Certification

New Certification Reimbursement and Testing Sponsorship

The chapter will reimburse up to $400 for two (2) chapter members, who successfully pass their certification testing, per testing window in 2018.  The reimbursement is available to chapter members who are national SHRM members and their employment does not pay for their certification testing. Applications will be accepted August 1, 2018 thru September 30, 2018 for the winter testing window. 

In addition, the chapter will purchase one (1) Learning/Prep Kit that can be utilized by the chapter members preparing to test for certification.  If you are planning to test for certification in 2018 and are interested in applying for the reimbursement or you are interested in studying getting certified, please contact certification@wcashrm.org.

You can download the form here.

 


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Why seek SHRM certification? Earning your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential 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 in today's economy. This professional  distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, proving your high level of knowledge and skills.

FOCUS ON YOU
SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP are your credentials, based on the current HR landscape. This certification is 100% focused on the competencies and knowledge all HR professionals need to lead in today’s business community.

UNIVERSAL SKILLS & RECOGNITION
SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) are based on one single, comprehensive SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™) and are relevant worldwide, giving professionals the recognition and flexibility to use their knowledge, skills and competencies anywhere their career takes them.

COMPETENCY-  & KNOWLEDGE-BASED
SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP tests HR competencies as well as knowledge, and their application, to ensure the professional’s ability to demonstrate what they know, and what they can do with their knowledge in the variety of situations they encounter.

DEVELOPED WITH EMPLOYERS IN MIND
SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP are based on in-depth research focused on -and backed by-global employers and business leaders. They reflect what HR practitioners need to know to be leaders in their organizations and in the profession.

EXPANDED ELIGIBILITY AND INCLUSIVITY 
SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recognize diversity in the HR profession. The eligibility requirements minimize barriers to participation and reflect current HR roles. The exam windows provide accessibility and flexibility for all eligible professionals worldwide. In addition, the new exam is affordable, making certification attainable by more professionals.

UNIVERSALLY APPLICABLE
SHRM believes that HR certification must be as inclusive and diverse as the profession itself. The SHRM certification is applicable across industries, geographic borders, job responsibilities and career levels. 

GLOBALLY RECOGNIZED
By creating a consistent certification path for HR professionals around the world, SHRM will deliver a new global standard. To ensure worldwide recognition of the new certification, SHRM has begun the process to obtain accreditation of the certification program according to standards for educational and psychological testing defined by the American Educational Research Association, the American Psychological Association, and the National Council on Measurement and Education. 



Congratulations on choosing to pursue the next-generation credentials in the field of human resources-the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP! 

 


 


SHRM CERTIFICATION

The SHRM Certifications will become the new standard for HR professionals around the globe, as it is among the first HR certifications that is focused on teaching and testing the practical, real-life information HR professionals need to excel in their careers today, including knowledge, skills and competencies. This certification program was built with employers in mind, will help set the global standard for excellence in HR, and aims to grow certification throughout the HR profession. 

Earning your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential 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 in today's economy. This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, proving your high level of knowledge and skills.

Choosing a Certification

More info:  800-444-5006, Option 2 or 651-905-2663
CertPrep@shrm.org
shrmcertification.org/learning/evolution


The SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP 

Quick Overview

    • Printed workbooks
    • Mobile accessibility for on-the-go studying
    • HR skills application and testing software
    • Online Resource Center
    • Flashcards and glossary of key terms
    • Special member savings available immediately by ordering your membership and product selection together