SHRM-Certified Professional (CP®) and SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SCP®)

Earn the New Standard in HR Certification

Establish yourself as a globally-recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification. The SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®) certifications validate that you have demonstrated you have the competencies and knowledge required to be a successful HR professional.

Demonstrate that you have the competencies and knowledge to be a top notch HR professional when you earn the new SHRM-Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) and SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®) credentials. This new standard in HR Certification will help establish you as a strategic, globally-recognized HR leader.

Topics covered in this program include:

  • HR Competencies (Leadership & Navigation, Ethical Practice, Business Acumen, Relationship Management, Consultation, Critical Evaluation, Global and Cultural Effectiveness, Communication)
  • People (Strategic Planning, Talent Acquisition, Employee Engagement, Learning & Development, Total Rewards)
  • Organization (Structure of the HR Function, Organizational Effectiveness, Workforce Management, Employee Relations, Technology Management)
  • Workplace (HR in the Global Context, Diversity & Inclusion, Risk Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, Employment Law & Regulations)

For the past 12 years Northern Illinois University’s Professional HR Certification programs have been recognized as one of SHRM’s “Top 20” University programs with pass rates that consistently exceed national averages. Our SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) and SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®) Certification Preparation Courses will help you achieve your goal of earning the prestigious SHRM credentials.

 

Register Today!

I never worked so hard to pass a test but couldn’t be happier I went to every class, put in the work, and studied so hard because I feel so proud and would recommend taking the course and sitting through the exam to every HR professional out there!

Jaclyn O’Brien Mills, June, 2019

Testimonials

13 Week Evening Courses  

Deerfield, IL

Date Course Location Time Price
Wednesdays, Feb. 12 - May 6, 2020 SHRM Learning System® SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Prep Course
13 Week Evenings
Trinity International University, 2065 Half Day Road, Deerfield, IL 6-9 p.m $1,550 - Regular
$1450 - SHRM member/NIU alumni

Hoffman Estates, IL

Date Course Location Time Price
Mondays, Feb. 10 - May 4, 2020 SHRM Learning System® SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Prep Course
13 Week Evenings
NIU Hoffman Estates Regional Center, 5555 Trillium Blvd., Hoffman Estates, IL 6-9 p.m $1,550 - Regular
$1450 - SHRM member/NIU alumni

Naperville, IL

Date Course Location Time Price
Tuesdays, Feb. 11 - May 5, 2020 SHRM Learning System® SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Prep Course
13 Week Evenings
NIU Naperville Regional Center, 1120 E. Diehl Rd., Naperville, IL 6-9 p.m $1,550 - Regular
$1450 - SHRM member/NIU alumni

Rockford, IL

Date Course Location Time Price
Thursdays, Feb. 13 - May 7, 2020 SHRM Learning System® SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Prep Course
13 Week Evenings
NIU Rockford Regional Center, 8500 E. State Street, Rockford, IL 6-9 p.m $1,550 - Regular
$1450 - SHRM member/NIU alumni

Tinley Park, IL

Date Course Location Time Price
Tuesdays, Feb. 11 - May 5, 2020 SHRM Learning System® SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Prep Course
13 Week Evenings
UCP Sequin, 7550 W. 183rd St., Tinley Park, IL 60477 6-9 p.m $1,550 - Regular
$1450 - SHRM member/NIU alumni

Addison, IL

Date Course Location Time Price
Saturdays, March 21 - May 2, 2020 SHRM Learning System® SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Prep Course
Intensive Six Saturday Fast Track Course
Addison Park District Recreation Center, 120 Oak St. Addison, IL 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. $1,550 - Regular
$1450 - SHRM member/NIU alumni

Online
(Instructor-led, two-hour sessions, discussion board and assigned online activities)

Date Course Location Time Price
Tuesdays, Feb. 18 - May 5, 2020 SHRM Learning System® SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Prep Course
12 Week Interactive Online
Online 7-9 p.m. $1,550 - Regular
$1450 - SHRM member/NIU alumni
Mondays and Thursdays, March 30 - May 7, 2020 SHRM Learning System® SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Prep Course
6 Week Intensive Interactive Online
Online 7-9 p.m. $1,550 - Regular
$1450 - SHRM member/NIU alumni

*Register at least 10 days prior to start of course date to avoid $100 late registration charge.

Special rates available for current NIU students and employees. Contact Donna Mann dmann@niu.edu for details.

PAYMENT PLAN OPTION TERMS & CONDITIONS: The credit card payment plan option is available for registrations completed at least 30 days in advance of the program start date. Payment terms: 25% of the total cost will be charged to the credit card at time of registration. Any outstanding balance will be charged to the credit card 14 days prior to the program start. Payments may be made prior to the final due date by contacting Outreach Registration (800) 345-9472. Payment in full must be confirmed before shipment of any course materials. Standard cancellation policies apply.


Illinois Veterans and Illinois National Guard Grant Programs: This program is not eligible for funding under the IL Veterans and IL National Guard Grants. IVG and ING grants apply only to those programs assessing tuition and mandatory fees. NIU Outreach is licensed to deliver this program by the sponsoring professional organization. The registration fee for this program is not based on tuition and fees and includes course materials, licensing fees, catering services, and instructional costs not covered by the IVG/ING grants.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Funding: Certain unemployed or underemployed Illinois candidates may be eligible to receive funding for this program under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Visit https://www.illinoisworknet.com/WIOA for more information.

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Contact Us

Donna Mann, Director 
Credentialing Programs 
Phone: 815-732-6249
Email: dmann@niu.edu

Jennifer Kopecky
Phone: 815-753-0771 
Email: jkopecky@niu.edu 

Registration by phone
Call 815-753-0277 or
Toll Free 800-345-9472
Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (CST) for live assistance.

All cancellation and transfer requests must be in writing. Email Outreachregistration@niu.edu or fax 815-753-6900.