SHRM Courses

shrm-partnership-logo.jpegIn partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Center for Workforce Partnership and Innovation 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 you 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 Human Resources

2017-essentials.jpgThe SHRM Essentials® of Human Resources is an introductory course offering a comprehensive overview of human resource roles and responsibilities. You'll gain critical knowledge to help reduce potentially costly lawsuits and improves your ability to handle challenging HR issues. Recently updated with modern practices, this course is ideal for anyone who is just starting out in the human resources profession, or who are looking for an effective way to boost their employee management skills.

Spring 2024 SHRM Essentials of Human Resources Course

Virtual Online Course

Tuesdays & Thursdays, Feb. 27 - Mar. 12 (5 sessions)6-9 p.m.

CEPD-514-01Z$575Registration deadline Feb 19
Instructor: Marie Gladue

Who Should Enroll?

  • Anyone new to HR
  • Employees who have HR responsibilities as part of their job description
  • Individuals who want to expand their HR knowledge
  • HR professionals who need recertification credits
  • Those seeking a stepping stone before earning the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification


SHRM Learning System for Certification Preparation

shrm-ls-books.jpgIncrease your chances of passing your SHRM certification exam by attending our upcoming certification prep course.

Designed specifically for adult learners, this interactive course provides a personalized roadmap that combines in-depth HR knowledge with real-life situations to help you master the material and set you up for success on your exam. If you’re ready to move your career forward, we’re here to help.

Spring 2024 SHRM CP/SHRM SCP Certification Prep

Virtual Online Course

Tuesdays & Thursdays, Mar. 19 – Apr. 25 (12 sessions)
6-9 p.m.

Early registration fee: $1,139 (by Mar. 1)

Registration fee after Mar 1: $1,239 (by Mar. 11)Registration fee includes course materials shipped directly to you (exam fee is extra).
Instructor: Marie Gladue

Register Online

Who Should Enroll?

Our certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® certification. 

  • HR professionals qualified under SHRM requirements for SHRM-CP® and SHRM-SCP® certification who are preparing for the exam. Check your eligibility
  • Individuals who want advanced education and training for a successful HR career.
  • HR professionals wanting a broader education or to update their HR knowledge.
  • HR professionals who want to enhance their marketability by gaining current HR knowledge.

Exam Testing Schedule

Exams are offered during the following timeframes:

  • May 1 – July 15, 2023
  • December 1 – February 15, 2024

More information on application deadlines and fees available at