Course Description

This SHRM certification review is designed for individuals seeking credentials that focus on the knowledge and practical real-life experiences needed by HR professionals to excel in their careers today. For those not seeking certification, the course provides a comprehensive HR generalist overview covering key ideas, concepts, and core competencies.

Learn more about the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge (SHRM BoCK®). Earn the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP™) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP™) credential to be a recognized HR professional at the core of leading organizational success.

The certifications:

  • Build on a singular Body of Competency and Knowledge designed to elevate the HR profession around the world.
  • Test your competency as an HR professional–that is, your ability to put that knowledge to work through critical thinking and application.
  • Demonstrate that you are a technical expert who has mastered the application of HR technical and behavioral competencies through practice and experience to drive business results.

Course Outline

Part I includes the following topics: (subject to change pending instructor availability)
  • HR Competencies
  • Structure of the HR Function
  • Business and HR Strategy
  • HR in the Global Context
  • Employee Relations
  • US Employment Laws and Regulations
  • Talent Acquisition and Retention

Using the latest SHRM Learning System, the program features relevant HR content and advanced tools to streamline study time, accelerate learning and build confidence for passing the SHRM-CP/ SHRM-SCP exams.

Course Completion Requirements:

  • Attend at least 75% of the classes
  • Take all tests and exams
  • Complete out-of-class assignments


Classes are held Specified Wednesdays from 545-745PM and specified Saturdays from 900-1100AM . Note: Saturday (May 1st) has an extended class time of 900AM-1200PM. 

Part One classes: Wednesday, January 27th through Wednesday, March 10th  (Wednesdays: 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24, 3/3, 3/10; Saturdays: 2/6, 2/20, 3/6)

Part Two classes: Wednesday, March 24th through Saturday, May 1st  (Wednesdays: 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/17, 4/21, 4/28; Saturdays: 4/3, 4/17, 5/1)

Includes ebook (accessible for 18 months) and course materials. Participants have the option of purchasing physical copies of course textbook for $150.00 plus shipping. 

Registration for SHRM-CP and SHRM examinations not included. For more about exam fees and to apply for the exam of your choice, go to http://www.shrm.org/certification/apply.

For information about Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) membership in Hawaii, visit the SHRM Hawai‘i web site, www.shrmhawaii.org, email, or call 808.447.1840 (SHRM Hawaii).


Must be taken with 0035 SHRM-CP/ SHRM-SCP Certification Review-Part II. 0035-SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Review-Part II.


Participants must have a reliable Wi-Fi/Internet connection as well as a device to join.  We highly encourage participants to join with a video camera to help promote an engaging and interactive class for all participants.

Before joining a Zoom meeting on a computer or mobile device, you can download the Zoom app from the Zoom Download Center. Otherwise, you will be prompted to download and install Zoom when you click on the link, which will be provided to you prior to the online seminar. You will also receive a digit-number (pass code), which is necessary to join the webinar. If you are joining the webinar via telephone, you will need the teleconferencing number provided in the invite, which will be emailed to you. For more information on how to join a Zoom meeting, click here. You can also find Zoom's system requirements here.



"The SHRM CP/SCP Certification Review courses were a great resource in preparing for my certification. The opportunity to ask specific questions to experts in the field, along with the study materials (both books and online) made a real difference!" (AJ Hoffman, HR Manager)
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