Skip to Main Content
Mobile Menu

SHRM Human Resources Certification Exam Prep

Earn the New Standard in HR Certification

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 2018 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 Boise State Center for Professional Development’s SHRM Human Resources Certification Exam Prep designed for SHRM credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success.

This intensive six-day 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 Topics:

  • HR Competencies
    • Leadership and Navigation
    • Ethical Practice
    • Business Acumen
    • Relationship Management
    • Consultation
    • Critical Evaluation
    • Global and Cultural Effectiveness
    • Communication
  • People
    • Talent Acquisition and Retention
    • Employee Engagement
    • Learning and Development
    • Total Rewards

  • Organization
    • Structure of the HR Function
    • Organizational Effectiveness and Development
    • Workforce Management
    • Employee Relations
    • Technology & Data
  • Workplace
    • HR in the Global Context
    • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Risk Management
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Employment Law & Regulations (U.S. only)
  • Strategy
    • Business & HR Strategy

For more information about the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the new certification requirements, visit the SHRM Organization website.

To register for this workshop

Visit the SHRM Human Resources Certification Exam Prep registration page.

Benefits of Attending SHRM Human Resources Certification Exam Prep

Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and designed by global subject matter experts, this course covers the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™). It 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.
Additionally, you will receive the new 2018 SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP. Comprised of comprehensive learning modules in print and e-reader formats, and advanced online resources, these materials streamline study time, accelerate learning and build confidence for passing the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam.

Who Should Attend

Our certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.
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.
Already certified? SHRM’s new certification path is simple and clear. As a result of your proven knowledge and skills, you are already eligible to earn the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.


Thu.-Fri., Oct. 17-18, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 19, 8 a.m.-noon
Thu.-Fri., Oct. 24-25, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 26, 8 a.m.-noon


Jennifer Jones Hooft, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, GPHR, M.Ed. – Jennifer Hooft is a human resources professional with over twenty years of experience spanning varied industries, including technology, financial services, higher education, and manufacturing. She is currently consulting, managing a family-owned medical clinic, and teaching in the College of Business and Economics at Boise State. In addition to her roles as VP of HR over the years, Jennifer served as State Council Director for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and President of the Human Resource Association of Treasure Valley (HRATV).


Boise State Meridian Center, 2950 Magic View Drive, Suite 188, Meridian, Idaho. View a map to Meridian Center for location and driving directions.


Tuition Fee and Materials: $1,650
Shipping Out of Area: $35


Group discounts are available for three or more participants registering from the same organization, for the same course, at the same time. Call (208) 426-1709.

Contact Us For More Information About Boise State Center for Professional Development

Phone: (208) 426-1709
Address: 2950 Magic View Dr., Ste. 188, Meridian, ID 83642

CPD Facebook Link   CPD LinkedIn Link
CPD Twitter Link   CPD Instagram Link