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Extended Programs

Professional Programs & Training

PHR®/SPHR® Certification Preparation Course Topics

The most up-to-date learning modules in print and e-reader format The SHRM Learning System for PHR/SPHR includes six modules covering the entire HR Certification Institute body of knowledge so you'll learn everything you need for the PHR or SPHR exam. Modules were updated to reflect the new HR practice and legislation in the HR Certification Institute's body of knowledge.

1. Business Management and Strategy

  • Strategic role of HR in organizations
  • HR business management skills
  • Strategic planning process
  • Evaluating the internal/external environment
  • HR and the legislative and regulatory environment

2. Workforce Planning and Employment

  • Employee rights, privacy and consumer protection legislation
  • Organizational staffing requirements
  • Job analysis and documentation
  • Recruitment, flexible staffing, selection and retention

3. Human Resource Development

  • Organizational development initiatives
  • Adult learning and motivation
  • Training and development
  • Talent and performance management

4. Compensation and Benefits

  • Compensation structure and systems
  • Benefit programs (Government mandated, deferred comp plans, health care and other non-statutory benefits)
  • Compensation and benefits legislation
  • Evaluating compensation and benefits programs

5. Employee and Labor Relations

  • Employee and labor relations legislation
  • Union organizing and collective bargaining
  • Unfair labor practices
  • Discipline and complaint resolution

6. Risk Management

  • Organizational risk
  • Workplace safety, health, security and privacy
  • Risk management legislation

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For more information, contact, Jaclyn Hassenzahl at jhassenz@emich.edu or 800.932.8689.