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PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification

Gain hands-on expertise in the HRCI PHR-SPHR certification exam with the PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification course. This course provides complete coverage of all the domains of HRCI PHR-SPHR certification exam. The cert guide includes topics such as certifying human resource professionals; core knowledge requirements for HR professionals; business management and strategy; workforce planning and employment; Human Resource development compensation and benefits; employee and labor relations; and risk management. The study guide is equipped with interactive learning resources that provides hands-on learning of all the exam topics with the real-world scenarios.

Here's what you will get

The Professional in Human Resource is a standalone certification from HRCI with the exam code PHR. This certification is targeted at human resource professionals who are involved in the understanding of the fundamental knowledge, that is needed for effective HR management. They focus on program implementation and have tactical/logistical orientation.

Senior Professional Human Resources, or SPHR Certification, is an excellent choice for experienced, executive-level, Human Resource professionals, who are looking to progress their HR career. SPHR Certification is intended for those who have at least six to eight years of upward experience within human resources. HR professionals at this level tend to be the individuals responsible for creating and writing HR policies, not enforcing them, and whose judgment, knowledge and accountability are highly trusted due to their wealth of experience.

Lessons
Lessons
10+
Exercises
140+
Quizzes
61+
Flashcards
1288+
Glossary of terms
1288+
Test prep
Pre-assessment Questions
80+
Full Length Tests
3+
Post-Assessment Questions
125+
Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?
  • PHR - USD 495
  • SPHR - USD 595
Where do I take the exam? Pearson VUE
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?

HRCI has the following pre-requisites for Professional in Human Resources certification:

  • Have at least one year of experience in a professional-level HR position + a master's degree or global equivalent,
  • Have at least two years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a bachelor's degree or global equivalent,

OR

  • Have at least four years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a high school diploma or global equivalent

HRCI has the following pre-requisites for Senior Professional in Human Resources certification:

  • Have at least four years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a Master s degree or higher,
  • Have at least five years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a Bachelor's degree,

OR

  • Have at least seven years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a high school diploma
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 175 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 180 minutes
What is the passing score? 500

(on a scale of 0-700)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing PHR and SPHR certification exam, HRCI's retake policy is:

  • Candidates may retake it during the next available exam period, but not in the same exam period in which they failed. Fees and application procedures for those retaking the exam remain the same as those for first-time applicants.
What is the validity of the certification? PHR/SPHR certification is valid for three years. Recertification is required through demonstrated professional development or retaking the exam.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the PHR-SPHR-2017, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • HR Manager
  • Human Resource Expert
  • Human Resource Director
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Human Resource Specialist

Here's what you will learn

  • The Human Resource Profession
  • Development of the Human Resource Body of Knowledge
  • The Test
  • Summary
  • Needs Assessment and Analysis
  • Third-Party Contract Management
  • Communication Skills and Strategies
  • Documentation Requirements
  • Adult Learning Processes and Learning Styles
  • Motivation Concepts
  • Leadership Concepts
  • Project Management Concepts
  • Diversity Concepts
  • Human Relations Concepts
  • HR Ethics and Professional Standards
  • Human Resource Technology
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis
  • Change Management
  • Job Analysis and Description
  • Employee Records Management
  • Interrelationships Among HR Activities
  • Organizational Structures
  • Environmental Scanning Concepts
  • Employee Attitude Assessment
  • Basic Budgeting and Accounting
  • Risk Management
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Organizations
  • Strategy
  • Strategic Management
  • Legislative and Regulatory Processes
  • Corporate Governance
  • HR Metrics: Measuring Results
  • Global Considerations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Federal Employment Legislation
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Staffing Programs
  • Organization Exit/Off-Boarding Processes
  • Metrics: Measuring Results
  • Global Considerations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Federal Employment Legislation
  • Organization Development
  • Talent Management
  • Performance-Management Programs
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Unique Employee Needs
  • Metrics: Measuring Results
  • Global Considerations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Total Rewards Defined
  • Compensation
  • Benefits
  • Payroll
  • Communicating Compensation and Benefits Programs
  • Executive Compensation
  • Metrics: Measuring Results
  • Global Considerations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Federal Employment Legislation
  • Employee Relations
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Labor Relations
  • Union Organization
  • Union Avoidance Strategies
  • Metrics: Measuring Results
  • Global Considerations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Risk Identification
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Management
  • Metrics: Measuring Results
  • Global Considerations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Legislation and Case Law Summary
  • Additional Cases
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PHR-SPHR-2017
PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification
ISBN : 9781616918491
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