Home - Degrees & Courses - Workforce Training - Human Resource Management Training Human Resource Management Training In partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Corporate and Community Learning at Lewis and Clark Community College offers two professional development programs to address the needs of adults who wish to broaden their perspective of the human resource profession. These courses are designed to present the participant with essential knowledge for entry into exempt positions in the human resource development/personnel function. The programs offer the opportunity to strengthen skills, boost confidence and advance career opportunities. SHRM Essentials of HR Management The SHRM Essentials® of HR Management is an introductory course offering a comprehensive overview of human resource roles and responsibilities. It gives participants critical knowledge to help reduce potentially costly lawsuits and improves their ability to handle challenging HR issues. Updated in 2013, this course is ideal for those who are just starting out in the human resources profession, or those who are looking for an effective way to boost their employee management skills. SHRM Learning System for Certification Preparation Our Human Resource certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking the new standard in HR certification. Now, more than ever, HR teams are required to assume a greater leadership role, contributing to the strategic direction of their organization. The HR profession is no longer just about what you know–but how you do your job. Establish yourself as a globally-recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP™) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP™). These professional certifications can open doors for professional advancement, serve to harmonize standards with changing expectations and signal to employers advanced professional development. They reflect what HR practitioners need to know to be leaders in their organizations and in the profession. Ensure you're prepared with this course designed for SHRM credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success. Upcoming Course Tuesdays/Thursdays March 24-April 30, 2015 6-9 p.m. N.O. Nelson Campus, 600 Troy Road, Edwardsville, IL 62025 Early registration fee: $999 (before March 6) Regular registration fee: $1,099 Registration deadline: March 17, 2015Register online Benefits of Enrolling An experienced, certified instructor The SHRM Learning System, historically ranked the No. 1 HR certification prep tool Ability to acquire the knowledge and understand the behavioral competencies to help you prepare for the exam A structured learning experience to keep you on track Opportunities to network and learn from your peers Course fees often qualify for tuition reimbursement 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. Already Certified? SHRM's new certification path is simple and clear. As a result of your proven knowledge and skills, you are already eligible to earn the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.Simple process. No Cost. If you have earned an existing certification (PHR®, SPHR®, GPHR®, HRBP®, HRMP®*) and are in good standing or you become certified by Jan. 31, 2015, you will be eligible for SHRM's new certification—at no cost-by completing the following three simple steps between Jan. 5 and Dec. 31, 2015: Document that your current certification is in good standing Sign the Code of Ethics Complete a brief online tutorial on HR competencies Once you complete this process, you will earn the new SHRM credential and begin a three-year recertification cycle**. *PHR, SPHR, GPHR, HRBP, HRMP are registered trademarks of the HR Certification Institute and are not SHRM certifications. ** You will not lose or have to give up any of your current credentials in order to obtain the new SHRM certification.