Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®)

When you're new to HR or have a few years of experience, TCC has the courses you need to advance your career and confidently handle your organization's complex HR issues.

In partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)TCC Northwest Campus offers two courses in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®):

Essentials® of HR Management (HRPO 1000)
PHR®/SPHR® Certification Preparation (HRPO 2030)

Introductory Course

The Essentials® of HR Management offers a comprehensive overview of the human resource function.

This 15-hour introductory course is specifically designed for those who are new to the HR profession or individuals seeking effective ways to increase their HR skills. Topics include:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Employment Law
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Employee Development
  • Performance Management

For more details: Essentials of HR Management (PDF will open in a new window)

Advanced Course

The Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®) Certification Preparation is a 36-hour exam prep course based on the SHRM® Learning System for PHR®/SPHR®.

The curriculum reflects the HR Certification Institute Body of Knowledge and is designed to prepare practicing HR professionals for the PHR® or SPHR® exam. Topics include:

  • Business Management and Strategy
  • Workforce Planning and Employment
  • Human Resource Development
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Risk Management

For more details: The SHRM Learning System (PDF will open in a new window)

For prerequisites: HR Certification Institute (HRCI).

Register for a Course

Our SHRM® 2014 Course Schedule  (PDF will open in a new window)

Start by learning how to register.

Then follow these steps to find course details:

  1. Go to WebAdvisor in your Web browser
  2. Select Click here to see our current class offerings
  3. Select the Continuing Education Term you want
  4. Select HRPO - Human Resource Management from the subject list
  5. Select your course(s):
    HRPO 1000 Essentials of HR Management
    HRPO 2030 PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation



Northwest Campus
Continuing Education Services
Marisa L. Reyes, Coordinator of Special Projects



Updated February 03, 2014


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