Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certification Prep

Human Resources Certification Preparation 2012 SHRM LEARNING SYSTEM®

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The Human resources certification preparation featuring the SHRM Learning System® Course is an intensive 12-week program designed primarily for individuals seeking certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®).

SHRM classes are convenient for people living and working in or near Los Angeles, Torrance, Long Beach, Carson, Compton, El Segundo, Palos Verdes, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, San Pedro, Hawthorne, Gardena, Lakewood, Paramount, Bellflower, Downey, Inglewood and other parts of the South Bay and Southern California.

What You Will Learn
We offer this program in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The curriculum, designed by subject matter experts, covers thePHR/SPHR Body of Knowledge and includes application exercises that develop specific competencies and decision-making skills. As a certification preparation program, it consistently beats the national pass rate.

By attending our course, you will develop new knowledge and skills that will improve your workplace effectiveness immediately. By enrolling in our classroom based format, you also get the added benefit of
• A structured classroom environment that enhances learning and helps you stay on track
• An experienced instructor to explain concepts and apply them to your industry
• Opportunities to network and share real-world experiences with other HR professionals
• Minimizing travel and maximizing employer tuition assistance
There’s never been a better time to pursue your PHR or SPHR designation. With our
blended approach, you’ll learn from printed workbooks, software, online tools and a
dynamic classroom experience.

Who Should Attend
The course is designed for managers and staff in general management or human resource management positions:
• HR professionals planning to take the PHR or SPHR certification exam
• PHR professionals seeking to “upgrade” their certification to SPHR
• Certified HR professionals needing credits for PHR/SPHR recertification
• HR practitioners seeking professional development to advance their careers
• Experienced managers who are new to the HR field
• Other mid-level managers pursuing a career change or promotion
• Individuals needing recertification credits

• Group discounts available! If you have a group of 15 or more, contact Babette Wald at 310-243-3730 to arrange a course for your group.

Special Features
The SHRM Learning System offers a variety of study features that reinforce concepts
and help students prepare for the certification exam:
• Periodic online updates cover significant changes in legislation and HR policies
• Comprehensive bank of test questions – more than 1,600 in all
• Practice tests that are formatted to mimic the current exam experience
• An interactive case study featuring real-life scenarios to text students’ ability to
apply concepts learned throughout the course
• SPHR Preparation Book to help students take a more strategic approach,
applying information across functional areas
• Access to the SHRM Learning System Resource Center, featuring HR updates,
Webcasts, test-taking tips,and related links.

If you’ve been planning to earn your Professional Human Resources (PHR®) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®) designation, now is the time to enroll in our updated and expanded exam preparation course based on the SHRM Learning System.

Certification Information
Please note that to earn either the PHR or SPHR designation candidates are required to
have at least two years of exempt-level experience in the HR field.


Program Description
The six learning modules cover
full array of HR topics. The
SHRM Learning System course provides an in-depth study of
key areas in human resource management. Course materials include six extensive print modules that correspond to the six functional areas, responsibilities, and associated knowledge defined by HRCI:

• Strategic Management
Includes the role of HR in organizations, the strategic planning process, assessing the internal environment, scanning the external environment, evaluating HR’s strategic contributions, ethical issues affecting organizations, and HR and the legislative and regulatory environment.

• Workforce Planning and Employment
Covers key legislation affecting employee rights, privacy and consumer protection, EEO/Affirmative Action, gender discrimination and harassment, organizational staffing requirements, job analysis and documentation, recruitment, flexible staffing, selection and retention, organizational exit, and employee records management.

• Human Resource Development
Examines key legislation, HRD and the organization, organizational development initiatives, adult learning and motivation, training and development, talent management, developing leaders, and performance management.

• Total Rewards
Includes key compensation legislation, total rewards and the strategic focus of the organization, compensation structure, compensation systems, introduction to benefit programs and key benefits legislation, government-mandated benefits, deferred compensation plans, health-care benefits, other nonstatutory benefits, compensation and benefits for international employees, and evaluating the total rewards system and communicating it to employees.

• Employee and Labor Relations
Covers laws affecting employee and labor relations, employee relations and organizational
culture, employee involvement strategies, measuring employee attitudes, policies, procedures,
and work rules, discipline and complaint resolution, labor relations legislation and union
organizing, unfair labor practices, collective bargaining, and strikes and secondary boycotts.

• Risk Management
Examines organizational risk, key legislation, safety, health, security, and privacy.

It’s $1199 if you register early and $1249 after the early registration date for the course. Ths course includes the SHRM Learning System ® print modules, online learning software, access to the online Resource Center, instructor handouts, and 36 of classroom instruction.You may qualify for tuition reimbursement from your employer.

Christine Becker.
SPHR, Regional Human Resources Manager, Pelican Products.

The SHRM Advantage
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. The Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 225,000 members in over 125 countries, and more than 575 affiliated chapters. Visit

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Professional Links

Human Resources:
National Human Resources Association

Society for Human Resource Management

Human Resource Consultants Association

National Association of Asain American Professionals

Northern California Human Resources Association

Professionals in Human Resources Association


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