Commit to Your Career

Establish yourself as a globally-recognized HR expert in 2020 by earning your SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®) certification. Prove your value to colleagues and employers with the credentials built on the SHRM BoCK™, which defines the standards for knowledge, strategies and competencies required for effective HR professionals around the world.

Choose Expert Leadership and Guidance

As a SHRM Chapter, our certification prep study group utilizes the 2020 SHRM Learning System, giving you access to the most comprehensive, effective and up-to-date exam preparation tools available.

Our chapter is committed to providing our members with quality programs to help advance your career. Our study group provides the following benefits:

  • Ensure that you understand and can apply the material tested on the exam
  • Keep on track with your HR studies
  • Discuss topics with peers from diverse backgrounds
    Grow your professional network

Click here to see a testimonial from a recent participant (and now an instructor!) in our study groups

SHRM Certification Study Group – Spring 2020

Monday Night Study Group (all in-person)

Dates: Monday evenings from 6:00pm – 8:30pm | February – April for 12 weeks; 2/3 – 4/27 (skipping 2/17)

Location: Roberts Center for Pediatric Research, 2716 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Lead Instructor: Ray Bates, MBA, MHRLR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Senior HR Business Partner, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Assistant Instructor: Alan Popoli, MS, SHRM-SCP, Regional HR Advisor,
Nustar Energy LP

Pricing (includes SHRM Learning System Participant Kit plus the study group):

Early Bird (until January 13th)- Member – $900, Non-Member – $1100

Regular – Member – $975, Non-Member – $1175

*Late pricing will apply to registrations AFTER January 20th

*Member discount applies to National SHRM members designated to the Philadelphia Chapter (#002). Click here to learn how to become a Philly SHRM member.

*Save $45 purchasing the SHRM Learning System through Philly SHRM (for members) PLUS get the certification prep sessions included in your pricing….an amazing value for your certification needs!

Register today! 

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