Professional Human Resource Management


Villanova University offers a 13 week course utilizing the NEW  SHRM Learning System®. This course is offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest HR membership organization devoted to human resource management. Villanova University is a leader in providing quality Human Resource educaion programs preparing professionals for certification.



Course Fees & Schedule

$1,395.00 - SHRM National Members 

$1,495.00 - Non-Members 

Fee includes the SHRM Learning System® and access to online multimedia resources! 

Special pricing for corporate on-site programs - contact the College of Professional Studies at 610.519.4310 for more information on how Villanova can bring the SHRM Learning System to your organization.


Spring 2016

Course Location:

Course Dates:

Villanova University
800 E. Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

Thursdays: February 25 – May 19, 2016

Saturdays: If interested, contact the program coordinator at 610.519.4310

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

Thursdays: February 18– May 12, 2016

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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

Mondays: February 22– May 16, 2016

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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

Tuesdays: February 16– May 10, 2016

6:15- 9:15 p.m.

JPMorgan Chase
4041 Ogletown Stanton Rd
Newark, DE 19713

Wednesdays: February 24 – May 18, 2016

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

SHRM Learning System

About the Program

Our course is based on the NEW 2015 SHRM Learning System® for SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). Comprised of comprehensive learning modules teaching the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™), and advanced online multimedia resources, these study materials streamline study time, accelerate learning and build confidence for passing the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam.

Certification is a great choice for HR professionals who want to:

  • Increase their knowledge
  • Advance their skills
  • Earn recognition from the global community

By attending our course, you’ll benefit from:

  • An experienced, certified instructor
  • The SHRM Learning System, historically ranked the #1 HR certification prep tool
  • A structured learning experience that keeps you on track
  • Opportunities to network and learn from your peers
  • Tuition reimbursement and up to 36 professional development credits (PDCs)

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.

Villanova University is a national leader in providing the SHRM Learning System course within an instructor-led and online environment, offering the program in full partnership with SHRM. In June 2014 the Society of Human Resource Management recognized Villanova as the leading school in the country offering the 2014 SHRM Learning System® Certification Preparation Course.

Course Curriculum

The SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP includes five modules covering the comprehensive SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™) so you’ll learn everything you need to be prepared for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.

HR Competencies
  • Leadership & Navigation
  • Ethical Practice
  • Business Acumen
  • Relationship Management
  • Consultation
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Global & Cultural Effectiveness
  • Communication


  • Talent Acquisition & Retention
  • Employee Engagement
  • Learning & Development
  • Total Rewards
  • Structure of the HR Function
  • Organizational Effectiveness & Development
  • Workforce Management
  • Employee Relations
  • Technology & Data


  • HR in the Global Context
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Risk Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Employment Law & Regulations (U.S. only)


  • Business & HR Strategy


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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!