Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Report Abuse   |   Sign In   |   Join Now
Community Search
Resources: Continuing Education
Share |

Education Courses Offered by HR Houston

HR Certification Prep & Recertification

  • Exam Preparation for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP
  • PHR/SPHR Certification Study Workshop (six 3-hour sessions)
  • HR Review Last Minute Course (2.5 day workshop)
  • Opportunities for Recertification 


2016-2017 Seminar Series

  • The (Over)Times They Are A-Changin': Managing the Challenges Presented by the New Federal White-Collar Exemption Regulations (G) AUGUST 4 More Information

  • HR as a Revenue Center--Eliminating Unnecessary Unemployment Expenses to Impact Your Company’s Bottom Line (G) OCT 20 More Information
  • Human Resource Project Management Certification Course (G) (B) NOV 8-11 More Information
  • Complex Employee Leave Challenges Under the FMLA, ADA & Beyond (G) NOV 16 More Information
  • The Basics: Coaching, Performance Management and Discipline (G) JAN 24 More Information
  • Advanced Coaching: The Competencies Every Leadership Team Needs
    (B) JAN 25 More Information
  • Internal Investigations for the Advanced [Weary] HR Professional (G) FEB 23 More Information
  • Gulf Coast Symposium on Human Resources (G) (B) (I) MAY 10-12 More information coming December 2016

Earn Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP; PLUS -- (G) Earn HR (General) recertification credit for PHR; (B) Earn Business (Strategic) recertification credit for SPHR. 


Education Course Descriptions

Prepare for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP

  • Exam Preparation for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP

    Prepare for your SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam during 3 instructor-led sessions using the SHRM Learning System®.  Visit the HR Houston Calendar for more information and to register, held each Fall and Spring.  HR Houston members - $999; Non-members - $1,099. 


    The SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP provides interactive tools and updated content that reflects the SHRM Body of Competency & Knowledge (BoCKTM) tested on the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams.

    Earning your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential makes you a recognized expert and leader in the HR field—and a valuable asset to your organization.  This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, proving your high level of knowledge and skills.  CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP.

Prepare for HR Certification Institute's PHR/SPHR Certification Exam

  • PHR/SPHR Certification Study Workshop (six 3-hour sessions)

    The instructor-led class provides an opportunity for a high-level review of the PHR/SPHR Body of Knowledge, so that you can identify the areas where you need to devote extra study time to prepare for the exam. You’re also encouraged to connect with other class members to develop study groups that meet outside class time to support each other’s preparation.


    Your fee includes 6 spiral bound workbooks, each covering one of the functional areas of the exam.  The program also provides an online Guide for Successful Exam Preparation, two sets of online review questions for each unit, two online comprehensive, one-hundred question practice exams and a set of QuickStudy flash cards with over 600 questions and answers.


    The PHR/SPHR Certification Study Workshop is offered twice a year, in  September and February. Check the HR Houston Calendar to register.  HR Houston members - $750; Non-members - $850.

    Visit HR Certification Institute ( for specific information about certification testing dates and application deadlines.
  • HR Review Last Minute Course (2.5 day workshop)
    This 2.5 day course, offered shortly before the HR Certification Institute's PHR/SPHR exam window opens, begins with a comprehensive, challenging, 225 question, four-hour exam, taken under exam-day conditions. The next two days are spent studying the exam to understand the correct answers, related facts and the strategic positioning of the question. This program really gets the test-taker ready for the tough questions and can serve as a "final assessment" in helping evaluate your exam readiness.

    HR Review Last Minute Course is offered twice a year in both November and April. Check the HR Houston Calendar for further details and to register. HR Houston Members, $375; Non-members, $425.  REGISTER

Opportunities for Recertification
Earning recertification credit hours is required to maintain your HR certifications.  HR Houston offers recertification credit for HR Certification Institute (PHR, SPHR, and GPHR) and SHRM (SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP) at its meetings, workshops, the Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues and other educational events.


For more information on HR Certification Institute, visit


For more information on the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, visit



  • HR Basics (G)
    HR Basics is a NEW workshop presented by HR Leaders that introduces you to the field of Human Resources.  Beginning with a review of employment law, you’ll then move through each core HR function to understand the role and responsibilities of HR in each stage of the Employment Life Cycle.  You’ll gain an understanding of the evolving role of HR as a strategic business partner in supporting the company’s mission and goals. Along the way, you’ll begin to build your personal development plan to lead to a proficiency in the field.  REGISTER

Quick Links   


more Calendar

Hiring Military - Houston's Greatest Human Resource

Benefits Bootcamp

Association Management Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal