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Human Resources Certification Test Prep

Course Code: HRPO-2030

Course Description

Major concepts, theories, and their applications to prepare for the SHRM-CP/SCP Certification Exam.

This course may be eligible for a Payment Plan or other Financial Assistance options.

Meet The Instructor

James L. Burgess

Jim Burgess, Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) / SHRM-SCP has been in the HR profession for an uninterrupted 30+ year career in all phases of HR, including HR DIRECTOR for over 10+ years in local government, corporate, higher education, international & the Federal Government. With his extensive HR experience, he is knowledgeable in all HR matters having implemented all laws passed since ADA to the PPACA. As an HR Director, he successfully assisted in defending (and winning) the biggest public agency Whistleblower Lawsuit in Travis County for his local government agency. He was an HR Risk Manager for 5 years and through his Risk Management efforts significantly reduced his agency's Workers Compensation costs, saving his organization millions of dollars. He has served as a Benefits Manager for 10+ years, is a GBA (Group Benefits Associate), an RPA (Retirement Planning Associate) and is within the final 2 elective courses of a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) certification. At the present time, he functions as the Performance and Awards Manager in a government agency. During his HR career he successfully participated and trained employees in five (5) HRIS shared database conversions for different corporations, government & higher educational institutions besides being a successful independent HR consultant and higher education platform instructor. Well versed in all phases of HR, his focus is on Labor Relations, Risk Management, Compensation & Benefits, Strategic Management, and HR Development and is familiar with all of the past HRIS certification courses, as well as the present SHRM certification courses. As a graduate (B.S) of the US Air Force Academy, with his past HR experience, he brings an extensive amount of real life working HR experiences to his certification training presentations.

Meet The Instructor

Susan D. Word

Susan D. Word, SPHR provides human resources solutions that help small to medium-sized businesses and government entities achieve business goals by developing targeted workforce strategies and streamlining human resources processes. She teaches the Human Resources Certification Preparation Course at Austin Community College to help experienced human resources professionals refresh on the broad bodies of knowledge of the profession and prepare for the certification exam. She has over 16 years experience in human resources management in both private and public sectors and over 15 years operations management experience which provides for a full business perspective. As a conscientious veteran she is an active volunteer with the Employer Support of Guard and Reserve (ESGR) and local and state human resources professional associations. She has a Master of Arts Degree in Human Resources Development Leadership from the University of Texas at Austin.

Course Information

Jan 18th - Apr 19th (13 Weeks)
W @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8 Students (4 Seats Available)
Round Rock Campus Round Rock Campus
4400 College Park Dr
Round Rock, TX 78665   ( map it )
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Course Registration

$1636.00 Course Cost Course Cost Breakdown:
Base Cost of $1,635.00 + $1.00 Fees
*may require a one-time $1 or $3 insurance fee

This course was part of the 2017 Spring Semester and registration is closed. For additional help, please contact the program coordinator.

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