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SHRM Learning System®

Set Yourself Apart with SHRM  

The Society of Human Resource Management is the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. Davenport University is a preferred provider of the SHRM Learning System® course.  If you are ready to become a certified HR professional, we encourage you to look into our fall course offerings. As a certified professional you will also be eligible to add new SHRM certification to your list of credentials at no cost beginning January 1, 2015. If you do not pass your exam prior to January 2015 and you purchased the current SHRM Learning System, SHRM will provide the updated 2015 SHRM Learning System for the new SHRM certification – at no cost --in preparation for the new exam. 

The SHRM Learning Systems is designed for human resource professionals who want to:

  • Prepare for the PHR or SPHR exam (see eligibility requirements below)
  • Enhance career potential and professional status
  • Learn Human Resource management concepts and theory
  • Learn practical lessons from working HR professionals

Wondering about the new SHRM certification?

All HR professionals with existing generalist certifications (PHR, SPHR, GPHR, HRBP or HRMP) in good standing will be eligible for the new SHRM certification on January 1, 2015, by taking an online tutorial.  Earn your PHR/SPHR by January 31, 2015 and become eligible for the new SHRM certification starting in January 2015 for free!   

Davenport University offers the course in two learning formats (click link to desired format for additional information):

  • Online 
  • Classroom (Davenport University's Peter C. Cook Center - downtown Grand Rapids)

For full eligibility requirements to take the PHR/SPHR exam and comprehensive information, please visit the Human Resource Certification Institute's website. Click here for PHR requirements.  Click here for SPHR requirements

Davenport University has been awarded national recognition of its BBA Human Resources and MBA Human Resources concentration degree programs.  The University’s programs are now listed by the Society For Human Resources Management (SHRM) as meeting or exceeding their professional competency standards.  

To learn more call Lesa Bergsma at the Institute for Professional Excellence at (616) 233-2581 or email us. To enroll, click the desired learning format above and complete the registration form.