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This is an exciting and pivotal time in the HR profession. Now, more than ever, HR teams are required to assume a greater leadership role, contributing to the strategic direction of their organization. The HR profession is no longer just about what you know–but how you do your job.

Establish yourself as a globally-recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CPSM) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCPSM). These professional certifications can open doors for professional advancement, serve to harmonize standards with changing expectations and signal to employers advanced professional development. They reflect what HR practitioners need to know to be leaders in their organizations and in the profession.

Ensure you're prepared with Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City's SHRM Professional in Human Resource Certification Review Program designed for SHRM credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success.

This intensive 10-week 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.

Date: Feb. 4, 2020 – April 14, 2020 (Tuesdays and one Saturday)

Location: OSU-OKC, Health Technology Building, Room 109, 900 N. Portland Ave., Oklahoma City, OK

Fee: $1,300 per student, includes textbooks and course materials

How to Register and Pay:

Online: Download the Training and Development Center application. Fill the application out, and then either email or fax it to the Training and Development Center.

Fax: Download, print, complete application and fax with payment information to (405) 945-8616.

Mail: Download, print, complete application and mail with payment to: OSU-OKC Training and Development Center, Administration Building Room 239, 900 N. Portland, Oklahoma City, OK 73107

Registration deadline: Jan. 31, 2020

Cancellation policy: Must give 48 hour notice of cancellations for partial refund.

Program Requirements: There are no admission requirements to take this program, however certain criteria must be met for participants taking the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.

SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Requirements: To apply for either the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP, candidates must have a combination of education and professional HR experience. For more information, visit


Tuesday, Feb 4 5:30-7:30 p.m. Meet & Greet/Course Introduction
Tuesday, Feb 11 5:30-8:30 p.m. HR Competencies
Tuesday, Feb 18 5:30-8:30 p.m. #1: HR Strategic Planning
    #2: Talent Acquisition
Tuesday, Feb 25 5:30-8:30 p.m. #3: Employee Engagement & Retention
    #4: Learning & Development
Tuesday, March 3 5:30-8:30 p.m. #5: Total Rewards
    #6: Structure of the HR Function
Saturday, March 7 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. #7: Organizational Effectiveness & Development
    #8: Workforce Management
    #9: Employee & Labor Relations
Tuesday, March 10 5:30-8:30 p.m. #10: Technology Management
    #11: HR in the Global Context
Tuesday, March 24 5:30-8:30 p.m. #12: Diversity & Inclusion
    #13: Risk Management
Tuesday, March 31 5:30-8:30 p.m. #14: Corporate Social Responsibility
    #15: U.S. Employment Law & Regulations
Tuesday, April 7 5:30-8:30 p.m. Review
Tuesday, April 14 5:30-8:30 p.m. Practice Final Exam


Our certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP or 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

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  • Applicants must show that they have worked in an HR role for more than 1,000 hours within a calendar year, which equates to 1 year of experience.
  • HR experience may be in an HR exempt or nonexempt capacity.
  • Applicants with a graduate degree (or global equivalency) in HR must currently be employed in an HR role.
  • HR experience may be classified directly, as working in an HR role, or indirectly, by consulting, educating or researching HR practices linked specifically to human resource management.
  • SHRM membership is not required.

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.



OSU-OKC Training and Development Center

Administration Building, Room 239
900 N. Portland Ave. / Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Office: 405.945.3383 / Fax: 405.945.8616

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