PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, and SHRM-SCP Prep Course



Getting a PHR® (Professional in Human Resources®), SHRM-CP (Certified Professional), SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professional) or SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources®) certification will distinguish you from your peers, build your self-confidence, and earn you greater respect within the HR profession.   Attendees will focus on the major areas of Business Management and Leadership Strategy, Talent Planning & Acquisition, Learning and Development, Total Rewards, Employee & Labor Relations , and Employee Relations & Engagement. 

Tools and Resources

In addition to exceptional classroom instruction and interaction, you will receive many tools to prepare yourself for the exam, including:

  • Study Manual
  • PowerPoint Booklet of Slides
  • Set of Flashcards
  • Downloadable audio files
  • On-line access practice exam questions
  • On-line access to testing games
  • On-line access to Learning Management System with ability to earn badges for completing certain milestones
  • Talk directly with the Instructor 
  • Best Practices on how to take standardized tests
  • Comprehensive Final Practice Exam

About the Instructor

Julian Rierson, MBA, CCEP, SPHR, has more than 16 years experience in human resources in multiple industries ranging from private law enforcement to manufacturing to financial services. The companies have had revenues ranging from $20 million to $4.5 billion dollars a year, including one Fortune 500 company. My experience at the management and generalist level includes: compensation and benefits administration, employee relations, training and development, risk management, compliance, physical security, and life safety. Additionally, as an adjunct professor, I have classes in Principles of Management, Compensation and Benefits Administration, Employee Relations, and International Business.




"Thank you, Strategic HR Partners, for supporting my goal to pursue and achieve SPHR certification. The convenient evening classes, current study materials, and online resources were an excellent career investment.  The modern facilities of the Cunningham Center, combined with the supportive staff, provide a great environment to take the next step to grow as a Human Resources professional."

Stacey Carlisle, SPHR

Harris County School District

Assistant Superintendent

Human Resources


  March 17, 2020 - June 11, 2020
 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM EDT




  March 17, 2020 - June 11, 2020
 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM EDT





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