Walsh College

Human Resources Certification

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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 Walsh College’s Exam Prep designed for SHRM-CP® and SHRM-SCP® credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success.

This intensive 10-week program combines expert instruction with the SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP® and SHRM-SCP®, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge, and stay on track for success on the exam.

The SHRM-CP and SCP Exam Prep course is offered twice a year. The winter/spring session is held at the Troy Campus.  The fall/winter session is held at the Novi campus.  Class meets once a week on Wednesday from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.  The course cost is $1,495.00.  Early bird, SHRM member and Walsh alumni discounts are available. Join the email list to the right to receive notification of registration availability.  The next course will begin mid-September 2017.  Dates to be announced.  

Why Enroll in This Course?

Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the curriculum is designed by global subject matter experts and covers the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™) which encourages HR professionals 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.

As part of your course, you will receive the 2017 SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP® and SHRM-SCP®. Comprised of comprehensive learning modules in print and e-reader formats, and advanced online resources, these study materials streamline study time, accelerate learning and build confidence for passing the SHRM-CP® and SHRM-SCP® exam.

Benefits of attending Walsh College:

• Small class sizes.
• Experienced, certified, instructors who are working professionals in the HR field.
• The SHRM Learning System is historically ranked as the #1 HR certification prep tool.
• Gives you the ability to acquire the knowledge and understand the behavioral competencies to help you prepare for the exam.
• It is a structured learning experience that keeps you on track.
• Allows for opportunities to network and learn from your peers.
• If you don’t pass the exam, sit in the class again at no charge.  We’re committed to your success!
   (any cost associated with SHRM Learning System module updates are the responsibility of the student)

Benefits To Your Employer:

• 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 new 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

Eligibility Requirements

To earn your SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® you must meet specific educational and work experience criteria at the time you submit your application in order to be eligible to sit for the exam. For details on these requirements, visit www.shrmcertification.org/eligibility

Advancing your career For those not seeking certification, the SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP® and SHRM-SCP® 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 HR competencies, and increase productivity.

Course Topics

The SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP® and SHRM-SCP® includes five modules covering the comprehensive SHRM BoCK™ so you’ll learn everything you need for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® exam.

 • HR Competencies
    o Leadership & Navigation
    o Ethical Practice
    o Business Acumen
    o Consultation
    o Critical Evaluation
    o Relationship Management
    o Global & Cultural Effectiveness
    o Communication
• People
    o HR Strategic Planning
    o Talent Acquisition
    o Employee Engagement & Retention
    o Learning & Development
    o Total Rewards
• Organization
    o Structure of the HR Function
    o Organizational Effectiveness & Development
    o Workforce Management
    o Employee & Labor Relations
    o Technology Management
• Workplace
    o HR in the Global Context
    o Diversity & Inclusion
    o Risk Management
    o Corporate Social Responsibility
    o Employment Law & Regulations (U.S. only)

Registration Details

Online: Walsh College accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover.  Click here to register

Fax: Download, print and complete this form (Professional Development registration), and fax to 248-823-1045. A Walsh College representative will call you to get credit card information.

Mail: Download, print and complete this form (Professional Development registration) and mail with payment to: Walsh College, P.O. Box 7005, Troy, MI 48007, Attn: Professional Development  

Cancellation policy:  Student must officially withdraw from the program in writing. Full refund up until 7 days before the start of class. No refund if student withdraws within 7 days of the start of class. Email crush@walshcollege.edu for official withdrawal form.

Program Requirements: There are no admission requirements to take this program, however certain criteria must be met for participants taking the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.  See below. 

SHRM-CP® and 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


Other resources:
• Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM): shrm.org
• SHRM Certification: SHRMcertification.org

How Employers Benefit from SHRM Certification - 2017