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 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.

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Spring 2023 Info Session
Join us on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. ET to learn more about the Human Resources Management Certificate Course. Register now to attend live or watch on demand.


Format: Classroom or Online

Hours: 40

Credits: 4.0 CEUs

When: Various Dates

Cost: $1,899


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.

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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: 

Live-Online Session – Register Now
Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ET
February 7 - May 2, 2023

During the course, you will meet weekly in your virtual classroom. Additional assignments completed outside the classroom include readings, online quizzes, and discussion board posts.

Classroom Session – Register Now
Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ET
February 8 - May 10, 2023
No class April 19.

During the course, you will meet weekly at the University of Georgia Gwinnett Campus. Additional assignments completed outside the classroom include readings, online quizzes, and discussion board posts.

Live-Online Short Session – Register Now
Mondays & Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ET
April 3 - May 25, 2023
No class April 17 and April 20.

During this intensive course, you will meet two times a week on Mondays & Thursdays in the virtual classroom. Additional assignments completed outside the classroom include readings, online quizzes, and discussion board posts. *Due to the intense nature of this short session, it is recommended only for those with previous HR experience.

Course Format:
Classroom or Live-Online

Course Fee(s): 


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.

Online Course
In 2017, after a 30-year career in human resources, Kim Nash founded her company, THriv, to accompany leaders on their professional growth journey to achieve successful results. She serves leaders through coaching, teaching, and public speaking. Kim partners with organizations to provide a variety of business consulting, training & development, compliance management, and human resource related services. Additionally, she delivers a variety of presentations for organizations. Kim also serves as a part-time instructor for various universities teaching the SHRM HR Essentials and Professional Human Resource Management courses for human resource professionals. Kim holds the SHRM-SCP certification through the Society of Human Resource Management, the SPHR certification through HR Certification Institute, the Compensation Management Specialist designation from the International Foundation of Employee Benefits, and has completed the John C. Maxwell Certification Program to teach, coach, train, and speak. Kim is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and a Past President of the Human Resource Professionals of Central PA. She is a graduate of York College of PA with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Education, and holds an MBA/Human Resource Management from the University of Phoenix.