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SHRM Learning System Course

The Essentials of Human Resources  

Learning System Course – Certification Prep-class

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As an official SHRM Education Partner, our certification prep course utilizes the 2019 SHRM Learning System, giving you access to the most comprehensive, effective and up-to-date exam preparation tools available.

Attending our course is the most effective way to prepare to pass the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.SHRM

  • Learn from a certified instructor who provides expertise, insights and one-on-one guidance.
  • Network, share experiences and discuss topics with a diverse group of HR professionals.
  • Stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience.
  • Take advantage of funding options, such as corporate tuition reimbursement.

The SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certification preparation program was designed by instructional designers and certified human resource professionals to help participants achieve professional development goals with practical, “real-world” information within each of the functional areas of human resource management.

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Spring 2019 Class Information
Thursdays, March 7th – May 30th, 2019
No class on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
Cost: $1,045 10% discount for CRHRA members
Cost includes course materials and online access
Instructor: Sally Hart, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Already Certified? Earn Re-certification Credits with the Saint Rose Learning System class

You’ve invested time to earn your credentials; don’t let your certification slip away. The College of Saint Rose is a trusted source for re-certification. You can earn up to 36 professional development credits, PDCs, by attending our SHRM Learning System course



The Essentials of Human Resources

If you’re a small business owner, are new to HR, or if HR is one of your many responsibilities, the newly updated Essentials of Human Resources course focuses on the key topics you need to know. In less than 20 hours of training time, you’ll gain practical skills to handle HR challenges that are relevant to you and can help your company avoid potentially costly lawsuits.

The Essentials of Human Resources course can help employees and companies increase HR knowledge that is critical to overall business success.  Participants will:

  • Attain knowledge and practical HR skills to effectively approach challenging HR issues.
  • Gain expertise in areas of HR that may be broader than the normal scope of your job.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest laws and regulations.
  • Learn techniques for handling HR challenges through interactive case studies.
  • Utilize the print materials and one-year access to the online tools as a comprehensive source of HR information.

This course addresses six key HR management practices delivered in a blended learning experience that combines print and online tools with the benefits of an instructor-led class.

Classroom Benefits

  • Real-world case studies
  • Structured dates, times, and assignments
  • Networking opportunities
  • Company/tuition reimbursement


Class Information
Next class to be determined
Cost: $545.00
Cost includes course materials and online access
Instructor: Sally Hart, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Looking for re-certification credits?

You can earn up to 12 professional development credits, PDCs, by attending The Essentials of Human Resources program

Contact Us!

Do you have an interest in the Learning Systems Course or The Essentials of Human Resources program and are looking for more information or additional dates? Contact us today! We can be reached by phone at 518-454-5144 or by email.


Detailed Course Information

Module — HR Competencies

  • Leadership & Navigation
  • Ethical Practice
  • Business Acumen
  • Consultation
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Relationship Management
  • Global & Cultural Effectiveness
  • Communication

Module — People

  • HR Strategic Planning
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Employee Engagement & Retention
  • Learning & Development
  • Total Rewards

Module — Organization

  • Structure of the HR Function
  • Organizational Effectiveness & Development
  • Workforce Management
  • Employee & Labor Relations
  • Technology Management

Module — Workplace

  • HR in the Global Context
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Risk Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Employment Law & Regulations (U.S. Only)


Print Modules

  • Human Resources
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Total Rewards
  • Learning and Development
  • Performance Management
  • Employment Law

Online Tools

  • Pre- and post-test
  • Reports that measure progress
  • Glossary of key terms
  • Resource Center
  • Threaded case study
  • And more!