Online and Continuing Education

SHRM CP/SCP Certification Prep Course


September 8, 2020 through December 2, 2020 /  FULLY ONLINE

Cost: $1,300.00  Official 2020 SHRM Study Materials are Included!
$200.00 discount for SHRM members - contact the OCE office for additional information

Looking for more information? Contact our OCE office: 503-883-2447 ~

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Define Yourself as an HR Leader with SHRM Certification

Commit to Your Career

In Partnership with SHRM

SHRM's global HR credentials, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, offer growth, advancement and recognition. These credentials are based on extensive global research involving employers, academics, and practicing HR professionals at all levels to ensure they maintain an industry-leading level of excellence and relevance in this ever-evolving profession.

By becoming SHRM certified, you prove your knowledge, competency and value to colleagues and to employers looking for a competitive edge in today's global economy. Wherever your career takes you, your SHRM certification will define you as an HR expert and leader.

This intensive 12 week program combines expert instruction with the 2019 SHRM Learning System®, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.

Who Should Enroll?

Our certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification who want to:

  • Increase their knowledge
  • Advance their skills
  • Earn recognition from the global community

Advance your career!

If you're not interested in certification but want to improve your HR skills, this course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development. Participants gain a generalist viewpoint, refresh key ideas and concepts, strengthen their understanding of core behavior and technical competencies and increase productivity in the workplace. 

Your instructor

Kate Piña, SHRM-SCPhead shot of Kate Pina, SHRM-SCP
Kate offers over 20 years of experience in various operational and HR leadership roles, predominately in the health care, non-profit and financial services industries.  She has been an active member of SHRM since 1999 and is certified as a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SCP). 

Kate is a results-oriented, high-energy, hands-on professional, with a successful record of accomplishments.    As a leader in HR she has been highly successful leading organizational transformations and building cultures of engagement though innovative and agile programs. 

Kate is originally from Oregon, but her military career with the U.S. Air Force provided her the opportunity to travel and live in many locations in the U.S. and overseas.  Kate’s education includes a Bachelor of Science in Management/Human Resources, Master of Arts in Legal Analysis and an MBA from the University of Arizona. 

Why Enroll in Our Course?

Linfield University's program offers you a preparation course to help meet your needs and increase your success on the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams.

Benefits To You

You'll benefit from:

  • An experienced, SHRM-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.
  • Eligibility for tuition reimbursement.
  • Earning up to 36 professional development credits (PDCs) if you are attending this program for professional development only.

Benefits To Your Employer

Certification benefits your entire organization:

  • It demonstrates that your HR professionals have mastered the application of HR technical and behavioral competencies.
  • Certification prepares your HR staff to assume greater leadership roles and contribute to the strategic direction of your organization.
  • Exam preparation helps HR professionals bring new ideas to your organization that will help drive success.
  • It helps create a common HR language that optimizes consistency and effectiveness.
  • Certification is relevant worldwide, as exams cover the global SHRM BoCK.