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Explore the SHRM Certification Program, proudly presented to you by Morgan International in collaboration with QFBA. This innovative initiative is a testament to the strong partnership between Morgan International and QFBA, bringing you an exceptional SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP learning experience.

Course Overview:

Designed for HR professionals seeking career advancement and global recognition, the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP credentials are esteemed qualifications that validate competencies essential for effective HR management.

Course objectives:

Master behavioral competencies, gain technical HR knowledge, achieve global recognition, navigate eligibility requirements, excel in exam preparation, engage in an interactive learning experience, apply post-course proficiency, and ultimately earn the prestigious SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP designation.

  • Behavioral Competencies Mastery
  • Technical Knowledge in HR Domains
  • Global Recognition and Competitiveness
  • Eligibility and Qualification
  • Exam Preparation and Success
  • In-Person Learning Experience
  • Post-Course Proficiency
  • Certification Achievement

Target Audience:

The target audience for the SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) certification programs, such as the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and the SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), primarily includes HR professionals and individuals aspiring to advance their careers in the field of human resources. This encompasses a broad range of professionals involved in various HR roles across different industries.

The specific target audience may include:

  • HR Generalists
  • HR Specialists
  • HR Managers and Directors
  • Business Partners
  • Consultants
  • Learning and Development Professionals
  • Entry-level HR Professionals
  • Career Changers
  • Those seeking professional advancements

The SHRM certification programs are designed to accommodate a diverse audience, providing a standardized and globally recognized credential that validates the knowledge and competencies required for effective HR management across various organizational settings.

Delivery Method:

In-Person Classes.

Course Structure:

The course will be delivered by an industry experienced trainer who is well versed in both theory and industry best practices.

Course Outline:

HR Competencies

Behavioral Competencies

  • Leadership and Navigation
  • Ethical Practice
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Relationship Management
  • Communication
  • Global Mindset
  • Business Acumen
  • Consultation
  • Analytical Aptitude

Domain 1: People

  • Functional Area #1: HR Strategy
  • Functional Area #2: Talent Acquisition
  • Functional Area #3: Employee Engagement and Retention
  • Functional Area #4: Learning and Development
  • Functional Area #5: Total Rewards

Domain 2: Organization

  • Functional Area #6: Structure of the HR Function
  • Functional Area #7: Organizational Effectiveness and Development
  • Functional Area #8: Workforce Management
  • Functional Area #9: Employee and Labor Relations
  • Functional Area #10: Technology Management

Domain 3: Workplace

  • Functional Area #11: Managing a Global Workforce
  • Functional Area #12: Risk Management
  • Functional Area #13: Corporate Social Responsibly
  • Functional Area #14: U.S. Employment Law and Regulations

Exam Eligibility:

The SHRM-CP certification is intended for individuals that perform general HR/HR-related duties; or for currently enrolled students and individuals pursuing a career in Human Resource Management.

Candidates for the SHRM-CP certification are not required to hold an HR title and do not need a degree or previous HR experience to apply; however, a basic working knowledge of HR practices and principles or a degree from an Academically Aligned program is recommended.

The SHRM-CP exam is designed to assess the competency level of HR at the operational level. This level includes implementing policies, supporting day-to-day HR functions, or serving as an HR point of contact for staff and stakeholders.

The SHRM-SCP certification is for individuals that have a work history of at least 3 years performing strategic level HR/HR-related duties; or for SHRM-CP credential holders who have held the credential for at least 3 years and are working in, or are in the process of transitioning to, a strategic level role.

Candidates for the SHRM-SCP certification are not required to hold an HR title and do not need a degree to apply.

The SHRM-SCP exam is designed to assess the competency level of those who engage in HR work at the strategic level. Work at this level includes duties such as developing HR policies and/or procedures, overseeing the execution of integrated HR operations, directing an entire HR enterprise, or leading the alignment of HR strategies to organizational goals.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they devoted at least 1,000 hours per calendar year (Jan. – Dec.) to strategic level HR/HR-related work.

  • More than 1,000 hours in a calendar year does not equate to more than 1 year of experience.
  • Part-time work qualifies as long as the 1,000-hour per calendar year standard is met.
  • Experience may be either salaried or hourly.

Individuals who are HR consultants may demonstrate qualifying experience through the HR/HR-related duties they perform for their clients. Contracted hours must meet the 1,000-hour standard.

Refer to the SHRM BASK™  for detailed information on proficiency standards for this credential (i.e., Proficiency Indicators for All HR Professionals and for Advanced HR Professionals).

Exam Structure:

The SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP is a 4-hour computer-based exam consisting of 134 multiple-choice questions and covers the following topics:

1. Behavioral Competencies:

  • Leadership
  • Business
  • Interpersonal

Item Type: Situational Judgment (40%) & Foundational Knowledge (10%)

2. Technical Knowledge (HR Knowledge Domain):

  • People
  • Organization
  • Workplace

Item Type: HR-Specific Knowledge (50%)

Exam Format:

The SHRM exams are delivered via computer-based testing (CBT) at test centers worldwide.

Pass Rate:

To pass the SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP exam, candidates will have to achieve a score between 120 and 200.

Exam Testing Windows:

Window 1: May 1st to July 15th

Window 2: December 1st to February 15th

Exam Locations:

The SHRM exam can be taken at test centers around the world. To locate a test center near you, please visit: Click here

Exam Results:

Candidates receive an unofficial pass/did not pass decision at the testing center upon completion of the exam. Approximately four weeks after testing, candidates will receive an e-mail directing them to retrieve their official results from their Certification portal.

Exam Fees:

SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP exam fees are as follows:

Exam Fees SHRM Member Price Non-member Price
Early-Bird Exam Fee $335 USD $435 USD
Standard Exam Fee $410 USD
*(*includes non-refundable $75 standard deadline fee)
$510 USD
*(*includes non-refundable $75 standard deadline fee)
Application Prcoessing Fee
$50 USD
(included in exam fees)
$50 USD
(included in exam fees)
Transfer Fee $100 USD
(subject to additional $53 Prometric exam cancellation fee when applicable)
$100 USD
(subject to additional $53 Prometric exam cancellation fee when applicable)
Retest Fee Full exam fee Full exam fee
Rescore Fee $50 USD $50 USD

Membership Requirements:

Candidates are not required to become SHRM members in order take their exam. Should they wish to become members, annual membership fees are listed below:

E-membership: $109

Student membership: $49

Professional membership: $244

Continuing Education Requirements:

To maintain their credential, candidates will need to obtain 60 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) every three years or retake the certification exam.

Date Duration Schedule Language Early Registration Regular Registration
17 Sept - 26 Nov 2024 21 sessions (3 hours per session) Sunday & Tuesday 6:00pm - 9:00pm English 10,950 QAR (1 May – 18 Aug 2024) 11,450 QAR (19 Aug – 12 Sept 2024)