Institute for Human Resource Education
Essentials of HR Management Certificate
Three Fridays, October 10, 24 and November 7, 2014, 8 a.m.-noon
Essentials Fee: $649
Note: Fee includes SHRM Essentials of HR Learning System
In today’s working world, managing any organization requires knowledge of the rules and regulations of human resource management. Ideal for anyone with management responsibilities as well as for those new to the HR field, this introductory course will cover the basics of hiring, paying, training and evaluating employees. Participants will gain a broad overview of human resource management.
Professional HR Development Courses
The Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) certification demonstrates mastery of the technical and operational aspects of HR practices and U.S. laws and regulations. The credential is for the HR professional who focuses on program implementation, has a tactical/logistical orientation, is accountable to another HR professional within the organization and has responsibilities that focus on the HR department rather than the whole organization. Prepare for the PHR® exam and earn recertification credit for GPHRs.
Lone Star College-Rice University Center at Montgomery Campus: Twelve Mondays, September 8-November 24, 2014, 6-9 p.m.
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Westchase District: Twelve Wednesdays, September 10-December 3 (no class November 26), 6-9 p.m.
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Rice Campus: Six Saturdays, September 13, 27, October 11, 25, November 8 and 22, 2014, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
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Rice Campus: Twelve Tuesdays, September 16-December 2, 2014, 6-9 p.m.
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Online Format: Twelve Thursdays, September 11-December 4, 2014 (no class November 27), 6-9 p.m. Central time
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PHR Fee: If registering by August 19: $1,145; After August 19: $1,245
CEUs: 3.6 Recertification Credit: 35 hours for GPHRs
Note: Fee includes SHRM Learning System. Visit our Online Programs page for more information.
Global Professional HR Development Courses
The Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR®) is a globally relevant credential that is designed to validate the skills and knowledge of an HR professional who operates in a global marketplace. The credential demonstrates the mastery of cross-border HR responsibilities to include strategies of globalization, development of HR policies and initiatives that support organizational global growth and employer retention and creation of organizational programs, processes and tools that achieve worldwide business goals. Prepare for the GPHR® exam and earn recertification credit for PHRs and SPHRs.
Online Format: Twelve Tuesdays, September 9-November 25, 6-9 p.m. Central time
GPHR Fee: If registering by August 19: $1,295; After August 19: $1,395
CEUs: 3.6 Recertification Credit: 35 hours for PHRs and SPHRs
Note: Fee includes SHRM Global Learning System. Visit our Online Programs page for more information.
Senior Professional HR Development Courses
The Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®) certification is recognized as a credential for those who have mastered the strategic and policy-making aspects of HR management in the United States. It is designed for the HR professional who plans, rather than implements, HR policy, focuses on the “big picture,” has ultimate accountability in the HR department, has breadth and depth of knowledge in all HR disciplines and understands the business beyond the HR function and influences the overall organization. Prepare for the SPHR® exam and earn recertification credit for GPHRs.
Rice campus: Eleven Thursdays, September 11-November 20, 6-9 p.m.
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Online Format: Eleven Tuesdays, September 16-November 25, 6-9 p.m. Central time
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SPHR Fee: If registering by August 19: $1,245; After August 19: $1,345
CEUs: 3.3 Recertification Credit: 33 hours for GPHRs
Note: Fee includes cost of books: “Human Resource Management” by Robert L. Mathis and John H. Jackson, 14th edition, and “PHR/SPHR: Professional in Human Resources Certification Study Guide” by Sandra M. Reed and Anne M. Bogardus, 4th edition. Visit our Online Programs page for more information.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, “employment is expected to grow much faster than the average for all human resource, training and labor relations manager and specialist occupations. College graduates and those who have earned a certification should have the best job opportunities.”
The Institute for Human Resource Education at Rice University is the largest producer of certified HR professionals in Texas and one of the largest university programs of its kind in the country. It offers extensive educational opportunities for human resource professionals in classroom and online formats.
Benefits of Attending
- Demonstrate knowledge of the most current principles and core practices of HR management
- Become more marketable when you compete for top HR positions
- Raise your professional confidence among your staff and peers
- Statistics show that individuals going through a structured university Learning System course consistently beat the HRCI national pass rate average
- May be able to earn recertification credit for PHRs, GPHRs and SPHRs
- Student pass rates in the Rice programs generally exceed the national average
- Rice’s Institute for Human Resource Education has been preparing HR professionals for success on the certification exams for more than 10 years
- Instructors are senior-level HR leaders, SPHR certified, and in some cases, GPHR certified. All have several years of experience instructing HR professionals
- Rice has strong ties with local SHRM organizations
Earning Rice’s Certificate of Achievement
For the PHR and GPHR programs, participants who score a 70 percent or better on all online module reviews and who score a minimum of 70 percent on the online final examination will receive a certificate of achievement with commensurate CEUs and recertification credits.
For the SPHR program, participants who earn at least a 70 on the online final exam will receive a certificate of achievement with commensurate CEUs and recertification credits.
For the Essentials of HR course, all registrants who score 70 percent or better on all online module reviews and final exam will receive a certificate of achievement.