HR Certification Test Prep Course

HR Certification Test Prep Course

DallasHR hosts two 9-week test prep courses in the Spring and fall each year.  This test prep course helps prepare participants to take the certification exams for both HRCI (PHR or SPHR) and SHRM certifications (SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP).  The HR Certification Test Prep Course provides a high-level overview of the knowledge and skills necessary to accomplish the goal of certification. This includes:

  • The Body of Applied Skills & Knowledge required for each exam
  • The competencies that will be assessed on the exam
  • Test taking tips, strategies and practice examples
  • The opportunity to partner with others in this endeavor, sharing knowledge, expertise and resources

Topics covered throughout the course: 

  • Certification Process Overview
  • Strategy
  • HR Development
  • Workforce Planning & Employment
  • Total Rewards | Compensation
  • Total Rewards | Benefits
  • Employee & Labor Relations
  • Risk Management

Certification Test Prep Course FAQs

Spring 2023 VIRTUAL HR Certification Test Prep Course

The Test Prep course will begin on Tuesday, March 7 and run for nine weeks. (Nine class sessions). Classes are held on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM through the Zoom platform.

All zoom links for the weekly sessions will be sent out the day before.

Registration closes March 3 at noon.

Eligible for Chapter Grant Fund Applications, click here to access application page.

Virtual Schedule

March 7:      Introduction and Strategy
March 14:    Business Management and Strategy
March 21:    Compensation
March 28:    Learning and Development 
April 4:        Workforce Planning
April 11:      Benefits
April 18:     NO CLASS
April 25:      Employee & Labor Relations
April 26:      Risk Management (this class will be from 4:30-6:30 PM)
May 2:        Final Review Class


Member Group (5+ people)
Non-Member* Group (5+ people)
SHRM Learning System
(optional add on)
LAST DAY to order February 24, 2023

* One year DallasHR Membership Included


Payment is due with registration. No POs or requests for invoicing can be honored.
Checks should be made payable and mailed to:  
5001 LBJ Freeway, Suite 800
Dallas, TX 75244

IMPORTANT: Advanced registration is required. Due to limited room capacity, we do not allow onsite registrants. To receive cancellation credit, your written request must be received at DallasHR prior to the start of the second class session. There will be no refund if cancellation is received after the two-week mark.  Purchase of the SHRM Learning Materials with your registration are non-refundable.