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8/24/2018 to 8/26/2018
When: Friday, August 24, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: The Westin Hotel, Long Beach
333 E Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, California  90802
United States
Presenter: Mike Letizia
Contact: PIHRA Programs Dept

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HR Certification:

SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP Preparation Class

Expert Guidance Leads to Success!

SHRM Certifications cover four knowledge areas of People, Organization, Workplace and Strategy including eight behavioral competencies of Leadership and Navigation, Ethical Practice, Business Acumen, Relationship Management, Consultation, Critical Evaluation, Global and Cultural Effectiveness, and Communication.

Based on a Body of Competency and Knowledge (SHRM BoCK™), these certifications are designed to elevate the HR profession around the world. They test the HR professional’s competency - the ability to put that knowledge to work through critical thinking and application - and demonstrate that the HR professional is a technical expert and has mastered the application of HR technical and behavioral competencies, through practice and experience, to drive business results.



SHRM - Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)
For HR professionals, who implement policies and strategies, serve as point of contact for staff and stakeholders, deliver HR services, and perform operational HR functions.

SHRM- Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)
For HR professionals who develop strategies, lead the HR function, foster influence in the community, analyze performance metrics, and align HR strategies to organizational goals.

This 3-day review class will include a pre-course online orientation on July 27 at 12 pm PST.

For more information, please visit



Mike Letizia, SHRM-SCP, PHRca


Mike Letizia is founder and President of Letizia HR Solutions, Inc. He is a senior human resource professional consultant with over 35 years’ experience in the full scope of HR functional areas. His background includes over 23 years of leadership at a director, vice president, and president leadership level. Mike is an accomplished senior generalist in human resources. His expertise covers strategic planning, workforce analysis, compensation & benefits administration, employee relations, recruiting and selection, payroll and salary administration, human resource development, and occupational safety, and security. Mike is a subject matter expert in California employment law and is a certified trainer in mandated FEHA harassment prevention training under California AB 1825. He is the author and developer of, “California Employment Law Essentials for Business”. A 6-hour workshop, and has facilitated the workshop for CalSHRM and other businesses throughout the state.

He is a credentialed member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) since 2002, gained his PHR-CA, California Certified Professional in Human Resources credential in December 2007, and his SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professional) credential in July 2015. A strong believer in stewardship and community involvement, Mike served as the Pacific West Region Representative on SHRM’s Membership Advisory Council for 2015 & 2016 and currently serves on a SHRM Special Expertise Panel. In addition, he serves as Past State Director for CalSHRM and also served on the San Joaquin SHRM Board of Directors (2001-2017) as Chapter President and other various roles.

Mike is a contracted instructor for SHRM delivering both virtual and face-to-face human resource education courses throughout the USA and California. He is a frequent speaker at business and trade associations delivering presentations, workshops and courses on a variety of human resource topics, and has worked with the University of the Pacific’s Career Resource Center and Eberhart Business School assisting students with career preparation, since 2004.


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Guest/Nonmember $1,250

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