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SHRM Human Resources Exam Prep

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You are the future. Invest in yourself with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certification.

“Boise State is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.”

Our team of experts can help you succeed.

Earning your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential makes you a recognized expert and leader in the HR field—and a valuable asset to your organization, keeping you and your organization more competitive in today’s economy. This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, proving your high level of knowledge and skills.

Increase your chances of passing your exam by attending our upcoming certification prep course. An expert, SHRM-certified instructor will be on hand to answer your questions, guide you through interactive discussions, review sample test questions and provide exclusive test-taking tips.

Registration also includes the online and print versions of the 2023 SHRM Learning System—the official cert prep tool, now updated with retired exam questions. Designed specifically for adult learners, this interactive system combines in-depth HR knowledge with real-life situations to help you master the material and set you up for success on your exam.

Topics Included:

HR Competencies

  • Leadership and Navigation
  • Ethical Practice
  • Business Acumen
  • Relationship Management
  • Consultation
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Global and Cultural Effectiveness
  • Communication


  • Talent Acquisition and Retention
  • Employee Engagement
  • Learning and Development
  • Total Rewards


  • Business and HR Strategy


  • Structure of the HR Function
  • Organizational Effectiveness and Development
  • Workforce Management
  • Employee Relations
  • Technology and Data


  • HR in the Global Context
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Risk Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Employment Law & Regulations (U.S. only)

Enroll in SHRM Human Resources Certification Exam Prep

Dates & Times

Fridays, September 20, 27, October 4, 11, and 25, 2024, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.


$1,875 per person, includes SHRM Learning System. Registration deadline is August 20, 2024.


A Zoom link will be sent prior to the first session of the course.

Benefits of Attending SHRM Human Resources Exam Prep

  • High-Quality Instruction – Learn from highly respected and experienced, SHRM-certified instructors with years of hands-on experience in HR.
  • Structured Learning – Keep yourself accountable and stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience and support.

Which SHRM Certification Is Right For Me?

Determining whether to seek the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential is a significant decision with multiple factors worthy of consideration. Discover your ideal SHRM certification match, based on your eligibility and career goals.


Jennifer Hooft is Managing Principal for Higher Resources, LLC.  She is a Human Resources professional and consultant with more than 25 years of experience spanning varied industries, including technology, financial services, higher education, manufacturing, and healthcare.

In addition to her roles as VP of HR in the Treasure Valley, Jennifer served as State Council Director for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and President of the Human Resource Association of Treasure Valley (HRATV). In addition, she has taught as adjunct faculty for Boise State University for more than 20 years.