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.


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Why SHRM Educational Programs?

Trusted, Up-to-date Content

Each SHRM Educational Program incorporates industry and legislative changes as they happen and guides participants in adopting and implementing innovative strategies and practical solutions.

Expert Instructors

SHRM instructors are SHRM-Certified, average more than 10 years of experience in educating thousands of HR professionals and have an average of 15 years of practical HR experience. They combine leading adult learning techniques, subject matter expertise and real-world experiences to create a dynamic classroom environment.

Options for All Learning Needs

SHRM Educational Programs are available in-person and virtually to meet your budget, time, development needs and desired learning style.

Expanded HR Network

Each SHRM Educational Program is an opportunity for you to connect with like-minded professionals.
Throughout your career, rely on this network to discuss new HR strategies, unique business challenges or the evolution of your own career path.

Earn Recertification Credits

SHRM Educational Programs are eligible for SHRM-CP®/SHRM-SCP® professional development credits (PDCs).

Delivery Options

Live Online Programs

  • Virtual
  • Instructor-led
  • Live and Recorded Sessions

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Onsite Training & Development 

  • 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 Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™).

The SHRM BoCK 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 BoCK 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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