蜜桃影院

PHR & SPHR Certification Prep at the 蜜桃影院

PHR & SPHR Certification Prep at the 蜜桃影院


Are you looking to take your career in HR to the next level and standout from your peers?

Consider becoming a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). Earning your Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) credential demonstrate your expertise and commitment to the field and can open up new career growth and advancement opportunities. HRCI certification holders gain the following benefits:
 
  • Professional Credibility
    • Enhanced Credibility: Certification from a reputable organization like the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) enhances your credibility and reputation as a knowledgeable HR professional.
    • Validation of Expertise: Demonstrates your expertise and proficiency in HR principles and practices, confirming your qualifications to employers and peers.
  • Career Advancement
    • Career Growth: Opens up new career opportunities, including promotions and advanced positions in the HR field.
    • Higher Earning Potential: Certified HR professionals often command higher salaries compared to their non-certified counterparts.
  • Professional Development
    • Continuous Learning: Encourages continuous professional development and staying updated with the latest HR trends and best practices.
    • Strategic Skills: Especially for SPHR, it validates your ability to think and act strategically, aligning HR initiatives with organizational goals.
  • Competitive Advantage
    • Job Market Competitiveness: Differentiates you from other candidates in a competitive job market, making you a more attractive hire for employers.
    • Global Recognition: Both PHR and SPHR certifications are recognized globally, providing opportunities for international career growth.

Prepare to pass the PHR or SPHR exam.

Knowing what to study is not enough. At our training program, we offer comprehensive preparation for the PHR and SPHR exams. Our experienced and SPHR-certified instructors are industry experts and will guide you through the exam content and provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed. These dedicated professionals bring real-world examples into the classroom which enhance and highlight learning. Students immediately gain actionable knowledge which they can bring to their work. You'll receive detailed study materials, including practice exams and flashcards, and have the opportunity to network with other HR professionals.
 
Our program covers all areas of the PHR and SPHR exams, including talent planning and acquisition, learning and development, total rewards, employee relations and engagement, leadership and strategy, employee and labor relations, and business management. Whether you're early in your HR career or are a seasoned professional looking to advance your career, our training program can help you achieve your goals. If you enroll in one of our courses and fail to pass your certification exam, you can retake the course for only $100. Join us for our upcoming training program and take the first step towards becoming a certified PHR or SPHR.
 

Register now, class size is limited.

The fall registration period is opening June 15. Are you looking for dates later than fall? We are happy to send you information about future class offerings, just . There is a unique application form for each class. Please click on the course you wish to take to access that form. Forms become inactive when the course has reached capacity or the registration deadline has been reached. 

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Here is some general information about this course. Please visit the appropriate section below for more details about tuition fees, discounts, and registration deadlines. Class capacity is limited to 20 students to ensure the best educational experience. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, so complete your registration today!

  • Dates: September 16 - December 9, 2024 (skips November 25th during the week of Thanksgiving Week)
  • Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. (Monday evenings)
  • Modality: In-person class at Irving Campus
  • Campus Address: 1845 E. Northgate Drive, Irving, TX 75062
  • Registration Deadlines: 
    • Early-bird: August 16
    • Standard: September 6

 

Meet your Instructor: 

Arthur Ferrell, SPHR, SHRM-SCPArthur Ferrell, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Founder and Primary Consultant - The Ferrell Consulting Group, LLC
Instructor for PHR/SPHR Certification

Arthur Ferrell is the Founder and Primary Consultant for The Ferrell Consulting Group, LLC. - (TFCG). TFCG provides human resources consulting services for prospective clients in various industries who are in need of assistance in a myriad of HR matters. Arthur has served in HR Leadership roles in various sectors, to include, the Vice President of Human Resources at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Director, Employee Relations at Parkland Health and Hospital System, the Senior Director, Human Resources for Conifer Health Solutions, the Vice President/Divisional HR Manager for Comerica Bank; and in Director, Human Resources roles at Texas Health Resources, Pier 1 Imports and Yum Brands, (Pizza Hut).

Arthur holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies from the University of Texas at Dallas. He has also earned his professional designations as both a Senior Professional in Human (SPHR) through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI); and the Society of Human Resource Management - Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification through the Society for Human Resource Management.

Arthur has served as an adjunct facilitator for the 蜜桃影院 since 2003, where he has facilitated and instructed the study course for Human Resources professionals seeking their professional credentials as Professional in Human Resources 鈥 PHR; Senior Professional in Human Resources 鈥 SPHR or Global Professional in Human Resources 鈥 GPHR certifications.

Here is some general information about this course. Please visit the appropriate section below for more details about tuition fees, discounts, and registration deadlines. Class capacity is limited to 20 students to ensure the best educational experience. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, so complete your registration today!

  • Dates: August 27 - November 19, 2024 (skips September 3)
  • Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. (Tuesday evenings)
  • Modality: In-person class at Irving Campus
  • Campus Address: 1845 E. Northgate Drive, Irving, TX 75062
  • Registration Deadlines: 
    • Early-bird: July 27, 2024
    • Standard: August 17, 2024

 

Meet your instructor:

Tamara Trummer, SPHR, SHRM-SCPTamara Trummer, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

HR Director & HR Business Partner, HR Consulting Services - Plano | Instructor for PHR/SPHR Certificate

Tamara has an extensive HR background having worked for companies such as Ericsson, Inc., Anthelio Healthcare Services, Hadson Corporation, ADP, and SPR, Inc.  Her volunteer work includes serving as HR Committee Chair and Board of Directors member for My Possibilities, Attitudes & Attire, as well as holding volunteer leadership positions for several years on the local Dallas HR Management Association Board of Directors and HR Southwest Conference Board of Directors. 

Tamara has most recently worked as an HR Director and HRBP for Anthelio Healthcare Services, and in an HR Consulting capacity for a variety of small to mid-sized companies in industries which include transportation, commercial real estate, health care, sales, education, marketing, legal, and cosmetology.  She is currently working as a Career Consultant for the University of Texas 鈥揇allas (UTD) in their Career Management Center, and is teaching a 12 - week HRCI certification study course at the 蜜桃影院.

Here is some general information about this course. Please visit the appropriate section below for more details about tuition fees, discounts, and registration deadlines. Class capacity is limited to 20 students to ensure the best educational experience. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, so complete your registration today!

  • Dates: September 4 - November 20, 2024
  • Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. (Wednesday evenings)
  • Modality: Online live instruction via Zoom
  • Registration Deadlines: 
    • Early-bird: August 4, 2024
    • Standard: August 25, 2024

 

Meet your instructor: 

Carol Rogers, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Managing Director, Human Resources, Barings Multifamily Capital
Instructor for PHR/SPHR Certification

Carol Rogers, SPHR, SHRM-SCPCarol has more than 20 years鈥 experience implementing and supporting the delivery of Human Resources strategy, initiatives, and programs through various Human Resources leadership roles and in a variety of different industries.  

Her Human Resources experience includes company-wide HRIS implementations, acquisition integrations, and Human Resources operational initiatives. Ms. Rogers specializes in partnering with business leaders to influence and lead organizational design and change, resource planning, and innovative customer-focused strategies that align with the organization鈥檚 needs.

Carol is HRCI certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) as well as the Society of Human Resources Management-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). She holds a MBA in Management from University of Arlington and a BBA in Human Resources Management from University of North Texas. 

Tuition includes all class sessions and all course materials required to participate in class. The tuition fee does not include the cost of the PHR and SPHR certification exam cost. 

STANDARD REGISTRATION TUITION RATES:

  • $1,365 - Standard Tuition
  • $1,230 - Discounted Tuition


EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION TUITION RATES:

Students can qualify for an early bird discount by completing the registration process (including payment) by the early bird deadline. The early bird period ends 30 days from the start of the class. To qualify for the early bird discount, students must fill out and submit the online application form and submit payment before the early bird deadline (see registration deadline section for deadline information). 

  • $1,230 - Standard Tuition
  • $1,095 - Discounted Tuition

OTHER DISCOUNTS: The University offers discounts to 蜜桃影院 Alumni and Students, 蜜桃影院 Employees, Government Employees (federal and local), US Veterans, and PMI or PMI Dallas Chapter members. To qualify for the discount, students must provide an active .edu or .gov email, 蜜桃影院 ID, or membership number.

REGISTRATION LINKS:

 

 

The maximum class capacity is 20 students. We reserve seats in class on a first-come, first-served basis. To secure a spot in the course, you must fill out the online application form and submit your payment. Application forms without payment do not guarantee a spot in class. 

Registration & Deadlines

Class Early-bird Deadline Standard Deadline
Mondays on Campus August 16 September 6
Tuesdays on Campus July 27, 2024 August 17, 2024
Wednesdays Online August 4, 2024 August 25, 2024

 

 

The 蜜桃影院 accepts the following forms of payment: 

  • Cash payments: Our Office of Finance receives cash payments during regular business hours.
  • Credit/Debit card payments: We accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express using our online payment portal.
  • Check payments: Make the check payable to "蜜桃影院," write the student's name and id number in the memo, and mail it to 蜜桃影院 - Business Office, 1845 E. Northgate Drive, Irving, TX 75062
  • Letters of Credit or Company Sponsorship: Please get in touch with Jennifer Howard at jlhoward@udallas.edu for more information on this option.
  • Payment Arrangement: We have a payment arrangement option for students who need a little help. This option divides Tuition into multiple payments. Executive Education students who wish to participate must complete and fill out the Payment Arrangement section of the application to enroll in this option.

How payment arrangements work: Payments are billed monthly. You submit the first payment when you sign up for the payment arrangement. You can make all subsequent payments before the due date. The University must receive all payments in the agreement before releasing any certificate or transcript.

PAYMENT ARRANGEMENT AMOUNTS:

  • Tuition Rate: $1,365
    • Requires an initial payment of $500, a second payment of $500, and a final payment of $365.
  • Tuition Rate: $1,230
    • Requires an initial payment of $500, a second payment of $500, and a final payment of $230.
  • Tuition Rate: $1,095
    • Requires an initial payment of $500, a second payment of $500, and a final payment of $95.

PAYMENT ARRANGEMENT DUE DATES:

Your first payment establishes your payment schedule. It is highly recommended you submit your first payment immediately to secure your space in class. The last day you can submit your payment is 10-days prior to the class's start date. The list below shows the payment due dates based on the first payment.

  • June payment arrangement: A June payment arrangement has three payments. The first payment of $500 is due before the end of the month. The second payment is due by July 30, and the final payment is due August 30, 2024.
  • July payment arrangement: A July payment arrangement has three payments. The first payment of $500 is due before the end of the month. The second payment is due by August 30, and the final payment is due September 30, 2024.
    • To qualify for the early-bird rate for the Tuesday on campus course, your first payment must be received by July 27, 2024.
  • August payment arrangement: An August payment arrangement has three payments. The first payment of $500 is due before the end of the month. The second payment is due by September 30, and the final payment is due before October 20, 2024.
    • To qualify for the early-bird rate for the Wednesday Online course, your first payment must be received by August 4, 2024.
    • To qualify for the early-bird rate for the Monday in person course, your first payment must be received by August 16, 2024.

Important clarifications:

  • To qualify for the early-bird tuition rates: We must receive your application and payment before the early-bird deadlines. No payment arrangement is available for early-bird rates after the deadlines.
    • Early-bird deadlines: 
      • Monday: August 16, 2024
      • Tuesdays: July 27, 2024
      • Wednesday: August 4, 2024
  • To submit payment: You will be taken to our payment portal to submit your payment upon completing the application form.
  • To sign up for the payment arrangement: You will select payment arrangement option in the registration form and be required to provide specific information and agree to the terms. No payment arrangement is available without filling out this section of the registration form.

The PHR & SPHR certifications require exam candidates to have worked as an HR professional for at least 1-year with a graduate degree or more. Please see the Certification Details section for more information.

  • HR Professionals Seeking Certification
    • PHR Candidates: Typically, these are individuals who have some professional experience in HR and want to validate their skills with a PHR certification. They usually have 1-4 years of professional HR experience.
    • SPHR Candidates: These are more seasoned HR professionals with substantial experience (typically 4-7 years or more) who are aiming for a senior-level certification to demonstrate their strategic and policy-making expertise in HR.
  • Career Advancers
    • HR Managers and Directors: Individuals looking to move into higher leadership positions within HR or seeking roles that require advanced HR knowledge.
    • Specialists Aiming for Generalist Roles: HR specialists (e.g., in recruitment, benefits, or compliance) who want to broaden their expertise and move into more generalist or strategic roles.
  • International HR Professionals
    • HR Professionals Abroad: Individuals working in HR outside the United States who want to validate their knowledge of US-based HR practices and principles, which can be especially useful if they plan to work with US-based companies or in multinational corporations.

Benefits for You: When you enroll in this course, you will: 

  • Earn the HR Management digital badge issued by the 蜜桃影院.
  • Gain practical expertise that can immediately impact your job performance.
  • Increased Knowledge: Build a strong foundation of HR management knowledge, skills, and tools to become a better HR Professional, team member, or manager.
  • Increased Salary: Certified professionals tend to earn more. According to Payscale, HR professionals with any certification earn significantly higher salaries than non-certified counterparts.
  • Take advantage of the knowledge and experiences of your expert instructor.
  • Stay motivated to complete your training with set class dates and assignments.
  • Build your HR management network through fellow course participants and your instructor. 

Benefits for Your Employer: Sending an employee to an HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) certification course offers several benefits: 

  • Enhanced HR Skills: PHR and SPHR certifications demonstrate mastery in various HR disciplines, including workforce planning, employee relations, compensation, and risk management. Employers can rely on certified professionals to make informed decisions.
  • Continuous Learning Commitment: HRCI-certified professionals are dedicated to continuous learning. They pledge to operate by a code of conduct and maintain their credentials through ongoing education. Employers benefit from having HR leaders who stay current with industry trends and best practices.
  • Competency-Based Credentials: HRCI certification provides professionally relevant, accredited credentials that are highly valued in HR and business communities. These credentials demonstrate mastery and competency in the field.
  • Career Progression: SPHR certification is especially desirable for senior HR leaders. It signifies a strategic focus on overall business goals and enables career growth.
  • Strategic Contributions: SPHR training covers a broad range of business issues, allowing certificants to contribute strategically to organizational success.
  • Company Value: Hiring certified professionals enhances an organization鈥檚 reputation and value, as they bring expertise and commitment to the HR profession.

In summary, sending employees to HRCI certification courses contributes to a skilled, informed HR team and positively impacts organizational performance.

Value of this Essentials of HR Management Course:

  • Time-efficient and comprehensive: Our training program covers the human resources body of knowledge as determined by HRCI. Students receive 36-hours of graduate level HR training from SPHR certified industry leaders.
  • Exceptional instruction: Learn from a HR management expert who provides insight and one-on-one guidance.
  • Networking and peer interaction: Share experiences, discuss topics, and gain real-world insights into HR management.
  • Stay on track: Structured class time and assignments help keep you motivated and on track.

Course materials included in your course registration fees:

  • 2024 Complete HRCP Program for PHR/SPHR/SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP: Print Edition 

The HRCP Learning System has more than nine-hundred pages of instruction, the program provides:

  • an online study guide;
  • two sets of online review questions for each unit; and
  • two online, comprehensive one-hundred-question practice exams.
  • Students taking an in-person course will receive a 蜜桃影院 Parking Pass for the class duration.

Course Topics:

  • Unit 1: Business Management Leadership & Stragegy
  • Unit 2: Workforce Planning & Talent Acquisition
  • Unit 3: Employee Development
  • Unit 4: Total Rewards
  • Unit 5: Employee Relations & Risk Management

Shipments: The University processes course materials shipments upon minimum course enrollment. Shipments are typically two weeks before the start of the class and ship via FedEx. We can only ship materials to paid students.

NOTE: Course tuition does not include the exam or application fees.

The (HRCI), established in 1976, has an over 45-year legacy that sets the gold standard in HR certification. HRCI sets the standard for HR mastery and excellence around the globe. HRCI is the sole provider of HR certifications that meets the rigorous standards of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

NOTE: The PHR and SPHR exams require professional level work experience. To learn more about this requirement, to be taken to the HRCI website.

PHR Exam (Eligibility requirements & details)

Education Minimum Work Experience*
Master's degree or higher 1-year
Bachelor's degree 2-years
High school diploma or Associate's degree 4-years
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About the exam:

  • Exam Cost: $395 (exam fee) + $100 (application) = $495.00
  • Exam Time: 2 hours (plus 30 minute administrative time)
  • Exam Length: 90 scored questions + 25 pretest questions (unscored)
  • Exam Location: Pearson VUE testing center or OnVUE Online Proctoring

 

SPHR Exam (Eligibility requirements & details)

Education Minimum Professional Level Work Experience
Master's degree or higher 4-years
Bachelor's degree 5-years
High school diploma or Associate's degree 7-years
Click to visit the HRCI SPHR Certification Webpage.

About the exam: 

  • Exam Cost: $495 (exam fee) + $100 (application) = $595.00
  • Exam Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes (plus 30 minute administrative time)
  • Exam Length: 115 scored questions + 25 pretest questions (unscored)
  • Exam Location: Pearson VUE testing center or OnVUE Online Proctoring

 

Recertification Requirements

To maintain your HRCI credentials, you must earn HR recertification credits over a three-year time span or retake the certification exam.

  • PHR: 60 HR recertification credits
  • SPHR: 45 HR and 15 Business recertifcation credits (60 total)

Visit HRCI's website for more

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HR Management Digital BadgeCareer Possibilities

Obtaining PHR (Professional in Human Resources) or SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) certifications offers significant value to HR professionals by enhancing their career prospects, credibility, and expertise. These certifications, recognized globally, validate an HR professional's knowledge and proficiency in essential human resources principles and practices. With a PHR or SPHR certification, professionals gain a competitive edge in the job market, opening doors to advanced career opportunities and higher earning potential. Furthermore, these credentials foster continuous learning and professional development, ensuring that certified individuals stay abreast of the latest HR trends and strategic skills. Employers benefit from the assurance that certified HR professionals possess the expertise to drive effective and compliant HR initiatives, ultimately contributing to the organization's success.

PHR

  • Job Title Examples: HR Generalist, HR Manager, Recruitment Specialist, Compensation and Benefits Specialist, Assistant HR Manager
  • Salary* (Avg. Base Salary): $81,000/year

SPHR

  • SPHR Job Title Examples: HR Director, Sr. HR Manager, VP of HR, Chief HR Officer (CHRO)
  • SPHR Salary* (Avg. Base Salary): $107,000/year

*According to Payscale