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SHRM Certification Program 

The SHRM Certification program at Davenport University's Institute for Professional Excellence (IPEx) is offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest HR membership organization devoted to human resource management. The course investment includes all course materials, consisting of workbooks, software, and online tools to enhance comprehension and retention, but does not cover registration for the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP examinations.

Gain a competitive advantage with these proven features:

  • Updated content based on SHRM’s new body of knowledge.
  • More than 1,600 questions allow you to test your knowledge and better prepare for the certification exam.
  • Certificate of Completion to students who meet the requirements for attendance and grading. 

SHRM Certification Course Offerings 2015

Location Format Dates/Times Cost


Classroom; Monday evenings, 6-9pm

Davenport University Downtown Grand Rapids Campus
45 Ottawa Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503


February 1 - April 25, 2016

$1,395 Register

Classroom; Monday evenings, 6-9pm

Davenport University Traverse City Campus
2200 Dendrinos Drive, Ste. 104
Traverse City, MI 49684

 In-Seat February 1 - April 25, 2016  $1,395 Register

Classroom; Wednesday evenings, 6-9pm

Davenport University Holland Campus
643 S. Waverly Road
Holland, MI 49423

 In-Seat February 3 - April 27, 2016  $1,395 Register 

Online; 24/7 access

  • Regular/weekly interaction and communication from your instructor and peers.
  • Weekly assignments and discussion boards – so, class work and/or online participation is required each week.  

For our online courses we utilize Blackboard.  View Student Blackboard Tutorials



February 1 - April 25, 2016

$1,395 Register


SHRM Topics

Based on the new SHRM Learning System, the program covers four knowledge domains and nine competency models that HR professionals need to grow within their career.  The four knowledge domains include: People , Organization, Workplace, and Strategy.

The nine competency models include:

1. Relationship Management
2. Consultation
3. Leadership and Navigation
4. Communication
5. Global & Cultural Effectiveness
6. Ethical Practice
7. Business Acumen
8. Critical Evaluation
9. HR Expertise  

Am I Eligible to Sit for the Exam?

For full eligibility requirements to take the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam and comprehensive information, please visit   

Exam Format and Length:

  • Computer-based testing (CBT)
  • 130-150 questions (knowledge-based and situational-judgment test items)
  • Approximately 3 hours in length

Test Windows and Registration Dates:




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. 

For More Information:

Contact Lesa Bergsma at 616-233-2581 or e-mail  

















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