Welcome to your role as Certification Director What does that mean? What am I responsible for? What are the resources I have to help me? Who can I turn to for help? What is and why use the SHRM Learning system?
Certification is a CLA C ore L eadership A rea = a focus area for SHRM Certification Membership Government Affairs Diversity College Relations Workforce Readiness SHRM Foundation
Why are CLAs important? Give states and chapters structure and resources around areas of focus important to the profession and to SHRM SHRM recommends that each state have a director for each CLA and encourages chapters to do the same
Certification as a CLA Your role as Director for Certification is important to our profession! Awareness Action Advocacy
Certification as a CLA Raise awareness around importance of being certified in HR to HR professionals and business leaders; awareness of requirements to become certified Take action to promote availability of programs to prepare for certification; work with chapter chairs to educate members and initiate study groups; promote the use of the SHRM Learning System Advocate for raising the level of professionalism in your state or chapter by becoming certified
Webinars February webinar HR Certification Institute May webinar SHRM Learning System September webinar HR Certification Institute October webinar SHRM: Successful Study Groups Specific dates and Connections will be posted in the monthly SHRM update Certification Webinar Schedule All webinars will be recorded and posted in the Certification section Of the Volunteer Leaders Resource Center
Difference between HR Certification Institute and SHRM HR Certification Institute Credentialing body Must maintain standards Impartial to learning approaches Must maintain privacy Controls all test taking Uses HR professionals to write exam questions Governed by Board of Dir. Staff of 45 Promote value of certification Separate organization from SHRM; affiliated SHRM Professional HR Membership Association Staff of 375 Governed by Board of Dir. Learning organization – have our own Learning System for exam prep – highest pass rates Promote the value of certification – offer seminars, classes, partner with universities and chapters, online learning Separate organization from HRCI; affiliated
The testing and credentialing organization The preparation and learning organization
Where Do I find Information on Certification? 2 great places for resources www.shrm.org/vlrc/www.shrm.org/vlrc/ * www.hrci.org *In the VLRC, click on Core Leadership Areas; then click on HR Certification
www.shrm.org Go to www.shrm.orgwww.shrm.org Hover on “Communities” tab Click the Volunteer Leader Resource Center link Click on Core Leadership Areas link Scroll down to HR Certification; Click there
CONNECT WITH US: LinkedIn Join our LinkedIn groups: Join HRCI Certification Leaders to connect with fellow leaders and share ideas about promoting certification Start discussions about certification and recertification on our other group, HR Certification Institute - HRCI
HR Certification Institute: RESOURCES on www.hrci.org Current HR Certifications (PHR/SPHR, GPHR, HRMP, HRBP and CA) Exam Eligibility Requirements and other Exam information Certification Handbook Recertification Handbook Information pages on Specified Credit – HR, Business, Global Pre-approved Program policies and procedures Blogs (Certification Matters and Recert Connection) All are available on our website: www.hrci.orgwww.hrci.org www.hrci.org/infohub and www.hrci.org/providerhubwww.hrci.org/infohubwww.hrci.org/providerhub
Is there a real person to turn to for help? Yes Yes Yes!!! Your District Director Your State Certification Director Your State Director SHRM Staff HR Certification Institute Staff Holmes Corporation Staff
The SHRM Learning System: Proven Results The SHRM Learning System consistently beats the national pass rates. Why? Comprehensive system: Designed to fit every learning style, it offers learning modules in print or e-reader formats and extensive multi-media online resources to enhance effectiveness. Proven quality: Used by over 30,000 HR professionals annually, this program sets the standard for quality training. Increased test-taking confidence: With more than 1,400 practice questions as well as test-taking tips, students will feel confident and prepared for the test. 20
SHRM Learning System Chapter Champion Program 21 Chapters become a Learning System Champion for: Promotion of a SHRM partner school Forming a chapter study group Recognition program for SHRM chapters
Thoughts for moving forward Make sure your name is in our database as the Certification Chair for your chapter or state Read the information in the VLRC and on the HRCI website Ask questions on anything you don’t understand Participate in the webinars for Certification Share success stories with other Certification Directors in your state Celebrate the increase in certified professionals in your chapter/state Enjoy your role as “Chief HR Certification Officer” What an impact you can make on the HR profession by growing the level of professionalism under your care!
Certification Contacts SHRM Dorothy Knapp, SPHR Field Services Director firstname.lastname@example.org (800) 283-7476, x 6199 703-535-6199 HRCI Alexis Chng-Castor Specialist, Brand Marketing email@example.com
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