Human Resources Offerings

SHRM Learning System

Prepare for your Professional Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation with the updated and expanded HR Certification Institute exam preparation course. Designed by subject matter experts, the curriculum covers the HR Certification Institute body of knowledge tested in PHR/SPHR exams. The blended instruction format uses printed workbooks, software, online tools and a dynamic classroom experience to teach relevant content essentials for HR professionals in the workplace. You can also earn 3.5 continuing education units (CEUs) for completing this course.

Functional areas of human resource management covered include:

* Strategic Management
* Workforce Planning and Employment
* Human Resource Development
* Total Rewards
* Employee and Labor Relations
* Risk Management

The next testing window is Winter 2014: December 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015. For information on the exam and how to register, visit

Darryl Curson, SPHR
13 Wednesdays
Sep. 17-Dec. 17, 2014 (no class Nov. 26)
Liberty Crossing, M114

SHRM Essentials of HR Management Certificate Program
Sharpen your HR skills to face today’s HR issues.

SHRM, the leading global HR professional organization, has developed the SHRM Essentials of HR Management course, which provides an introductory overview of the human resource function. Whether you are new to HR or HR is one of many roles you fulfill at your company, this program, offered in partnership with SHRM through Ivy Tech Community College, covers the key HR topics you need to know, including:

  • Human Resource Management – Gain a clear understanding of the HR function
  • Employment Law – Enhance your ability to apply key HR legislation
  • Recruitment and Selection – Develop important skills for selecting employees
  • Compensation and Benefits – Learn the key elements of a total compensation system
  • Employee Development – Obtain an understanding of orientation, development and training
  • Performance Management – Discover the purpose and process for performance evaluation

To receive a full course outline and learning objectives for each of the six Essentials of HR Management modules, please contact us at 812.330.6042 or Course fee includes all instructional materials.

Kelly Callahan, SPHR
5 Tuesdays
Oct. 7-Nov. 4, 2014
Liberty Crossing, Room M114