Establish yourself as a globally–recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®). Ensure you're prepared with our Human Resources Management Certificate designed for SHRM credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success.

This intensive 40 hour program combines expert instruction with the 2020 SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.


Format: Classroom or Online

Hours: 40

Credits: 4.0 CEUs

Cost: $1,699 w/ materials


The SHRM Learning System modules provide an in-depth exploration of the knowledge domains and behavioral competencies tested on the SHRM exams and what is needed to grow and succeed in HR careers. These four modules are:

HR Competencies

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


  • HR Strategic Planning
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Employee Engagement & Retention
  • Learning & Development
  • Total Rewards


  • Structure of the HR Function
  • Organizational Effectiveness & Development
  • Workforce Management
  • Employee & Labor Relations
  • Technology Management


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

Who Should Attend?

Our certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP and 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
  • For those not seeking certification, the SHRM Learning System for the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development.
  • Current SHRM credential-holders can earn up to 38.5 professional development credits (PDCs).

Course Information

Course Date Info: 

Online Fall Session 2020 – Register Now
Instructor-led, online sessions every other Saturday and Thursday
August 29, September 3, 12, 17, 26, October 1, 10, 15, 24, 29, November 7, 12, 21, 2020
Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. - noon (ends at 12:30 p.m. the first two Saturdays)
Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Classroom Fall Session 2020 – Register Now - Waiting List
University of Georgia Gwinnett Campus
August 26, September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18, 2020
Every Wednesday for 13 Weeks
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (ends at 9:30 p.m. the first two Wednesdays)

COVID-19 Impact and Update

The University of Georgia’s primary commitment is the health and safety of faculty, staff, and students. Currently, the University of Georgia requires all faculty, staff, students, and visitors to wear appropriate face coverings while inside classrooms, facilities, and buildings. Classrooms will be configured to ensure that individuals will be able to practice social distancing. Hand sanitizer and cleaning supplies for workspaces will be available in classrooms and common areas.

If circumstances necessitate a shift to online/virtual learning, or a combination of online/virtual and face-to-face learning, students will be notified.

Course Format:
Classroom or Online

Course Fee(s): 

$1,699 (includes materials)

Online Course
Michael D. Haberman
is Vice-President and co-founder of Omega HR Solutions, Inc., a consulting and services company offering complete human resources solutions. He speaks, writes and teaches on a number of management and HR issues and holds both the SPHR and SHRM-SCP Certifications.

Classroom Course
Charles Craig
has over 20 years of experience in human resources. He holds the Society for Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) designation and has both the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and the Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) Certifications as well.