Nina Woodard, Past President SDSHRM features SDSHRM VP Education: Mr. Andy Covell, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, he is the HR Director for Garden Communities CA.
Discussing Certification and the Pre Certification Learning Sessions that SDSHRM presents
Andy provides an overview of the certifications available for HR Professionals. SHRM SCP and CP and the HRCI SPHR, PHR.
He discusses the differences between the two certifications and provides a deeper dive discussion into the SHRM CP/SCP certifications. He outlines the SHRM HR Competency frame work and their value to HR professionals. SDSHRM will be sponsoring two programs in February one for SHRM CP/SCP and one for HRCI SPHR/PHR. Visit www.sdshrm.org for details the sessions launch on February 4th!
Andy discusses the value of the new competency model for practitioners’ and discusses resources to determine which of the certifications is best for you.
Andy and Nina discuss that SDSHRM is supportive of the SHRM SCP/CP and the new learning materials, however, since many members are interested in the HRCI product SDSHRM is sponsoring programs for both to help meet member needs.
Andy discusses how the classes support an individual’s opportunity to prepare for taking the exam and the costs associated with both the class and the certification process.