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This course will prepare you to take the exam and get SHRM Certified! 

SHRM Learning System

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Spring 2021 dates:  

Dates and times:  Tuesday, February 2, 2021 through, May 17, 2021  -  6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Classes will take place on TUESDAY evenings, VIRTUALLY, by ZOOM video meeting.
Location: wherever you are! from your computer, with internet access.
To register: Please provide your name and contact information, along with your billing information for the class to Melissa Love at  
Payment and fee:  $1,000.00  -  Payment due January, 15 2021.  We must have all payment in full in order to purchase class materials. Materials will include books (to be picked up at the Ridgeland Campus) and online toolkit.  If you need an invoice, please notify us.

SHRM Learning Systems Exam Prep 

Establish yourself as a globally–recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). These professional certifications can open doors for professional advancement, serve to harmonize standards with changing expectations and signal to employers advanced professional development. To understand who should enroll visit here.

Ensure you're prepared with our course designed for SHRM credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success.

shrm professionalThis intensive program combines expert instruction with the 2020 SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.

What students are saying

"I highly recommend the SHRM Education Partner Program to anyone contemplating the SHRM certification exam. I am thrilled to be a SHRM-SCP and I credit the course for my success." -Beatrice Body Miller, SHRM-SCP

Additional Information


SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Eligibility
Testing Windows
Download Certification Handbook

Product or HR Information 
SHRM Resources
SHRM Learning System

Have a question or prefer to speak to a person?

Call Melissa Love at Holmes Community College at (601) 605-3387 or email
Monday - Friday, between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Why Enroll in Our Course?

Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the curriculum provided in the 2021 SHRM Learning System is designed by global subject matter experts and covers the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge(SHRM BoCK). Throughout the program HR professionals are encouraged to acquire the Competencies and Knowledge they'll need to effectively perform their jobs and achieve career success. Our course is designed to help you learn and retain the material effectively and efficiently by combining the best exam preparation system with expert instruction and peer discussion.

Holmes Community College Workforce Development's Program offers you a preparation course to help meet your needs and increase your success on the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams.

Benefits To You

You'll benefit from:

  • An experienced, SHRM-certified instructor.
  • The SHRM Learning System, historically ranked the #1 HR certification prep tool.
  • Ability to acquire the knowledge and understand the behavioral competencies to help you prepare for the exam.
  • A structured learning experience that keeps you on track.
  • Opportunities to network and learn from your peers.
  • Eligibility for tuition reimbursement.
  • Earning up to 36 professional development credits (PDCs) if you are attending this program for professional development only.

Benefits To Your Employer (click here for more information)

Certification benefits your entire organization:

  • It demonstrates that your HR professionals have mastered the application of HR technical and behavioral competencies.
  • Certification prepares your HR staff to assume greater leadership roles and contribute to the strategic direction of your organization.
  • Exam preparation helps HR professionals bring new ideas to your organization that will help drive success.
  • It helps create a common HR language that optimizes consistency and effectiveness.
  • Certification is relevant worldwide, as exams cover the new global SHRM BoCK.

Who Should Enroll in Our Course?

Our certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification. Certification is a great choice for HR professionals who want to:

  • Increase their knowledge
  • Advance their skills
  • Earn recognition from the global community

Eligibility Requirements

To earn your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP you must meet specific educational and work experience criteria at the time you submit your application in order to be eligible to sit for the exam. For details on these requirements, visit

Advancing your career

For those not seeking certification, the SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development. Participants gain a generalist viewpoint, refresh key ideas and concepts, strengthen their understanding of core HR competencies and increase productivity in the workplace.

Course Details and Options

Courses are specifically tailored to meet the needs of adult learners. Courses are taught by SHRM-certified instructors experienced in the HR field. Students will be expected to complete all assigned readings; and activities prior to each class.

*We regret that unfortunately we are unable to provide financial assistance. Financial aid through Holmes Community College does not apply towards this class.

Classroom Sessions Include:

  • A high-level review of course material
  • Interactive discussions and learning activities focused on the practical application of HR competencies and knowledge
  • Sample assessment questions
  • Study and test taking tips


We are sorry, but this program is not affiliated with the academic programs of Holmes Community College and therefore can not be included in tuition or as part of a financial aid package.

Course Topics

The SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP is comprised of five modules of study:



Want to register? Email Melissa Love at