For HR employees, the advantages of certification include becoming more valuable to the company, having an advantage when applying for a new job, demonstrating commitment and understanding of the HR profession and showing their dedication to continuing their education. The curriculum is designed by subject matter experts and covers the most up-to-date HR Certification Institute (HRCI) body of knowledge.
The course is 12 weeks long, and you can expect to spend 6-8 hours per week on coursework. You can log in to complete your work at any time, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The course covers core knowledge requirements, including: business management and strategy, workplace planning and employment, human resources development, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations and applicable legislations and laws.
The HR Certification Institute (HRCI) requires HR professionals planning to sit for the PHR or SPHR exams to have a combination of demonstrated work experience and education. For additional information, visit HRCI.org