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Live, Interactive 10-week PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP Online Exam Preparation Program

Jan 14, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - Mar 19, 2020 @ 8:30 pm CST | $1795.00
Advantage HR Consulting - 12 Week Evening Online Exam Prep

Join our Live, Interactive 10-WEEK PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP Online Exam Preparation Program starting January 14th, 2020 led by Diane L. Dee, President of Advantage HR Consulting, LLC.  This PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP exam prep training course consists of a total of 20 2-hour sessions. Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30PM to 8:30PM CDT.  Each session’s recorded link will be available within 48 hrs after completion of each evening session and will remain available to participants for 60 days after the course ends.  The Webinar registration link will be emailed to you and the training materials will be shipped to you after you purchase the program so that you have them ahead of the start date.

Do you dread reading “HR Certification Preferred” on HR jobs you are pursuing because you lack the credentials?   Are you asking yourself if you really need a HR certification considering the commitment and investment of the time and money involved?   As you contemplate your career in HR, there are many solid reasons to become certified as a HR professional.  Those reasons are as varied as the individuals pursuing certification.

Regardless of your personal reasons for pursuing certification, one thing we know with certainty is that earning a HR certification will set you apart from other professionals in the HR industry.    If you’re still not convinced, consider the following:

  • Certification assists you in differentiating yourself from your competition.
  • Certification illustrates your level of HR proficiency.
  • Certified professionals earn more.
  • Certification assists you in exhibiting better job performance, offers greater HR skills, and shows greater promise for future positions in the HR field.
  • Certification helps your professional development and shows your commitment to the HR profession.

Regardless of your reasons for becoming certified, earning a PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP  credential is the mark of a skilled and competent HR professional.

Participation in this 10-week interactive online exam preparation program will serve as your catalyst to attaining these coveted credentials.  You’ll receive 40 hours of instruction designed to prepare you to sit for and pass an exam on the first try.

The program kicks off by assisting you in:

  • Determining which certification is right for you
  • Understanding exam content and weighting by functional areas
  • Knowing what to expect on the exams
  • Understanding how exams are scored
  • Becoming familiar with the exams’ structure and the types of questions you’ll encounter
  • Understanding the process when registering for exams

To ensure your full preparation for exams over the 10-week period, the program covers the HR body of knowledge necessary to successfully pass an exam.  This body of knowledge is divided into 5 “functional areas”:

Functional Area 01 | Leadership and Strategy

Lead the HR function by developing HR strategy, contributing to organizational strategy, influencing people management practices, and monitoring risk.

Functional Area 02 | Talent Planning and Acquisition 

Forecast organizational talent needs and develop strategies to attract and engage new talent.

Functional Area 03 | Learning and Development  

Develop training, development, and employee retention strategies.

 Functional Area 04 | Total Rewards  

Monitor the effectiveness of compensation and benefit strategies for attracting, rewarding, and retaining talent.

Functional Area 05 | Employee Relations and Engagement  

Develop and/or monitor strategies impacting employee satisfaction and performance including diversity and inclusion, safety, security, and labor strategies.

The final two classes of the program focus on a review of the HR body of knowledge to reinforce what you’ve learned over the previous class sessions.

Study Materials

The HRReview WORKBOOK Package contains comprehensive study outlines for each of the HR Certification Institute PHR and SPHR Exam Content Outline functional areas, exam tips, important employment and labor legislation, and several hundred multiple-choice questions with detailed answers and the rationale for the correct answers.  Also included is the AudioReview CD package with recorded terms and definitions, electronic and downloadable printed flashcards, a free audio coaching session, unlimited online final exams, and the eBook, Human Resource Management Essential Perspectives by Mathis, Jackson, and Valentine.


How to Enroll

Upon purchase of the program, a registration link will be emailed to you.  Exam preparation study materials will be shipped to you upon completion of the registration process.

Distinguish yourself from your HR peers by obtaining your PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.  Advantage HR Consulting’s exam preparation program will provide you with what you need to earn these coveted certifications.   

Your Instructor –

Diane L. Dee, President and Founder of Advantage HR Consulting, LLC is a senior Human Resources professional with over 25 years of experience in the HR arena. Diane’s background includes experience in HR consulting, training and administration in corporate, government, consulting and pro bono environments.

Diane founded Advantage HR Consulting in early 2016. Under Diane’s leadership, Advantage HR Consulting provides comprehensive, cost-effective Human Resources solutions for small to mid-sized public and private firms in the greater Chicagoland area.  Diane also develops and conducts webinars on a wide-variety of HR compliance and administrative topics for various training firms across the country in addition to providing comprehensive PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exam preparation programs.   Additionally, Diane is the author of multiple white papers and e-books addressing various HR compliance topics.

Diane holds a Master Certificate in Human Resources from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and has attained SPHR and SHRM-SCP certification. Diane is a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners and the Society for Human Resource Management. Additionally, Diane performs pro bono work through the Taproot Foundation assisting non-profit clients by integrating their Human Resources goals with their corporate strategies.


Jan 14, 2020 @ 6:30 pm CST
Mar 19, 2020 @ 8:30 pm CST
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