Professional in Human Resources Certification (PHR/SPHR)

This Course Includes:

Gain hands-on experience to pass the HRCI SPHR and PHR certification exams with the Professional in Human Resources Certification(PHR/SPHR) course. This HR training course covers the PHR and SPHR exam objectives and provides you with the knowledge and skills required to work with business management, employee and labour relations; learning and development; talent planning and acquisition.

What will you get:

PHR Certification: The HRCI PHR (Professional in Human Resources) certification validates the abilities of professionals to administer, develop, implement, and evaluate programs, procedures, and policies to provide a safe and secure working environment; and protect an organisation from potential liability.

SPHR Certification: The HRCI SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) certification is a globally-recognised, expert-level credential designed to help HR professionals develop and utilize business metrics to measure the achievement of strategic goals and objectives of the organisation.

Lessons 1: Introduction

  • About Human Resource Certification
  • Why Become Certified?
  • Course organisation

Lessons 2: Certifying Human Resource Professionals

  • The Human Resource Profession
  • Development of the Human Resource Body of Knowledge

Lessons 3: PHR Exam: Business Management

  • Organisations
  • Mission, Vision, Values
  • Corporate Governance
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis
  • Change Management
  • HR Metrics: Measuring Results

Lessons 4: PHR Exam: Talent Planning and Acquisition

  • Talent Planning
  • Job Analysis and Description
  • Staffing Programs

Lessons 5: PHR Exam: Learning and Development

  • Organisational Development
  • Employee Training Programs
  • Metrics: Measuring Results

Lessons 6: PHR Exam: Total Rewards

  • Total Rewards Defined
  • Budgeting and Accounting for Total Rewards
  • Compensation
  • Benefits
  • Payroll
  • Communicating Compensation and Benefits Programs
  • Metrics: Measuring Results

Lessons 7: PHR Exam: Employee and Labour Relations

  • Human Relations
  • Organisation Climate and Culture
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Performance Management Programs
  • Organisation Exit/Off-Boarding Processes
  • Labour Relations
  • Risk Overview
  • Metrics: Measuring Results

Lessons 8: SPHR Exam: Leadership and Strategy

  • Organisational Planning and Strategy
  • Strategic Planning
  • Strategic Management
  • Human Capital Management Plans
  • Service Delivery and Technology
  • Project Management Concepts
  • HR Data and Metrics

Lessons 9: SPHR Exam: Talent Planning and Acquisition

  • Recruiting and Selection
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Metrics: Measuring Results

Lessons 10: SPHR Exam: Learning and Development

  • Learning and Development Defined
  • Strategic Learning and Development
  • The Role of the Behavioural Sciences
  • Succession Plans
  • Integrated Talent Management
  • Training as an Intervention Strategy

Lessons 11: SPHR Exam: Total Rewards

  • Total Rewards Defined
  • Fiduciary Responsibility
  • Total Rewards Philosophy and Strategies
  • Basic Budgeting and Accounting
  • Motivating and Retaining through Total Rewards
  • Equity Compensation

Lessons 12: SPHR Exam: Employee Relations and Engagement

  • Human Relations
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Workplace Safety and Security
  • Labour Unions
  • Metrics: Measuring Results

Appendix A: PHR and SPHR Case Studies

  • Case Study 1: Human Resources Role in Preventing Workplace Violence
  • Case Study 2: Where the Green Glass Grows

Appendix B: Federal Employment Legislation and Case Law

Appendix C: Resources

  • Business Management, Leadership and Strategy
  • Talent Planning and Acquisition
  • Learning and Development
  • Total Rewards
  • Employee and Labour Relations and Engagement

Appendix D: Summarising the Summaries: What Meta-Analyses Tell Us About Work Engagement

  • Christian, Garza, and Slaughter, 2011
  • Maricutoiu, Sulea, and Iancu, 2017
  • Knight, Patterson, and Dawson, 2017

Appendix E: Neuroscience Principles and Applications for HR Leaders

  • Introduction
  • The Principles
  • Conclusion

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