SHRM Essentials of Human Resources Self-Study Program


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With the Self-Study program, busy professionals can fit studying within their schedule and learn when it's most convenient for them.

Study at your own pace and spend as much time as you need to on each learning module. Designed as a complete system organized in one convenient workbook, along with access to online tools. Learning resources include:

  • Competency Connections featuring real-life scenarios are threaded throughout
  • Access to online exercises, topic-specific tests and progress reports
  • Resource Center for reference material including related links, HR updates, and sample forms
  • An online glossary for quick reference of key terms

NOTE: Due to COVID-19 isolation measures, we have suspended shipping of printed materials. During this time, the reading materials are available via the online platform. Customers will receive the printed reference book when normal operations resume. We apologize for this inconvenience. 


  • Create a personalized study plan to identify learning priorities 
  • Around-the-clock access to online resources
  • Eliminate travel costs and time away from the office


Up to 12 professional development credits (PDCs)

Self-Study Program Investment

SHRM Members: $385

Non Members: $460

How to Order

Order Online

Or E-Mail your Order Form

Download Order Form 
Fax to +1.651.905.2669

800.444.5006, option #2 or +1.651.905.2663
Please have credit card and SHRM member number ready to receive member discount.

Download Order Form
Mail to: SHRM Distribution Center
2975 Lone Oak Drive, Suite 180
Eagan, MN 55121-1553

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