Human Resources Certification:
PHR & SPHR Preparation Class
Virtual Class Environment
Expert Guidance Leads to Success!
Getting certified through HRCI demonstrates your commitment as an HR professional, distinguishes you as an expert in the HR field, with proven levels of skills and knowledge, and the competence necessary to mitigate risks and drive business results.
A certification through HRCI is fully accredited through the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) requiring rigorous standards. It earns recognition and credibility from your peers, validates your experience, connects you to other HR professionals around the globe and welcomes you into the largest HR certification in the world. Additionally, no matter what level you are, HRCI has a suite of proven credentials that can be aligned with your level of experience.
PHR – An HR certification is a great way to establish yourself in the HR field. Eligibility requirements are a minimum of 1 year of experience in a professional-level HR position with a Master's degree or higher, or a minimum of 2 years of experience in a professional-level HR position with a Bachelor's degree, or a minimum of 4 years of experience in a professional-level HR position with less than a Bachelor's degree.
SPHR - An HR certification that solidifies your credibility as leader in HR and have experience in more senior level work such as development of strategy, negotiation and influence. Eligibility Requirements are a minimum of 4 years of experience in a professional-level HR position with a Master’s degree or higher, or a minimum of 5 years of experience in a professional-level HR position with a Bachelor’s degree, or a minimum of 7 years of experience in a professional-level HR position with less than a Bachelor's degree.
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Dates & Time
Mondays & Wednesdays
August 10, 2020 - October 5, 2020 (9-week course)
6:00pm - 8:00pm
PIHRA Virtual Classroom Environment
This class will be delivered virtually just as if we were in a classroom. There will be face-to-face interaction using Zoom as our technology platform.
Technical requirements for the class include:
- Webcam. If your laptop/computer doesn’t have a camera, you can purchase one for around $30 from Logitech via Amazon.
- Quiet space without distractions
- Solid internet connection
Jon R. Orozco, SHRM-SCP - Senior Executive Trainer & Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Orozco is an experienced Subject Matter Expert (SME), Trainer, and Human Resources Business Partner. Adept at providing leadership & development training, Mr. Orozco brings a fresh approach to conflict resolution, professional boundaries, diversity, inclusion, and sexual harassment training that minimizes future incidents and creates an inclusive, equity-based workplace. Mr. Orozco’s achievements include motivating and leading a high-performance management team; attracting, retaining, and recruiting required personnel; and providing mentoring to the management career development program. He has served on the Society for HR Management (SHRM) local chapter board of directors up in WA State for 5 years, from 2009 - 2015.
Mr. Orozco serves as the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Employers Choice Online Inc., which is headquartered in Southern California. Mr. Orozco leads the executive team for Employers Choice Screening, Compliance Training Group, and Diversified Risk Management. All three companies are divisions of Employers Choice Online Inc. Previously, Mr. Orozco has held several executive roles and was responsible for implementing the HRIS system and designing total compensation packages and benefits, and crafting work cultures that inspire employees to learn and grow – and do their best work.
Mr. Orozco holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Business & American History) from the University of Puget Sound and graduate degrees (M.S. & M.A.) in both Human Resources and Organizational Leadership from Chapman University. He has earned the SHRM senior certified professional designation (SHRM-SCP), along with International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA) senior certified professional designation (IPMA-SCP).
Materials to be purchased separately via HRCP.com. You will get 11.7% discount off purchase when you use the code you will receive in your confirmation email after registering for the class. It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you must use the most current version of the book for this class.
*All guest/nonmember registrations include a 12-month non-refundable membership with PIHRA!
Last day to register for class is Friday, August 7, 2020 at 8:00pm, or if the class fills up.
To register online and pay with a credit card, please click the gold REGISTER button above. To register with check payment, or by fax or mail, download registration form:
Materials to be purchased separately via HRCP.com. You will get 11.7% discount off purchase when you use the code you will receive in your confirmation email after registering for the class.
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