Human Resources Programs

SHRM Essentials

The SHRM Essentials of HR Management will address the complex...the vital...the real-world...the practical...and the legal issues you face. The SHRM Essentials is ideal for those who:

• Manage people and need an overview of HR.
• Perform HR tasks as a part of their many roles.
• Want to break into the competitive and growing HR profession.
• Desire to update their current HR knowledge.
• Seek career advancement.

After completion of the SHRM Essentials course you will:

• Understand your organization's complex HR issues.
• Gain insight into responsibilities that are broader than the normal scope of your job.
• Stay up to date on the latest HR laws and regulations.
• Increase your on-the-job confidence.
• Have an HR reference guide at your fingertips.

To receive a full course outline and learning objectives for each of the six Essentials of HR Management modules, please contact us at 812.330.6044. Course fee includes all instructional materials.

CRN: 30076-143
February 5th - March 5th
5 Thursdays
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Liberty Crossing, Room M114


Establish yourself as a globally-recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). These professional certifications can open doors for professional advancement, serve to harmonize standards with changing expectations and signal to employers advanced professional development. They reflect what HR practitioners need to know to be leaders in their organizations and in the profession.

Our certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.

Certification is a great choice for HR professionals who want to:

• Increase their knowledge
• Advance their skills
• Earn recognition from the global community

Course topics include, HR Competencies, People, Organization, Workplace, Strategy.


In order to sit for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam, an applicant must meet the educational and work experience criteria below:

• Applicants must show that they have worked in an HR role for more than 1,000 hours within a calendar year, which equates to 1 year of experience.
• HR experience may be in an HR exempt or nonexempt capacity.
• Applicants with a graduate degree (or global equivalency) in HR must currently be employed in an HR role.
• HR experience may be classified directly, as working in an HR role, or indirectly, by consulting, educating or researching HR practices linked specifically to human resource management.
• SHRM membership is not required.


The certification exam, including the cost, is separate from the class. Please see for exam details.


You are eligible to earn the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. See for details.

CRN: 30077-143
March 25th - May 17th
12 Wednesdays
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Liberty Crossing, Room M114