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Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Certification Prep Course

Course Code: BH0201CA20

SHRM Certification Prep Course at Rutgers

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Course Schedule

We currently have grant funds available to cover the cost of the 36-hour Certification Preparation course. Learn more!

Please join our mailing list to be notified when the next offering of this course is scheduled.

This class consists of twelve (12) sessions that will meet for three (3) hours on Thursday evenings. The course schedule for Fall 2019 is below:

Thursday, September 5, 2019: 6:00pm – 9:00pm (Check-in at 5:45pm)
Thursday, September 12, 2019: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday, September 19, 2019: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday, September 26, 2019: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday, October 3, 2019: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday, October 10, 2019: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday, October 17, 2019: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday, October 24, 2019: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday, November 7, 2019: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday, November 14, 2019: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday, November 21, 2019: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Thursday, December 5, 2019: 6:00pm – 9:00pm


Prepare for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Certification Exams at Rutgers University!

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

By completing this program, you will acquire the competencies and knowledge you need to pass the SHRM certification exam. A SHRM credential can help you effectively perform your job responsibilities and achieve career success.

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 at Rutgers?

SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification preparation training at 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.

SHRM Certification Eligibility Requirements

Topics Covered in SHRM Certification Training at Rutgers

The SHRM certification preparation course at 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 SHRM HR Certification Preparation Training at 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.

Course Materials

Your registration fee includes the 2019 SHRM Learning System. You will receive access to the online learning portal and hard copy materials - a $500+ value!


Registration Fee TBD  
Rutgers Employee Discount Fee TBD Discount offered to employees of Rutgers University only
Cancellation Fee TBD  

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.


Class will be held in New Brunswick, NJ. The exact location will be provided upon registration.

Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.


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 "SHRM Certification 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!

Program Coordinator: Marianne Bennett, 848-932-7653