SHRM People Manager Qualification (PMQ)
When Leaders Invest in Learning, the Whole Team Wins

Great people managers create great workplaces when they know how to make meaningful connections with their staff. Leaders who develop their people management skills are the ones who drive the best culture.

PMQ teaches people managers to empower teams, transform workplaces, and cultivate a high-performing staff who avoids burnout. Equally educational and entertaining, PMQ is an experience unlike any other. It gives managers the skills to confidently lead today's teams toward the changes of tomorrow. Invest, and your organization will be on the path to success.


It’s a class. It’s a game. It’s skills for life.

  • Dynamic Behavioral Assessments

    Dynamic Behavioral Assessments

  • Binge-Worthy Edutainment Episodes

    Binge-Worthy Edutaining Episodes

  • Gamification Elements


  • The SHRM PMQ Difference

    The SHRM
    PMQ Difference

The Need Is Real


lost by U.S. organizations in the past five years due to employee turnover


of employees say their manager fails to frequently have honest conversations about work topics

1 in 3

workers say their manager can’t lead a team


of HR professionals’ time is spent addressing problems caused by poor People Managers

Designed to build People Managers’ skills in the four key areas HR executives say matter most to enterprise success and workplace culture.

  • Effective Communication
  • Performance Management
  • Team Leadership
  • Situational Judgement

Train My Team

The Numbers Don't LIe. PMQ has a big Impact!


of the participants say the program is helpful for learning about people management.


overall satisfaction rate from those who completed the PMQ.


of learners found the PMQ program very engaging.


feel they have gained confidence and are now fully equipped to manage a team.

With the SHRM PMQ’s outstanding content and active learning format, you can sharpen your skills in communication, team leadership, performance management and situational judgment—the skills most in demand now. You’ll learn how to:

  • Build and Lead a Team
  • Motivate and Engage Employees
  • Set and Track to Goals
  • Increase Your and Your Team’s Productivity
  • Enable a More Positive, Inclusive and Unified Workplace Culture

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