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Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Certification Online Prep Course
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Course Code: BH0201WE22

Prepare for Your SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam with a Virtual Instructor-Led Course

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Course Schedule

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

1.Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm EST (Log in time: 5:50pm EST)
2. Tuesday, February 22, 2022- 6:00pm - 9:00pm EST
3. Tuesday, March 1, 2022 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm EST
4. Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm EST
5. Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
6. Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
7. Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
8. Tuesday, April 5, 2022 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
9. Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
10. Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
11. Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
12. Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm EDT


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 2022 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.

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

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. These learning modules provide an in-depth exploration of the knowledge domains and behavioral competencies tested on the SHRM exams.


  • Leadership
    • Leadership & Navigation
    • Ethical Practice
    • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Interpersonal
    • Relationship Management
    • Communication
    • Global Mindset
  • Business
    • Business Acumen
    • Consultation
    • Analytical Aptitude


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


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


  • Managing a Global Workforce
  • Risk Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • U.S. 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

Headshot of Susan Russo, Instructor for Principles of Good Leadership Online CourseSusan Russo has 13 plus years of experience in multiple human resource functions with outstanding relationship management skills. She works well with all employee groups, from entry level to corporate executive. She is an articulate and confident speaker who is comfortable presenting to small and large groups, both corporate programs as well as customized programs.

Susan holds both a Master's Degree in Human Resource Management and a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Rutgers University, as well as SPHR, GPHR, and SHRM SCP Certifications.

Course Materials

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Your registration fee includes the 2022 SHRM Learning System, worth over $550.00. You will receive access to the online learning portal and hard copy materials.

Note: Materials are shipped directly from the publisher. If materials do not arrive before the first day of class, a one-time digital download of the textbooks is available.


Early Registration Fee $1,450.00 Register on or before January 31, 2022 and save!
Registration Fee $1,550.00 After January 31, 2022
Rutgers Employee/Student Early Discount Fee $1,400.00 Discount offered to Rutgers University employees and students, on or before January 31, 2022
Rutgers Employee/Student Discount Fee $1,500.00 Discount offered to Rutgers University employees and students, after January 31, 2022
Cancellation Fee $650.00 No cancellations allowed after January 31, 2022

Payment plans are available with $650 initial deposit. Must be paid in full by February 8, 2022.

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


No meals will be provided at this course.

Accessing this Online Course

This online course will be delivered via Zoom. Registrants will receive more information as we move closer to the course start date and on February 11, 2022, they will receive an email with a link to access the course.

Materials are shipped directly from the publisher and will be shipped to the address provided when during registration prior to the first day of class. If materials do not arrive before the first day of class, a one-time digital download of the textbooks is available.

Equipment you will need to access this training:

  • Laptop or desktop computers are required for this class
  • Speakers and microphone are not necessary but highly recommended; a call in option is also available


  • 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, your account must be updated with a unique email address. To do this, please send an email to registration@njaes.rutgers.edu stating that your email address needs to be changed and include:

    • Your full name
    • The shared email address that needs to be changed
    • Your unique email address
    • A phone number where you can be reached if we have any questions

Note: Pre-registration is required. No registrations can be accepted after February 8, 2022.


Registration will close at midnight on February 8, 2022.

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Choose Rutgers, a Top 20 SHRM Education Partner

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Rutgers has been recognized as one of SHRM's Top 20 Education Partners!

With over 230 Education Partners delivering the SHRM Learning System course each year, it is quite an achievement to reach this category. We look forward to helping you achieve your professional development goals and advance your HR career!


Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Marianne Bennett, 848-932-7653