Professional Human Resource Management

Recognized by SHRM as the leading school in the country to offer the SHRM Learning System® Certification Prep Course.

Villanova University can help you achieve your goal of HR certification. The Professional Human Resource Management program is an intensive, 13-week program that combines expert instruction with the latest test-prep materials for students to successfully pass the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam. Students will learn faster, retain more knowledge, and stay on track with Villanova’s region-renowned instructors and online test-prep resources. The Professional Human Resource Management certificate is offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest HR membership organization

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Course Fees & Schedule

$1,395.00 - SHRM National Member
$1,495.00 - Non-Members 

Fee includes the SHRM Learning System®, access to online multimedia resources and a review session at the Villanova Conference Center scheduled for Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 8:30am to 12:00noon. Continental Breakfast included from 8:30am – 9:00am!

 

Spring 2016 Locations

Course Location:

Course Dates:

Villanova University
800 E. Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

Thursday Evenings: February 25 – May 19,                                    2016

Saturdays: March 5, 19, April 2, 16, 30 & May                  7, 2016

Course Location:

Course Dates:

Center City:
Towers Watson
Centre Square East
1500 Market Street, 26th Floor
Philadelphia, PA

Wednesdays: February 17 – May 11, 2016

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

 

Northeast Philadelphia:
American Heritage Federal Credit Union
2068 Red Lion Road
Philadelphia, PA 19115
 

Class at this location cancelled for Spring 2016 

Thursdays: February 18– May 12, 2016

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Central Pennsylvania:
Mechanicsburg
Brown & Brown of Pennsylvania - Alpha Benefits Group
2 Market Plaza Way Suite 2
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
(717) 766-3711

Class at this location cancelled for Spring 2016 

Mondays: February 22– May 16, 2016

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Chester County:
Malvern
CPI (Crane Payment Innovations)
3222 Phoenixville Pike, Suite 200
Malvern, PA 19355

Tuesdays: February 16– May 10, 2016

6:15- 9:15 p.m.

Delaware:
Newark
JPMorgan Chase
4041 Ogletown Stanton Rd
Newark, DE 19713

Wednesdays: February 24 – May 18, 2016

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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Please join us for a free webinar!
Villanova University/SHRM Certification Information Session

Description
We hope you can spend an hour of your time as we share information about the new SHRM Certifications, the SHRM Learning System, benefits of taking Villanova University’s cert-prep course, how to register and give an opportunity for you to ask questions.

Date: Wednesday – January 27, 2016
Time: 2:00pm Central Time (3:00pm Eastern Standard Time).

Speaker(s) to host the webinar are: 

James S. Kane, Jr. M.S., SHRM-SCP
Director of Continuing Studies, Villanova University College of Professional Studies

Elizabeth Moore, SHRM-SCP
Project Manager, Holmes Corporation

Classes begin February 15th, and our Center City and Villanova locations are filling fast! We also offer classes in Malvern and Newark (DE).

 

What is the SHRM-CP?

The SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) is for HR professionals who implement policies and strategies within their organization and serve as a point of contact for staff and stakeholders. Individuals who deliver HR services and perform operations HR functions are best suited to take the SHRM-CP exam.

What is the SHRM-SCP?

The SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) is designed for senior HR professionals who lead the HR function within their organization, analyze performance metrics, and align HR strategies to organizational goals.

For more information about certification criteria please refer to the Certification Eligibility chart.

SHRM Learning System

About the Program

Offered in partnership with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), this 13-week certification program is intended for HR professionals seeking certification as a SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. Designed by global subject matter experts, students have access to the best resources covering the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge (SHRM BoCK). In addition to in-class instruction, students will receive access to an online test-prep tool that includes access to a class pre-test, post-test, chapter exams, and printable vocabulary flash cards. This hybrid learning system that includes in-class and online opportunities for learning is proven to help students apply theories, reinforce concepts, evaluate their knowledge, and monitor their growth throughout the course.

This course is designed for HR professionals seeking certification as a SHRM Certified Professional (DSHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). Please refer to the ‘Certification Eligibility’ chart to find out if you’re ready to sit for the exam.

Why Enroll in This Course?

  • Learn the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge (SHRM BoCK) with our experienced and certified SHRM-SCP instructors.
  • Prepare for class and the exam with the Learning System, included in the tuition. This interactive study program includes printed study materials, online quizzes, flashcards and more.
  • After the first class, students have access to the online tool for 18 months, keeping them on track until exam time.
  • Students who are already certified earn 36 re-certification hours.

Advancing your career. For those not seeking certification, the SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP/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.

Certification Eligibility

Credential

Less than a Bachelor’s Degree

Bachelor’s Degree
Graduate Degree

HR-Related Degree

Non-HR Degree

HR-Related Degree

Non-HR Degree

HR –Related Degree

Non-HR Degree

SHRM-CP

3 years in HR role

4 years in HR role

1 year in HR role

2 years in HR role

Currently in HR role

1 years in HR Role

SHRM-SCP

6 years in HR role

7 years in HR role

4 years in HR role

5 years in HR role

3 years in HR Role

4 years in HR role

For more information about eligibility click here: http://www.shrm.org/india/certification/eligibilitycriteria/pages/default.aspx

Course Curriculum

Included in your course registration fees, you will receive The SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP. This premium quality program combines comprehensive printed reading materials with interactive online study materials to expand, apply, and solidify your knowledge to pass the SHRM exam.

Comprehensive Reading Materials

  • 4 printed books, containing more than 700+ pages of content, provide an in-depth exploration of the 4 knowledge domains tested on the SHRM exam.
  • A glossary of key HR terminology included at the end of each chapter.
  • Progress check questions are included at the end of each chapter to help students check their understanding and retention of topics.
  • Topics are presented in a concise, easy-to-understand format to cover the SHRM examination expectations.

Interactive Online Study Tool

Participants have access to interactive online study tools for 18 months. These tools provide participants with an opportunity to apply and reinforce concepts, evaluate their knowledge, and monitor their growth throughout the course. Over 900 practice questions are included in the following online tools:

  • Pre-test: Evaluate initial knowledge to identify areas of strength and weakness.
  • Chapter Quizzes: Test comprehension, retention, and ability to apply concepts.
  • Flashcards: Review important key terms and definitions.
  • Post-test: Gauge knowledge gained and areas that require further study.
  • Progress Reports: Track your activities and scores.
  • Resource Center: Access helpful test-taking tips, SHRM exam resources, feedback links, and more.

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SHRM Philadelphia Town Hall @ VU

SHRM President at Villanova
SHRM President and CEO, Hank Jackson, is pictured speaking at Villanova University in October, 2014 at the SHRM Town Hall held on campus!