Instructor: Jack Milligan SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP

Alternatives

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PREPARATION ALTERNATIVES for HRCI CERTIFICATION
Compiled by: Jack W. Milligan, 602-909-0232, jmilligan@leathersmilligan.com


OTTAWA UNIVERSITY
Contact:  Dr. Kayong Holston  602-749-5203, (kayong.holston@ottawa.edu) Eight-week course uses SHRM Learning System, one night per week, four hours per night; three hours graduate level college credit and graded.  Starts March and September, approximate cost $1,950.

CAPELLA UNIVERSITY:  Course provided on line so access to web is only necessity.  Course very flexible and includes weekly on line sessions, tests to monitor progress.  SHRM Learning System included in tuition of $1,340 per participant.  Call toll free1-888-227-3552X9039 or www.capella.edu.

UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX
The on-line program is six courses with a total tuition fee of $1200 ($200 per course) for all six courses.  In addition, there is a one-time cost of $425 for the SHRM Learning System of written materials and software to be used in the program or you can attend a 12-week session one night per week, four hours per night. Call toll free – 1-800-538-2614 or contact Evonne.Perez@phoenix.edu

RIO SALADO COLLEGE:  On-line test preparation course to study for the PHR exam.  Weekly start each Monday, $76/credit hour.    MGT289 — Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Test Preparation – 3 credits.  Prerequisites:  None. www.riosalado.edu/programs/pages/certifications

The HRCI Prep Class
Contact: Jack W. Milligan SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP 602-909-0232
The HRCI Prep Class is the only thirteen-week course in the valley.  Both pre and post tests and six interim examinations, one night per week, 3.5 hours per night, 4.5 CEU’s, with certification and letter grade issued.  Starts Feb. and Sept., cost $1,700.

CUSTOMIZED CLASSES AT YOUR LOCATION
Jack Milligan will present a thirteen-week class at your company location with a minimum of 10 students.  Same structure as above, except at your company location in a suitable class room environment.  Mix students from many employers or all from one.  Cost depends on location, facilities and # of students.

SHRM ARIZONA STATE COUNCIL IN COOPERATION WITH EVHRA AND VSHRA
Contact:  Betty Doran, b.doran@cox.net. Ten week course, uses college level text and S/PHR Study Guide, one night per week, three hours per night, taught by certified local HR professional volunteers, not graded, no tests.   Starts February and September, cost $795.

SHRM sponsored three-day seminar
Given in various cities throughout the country
Contact:  SHRM Education Department 800-283-7476 x3 or www.edu@shrm.org.
Three day course, classes 8:30 to 5 each day with evening work, uses SHRM Learning System, not graded, taught by certified HR professionals or attorneys, approximate cost $1,295 for members or $1,540 for non-members, plus transportation and lodging.

MSEC (Mountain States Employers Council)
10-week classes
Contact:  Lori Berk – 602-955-7558

SELF-STUDY
You can purchase the SHRM Learning System, $650 members, $795 non-members and conduct your own study course.  To order contact SHRM Learning System Distribution Center at (800) 444-5006, option #2 or (651) 905-2663, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST, M-F.

At a Glance

13-Week Class

45 Classroom Hours

4.5 CEU's

Graded: A-B-C-D-DNP

No-Fault Attendance Requirement - 11 of 13 weeks, miss 3 classes, you're out

Books included

Minimum Passing Score - 70%

6 Exams

11 Quizzes

Web-Based Practice Exams and Flash Cards

Certificate upon Completion

Guarantee