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Become an HR Leader with SHRM and ODU!

Advance your HR career with Old Dominion University's SHRM Learning System Course or SHRM Essentials. Earn the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®) and prove your knowledge, competency, and value to colleagues and to employers looking for a competitive edge in today's global economy.

This is an exciting and pivotal time in the HR profession. Now, more than ever, HR teams are required to assume a greater leadership role, contributing to the strategic direction of their organizations. The courses in this program cover the areas of expertise that are needed to successfully expand your knowledge in HR, advance your skills, and earn recognition from the global community. Those who successfully complete the program are awarded a certificate of completion by Old Dominion University.

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SHRM Essentials of HR Management

SHRM Essentials is great for:

  • New or junior HR practitioners
  • Small business owners, and or office/business managers
  • Job seekers investigating HR as a new career option

SHRM Learning System Certification

SHRM Learning System Certification

Take your career to the next level? SHRM Learning System is for:

  • SHRM-CP certification is for individuals that perform general HR/HR-related duties; or for those pursuing a career in Human Resource Management.
  • SHRM-SCP certification is for individuals that have a work history of at least 3 years performing strategic level HR/HR-related duties.

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SHRM Test Prep

It never hurts to prepare a little more! Our SHRM Test Preparation course is great for:

  • Individuals scheduled to sit for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam and are looking for one final day of preparation before their certification exam