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SHRM-CP AND SHRM-SCP Exam Preparation Course

The Meinders School of Business prepares human resource professionals to take the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certification exams.

Program Information

The Meinders School of Business is recognized as being one of the best business schools in the world. Through our Executive & Professional Education Center, we provide an opportunity for HR professionals to master the necessary information for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certification exams through the exam prep course. By certifying as a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or a SHRM-SCP (SHRM-SCP) you demonstrate you have the knowledge and skills that are essential to human resource management.

Who Should Attend?

  • HR Professionals who implement policies and strategies, serve as point of contact for organization, deliver HR services, and perform operational HR functions.
  • HR professionals who develop strategies, lead the HR function, foster influence in the community, analyze performance metrics, and align HR strategies to organizational goals.
  • HR Managers seeking to broaden their knowledge.
  • Professionals new to the field, seeking a comprehensive overview of Human Resources.
  • Professionals seeking a complete understanding of the Human Resources function.
Benefits & Certification

Benefits of the Course

  • Is a preparatory course for the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or a SHRM-SCP (SHRM-SCP) certification examinations given by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
  • FOCUS ON YOU
    SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP are your credentials, based on the current HR landscape. This certification is 100% focused on the competencies and knowledge all HR professionals need to lead in today’s business community.
  • UNIVERSAL SKILLS & RECOGNITION
    SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) are based on one single, comprehensive SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™) and are relevant worldwide, giving professionals the recognition and flexibility to use their knowledge, skills and competencies anywhere their career takes them.
  • COMPETENCY- & KNOWLEDGE-BASED
    SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP tests HR competencies as well as knowledge, and their application, to ensure the professional’s ability to demonstrate what they know, and what they can do with their knowledge in the variety of situations they encounter.
  • DEVELOPED WITH EMPLOYERS IN MIND
    SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP are based on in-depth research focused on —and backed by— global employers and business leaders. They reflect what HR practitioners need to know to be leaders in their organizations and in the profession.
  • EXPANDED ELIGIBILITY AND INCLUSIVITY
    SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recognize diversity in the HR profession. The eligibility requirements minimize barriers to participation and reflect current HR roles. The exam windows provide accessibility and flexibility for all eligible professionals worldwide. In addition, the new exam is affordable, making certification attainable by more professionals.
  • UNIVERSALLY APPLICABLE
    SHRM believes that HR certification must be as inclusive and diverse as the profession itself. The SHRM certification is applicable across industries, geographic borders, job responsibilities and career levels.
  • GLOBALLY RECOGNIZED
    SHRM is proud to announce that both its competency-based certification exams — the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP — have been accredited by The Buros Center for Testing, and recognized as meeting the highest standards in testing. Learn More.
  • Utilizes varied teaching methods, focusing on the student for success in taking the certification exam.
  • Provides an interactive hands-on educational opportunity designed for the adult learner. Is designed to enhance retention of course materials by using case studies, mock exams, films and practice sessions.
  • Provides a mock exam.
  • Provides a review of test taking techniques.
  • Offers group discussion with human resource professionals who have actually taken exams.
  • Is conveniently located on the Oklahoma City University Campus.

The National Certification Exams

This certificate program will prepare you for either the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or a SHRM-SCP (SHRM-SCP) certification examinations given by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

These national certification exams are given twice yearly. Students planning to sit for the exam must apply separately with the exam administrator, SHRM. Registration booklets will be distributed at the first class, but you can also register online by visiting the SHRM site.

IMPORTANT: Completion of this program, while excellent preparation for the exams, does not guarantee success.

Which Certification is Right For Me?

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)

HR professionals who implement policies and strategies, serve as point of contact for staff and stakeholders, deliver HR services, and perform operational HR functions, should take the SHRM-CP exam.

SHRM-CP Eligibility Requirements

Current Education LevelHR-Related Program/DegreeNon-HR-Related Program/Degree
Less than a Bachelor's Degree*3 years in HR role4 years in HR role
Bachelor's Degree1 year in HR role2 years in HR role
Graduate DegreeCurrently in HR Role1 year in HR role

*Less than a bachelor’s degree includes: working toward a bachelor's degree; associate's degree; some college; qualifying HR certificate program; high school diploma; or GED.

Exam Format & Length

Computer-based experience. Up to 4 hours in length. 160 questions (110 knowledge items/50 situational judgment items)

Exam Fee

SHRM Member: $300* USD Nonmember: $400* USD *Includes $50 nonrefundable application fee.

2018 Winter Exam Window: Dec 2, 2018–Feb 15, 2019

Applications Accepted: May 14

Regular Application Deadline: Oct. 19

Late Application Deadline: Nov. 9

SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)

HR professionals who develop strategies, lead the HR function, foster influence in the community, analyze performance metrics, and align HR strategies to organizational goals, should take the SHRM-SCP exam.

SHRM-SCP Eligibility Requirements

Current Education LevelHR-Related Program/DegreeNon-HR-Related Program/Degree
Less than a Bachelor's Degree*6 years in HR role7 years in HR role
Bachelor's Degree4 years in HR role5 years in HR role
Graduate Degree3 years in HR Role4 years in HR role

*Less than a bachelor’s degree includes: working toward a bachelor's degree; associates degree; some college; qualifying HR certificate program; high school diploma; or GED.

Exam Format and Length Computer-based experience. Up to 4 hours in length. 180 questions (110 knowledge items/70 situational judgment items) Exam Fee SHRM Member: $;300* USD Nonmember: $400* USD *Includes $50 nonrefundable application fee.

2018 Winter Exam Window: Dec 1, 2018–Feb 15, 2019

Applications Accepted: May 14

Regular Application Deadline: Oct. 19

Late Application Deadline: Nov. 9

For additional information, visit shrm.org.

Accreditation

Accrediting Association

SHRM is proud to announce that both its competency-based certification exams — the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP — have been accredited by The Buros Center for Testing, and recognized as meeting the highest standards in testing. Learn More.

BODY OF COMPETENCY & KNOWLEDGE

The SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge (SHRM BoCK™), draws heavily on the SHRM Competency Model. The SHRM BoCK documents the HR Behavioral Competencies and Knowledge Domains tested on the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certification exams. The SHRM BoCK is also the common framework for developing questions and individuals developing exam preparation materials. SHRM operates exam development and study material development as separate, independent functions, and observes a strict firewall between these activities to protect the integrity and credibility of the certification exams.

Download the Body of Competency & Knowledge (pdf)


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Course Description & Schedule

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SHRM-CP AND SHRM-SCP Exam Preparation

Next class date: Tentative Fall dates

August 28 - November 13, 2018

Date/Time: Each Tuesday

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Instructor: Jacque Pearsall and Jill Hudson

Location: Meinders School of Business Room 206

Delivery Option: On Campus

Number of Meetings: 12

Instructional Hours: 40

Available for CEU Credit: 3 CEU’s

Cost Course Fee(s): $600

SHRM Learning System: $625

Meet our Faculty

Jacque Pearsall, JD

Meinders School of Business
Human Resources Certification

Ms. Pearsall has been engaged in the practice of law for 24 years. She is licensed in the energy rich states of Oklahoma, Mississippi, and Texas. In addition to her legal expertise, she is licensed as a Senior Professional in Human Resources. She has acted as in-house council for a Fortune 500 Company and Director of Human Resource Compliance for Kerr McGee Corporation.

Currently she is a co-owner and General Counsel of Spectrum Energy Management LLC, an energy brokerage company. For the past 6 years she has performed work as a title attorney and has assisted clients in making complex determinations of “held by production” evaluation of land records, lease provisions, and statutory schemes. Ms. Pearsall is also an adjunct professor for Oklahoma City University as part of its newly created Masters in Energy Program. She is both a published author and frequent speaker. Ms. Pearsall combines extensive experience with a creative approach and a genuine enthusiasm in meeting the needs of her clients.

Jill Hudson, Esq., SPHR

Meinders School of Business

Human Resources Certification

Jill brings the benefit of over 25 years of professional human resources experience at the executive level in public, private, government and professional services environments to provide support to her consulting clients. She has a passion for helping organizations create and integrate a strategic HR function that aligns with the overall company mission and objectives. A human resources generalist and management consultant, Ms. Hudson has a broad background in HR compliance, strategic planning, organizational culture, employee relations, benefits design and administration, total compensation planning, organizational design, performance management and training and development.

Prior to joining Gallagher Benefit Services Oklahoma City Office in October of 2015, she was president of Hudson & Associates Consulting, Inc., an organizational consulting firm providing HR and employment law compliance support to organizations of all sizes. Jill holds a Juris Doctorate from Oklahoma City University, a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Secondary Education Certification from Ohio Northern University, and has completed significant course work toward a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at the University of Georgia. She is licensed to practice law in Oklahoma and has held the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation for over 20 years. Jill is also an adjunct faculty member, instructing for graduate and undergraduate degree programs on ground and online since 1998. She is a frequent speaker, facilitator and trainer for a wide variety of organizations and programs and is qualified to administer the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and provides assistance to organizations in team/leadership development. Jill is also a certified mediator and provides private mediation services to her clients, which can often prevent an issue from escalating to agency claims or litigation

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