Define Yourself as an HR Leader With SHRM Certification!

Commit to Your Career

SHRM's global HR credentials, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, offer growth, advancement and recognition. These credentials are based on extensive global research involving employers, academics, and practicing HR professionals at all levels to ensure they maintain an industry-leading level of excellence and relevance in this ever-evolving profession.

By becoming SHRM certified, you prove your knowledge, competency and value to colleagues and to employers looking for a competitive edge in today's global economy. Wherever your career takes you, your SHRM certification will define you as an HR expert and leader.

Ensure you're prepared with our course designed for SHRM credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success.

This intensive 12 week/36 hour program combines expert instruction with the 2018 SHRM Learning System®, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.

Fall 2018 Schedule

Course Investment:
$1299 //SHRM Members $1149


Harrisonburg

Courses held at the JMU Ice House.

August 30 - November 15
Thursdays, 5:45PM - 8:45PM

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Our course includes the 2018 SHRM Learning System.


What Students Are Saying

"I enjoyed getting together with other HR professionals and learning. The SHRM Learning System is excellent in that it covers everything we need to know in HR."

-Previous Student, Human Resources Representative

Additional Information

Certification and Product
SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Eligibility
Testing Windows and Deadlines
Download Certification Handbook
SHRM Learning System
shrmcertification.org

HR Information
SHRM Resources
Become a Member
Events
shrm.org

Have a question or prefer
to speak to a person?

Call us at 540-568-4253
Monday – Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time for live assistance. Or email us at cpdtraining@jmu.edu.

In Partnership with SHRM
Why Enroll in Our Course?

Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the curriculum provided in the 2018 SHRM Learning System is designed by global subject matter experts and covers the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge (SHRM BoCK). Throughout the program HR professionals are encouraged to acquire the Competencies and Knowledge they'll need to effectively perform their jobs and achieve career success. Our course is designed to help you learn and retain the material effectively and efficiently by combining the best exam preparation system with expert instruction and peer discussion. JMU Outreach & Engagement's program offers you a preparation course to help meet your needs and increase your success on the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams.

SHRM Recertification Provider

Benefits To You

You'll benefit from:

  • An experienced, SHRM-certified instructor.
  • The SHRM Learning System, historically ranked the #1 HR certification prep tool.
  • Ability to acquire the knowledge and understand the behavioral competencies to help you prepare for the exam.
  • A structured learning experience that keeps you on track.
  • Opportunities to network and learn from your peers.
  • Eligibility for tuition reimbursement.
  • Earning up to 36 professional development credits (PDCs) if you are attending this program for professional development only.

Benefits To Your Employer

Certification benefits your entire organization:

  • It demonstrates that your HR professionals have mastered the application of HR technical and behavioral competencies.
  • Certification prepares your HR staff to assume greater leadership roles and contribute to the strategic direction of your organization.
  • Exam preparation helps HR professionals bring new ideas to your organization that will help drive success.
  • It helps create a common HR language that optimizes consistency and effectiveness.
  • Certification is relevant worldwide, as exams cover the global SHRM BoCK.
Who Should Enroll In This Course?

Our certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification. Certification is a great choice for HR professionals who want to:

  • Increase their knowledge
  • Advance their skills
  • Earn recognition from the global community

SHRM Certification Eligibility Requirements

Advance your career.
If you're not interested in certification but want to improve your HR skills, this course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development. Participants gain a generalist viewpoint, refresh key ideas and concepts, strengthen their understanding of core behavior and technical competencies and increase productivity in the workplace.

Course Details & Options

Our courses are specifically tailored to meet the needs of adult learners. Courses are taught by SHRM-certified instructors experienced in the HR field. Students will be expected to complete all assigned readings, and activities prior to each class.

ALL COURSE MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED!

Location

Dates and Times

Course Fees

JMU Ice House
Harrisonburg, VA

08/30/18 - 11/15/18
Thursdays
5:45PM - 8:45PM

SHRM members $1149
Non-members $1299



Enroll Now!

SHRM Member Discount Available

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Interested in training your team?

Ask about volume discounts or offering a program at your location. Contact Kai Degner at degnerke@jmu.edu or
540-568-4251.

Study Tools

As an official SHRM Education Partner, we are able to build our course on the SHRM Learning System, giving you access to the most comprehensive, effective and up-to-date exam preparation tools available. The 2018 SHRM Learning System delivers:

  • EFFECTIVE AND PROVEN RESULTS. Candidates who use the SHRM Learning System consistently beat the average exam pass rate.

  • ONE SOURCE FOR KNOWLEDGE AND APPLICATION. All the study tools you need to understand, apply and engage with behavioral competencies and HR knowledge.

  • CURRENT AND RELEVANT CONTENT. The SHRM Learning System has been updated to align with the 2018 SHRM BoCK, the defined standard for knowledge and competencies required of HR professionals around the world.

  • CONVENIENT 24/7 ONLINE ACCESS to your study tools from any mobile device, tablet, or computer. Access each learning module online via the embedded e-reader. You'll be able to navigate quickly and easily from reading a module to completing activities and answering questions to check your progress. If you're looking for uninterrupted access on-the-go, download the modules to your e-reader device.


The SHRM Learning System contains modules of study based on the SHRM BoCK:

MODULE // HR COMPETENCIES

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

MODULE // PEOPLE

  • HR Strategic Planning
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Employee Engagement & Retention
  • Learning & Development
  • Total Rewards 

MODULE // ORGANIZATION

  • Structure of the HR Function
  • Organizational Effectiveness & Development
  • Workforce Management 
  • Employee & Labor Relations 
  • Technology Management 

MODULE // WORKPLACE

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

Classroom Sessions Include:

A high-level review of course material

Interactive discussions and learning activities focused on the practical application of HR competencies and knowledge

Sample assessment questions

Study and test taking tips

Registration Information

Admission Requirements: There are no admission requirements to take this class. Certain criteria must be met for participants applying to take the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.

Program Requirements: In order to successfully complete the course, you must attend at least 10 out of 12 class meetings, complete out-of-class assignments and final exam. You will receive your certificate of achievement that recognizes your completion in the course on the last day of class. This course is approved for 36 professional development recertification credits (3.6 CEUs) if you are attending this program for professional development only.

Registration Deadline: Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.

SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Requirements: To apply for either the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP, candidates must have a combination of education and professional HR experience. For more information, visit SHRMcertification.org.

How To Register

Online: Credit card payments (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express) can only be accepted through online registration.

By Mail: Download, complete and print the registration form and mail with check* payment to:

JMU Outreach & Engagement
127 W Bruce St, MSC 6906
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

In-Person: You may register in-person. We are located on the 3rd floor at the JMU Ice House, 127 West Bruce St, Harrisonburg.

You will receive a registration confirmation via email once your registration has been processed.

If registration deadline is applicable, registrations submitted by mail or in-person must be received in our office no later than the deadline. Registrations received after the deadline may not be accepted. Registration is not final until registration form and payment are received. Spaces may fill prior to receiving mailed registrations therefore, registration is not guaranteed.

*A $50 fee will be assessed for any check returned by the bank.

Waitlist Option:  Space is limited and on a first-come basis. Once the program is full, you will have the option to be added to the waitlist and you will be notified if a space becomes available.

Payment Options

Additional payment options may be available. Visit the payment options page for more information.


For additional information including cancellation and refund policy, see Policies and Notices.

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