HRCI SPHR™ Exam Prep Course

Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR™)

Date: HRCI Exam Schedule
Format: Custom Program
Location: ESI Global School Campus
Fee: USD850 (exclusive of HRCI exam fees)
Key Features: The aPHR Exam Pre Course is created with HR subject matter experts through a rigorous practice analysis study conducted by HRCP-ESI.

Course Overview

The Senior Professional in Human Resources (PHR™) exam is created using the SPHR exam content outline, which details the responsibilities of and knowledge needed by today’s HR professional. The SPHR exam content outline is created by HR subject matter experts through a rigorous practice analysis study conducted by HR Certification Institute® (HRCI). It is updated periodically to ensure it is consistent with the current knowledge required for those early in their HR career.

Curriculum & Learning Outcomes

Partnering with best-in-class organizations, HRCP, Pearson Education and MindEdge, ESI Global School is proud to provide this HRCI SPHR® Prep, a comprehensive blended course for the Senior Professional in Human Resources® (SPHR®) certification exam.

Functional Area 01 | Leadership and Strategy (40%)
Leading the HR function by developing HR strategy, contributing to organizational strategy, influencing people management practices, and monitoring risk.

Functional Area 02 | Talent Planning and Acquisition (16%)
Forecast organizational talent needs and develops strategies to attract and engage new talent.

Functional Area 03 | Learning and Development (12%)
Develop training, development, and employee retention strategies.

Functional Area 04 | Total Rewards (12%)
Monitor the effectiveness of compensation and benefits strategies for attracting, rewarding, and retaining talent.

Functional Area 05 | Employee Relations and Engagement (20%)
Develop and/or monitor strategies impacting employee satisfaction and performance including diversity and inclusion, safety, security, and labour strategies.

Teaching Team

ESI Global School requires excellent teaching experience and expertise in blended education. A Master’s Degree with relevant major plus advanced global professional development is highly desired. We are proud of our learning community’s commitment to our values of Inspiration, Excellence, and Community and our dedication to work together for the best interests of students’ future employment and lives.

At the ESI Group and its Global School, we recruit faculty and staff with a reputation for excellence. We believe that the best teachers are those who are passionate about learning and who inspire others by their own commitment to personal and professional development. The same is true for our dedicated staff and administration team. Learn more about our school instructors.

Admission Criteria

Admission Requirements

Each HRCI Prep Course has its own requirements. To successfully learn and take this SPHR Exam Prep Course, the participant should have at least two to four years of work experience in human resources management. This course is also recommended for a senior student who has been learning human resources management as a mainstream subject in their university.

Upon notification of acceptance into a program, you’ll receive an electronic invoice that is payable within 30 days of receipt. Please review our school Payment Policies and the steps for cancelling or deferring participation.

English Proficiency

Because HRCI Prep Courses are designed to encourage individual growth globally and foster productive interaction among participants, groups and within your organisation, English proficiency in written and spoken English is essential. However, please note that the participants who have challenges in English skills will be offered relevant language assistances from ESI Global School (Our Admissions Committee may also request an interview).

Letter of Reference

This HRCI SPHR also requires a letter of reference from a lecturer or a senior executive within the applicant’s organization, a board member of the applicant’s company, or an ESI Global School graduate who is familiar with the applicant’s role and responsibilities and can provide a detailed firsthand account.

Participant Stories

Who Holds an HRCI Certification

HR professionals with certifications from HRCI® are leaders of a broad range of enterprises, including large multinational corporations, small businesses, for-profit and nonprofit organizations, publicly traded companies, government entities, universities, military branches and more. The community of HRCI credential holders are dedicated HR practitioners, willing mentors and trusted strategic partners, serving both their organizations and the HR profession.

HRCI Accreditation

HRCI chose to pursue voluntary accreditation for seven of its eight programs and is proud to have achieved accreditation by both the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and International Accreditation Service (IAS) for every application submitted. Learn More Details.

HRCI Credentials For Organisational Growth

Earning a credential from HRCI® speaks volumes ― about you as an HR professional, about the organization you serve and about the employees who put their trust in you. An HRCI certification distinguishes you as an expert in the HR field, with proven levels of skills and knowledge, and the competence necessary to mitigate risks and drive business results. Whether you are an HR expert or just starting out, HRCI has a suite of proven credentials that are just right for your level of experience.

HRCI Credentials For Career Development and Personal Growth

You will be distinguished as an international HR professional with sufficient experience and knowledge to pass a comprehensive certification exam based on the vast body of knowledge that comprises the human resource field.

You’ll join more than 500,000 HR professionals in 100 countries who have obtained HRCI® certification. Certification is increasingly being recognized as an essential standard for HR managers; many companies already limit employment to those who are certified professionals. A recent study found that certified HR professionals often receive higher salaries, report higher career satisfaction, have greater potential for promotions, and are more likely to be employed full time in comparison with those not certified.

Program content, dates, fees, and faculty are subject to change. In accordance with our admission policy, our school does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, colour, sex or sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, veteran status, or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities.