• 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

    SHRMessentialsThe 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.

    Upcoming Course

    Spring 2015

    SHRM Learning System for PHR®/SPHR® Certification Preparation


    Our Human Resource certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking the most sought-after HR certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®). This intensive six-week program combines expert instruction with the SHRM Learning System® for PHR®/SPHR® Certification Preparation, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track as you prepare for the exam. For those not seeking certification, this course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development. Participants gain a generalist point of view, refresh key ideas and concepts, strengthen their understanding of core competencies and increase productivity. The course investment includes all course materials but does not cover registration for the PHR or SPHR examinations, administered through the HR Certification Institute.

    Upcoming Course

    Sept. 20-Oct. 25, 2014
    Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    N.O. Nelson Campus, Edwardsville
    N4 Building, Room 119
    Early bird price $999 until Aug. 29 (CEPD-614-N50)
    Regular price $1,099 after Aug. 30 (CEPD-615-N50)
    Registration deadline is Sept. 5, 2014

    To register, call the Enrollment Center at (618) 468-7000 and mention either course code CEPD-614-N50 or CEPD-615-N50.

    Benefits of Enrolling

    • Experienced instructors present the materials in an easy-to-understand format.
    • Training close to home.
    • A structured learning environment to keep you on schedule.
    • Opportunity to build your peer network.
    • Real-world case studies to apply learning.
    • Course fees often qualify for tuition reimbursement.