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 Export to Your Calendar 10/6/2019 to 10/27/2019
When: Sundays, 10/6, 10/20 & 10/27
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Professionals In Human Resources Association
1515 W 190th St
Suite #530
Gardena, California  90248
United States
Presenter: Richard Dawson
Contact: PIHRA Programs Dept

Online registration is available until: 10/1/2019
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Human Resources 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 review class will include a pre-course online orientation TBD.

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Dates & Times

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 9:00am - 5:00pm



Richard Dawson, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, PHRca, HRPM, sHRBP


Richard Dawson, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, PHRca, HRPM, sHRBP, is a highly tactical strategist with extensive HR management experience. He is a full-fledged generalist with industry acumen spanning employee relations, strategic management, talent acquisition, training and development, organizational effectiveness, talent management and full-cycle human resources. He is also senior certified in Federal and California Employment Laws, as well as, certified in CUE, Labor/Employee Relations. Additionally, Richard is an Adjunct Professor at Claremont Graduate University and HR Instructor at University of La Verne, teaching the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP classes. 

As a board member, he has held various positions including Director of Communication and Director of Certification for CalSHRM, Vice-President of Leadership for PIHRA as well as, National SHRM roles as Diversity & Inclusion Expertise Panel and currently, Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Expertise Panel. Richard believes that his greatest role is paying it forward, by assisting others with their success and he looks forward to working with you.


Registration Rates

Category Registration
PIHRA Member $1,100
Guest/Nonmember $1,250

Online registration closes on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 8:00pm.

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