About This Course:
This fully online, instructor-led certification prep course is designed to prepare you to earn your PHR or SPHR certification credential.
Our PHR/SPHR exam prep course provides professional instruction covering each of the functional areas included on both the PHR and SPHR exams. Consistent with PHR and SPHR exam parameters, this course emphasizes U.S. employment law. It covers a wide range of HR best practices and requirements in the context of the U.S. legal and regulatory environment, including:
- Business Management
- Talent Planning and Acquisition
- Learning and Development
- Total Rewards
- Employee and Labor Relations
- Leadership & Strategy
- Employee Relations and Engagement
Our PHR-SPHR Certification Prep Class includes expert instruction from a professional instructor encompassing key exam content areas and helpful test-taking strategies and tips, along with current, comprehensive exam prep program materials.
Classes meet from 6:30 - 9:30 pm Eastern for 12 Tuesdays via three-hour "meetings" where participants attend via web browser. And for student convenience, sessions are recorded and available during the term and for six months following the conclusion of class.Course Materials
The course is taught using current, comprehensive HRCP exam prep materials designed to cover the Human Resources Certification Institute® (HRCI®) Exam Content Outlines for both the PHR and SPHR exams. This course is scheduled for the recommended number of hours (36) to fully cover the materials and exam content outline.
To prepare for the exam, students will need to attend the class and complete additional study via the course materials, which include practice exams and other instructional resources designed to enhance learning and prepare participants for the PHR and SPHR exams. Materials are included with the course. FAQs
- What are the class-specific activities?
Classroom time includes live instruction from your expert instructor where you review content from the HRCI Learning System, as well as work through sample exam questions, test-taking tips, and strategies specific to the exam. Best of all, participants are able to ask questions throughout class.
- Please tell me about the homework assignments
Homework assignments focus on key learning issues for both your job and the exam. Essentially, your “home” work consists of reading, working though, and studying the course materials, as well as completing periodic homework assignments that the instructor will review and return to you - with individualized feedback.
- Is the Instructor available outside of class hours?
Yes! You are welcome to email your Instructor with questions related to the course or exam preparation throughout the class and the adjacent exam window.
- How do I access the ‘classroom’ portion?
Once you register, your Instructor will email you login information, the class syllabus, and other class materials.
- Are the training sessions recorded so I can re-listen to key points?
Yes, each session is recorded. Recorded versions are available up to the week of the adjacent exam window.
- Must I attend every training session?
Though you should attend each of the 12 sessions, attendance at all is not required (remember, you can listen to the recorded versions).
- Are course materials included in my class fee or do I have to purchase it separately?
Current HRCP materials specific to the PHR/SPHR exams are included in your tuition fee, and will be shipped to you upon receipt of your paid order.
- Do I have to have current HRCP materials to attend the class?
Yes, all participants must have these materials. They are included with your class tuition fee.
- How long are my materials valid?
The printed portion of the HRCI Learning System is yours to keep. You will have access to the online portion for 24 months
- Is the cost of the HRCI exam included in my class fee?
The cost of the exam itself is not included in the class; you are responsible for registering for the exam yourself. Tips for doing so will be discussed in class. Also, please make sure to review the eligibility requirements for the exam at https://www.hrci.org/how-to-get-certified/apply-for-certification/exam-fees