SHRM People Manager Qualification (PMQ)

Confidence Looks Good on You

87% of Managers Who Use PMQ Say They’re Ready To Confidently Lead
PMQ teaches people managers to empower teams, transform workplaces, and cultivate a high-performing staff. Equally educational and entertaining, PMQ is an experience unlike any other. Invest, and your organization will be on the path to success.

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

PMQ for your Org

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 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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PMQ for You


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

  • Dynamic Behavioral Assessments

  • Binge-Worthy Edutainment Episodes

  • Gamification

  • The SHRM
    PMQ Difference

a 10-time award winner!

Gold Learning and Dev
Gold Future of Work
Leadership Development
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Leadership Development
Learning Development
Silver Learning and Dev
Gold Excellence Learning
Silver Excellence Learning
Leadership Development

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Join the next PMQ Coaching session to go on a facilitated journey led by an experienced coach to talk through real-life challenges and solutions so that you can be a more effective people manager.

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