SHRM-CP™ and SHRM-SCP™ – About the Program
As an approved education partner with SHRM, Penn State instructors combine expert instruction with the 2019 SHRM Learning System to offer a comprehensive and effective way to prepare for success on the SHRM-CP™ or SHRM-SCP™ exam. Students will:
- Gain one-on-one guidance to help you comprehend and learn to apply your new HR knowledge.
- Engage with a proven with the SHRM Learning System that dynamically adjust to students’ interaction.
- Acquire the knowledge and understand the behavioral competencies you need to prepare to pass the exam.
- Network and collaborate with peers to share real-life examples and bring HR knowledge and competencies to life.
- Stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience and support.
The SHRM-CP™ and SHRM-SCP™ certifications are built upon the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge (BoCK™), which is more than an exam outline. It defines the standards for knowledge, strategies and competencies required for effective HR professionals around the world. Eight behavioral competencies and fifteen functional areas that every HR professional should know are included in this intense review.
To be eligible to sit for the SHRM-CP™ and SHRM-SCP™ exams, you must meet specific educational and work experience criteria at the time you submit your application. For details on SHRM exam eligibility requirements, visit shrmcertification.org/eligibility.
Certification is a great choice for HR professionals who want to:
- Increase their knowledge
- Advance their skills
- Earn recognition from the global community
By becoming SHRM certified, you prove your knowledge, competency and value to colleagues and to employers looking for a competitive edge in today's global economy. Wherever your career takes you, your SHRM certification will define you as an HR expert and leader, and our review course can help you get there.
Are you a member of an HR team, but not seeking certification? Consider advancing your career and improve your HR skills by attending the SHRM CP/SCP course to strengthen your professional development by refreshing key ideas and concepts, reinforcing your understanding of core behavior and technical competencies, and increasing your workplace productivity.
Meet the Instructor
E. Joy McFerren, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Senior HR Business Leader
McFerren is a strategic HR business leader with experience in medical devices, manufacturing, distribution, pharmaceutical and hospitality industries. She possesses leadership, business acumen, creativity and concern for people. Her expertise in providing full-service HR support including organizational development, employee relations, and guidance to site management teams and collaborative management style makes her an effective change agent in a variety of structures. She has a proven ability to establish strong partnership with management teams to build environments with high performance standards and high value on human capital. McFerren teaches the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP review course using the SHRM Learning System and online resources in a caring and competent manner.
Penn State York is pleased to be working with Penn State Berks in the following session beginning September 16, 2021.
SHRM CP-SCP Learning System Review – MGMT 9436
Dates: Thursday, September 16 – December 9, 2021 (no class November 25)
Times: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Delivery: Zoom Classroom Meeting (remote learning)
Cost: $1,600 (includes required textbook)
Note: Be sure to register at the campus of your choice by September 7, 202,1 to ensure textbook availability on the first night of class.
Register in SHRM CP-SCP Learning System Review
Check with your employer to determine if you are eligible for employer tuition reimbursement.
Attend an information session remotely using Zoom
Find out more about the SHRM program, what the course covers, ask questions, meet our instructor, and learn how obtaining certification can positively impact your career. If you sign up for the SHRM course as a result of the information session, you will receive a $50 course discount as a “Welcome to SHRM.”
Select the date that works best for you: Tuesday, August 10 or Thursday, August 26. See you at 6:00 p.m.!