The Future of HR is SHRM–Certified

Establish yourself as a globally–recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). These professional certifications can open doors for professional advancement, serve to harmonize standards with changing expectations and signal to employers advanced professional development.

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What is SHRM?

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest human resources professional society, and represents 300,000 members in more than 165 countries. The Sioux Empire Society for Human Resource Management chapter partners with USF to offer training.

About the SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP Certification Preparation Course at USF

This intensive 10-week program combines expert instruction with the SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.

Ensure you're prepared with our course designed for SHRM credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success.

USF typically offers SHRM Training twice per year, beginning in February and September.

Meet the Instructor: Trudy Billion, MBA, HRM, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, is a sought after trainer and educator. She is passionate about helping students master their subject material to make an impact in their organizations. Learn more about Workshops for Professional Development for Business Professionals

About the SHRM Essentials of Human Resources Course

The SHRM Essentials of Human Resources provides a foundational overview of HR practices and behaviors. Through real-world applications and scenarios, you will be introduced to fundamental HR topics to help you effectively approach the challenging HR-related situations that you face on the job.

Network and share experiences with a diverse group of professionals as you build the HR knowledge and skills you need to succeed. Whether you're a student, new to HR, have a desire to improve your people management skills or are in a small business environment, the course will help you develop the critical HR competencies and learn how to apply them.

As part of your course, you will receive online access to the SHRM Essentials of Human Resources program, a mobile-friendly digital hub that covers the six fundamental HR topic areas.

Here’s How to Browse, View, Register and Pay for Workshops

View USF's complete listing of Workshop offerings at any given time at USF's Higher Reach website, This site is hosted through higher education partner Higher Reach and is built to streamline the process of browsing, viewing, registering and paying for workshops. Questions or want help registering? No problem, simply contact Stacy Meadors, USF Director of Workshops and Continuing Education, at 605-331-6781 or You can also call USF toll free at 800-888-1047.

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