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Prepare for the New Standard in HR Certification
The Human Resource Management Academy

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-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). 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 the Temple College Human Resource Management Academy, 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. 

Spring 2015
Orientation Session: 
Tuesday, January 27, 6:45 - 8:45 p.m.
Six Core Sessions:   
Saturdays, January 31, February 28, March 28, April 18,  May 16, and June 13; 9:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Final Exam Session: 
Tuesday, June 23, 6:45 - 8:45 p.m.

Temple College - Main Campus - Berry Hall


Why Enroll in This Course?                                           
Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)* and its local chapter Central Texas Human Resource Management Association (CTHRMA), the curriculum is designed by global subject matter experts and covers the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge (SHRM BoCK) which encourages HR professionals to acquire the Competencies and Knowledge they'll need to effectively perform their jobs and achieve career success. Our course is designed to help you learn and retain the material effectively and efficiently by combining the best exam preparation system with expert instruction and peer discussion.

As part of your course, you will receive the NEW 2015 SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP. Comprised of comprehensive learning modules in print and e-reader formats, and advanced online resources, these study materials streamline study time, accelerate learning and build confidence for passing the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam.

By attending our course, you'll benefit from:

  • An experienced, certified instructor
  • The SHRM Learning System, historically ranked the #1 HR certification prep tool
  • Ability to acquire the knowledge and understand the behavioral competencies to help you prepare for the exam
  • A structured learning experience that keeps you on track
  • Opportunities to network and learn from your peers
  • Potential employer tuition reimbursement and up to 36 professional development credits (PDCs)

Who Should Enroll in This Course?
Our certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.  Yet, those not seeking certification will also reap rewards by participating in our HR Management Academy, which 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.

*  Temple College is the only SHRM college/university partner between Round Rock and Dallas.

Each participant receives the SHRM Learning System®  for SHRM-CPand SHRM-SCPCertification Preparation as part of their registration.