The Standard in HR Certification


Receiving your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification makes you a recognized expert and leader in the HR field—and a valuable asset to your organization, keeping you and your organization more competitive.

This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues – with a higher level of knowledge and skills.


Developed by leading HR experts and legal counsel, the SHRM [Human Resources] Essentials covers a wide range of introductory HR topics in a condensed, straightforward format. Up-to-date, easy-to-understand content ensures that you master HR concepts and apply them to everyday situations and issues.

“The next evolution of HR certification should help HR professionals demonstrate that they have the knowledge and the skills and the behaviors needed to excel in their careers today.” Henry G. Jackson, President & CEO SHRM

Who Should Enroll

  • HR and benefit professionals currently working in the field
  • HR professionals preparing to take the SHRM CP or SCP exam
  • Recruiting & training professionals
  • Managers
  • HR professionals interested in accelerating their career

Why the SHRM certification is your best choice

  • Worldwide recognition
  • Employers associate the certification with individuals that can demonstrate greater job related competencies.
  • Prepares you for greater leadership roles within your HR department.

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Dates and Cost

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The SHRM Learning System includes five comprehensive modules covering all you need for the SC and SCP exam.

  1. HR Competencies
    • Leadership & Ethics
    • Business Acumen
    • Relationship Management
    • Consultation, Communication
    • Critical Evaluation
    • Global & Cultural Effectiveness
  2. People
    • Talent Acquisition & Retention
    • Employee Engagement
    • Learning & Development
  3. Organization
    • Structure of the HR Function
    • Organizational Effectiveness & Development
    • Workforce Management
    • Employee Relations
    • Technology & Data
  4. Workplace
    • HR in the Global Context
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Risk Management
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Employment Law & Regulations (U.S. only)
  5. Strategy
    • Business & HR Strategy

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM - CP)
SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM - SCP)