2016 SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP / SHRM-SCP

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

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 University of Arkansas Global Campus SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP, designed for SHRM credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success.

This intensive 15 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.

Course Details


  1. You can attend at the origination site in Rogers, AR. where you will gather with colleagues and the instructors in a face-to-face classroom setting,
  2. You can log on from anywhere to participate in the session “live” via Blackboard Collaborate, or
  3. You can log on any time, from anywhere, to view the recorded session via Blackboard Collaborate once the class session has aired.

Dates / Times

Feb 4 - May 19, 2016
Thursdays, 4:30 – 7pm CT

Course Fee


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Cost includes textbooks - The SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge

Why Enroll in Our Course?

Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 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 current 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

2015 SHRM Learning System

Frequently Asked Questions

Who Should Enroll In This Course?

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

Eligibility Requirements

  • 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.

Course Topics

The SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP includes five modules covering the comprehensive SHRM BoCK so you'll learn everything you need for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.

  • HR Competencies
    • Leadership & Navigation
    • Ethical Practice
    • Business Acumen
    • Relationship Management
    • Consultation
    • Critical Evaluation
    • Global & Cultural Effectiveness
    • Communication
  • People
    • Talent Acquisition & Retention
    • Employee Engagement
    • Learning & Development
    • Total Rewards
  • Organization
    • Structure of the HR Function
    • Organizational Effectiveness & Development
    • Workforce Management
    • Employee Relations
    • Technology & Data
  • Workplace
    • HR in the Global Context
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Risk Management
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Employment Law & Regulations (U.S. only)
  • Strategy
    • Business & HR Strategy

SHRM Body of Competency & Knowledge

SHRM Preferred Provider