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Certification Online Prep Course
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Course Code: BH0201WA21

SHRM Certification Prep Course at Rutgers

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Course Schedule

The next offering of this course is scheduled for February 16 - May 4, 2021. View course details and register!

This class consists of twelve (12) sessions that will meet for three (3) hours on Saturday mornings. The course schedule is below:

Saturday, September 12, 2020 - 9:00am - 12:00pm EDT (Log in time: 8:50am EDT)
Saturday, September 26, 2020 - 9:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Saturday, October 3, 2020 - 9:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Saturday, October 10, 2020 - 9:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 9:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 9:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 9:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Saturday, November 7, 2020 - 9:00am - 12:00pm EST
Saturday, November 14, 2020 - 9:00am - 12:00pm EST
Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 9:00am - 12:00pm EST
Saturday, December 5, 2020 - 9:00am - 12:00pm EST
Saturday, December 12, 2020 - 9:00am - 12:00pm EST


Student Review

Patricia Komsa, SHRM Certification Online Prep Course Attendee

"The Rutgers online SHRM Certification Prep Course was a big part of my success. It really prepared me for the exam. Offering the class online was the only way I was going to be able to juggle my schedule with work and family."

- Patricia A. Komsa,
Director of Human Resources
Township of Lakewood

Prepare for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Certification Exams with Online Training Offered by Rutgers University!

The Office of Continuing Professional Education at Rutgers University, in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), is offering an online 2020 SHRM certification preparation course!

Throughout the program, you will acquire the competencies and knowledge you'll need to effectively perform your job and achieve career success. The 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.

Through expert instruction and peer discussion, you will learn key ideas and concepts, strengthen your understanding of core behavior and technical competencies, and increase your workplace productivity.

Who Can Enroll in SHRM Classes Offered by Rutgers?

Online SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification preparation training offered by Rutgers is a great choice for HR professionals who want to:

  • Earn a widely recognized HR credential to achieve career goals
  • Increase their knowledge
  • Advance their skills

Applicants must meet specific educational and work experience criteria in order to be eligible to sit for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam. These requirements are explained in the table below. (Note: The course registration fee does not include the fee for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.)

SHRM Certification Eligibility Requirements

Topics Covered in SHRM Certification Training Offered by Rutgers

The online SHRM certification preparation course offered by Rutgers consists of four modules, which are outlined below.


  • Leadership & Navigation
  • Ethical Practice
  • Business Acumen
  • Consultation
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Relationship Management
  • Global & Cultural Effectiveness
  • Communication


  • HR Strategic Planning
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Employee Engagement & Retention
  • Learning & Development
  • Total Rewards


  • Structure of the HR Function
  • Organizational Effectiveness & Development
  • Workforce Management
  • Employee & Labor Relations
  • Technology Management


  • HR in the Global Context
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Risk Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Employment Law & Regulations (U.S. Only)

4 Ways Online SHRM HR Certification Preparation Training Offered by Rutgers Can Help Advance Your Career

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1. Gain guidance from our experienced, SHRM-certified instructor to help you comprehend and apply your new HR knowledge.

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2. Acquire the knowledge and understand the behavioral competencies you need to prepare to pass the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.

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3. Network and collaborate with peers to share real-life examples and bring HR knowledge and competencies to life.

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4. Stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience and support.

Meet Your Instructor

Eveline Brownstein, SHRM Certification Preparation Course InstructorEveline Brownstein is a senior human resources professional with experience in an array of HR functions including Talent Acquisition and training. Throughout her career in HR, she has worked to create policies and procedures, developed strategic goals, and develop leadership. Ms. Brownstein is a certified Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM-SCP) professional, as well as an instructor. Ms. Brownstein received a B.A. in Psychology and an M.S. in Human Resource Management from Thomas Edison State University of NJ.

Course Materials

Your registration fee includes the 2020 SHRM Learning System and all textbooks, worth over $500.00. You will receive access to the online learning portal and hard copy materials.

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Registration Fee TBD  
Rutgers Employee/Student Discount Fee TBD Discount offered to Rutgers University employees and students only
Cancellation Fee TBD  

Payment plans are available with $500 initial deposit. Must be paid in full by September 4, 2020.

Note: The course registration fee does not include the fee for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


No meals will be provided at this course.

Accessing this Online Course

This online course will be delivered via Webex. It can be accessed with a computer, tablet, or smartphone. Webcam and microphone are highly recommended.


  • If this is your first time registering with us, please provide your own unique email address when registering; do not provide an email address that you share with co-workers.

  • If you have previously taken classes with us and have used an email address that you share with your co-workers or supervisor, you must update your account with a unique email address. Click the Register Online button below and sign into your account. On the left side toolbar, click My Account. On the drop-down menu, click Edit Profile/Password. Scroll down to the Email Address field (not the secondary email address field!) and enter your own, individual (not shared!) email address here. Click the Submit button at the bottom to save. If you need assistance updating your account, please email or call (848-932-9271, option 2) our Registration Department.

Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat or materials for registrations after September 4, 2020.


Sorry, registration is not currently available for this course.

Would you like to be notified when the next offering is scheduled? 
Here are 3 convenient ways to be added to our mailing list:
1. Click here to join our mailing list (please reference "Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certification Online Prep Course" or Course Code BH0201) 
2. Call us at 848-932-9271, select option 3
3. E-mail us at ocpe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Program Questions? Contact Us!

Senior Program Coordinator: Heung Mac, 848-932-7668