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Spring 2019 SHRM CP/SCP Prep Course (Feb. 4 - April 28) registration is now open

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 organization. The HR profession is no longer just about what you know-but how you do your job.

SHRM-Partnership-1-inch_2018.pngEstablish 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 their profession.

Ensure you're prepared with Fort Hays State University's Management Development Center CP/SCP Exam Prep Course, designed for SHRM credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success.

This intensive 12-week Online program combines expert instruction with the SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.

Why Enroll?

Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) the curriculum is designed by global subject matter experts and covers the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge which encourages HR professionals to acquire the Competencies and knowledge they'll need to effectively perform their jobs and achieve career success. Our course is designed to help you learn and retain the material effectively and efficiently by combining the best exam preparation system with expert instruction and peer discussion.

As part of your course you will receive the NEW 2018 SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP. Comprised of comprehensive learning modules in print and e-reader formats, and advanced online resources, these study materials streamline study time, accelerate learning and build confidence for passing the SHRM certifications exam. There are no admission requirements to take this program, however certain criteria must be met for participants taking the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam. For complete details, please visit:

By completing this course, you'll benefit from:

  • An experienced, certified instructor
  • The SHRM Learning System, historically ranked the #1 HR certification prep tool
  • Ability to acquire the knowledge and understand the behavioral competencies to help you prepare for the exam
  • A structured learning experience that keeps you on track
  • Opportunities to network and learn from your peers

Course Instructor: Linda Frederick, PHR, SHRM-CP

With over twenty years of experience as a Human Resource Manager, Linda Frederick, is a strong believer that employees are any business/organization's greatest asset.

Ms. Frederick began her HR career in Great Bend, Kansas at Becker Tire (Sept. 1975-April 1999), gaining experience in training, recruiting, orientation, payroll, employee evaluations and drafting a handbook. She then successfully recruited for 1,500+ positions annually for Pearson Government Solutions (July 1999- Dec.2003), providing manpower for government contracts, including call centers for FAFSA, 1-800-Medicare, INS, and tech support for FAFSA on the Web. While employed there, she obtained government clearance for Department of Labor, Department of Education and Department of Defense.

Linda is Human Resource Manager for EnerSys (Mar. 2004-current). She is a Kansas Notary Public, the 2007 President of Western Kansas Human Resource Management Assoc., (an affiliate chapter of SHRM) and has been a District Director for the Kansas SHRM Board of Directors. She currently serves on the FHSU Advisory Board for the Management Department and on the MDC Advisory Council. She is also currently serving as President of the Board for First Call for Help, a non-profit organization in Ellis County, Kansas."

Ms. Frederick holds PHR ( Professional Human Resource) Certification, SHRM-CP certification, a Bachelors Degree in Human Resource Management and a Master's Degree in Organizational Development.

Spring 2019 SHRM CP/SCP Exam Prep Course Details:

Spring 2019 registration is now open! Click the link below.

Twelve Week Course, Feb. 4 - April 28. Registration must be received by Jan. 24, 2019

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