SHRM Certification Prep Details

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certification Prep

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Preparation Tools Designed for Success

The 2017 SHRM Learning System delivers the most comprehensive, flexible and effective SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exam preparation. Designed using a proven approach for teaching adult learners, this system helps you understand, apply and engage with behavioral competencies and HR Knowledge. Online learning modules, based on the SHRM BoCK, and interactive study tools, testing your knowledge and decision making skills, are incorporated into the study process. There’s no better way to successfully prepare for the SHRM certification exams.

Learning Modules

Study with learning modules that provide an in-depth exploration of the knowledge domains and behavioral competencies tested on the SHRM exams. The module content is embedded online, available in downloadable e-reader format, and in print.

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
  • U.S. Employment Law & Regulations (U.S. Only)

Online Resources

Assess your current knowledge

  • Complete an online assessment to determine current knowledge and identify areas for improvement.
  • Create a personal SmartStudy plan to identify learning priorities, estimate study time and create a roadmap to success.

Study your way to success

  • Read learning modules based upon the SHRM BoCK online or offline with two flexible options. When you’re online, navigate quickly and easily from reading a module to completing questions and other activities. For offline access, download the e-reader files to your device. 
  • Review Quickstart videos to provide an overview of the foundational elements for each of the HR behavioral competencies.
  • Study Flashcards in online or printed format to reinforce your memory of key terms and concepts.

Apply what you have learned

  • Utilize over 1,500 practice questions to assess your competencies and test your knowledge and understanding.
  • Engage in six “competencies in action” activities that put you in the role of an HR professional who is faced with unique challenges.  Analyze the situation, consider the background information, complete the activities and make your decision! 

Pass your exam with confidence

  • Complete a post-test which mimics the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam format and weighting to build exam day confidence.
  • Review test-taking tips and download the SHRM Certification Handbook.

Product Features

Assessment

  • Online assessment to determine current knowledge and identify areas for improvement.

SmartStudy Planning Tool

  • Create a personal SmartStudy plan to identify priorities, estimate study time and create a roadmap to success.

Quickstarts

  • Eight online videos that provide an overview of the foundational elements for each of the behavioral competencies.
  • Designed to be a starting point to understand the behavioral competencies from an overview level.

Flashcards

  • Nearly 400 hundred flashcards covering all four modules.
  • Available in online and printable formats.

Practice Tests

  • Over 1,500 questions.
  • Knowledge tests for each section within all four modules.
  • Situational judgment tests for each of the four modules.

Competencies in Action:

  • Six engaging activities that put you in the role of an HR professional faced with unique challenges.
  • Analyze the situation, consider the background information, complete the activities and make your decision.
  • Two competencies in action for each competency cluster.

Glossary

  • Comprehensive glossary of terms for easy reference.
  • Available online or while reading the materials.

Resource Center

  • Additional resources including index for learning modules, summary of key formulas, summary of laws and a summary of legal cases.
  • Flashcards, available in online or printed format.
  • Related Links to key HR information such as certification and additional resources.
  • Feedback forum for evaluation and suggestions.
  • HR Updates with legislative changes and new HR developments.

Post Tests

  • Tests are weighted and balanced based on SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exams.
  • Multiple choice knowledge questions and situational judgment scenarios with 2-4 related questions.
  • Includes strike through, mark and review and time limits, consistent with the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exams.