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PHR/SPHR Certification Review

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Prepare for the PHR/SPHR examination

This modular based course is designed to prepare participants for the PHR/SPHR examination designated by the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). The course offers practice tests, case studies, and the body of knowledge needed to be successful on the examinations. The complete HRCP Program course materials for PHR/SPHR are included with the tuition.

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Course Outline

Business Management and  Strategy

  • Strategic HR Management
  • Organizational Strategy
  • HR Control and Evaluation
  • Organizational Environments
  • Organizational Design and Development
  • The Role of HR in International Business
  • Organizational Leadership and Management Theories
  • Ethics

Workforce Planning and Employment

  • Employment Discrimination
  • Human Resource Planning
  • Job Analysis, Description, and Specification
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • International HR Management

Human Resources Development

  • Training and Development in the Organization
  • Training and Development Techniques
  • Presenting the Training: Delivery
  • Evaluation of Training Effectiveness
  • Talent Management
  • Performance Management
  • Change Management

Compensation and Benefits

  • Total Rewards: Financial and Non-financial
  • The Wage-level Decision
  • Job Evaluation Methods
  • Job Pricing and Pay Rate Administration
  • Economic Factors Affecting Compensation
  • Executive Compensation
  • Employee Benefits Programs
  • Health Care Benefits
  • Compensation Laws and Regulations
  • Evaluating Strategy & Program Effectiveness
  • International HR Compensation Issues 

Employee and Labor Relations

  • Labor Movement
  • Union Representation of Employees
  • Employer & Union Unfair Labor Practices
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Maintaining Nonunion Status
  • Grievance Systems
  • Employee Discipline Systems
  • Individual Employment Rights
  • Organizational Exit
  • Public Sector Labor Relations
  • Employee Attitudes and Satisfaction

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PHR/SPHR Certification Review Course Information

Contact Hours
36 hours

Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit - $1,595.00


  • Charles Craig

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