Westfield State plans to resume its traditional, on-campus schedule for fall 2020. Given the ongoing uncertainties related to COVID-19, we believe it is also prudent to develop contingency plans. Updates will be communicated as they become available.×
An intensive 36-hour course, this Human Resources certification preparation program is designed primarily to prepare those students seeking certification as a Certified Professional (CP) or Senior Certified Professional (SCP). It is also an excellent program for those wanting to broaden their knowledge of human resources as part of their continuing professional development. The course relies on the 2020 SHRM Learning System which provides interactive tools and updated content that reflects the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge (BoCK) as tested on the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams. Program content is updated annually to reflect legislative changes and new HR developments. As a result, SHRM Learning System participants consistently beat the national pass rate on certification exams. Visit www.shrm.org to learn more!
This course includes thirty-six hours of classroom instruction, the SHRM Learning System for CP/SCP Certification Preparation modules, online learning center, access to the Online Resource Center, and instructor handouts.
Who should enroll in this course:
This 12-week program is designed for managers and staff in general management or human resource management positions. It will be of particular benefit to the following:
By enrolling in this course, you will benefit from:
Karen Smith Wohlers, Esq. is currently the Compliance Officer and Attorney for the Employee Benefits Division of Smith Brothers Insurance out of Glastonbury, Connecticut and Easthampton, Massachusetts . She received her Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources and Labor Relations from Ohio State University and earned a Juris Doctor from the Western New England University School of Law. She has been SPHR-certified since 2002 and has taught SPHR classes for 19 years. She has been SHRM-SCP certified and taught the SHRM-SCP/CP classes for 4 years. She effectively leverages her extensive background in HR consulting and training to provide a relevant and engaging classroom experience.