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SHRM Learning System®


If you have been considering increasing your HR knowledge or earning your PHR® (Professional in Human  Resources) or SPHR® (Senior Professional in Human Resources) certification, this course can help you achieve your goal. Our course is designed to help you learn and retain the material effectively and efficiently by combining the best exam preparation system with expert instruction and peer discussion

Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the curriculum is designed by subject matter experts, covers the new HR Certification Institute body of knowledge and ranks as the #1 PHR/SPHR certification preparation program.

Our training course includes: 45 hours of classroom instruction, SHRM Learning System® participant materials, e-flash cards, online tools and resource center, nearly 1,500 practice test questions and six training modules, in e-reader or print format.

SHRM Learning System® covers the entire HR Certification Institute body of knowledge:

  • Business Management and Strategy
  • Workforce Planning and Employment
  • Human Resources Development
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Risk Management

Why Choose an Instructor-Led Course?

  • Understand and apply the material tested on the PHR or SPHR exam
  • Expand and update your HR knowledge for professional advancement
  • Learn from an experienced and certified instructor
  • Discuss topics with peers from diverse backgrounds
  • Take advantage of your employer’s tuition reimbursement program
  • Keep on track and motivated to complete your HR studies
  • Grow your professional network



Jan. 23, Feb. 6 and Feb. 20, Mar. 5, Mar. 20, Apr. 3, Apr. 17, and Apr. 24, 2014  (All are Thursdays except for Wednedsay, Mar. 5, 2014)

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: 2001 Union Carbide Drive (Room 004); South Charleston, WV 25303
Instructor: Betty McHale, MS, SPHR
Requirements:  Exam eligibility requirements
Fee: $1,395 (includes SHRM Learning System Manuals, access to online SHRM Learning System Resource Center, practice tests and Instructor handouts
Financial aid: Approved for WV Higher Education Adult Part-time Student Grants
Registration: Download KVCTC Admissions Application and WEDD Registration Form (PDF); both are required.
Questions: Contact Program Director



Phone: (304) 205.6603
Online: Register Now!
2001 Union Carbide Drive
S. Charleston, WV 25303

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