Certification Exam Prep Course (SHRM and HRCI) Spring 2017

May 5, 2017 8:30 am to 4:30 pm


Join DC SHRM for a full-day, certification exam preparatory class where we include learning for two disciplines -- SHRM and HRCI. Whether you're planning to sit for SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, or SPHR exams, this full day of interactive learning, using proven techniques to improve test scores, will help you pass!

Presenter:  Paul Shibelski, SHRM-SCP, GPHR, SPHR, former Maryland State SHRM Certification Director

Date/Time:  Friday, May 5, 2017 from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Location:  Quarles & Brady, LLP, 1701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20006

Metro Stop: Farragut West (Blue, Orange, and Silver lines)  2 blocks

Pricing:  $125 (DC SHRM/HRA-NCA Members) and $175 (non-members).  Includes continental breakfast and lunch.

WHO Should Attend?  Any HR professional who:

  • is planning to take the SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR or SPHR exam
  • has applied to take a certification exam
  • has studied for the exam but does not feel prepared
  • has exam anxiety
  • wants to brush up on current exam content
  • wants to pass the exam this time!     

WHAT Will You Learn?

  • The current "Body of Knowledge" approved by SHRM and HRCI
  • How to overcome test anxiety
  • Effective exam-prep stratgies
  • Proven test-taking tips
  • How to evaluate your own skill level, and improve it
  • How to succeed on the exam

WHAT Have Others Said About This Course?

"My approach is to learn by doing.  I want to give participants ample opportunity to learn, practice, and evaluate their own skills at preparing for and successfully taking either the SHRM or the HRCI exam."  - Paul Shibelski, Presenter

"While I was taking the exam, I remembered your test-taking tips and these kept me on target.  The class was great and I would not have been successful without it!  After not having been a student for several years, it was nice to feel comfortable in a classroom and learn from one another."  (Participant)

"The test-taking tips were extremely helpful.  I passed!" (Participant)

"I took the SPHR exam in January and passed.  Thank you for the encouragement and for presenting a succinct and timely seminar."  (Participant)

About Our Presenter

Paul Shibelski MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, GPHR, has held management and executive-level human resource positions since the mid-1970s. Strategic HR management, organizational, and HR planning are among his many areas of expertise. He is an expert witness on HR issues and regularly presents to groups on issues in the field. He formerly was a manager and HR Effectiveness leader in the advisory Washington Federal Practice with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC. He currently works for the federal government in human capital strategy. 

Shibelski has an MBA with human resource management focus from American University, where he also implemented the graduate program in Strategic Human Resource Management. He has been an instructor for the SHRM Learning System since 1995 offering the PHR/SPHR preparation course to over 3,000 participants over the years. He regularly teaches at various universities in the Washington, DC area, is former Maryland State director for SHRM and is former president of the Montgomery County, MD SHRM. He is the Maryland State Council Certification Director. He holds a life-time designation as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and also holds a Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) both through The HR Certification Institute. He also holds has the SHRM-SCP through The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Note:  This is a full-day exam preparatory class.  No certification credits are offered for this program.

Cancellation Policy:  Registrations must be paid in advance of the class and no later than April 20.  There are no refunds after April 20. 

Location Details: 

Quarles & Brady, LLP
Suite 700
1701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006

Metro Stop: Farragut West (Blue, Orange, and Silver lines)  2 blocks

Event Registration

Non-member price: $175.00

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