with stakeholders.

Global & Cultural Effectiveness - The ability to value and consider the perspectives and backgrounds of all parties.

Ethical Practice - The ability to support and uphold the values of the organization while mitigating risk.

Business Acumen - The ability to understand and apply information to contribute to the organization's strategic plan.

Critical Evaluation - The ability to interpret information to make business decisions and recommendation.

Benefits of the Learning System Program

By attending our review course, you'll benefit from:

  • An experienced, certified instructor;
  • The SHRM Learning System, historically ranked the #1 HR certification prep tool
  • A structured learning experience that keeps you on track
  • Opportunities to network and learn from your peers;
  • Tuition reimbursement (check with your company) and up to 36 professional development credits (PDCs)

Eligibility Requirements

The requirements have changed for certification, minimizing barriers to participation; the new exam is affordable, making certification attainable my more professionals. 

For any other questions of general information about the new HRM Certification credentials, please visit SHRMCertification.org.

Spring 2015 Fee and Class Schedule

SHRM Certification Review Course

Dates: Thursday, February 12 - May 7 (one week extra as a snow date, if needed)

Times: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Cost: $1,195 (includes books and program materials)

Location: Choose either Penn State Berks or Penn State Harrisburg
This course will be video broadcast between the two campuses.  The instructor will alternate teaching sites. Be sure to register at the campus of your choice and no later than February 6 to ensure books for the first night of class. Late registrations may have to wait for a second shipment of materials.

Tuition reimbursement:

Check with your employer to determine if you are eligible for employer tuition reimbursement.


On-line registration will be available shortly.  Questions, please contact Elaine Berish at 610-396-6230 or email at emb1@psu.edu

 

Penn State Berks
Continuing Education
P.O. Box 7009
Tulpehocken Road
Reading, PA 19610
610-396-6220
OR

1-800-BERKS-CE

 

 

 

 

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