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PHR / SPHR : PHR / SPHR - Professional in Human Resources

PHR-SPHR
PHR / SPHR - Professional in Human Resources
ISBN : 978-1-61691-288-8
Gain hands-on expertise in the Professional in Human Resource Certification exam with PHR / SPHR - Professional in Human Resources course. The course focuses on the topics covered in the Professional in Human Resource Certification exams such as describing the concepts of business management and strategy, human resource development, employee, and labor relations. The professionals in Human Resource certification demonstrates mastery of the technical and operational aspects of HR practices and U.S. laws and regulations.

Here's what you will get

The Professional in Human Resource Certification exam is a standalone certification from HRCI with the exam code PHR. The certification is targeted at Human Resource professionals who are involved in the understanding of the fundamental knowledge, that is needed for effective HR management. They focus on program implementation and have tactical/logistical orientation. The exam covers describing the concepts of business management and strategy, human resource development, employee, and labor relations.

The Senior Professional in Human Resource Certificate exam is a standalone certification from HRCI with the exam code SPHR. The certification is targeted at Human Resource professional who plans, rather than implements, HR policy, focuses on the "big picture," has ultimate accountability in the HR department, has breadth and depth of knowledge in all HR disciplines and understands the business beyond the HR function and influences the overall organization.

Lessons
Lessons
10+
Exercises
468+
Quizzes
260+
Flashcards
1729+
Glossary of terms
1288+
TestPrep
Pre-assessment Questions
15+
Full Length Tests
4+
Post-Assessment Questions
100+
Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?
  • PHR - USD 400
  • SPHR - USD 525
Where do I take the exam? The Professional in Human Resources and Senior Professional in Human Resources exam are administered by Prometric at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?

HRCI has the following pre-requisites for Professional in Human Resources certification:

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in an exempt-level (professional) HR position with a Master's degree or higher, OR
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in an exempt-level (professional) HR position with a Bachelor's degree, OR
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in an exempt-level (professional) HR position with a high school diploma.

HRCI has the following pre-requisites for Senior Professional in Human Resources certification:

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in an exempt-level (professional) HR position with a Master's degree or higher, OR
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in an exempt-level (professional) HR position with a Bachelor's degree, OR
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in an exempt-level (professional) HR position with a high school diploma.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 175 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 180 minutes
What is the passing score? 500

(on a scale of 0-700)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing PHR and SPHR certification exam, HRCI's retake policy is:

  • Candidates may retake it during the next available exam period, but not in the same exam period in which they failed. Fees and application procedures for those retaking the exam remain the same as those for first-time applicants.
What is the validity of the certification? PHR/SPHR certification is valid for three years. Recertification is required through demonstrated professional development or retaking the exam.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • HR Manager
  • Human Resource Expert
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Human Resource Director
  • Human Resource Manager

Here's what you will learn

  • The Human Resource Profession
  • Development of the Human Resource Body of Knowledge
  • The Test
  • Summary
  • Needs Assessment and Analysis
  • Third-Party Contract Management
  • Communication Skills and Strategies
  • Documentation Requirements
  • Adult Learning Processes and Learning Styles
  • Motivation Concepts
  • Leadership Concepts
  • Project Management Concepts
  • Diversity Concepts
  • Human Relations Concepts
  • HR Ethics and Professional Standards
  • Human Resource Technology
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis
  • Change Management
  • Job Analysis and Description
  • Employee Records Management
  • Interrelationships Among HR Activities
  • Organizational Structures
  • Environmental Scanning Concepts
  • Employee Attitude Assessment
  • Basic Budgeting and Accounting
  • Risk Management
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions
  • Organizations
  • Strategy
  • Strategic Management
  • Legislative and Regulatory Processes
  • Corporate Governance
  • HR Metrics: Measuring Results
  • Global Considerations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions
  • Federal Employment Legislation
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Staffing Programs
  • Organization Exit/Off-Boarding Processes
  • Metrics: Measuring Results
  • Global Considerations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions
  • Federal Employment Legislation
  • Organization Development
  • Talent Management
  • Performance-Management Programs
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Unique Employee Needs
  • Metrics: Measuring Results
  • Global Considerations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions
  • Total Rewards Defined
  • Compensation
  • Benefits
  • Payroll
  • Communicating Compensation and Benefits Programs
  • Executive Compensation
  • Metrics: Measuring Results
  • Global Considerations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions
  • Federal Employment Legislation
  • Employee Relations
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Labor Relations
  • Union Organization
  • Union Avoidance Strategies
  • Metrics: Measuring Results
  • Global Considerations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions
  • Risk Identification
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Management
  • Metrics: Measuring Results
  • Global Considerations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions
  • The Company
  • The Customer
  • Exercises
  • Answer Key and Additional Exercise
  • Legislation and Case Law Summary
  • Additional Cases

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