PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation
Led by qualified and certified HR instructors, our intensive PHR/SPHR preparation seminars, combined with the SHRM Learning System for PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation—the #1 PHR and SPHR certification preparation tool that consistently helps professionals beat the national pass rate, present a comprehensive and detailed review of the current PHR/SPHR body of knowledge. By attending, you will be able to identify areas of strength and build on them. You will also see where you need further concentrated study in preparation for taking either certification exam.
Utilizing your SHRM Learning System before the course begins will prepare you to gain the greatest benefits from attending. These certification preparation seminars should not be considered your only preparation, it is a very valuable step which will help you focus your study efforts to maximize your results.
Benefits & Features
- Outside-the-classroom assignments consisting of sample test questions and periodic progress checks help reinforce classroom sessions so you can be confident of your breadth of knowledge.
- The virtual seminar delivery option allows real time Q&A chats between participants, providing a dynamic virtual classroom experience. And all classes are recorded in their entirety so you can view at your own convenience.
- The post-test includes features similar to the HR Certification Institute exam: scored questions, strike-through feature, timed questions, mark and review. Be more prepared for the certification exams with over 1,400 questions to test your knowledge.
Program fee includes a copy of the 2014 SHRM Learning System for PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation.
In-Person & Virtual Seminar Schedule
In-Person & Virtual Seminar Schedules
THREE-DAY IN-PERSON PROGRAM
Each Day: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
VIRTUAL SEVEN-WEEK PROGRAM
Tuesday & Thursday: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
VIRTUAL FIVE-WEEK PROGRAM
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
2014 Winter PHR/SPHR Exam Window
Exam Dates: December 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015
Applications Accepted: October 17
Late Application Deadline: November 14
Please note: Registration for all PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation Seminars closes November 30, 2014.
This program is not a substitute for the certification examination. If you wish to take the PHR or SPHR examination, you must complete a separate application form available through the HR Certification Institute.
Note: To ensure that you receive your copy of the SHRM Learning System before attending the class, SHRM must process your registration at least two weeks in advance of your program date. You will receive the materials approximately within a week of registering for the course. If you register a week or less before the course start date you will receive your copy on-site. Please bring the confirmation you receive via e-mail to the program with you.
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**These are Seminar prices and do not apply to the courses offered at SHRM conferences.
Transfers and Cancellation
Transfers are permitted one time only within the calendar year. Transfer requests must be submitted in writing via e-mail or fax, no later than 10 business days before the program start date. You may transfer into another program that will be held before December 31, 2014. If you are unable to attend the program to which you transfer, you may send a replacement. If you are unable to send a replacement, you forfeit your registration fee. All transfers must be made in writing using our online form or can be faxed to +1.703.535.6490.
All cancellations must be in writing using our online form or can be faxed to +1.703.535.6490. Should the program be cancelled, SHRM is not responsible for any penalty incurred by purchasing a nonrefundable airline ticket or related travel/personal costs. Confirmed registrants may cancel and receive a full refund minus a $250 administrative fee up to 10 business days before the program. If you find that you are unable to attend and it is less than 10 business days before the program start date, you may send a replacement to attend in your place. If you are unable to send a replacement, you forfeit your registration fee.
Participants who cancel their registration for any PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation (3 days), the GPHR Certification Preparation (3 days), the California Certification Preparation (2 days), the Virtual Certification Preparation (6–7 weeks) or the Virtual Essentials of HR Management (4 weeks) programs should follow the same guidelines above, except you will have to return the SHRM Learning System for PHR/SPHR, SHRM Learning System for GPHR, SHRM California Learning System, or SHRM Essentials of HR Management unopened; otherwise, you will be charged the purchase price of $695 SHRM Member/$870 Nonmember for the SHRM Learning System for PHR/SPHR or SHRM Learning System for GPHR; the purchase price of $265 for SHRM Member/$295 Nonmember for the SHRM California Learning System; or the purchase price of $330 SHRM Member/$395 Nonmember for the SHRM Essentials of HR Management. Your refund will be equal to the registration fee, minus the applicable cost of the tools, minus a $250 administrative fee.