Obtaining a Human Resources certification is a mark of high professional distinction and is sought after by employers around the globe. If you’re looking to advance your career as an HR professional, this 100% online course will prepare you to take and pass HRCI and SHRM certification examinations.
Darby Starnes's passion as an HR professional and her dedication to helping others thrive has served her through each facet of her career. With over 20 years of experience serving in the corporate and tech start up environment, Darby's expertise and guidance are backed by proven methods and fast failures that have created learning opportunities and translatable business results.
Darby has taught learners for over 15 years. Having held roles with ever increasing focus on organizational development, change management, people success, coaching, mentorship, she has dedicated herself to building a best place to work culture with a focus on learning.
Darby is an accomplished author and holds an MBA in Finance, a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, an ACC coaching credential through the International Coaching Federation (ICF), as well as many other certifications including CDE (Certified diversity Executive) CCMP (Certified Change Management Professional-ACMP), CPTD, CDP, SHRM-SCP, and SPHR, and Master's certificate in project management from Villanova University.
This program will prepare the Human Resource professional for the following certification exams from HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM): Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Certified Professional (CP) and the Senior Certified Professional (SCP). Holding one of these credentials will demonstrate relevance, competence, experience, credibility, and dedication to the HR profession.
"I just got back from taking PHR exam and I passed! I am SOOOOOOO glad I took your prep class! It was very helpful and I have no doubt that I would not have passed without it! Thank you!"
"I just wanted to share my good news with you, I passed the PHR exam! Thank you so much. I couldn't have done it without your class and materials."
Nichole Majors, PHR IB Analyst & Associate Program Management
Corporate & Investment Banking, Wachovia Securities
"Thank you, Thank you! I stressed long and hard over this test, as a matter of fact, I almost did not take it (a severe case of test-a-phobia ). Well, because of your program....the materials, flash cards, sample tests, testing techniques and your support, I now have my SPHR. Thank you very much."
Angela R. Joyner, SPHR Vice President
GBG Sr. Human Resources Business Partner
"I certainly would not have passed the SPHR exam without taking the UNC Charlotte Exam Prep course. I used all of the resources available to me, from the PowerPoint, handouts, the audio and video clips and flash cards, to my handwritten notes. Thank you for your instruction, advice and guidance! My bosses are thrilled that I have my SPHR certification!"
Diane Doherty, Administrative Manager
CP certifications are designed for HR professionals whose primary responsibilities are operational and tactical, rather than strategic. Their focus is on HR program implementation of policies and strategies, rather than creation. They serve as a point of contact for staff and stakeholders to deliver HR services within the HR Department rather than organization-wide.
SCP certifications are designed for HR professionals whose primary responsibilities involve designing, developing and planning HR policies, practices, and strategies. They lead the HR function, analyze performance metrics, align HR strategies to organizational goals and their decisions have an impact both within Human Resources and throughout the organization. This individual has depth and breadth of knowledge in all HR disciplines, and have ultimate accountability in the HR department.
The HR Certification Exam Prep Program will include the following at no extra cost:
- Sample Exams
- Set of PowerPoint Presentations and handouts
- Best Practices to taking these standardized tests
- Access to instructor for questions