phr-sphr : PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification

PHR-SPHR-2017
PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification
ISBN : 978-1-61691-849-1
Gain hands-on expertise in HRCI PHR-SPHR certification exam by PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification course. This course covers all the domains of HRCI PHR-SPHR certification exam, which include certifying human resource professionals; core knowledge requirements for HR professionals; business management and strategy; workforce planning and employment; Human Resource development compensation and benefits; employee and labor relations; and risk management.

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Exercise Questions
140+
Quizzes
61+
Flashcards
1288+
Glossary of terms
1288+
Lessons
10+

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80+
Full Length Tests
3+
Post-Assessments Questions
125+

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Exam Information

The Professional in Human Resource is a standalone certification from HRCI with the exam code PHR. This certification is targeted at human resource professionals who are involved in the understanding of the fundamental knowledge, that is needed for effective HR management. They focus on program implementation and have tactical/logistical orientation. 

Senior Professional Human Resources, or SPHR Certification, is an excellent choice for experienced, executive-level, Human Resource professionals, who are looking to progress their HR career. SPHR Certification is intended for those who have at least six to eight years of upward experience within human resources. HR professionals at this level tend to be the individuals responsible for creating and writing HR policies, not enforcing them, and whose judgment, knowledge and accountability are highly trusted due to their wealth of experience. 

Career Prospects
  • HR Manager
  • Human Resource Expert
  • Human Resource Director
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Human Resource Specialist
Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?
  • PHR - USD 400
  • SPHR - USD 525

Pricing and taxes may vary from country to country.

Where do I take the exam?
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?

HRCI has the following pre-requisites for Professional in Human Resources certification:

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in a professional-level HR position + a Master’s degree or higher, 
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a Bachelor’s degree, OR
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a high school diploma.

HRCI has the following pre-requisites for Senior Professional in Human Resources certification:

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a Master’s degree or higher,
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a Bachelor’s degree, OR
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a high school diploma.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 175 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
180 minutes
What is the passing score?
500

(on a scale of 0-700)

What is the exam's retake policy?
PHR-SPHR certification is valid for three years after testing. HR professionals may retake either exam to maintain certification.
What is the validity of the certification?
PHR/SPHR certification is valid for three years. Recertification is required through demonstrated professional development or retaking the exam.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the PHR-SPHR-2017, click here.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Certifying Human Resource Professionals

  • The Human Resource Profession
  • Development of the Human Resource Body of Knowledge
  • The Test
  • Summary

Lesson 2: Core Knowledge Requirements for HR Professionals

  • Needs Assessment and Analysis
  • Third-Party Contract Management
  • Communication Skills and Strategies
  • Documentation Requirements
  • Adult Learning Processes and Learning Styles
  • Motivation Concepts
  • Leadership Concepts
  • Project Management Concepts
  • Diversity Concepts
  • Human Relations Concepts
  • HR Ethics and Professional Standards
  • Human Resource Technology
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis
  • Change Management
  • Job Analysis and Description
  • Employee Records Management
  • Interrelationships Among HR Activities
  • Organizational Structures
  • Environmental Scanning Concepts
  • Employee Attitude Assessment
  • Basic Budgeting and Accounting
  • Risk Management
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 3: Business Management and Strategy

  • Organizations
  • Strategy
  • Strategic Management
  • Legislative and Regulatory Processes
  • Corporate Governance
  • HR Metrics: Measuring Results
  • Global Considerations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 4: Workforce Planning and Employment

  • Federal Employment Legislation
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Staffing Programs
  • Organization Exit/Off-Boarding Processes
  • Metrics: Measuring Results
  • Global Considerations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 5: Human Resource Development

  • Federal Employment Legislation
  • Organization Development
  • Talent Management
  • Performance-Management Programs
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Unique Employee Needs
  • Metrics: Measuring Results
  • Global Considerations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 6: Compensation and Benefits

  • Total Rewards Defined
  • Compensation
  • Benefits
  • Payroll
  • Communicating Compensation and Benefits Programs
  • Executive Compensation
  • Metrics: Measuring Results
  • Global Considerations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 7: Employee and Labor Relations

  • Federal Employment Legislation
  • Employee Relations
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Labor Relations
  • Union Organization
  • Union Avoidance Strategies
  • Metrics: Measuring Results
  • Global Considerations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 8: Risk Management

  • Risk Identification
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Management
  • Metrics: Measuring Results
  • Global Considerations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 9: Appendix A: Case Study: Where the Green Glass Grows

  • The Company
  • The Customer
  • Exercise

Lesson 10: Appendix B: Federal Employment Legislation and Case Law

  • Legislation and Case Law Summary
  • Additional Cases
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