Human Resources

The future of HR is SHRM certified. For more than two decades, Rice University has successfully helped HR management professionals prepare for certification exams — with pass rates that have consistently exceeded the national average.

Rice University is proud to be one of SHRM's exclusive premiere University partners to offer SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®) certification preparation courses.

The SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP are among the first globally-recognized HR certifications that focus on teaching and testing the practical, real-life information HR professionals need to excel in their careers today, including knowledge, skills and behavioral competencies.

Name Instructor Format Schedule start date AVAILABILITY

SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP® )

Joe Flores, Deborah Manning, Kathleen M. Fenninger On-campus 6-9 p.m. Sept. 21, 2017 Open

SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP® )

Paula H. Harvey On-campus 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 07, 2017 Open

SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP® )

Jim Kane, Deborah Manning Online 6-9 p.m. Central time Sept. 20, 2017 Open

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP® )

Kathleen M. Fenninger, Jennifer Warne On-campus 6-9 p.m. Sept. 12, 2017 Open

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP® )

Billy Davis On-campus 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 23, 2017 Open

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP® )

Paula H. Harvey, Ruthie Lee-Esene Off-campus 6-9 p.m. Sept. 20, 2017 Open

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP® )

Jill Silman Chapman Off-campus 6-9 p.m. Sept. 25, 2017 Open

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP® )

Kathy McBrayer, Jill Silman Chapman Online 6-9 p.m. Central time Sept. 26, 2017 Open

Essentials of Human Resources

Kathleen M. Fenninger On-campus 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 15, 2017 Open

Essentials of Human Resources

Kathleen M. Fenninger On-campus 8 a.m.-noon Nov. 13, 2017 Open

Effective Public Speaking

Michael Fain, Christopher Hunter On-campus 7-9:30 p.m. Sept. 12, 2017 Open

Effective Public Speaking

Michael Fain, Christopher Hunter On-campus 7-9:30 p.m. Oct. 31, 2017 Open

Public Speaking Lab

Michael Fain, Christopher Hunter On-campus 7-9:30 p.m. Nov. 02, 2017 Open

The Art and Practice of Influencing Without Authority

Judy Le On-campus 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 27, 2017 Open