Define Yourself as an HR Leader with SHRM Certification
SHRM's global HR credentials, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, offer growth, advancement and recognition. By becoming SHRM certified, you prove your knowledge, competency and value to colleagues and to employers looking for a competitive edge in today's global economy. Wherever your career takes you, your SHRM certification will define you as an HR expert and leader.
Ensure you're prepared for the exam 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.
Our Saturday classes combines expert instruction with the 2018 SHRM Learning System®, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.
Spring 2019 Course Details
Saturday Classes – March 2, March 16, March 30, April 13 and May 18, 2019 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Manhattanville College Campus 2900 Purchase St. Purchase, NY
Instructor: Raymond T. LaManna, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Mr. LaManna has extensive experience in the human resources field. Ray has held positions as Director of Human Resources at the Parish of Trinity Church on Wall Street, Human Resources Director of Integrated Resources Inc., a diversified financial services firm, where he was responsible for all employee relations, recruitment and compensation functions. Ray LaManna is currently Lecturer and Deputy Chair of the Larendra Paul Loomba Department of Management at the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, City University of New York, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in human resources and strategic management.
Prof. LaManna holds advanced degrees in theology, psychology and adult education (from Teachers College/Columbia University). In addition, Ray is the owner of his own human resources consulting firm, specializing in employee relations, training and coaching.
Ray has also been actively involved in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as national chairperson of the Management Practices committee. He was also national Subject Matter Expert for the 2014 version of Module 1 of the Learning System-Business Management & Strategy. He has spoken at the HR/NY monthly meetings and SHRM pre-convention and regional seminars on HR and management issues and holds life certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).
Manhattanville offers you a preparation course tailored to help meet your needs as an adult student and increase your success on the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams.
Our course is designed to help you learn and retain the material effectively and efficiently by combining the best exam preparation system with expert instruction and peer discussion.
Classroom Sessions Include:
A high-level review of course material.
Interactive discussions and learning activities focused on the practical application of HR competencies and knowledge.
Sample assessment questions.
Study and test taking tips.
Benefits To You
You'll benefit from:
An experienced SHRM-certified instructor.
The SHRM Learning System, historically ranked the #1 HR certification prep tool.
A structured learning experience that keeps you on track.
Opportunities to network and learn from your peers.
Eligibility for tuition reimbursement.
Benefits To Your Employer
Certification benefits your entire organization:
It demonstrates that your HR professionals have mastered the application of HR technical and behavioral competencies.
Certification prepares your HR staff to assume greater leadership roles and contribute to the strategic direction of your organization.
Exam preparation helps HR professionals bring new ideas to your organization that will help drive success.
It helps create a common HR language that optimizes consistency and effectiveness.
Certification is relevant worldwide, as exams cover the global SHRM BoCK™.
Download the article, Approach Your Manager for Support, to help you make a case for your training request, draft discussion points for an in-person meeting, and craft an initial email to your manager.
Who Should Enroll?
Our certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification. Certification is a great choice for HR professionals who want to:
Increase their knowledge
Advance their skills
Earn recognition from the global community
Advance Your Career
If you're not interested in certification but want to improve your HR skills, this course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development. Participants gain a generalist viewpoint, refresh key ideas and concepts, strengthen their understanding of core behavior and technical competencies and increase productivity in the workplace.
Earn up to 36 recertification credits if you are attending this program for professional development only.
What do students think about the SHRM Learning System?:
The SHRM Learning System delivers the most comprehensive, flexible and effective exam preparation. Online learning modules and interactive study tools, testing your knowledge and decision making skills, are incorporated into the study process.
As an official SHRM Education Partner, we are able to build our course on the SHRM Learning System, giving you access to the most effective and up-to-date exam preparation tools available. The curriculum provided in the 2018 SHRM Learning System is designed by global subject matter experts and covers the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™).
Effective and proven. Candidates who use the SHRM Learning System consistently beat the average exam pass rate.
One source for knowledge and application. All the study tools you need to learn, reinforce, and test your knowledge.
Most current and relevant. The SHRM Learning System has been updated to align with the 2018 SHRM BoCK.
Convenient 24/7 online access to your study tools from any mobile device, tablet, or computer.
Access each learning module online via the embedded e-reader. You’ll be able to navigate quickly and easily from reading a module to completing activities and answering questions to check your progress.
If you’re looking for uninterrupted access on-the-go, download the modules to your e-reader device.
MODULE #1 HR COMPETENCIES
Leadership & Navigation
Global & Cultural Effectiveness
MODULE #2 PEOPLE
HR Strategic Planning
Employee Engagement & Retention
Learning & Development
MODULE #3 ORGANIZATION
Structure of the HR Function
Organizational Effectiveness & Development
Employee & Labor Relations
MODULE #4 WORKPLACE
HR in the Global Context
Diversity & Inclusion
Corporate Social Responsibility
Employment Law & Regulations (U.S. Only)
Preparing for the Exam
For how long should I plan to study to prepare for the SHRM certification exam?
While your study efforts will be dependent on your current experience and knowledge of the content, we generally recommend that you study a minimum of 60 hours to adequately prepare for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam. Your time could be reduced if you feel comfortable with a particular area. One of the unique tools within the Learning System is the SmartStudy tool, which provides you with a detailed plan to study based on your experience and knowledge.
What is considered a passing score on the certification exam and how does it relate to the post-test in the Learning System?
The results of the certification exam are reported as scaled scores on a range of 120 to 200. The passing scores for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams are set using the Modified Angoff method, a best-practice procedure commonly used for setting performance standards for certification and licensure exams. We encourage students to strive for 80% or higher on the Learning System tests, including the post-test, but to be mindful of the potential for memorization (rather than application of knowledge) since the test questions are repeated in randomized order.
Hear what HR professionals have to say about the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exam!
Spring 2019 Course Details
Saturday Classes – March 2, March 16, March 30, April 13 and May 18, 2019 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fees (Early Bird Discount before February 23)
$1265 (The course fee includes the SHRM Learning System)
Registration for the SHRM Certification test is additional and is paid directly to SHRM.
Manhattanville is pleased to provide workshops to help you recertify for your SHRM CP or SCP Certification. Manhattanville is an approved SHRM Recertification Provider and our instructor led workshops have been preapproved for professional development credits (PDCs). Please click on the individual link below to view the course description and registration information.
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