SHRM Educational Programs

SHRM Educational Programs

Equip Yourself for the 21st Century Workplace.

SHRM offers educational programs—competency-based HR education opportunities that support your development of critical competencies and continued advancement of your credibility. 

In your career, credibility is everything. To perform effectively, you need to develop technical HR expertise and leverage it through key behavioral competencies. And to advance in your career—rising through the ranks in your own organization or positioning yourself for new opportunities—your leaders, peers and employees need to recognize and endorse you as a trusted and credible HR practitioner and business partner.

Enroll in a SHRM Educational Program to build your competencies, establish credibility and advance your career.


Why SHRM Educational Programs?

Bold Content: Expertly developed, cutting-edge content that incorporates the latest research, legislation and trends.

Flexible Learning: Deliveries available to fit your budget, time and preferred learning style. 

Innovative Experience: Dynamic education that provides practical takeaways and an expanded peer network.

Expert Instructors: With a diverse bench featuring robust backgrounds spanning all industries, including practical HR and global experience, SHRM instructors educate thousands of HR professionals each year.

Professional Development Credits: Each program has professional development credits (PDCs) associated with its completion in order to maintain your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification. Credits auto-populate in your SHRM Certification Portal upon completion of the program.

Delivery Options

In-Person Programs

  • Across the U.S.
  • Instructor-led
  • Hybrid Options
  • Peer Interaction

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Live Online Programs

  • Virtual
  • Instructor-led
  • Live and Recorded Sessions
  • Peer Interaction

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Team Training

  • Group Training
  • Onsite, Virtual, or Blended Sessions
  • Instructor-led
  • Tailored to your team's needs

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Program Instructors

 SHRM instructors are highly qualified subject matter and industry experts who educate program participants through all three delivery options: in-person, virtual, and onsite training.

SHRM instructors have over 10 years of experience in educating thousands of HR and business professionals worldwide by providing program participants with the knowledge to effectively perform their daily duties, meet immediate needs and guide the development and application of key competencies that enhance their credibility in the long term.  

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Find a Program

Thousands of HR practitioners worldwide have trusted SHRM Educational Programs with their development, allowing these practitioners to hone the key technical and behavioral competencies critical to success in the HR field, as defined in the SHRM Body of Applied Skills and Knowledge™ (SHRM BASK™).
The SHRM BASK is the foundation of successful HR practice, providing HR professionals a road map for developing the competencies needed to advance their careers. 
Whether preparing for your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam or earning professional development credits (PDCs) toward your recertification, the SHRM BASK helps you easily identify the next step in your professional growth. Each SHRM Educational Program supports the development of specific HR knowledge domains and competencies, which are identified in each program’s description.

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