SHRM Certification Exam Prep Course

An online instructor-led SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP certification exam preparation course

Enroll $1,199.00

We Understand How Important It Is For You To Pass

Earn the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®) certification and prove your knowledge, competency, and value to colleagues and employers. Gain an competitive edge.

This 2021 SHRM Learning System online course delivers the most comprehensive, flexible and effective SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exam preparation. Designed using a proven approach for teaching adult learners, this system helps you understand, apply and engage with behavioral competencies and HR Knowledge. Online learning modules, based on the SHRM BoCK, and interactive study tools, testing your knowledge and decision making skills, are incorporated into the study process. There’s no better way to successfully prepare for the SHRM certification exams.

As official SHRM Education Partners, we are able to build our course on the SHRM Learning System, giving you access to the most effective and up-to-date exam preparation tools available. Some of the practice questions in this program were previously on the actual SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams, making it the closest experience to the actual exam anywhere!

  • Effective and proven results. Candidates who use the SHRM Learning System consistently beat the average exam pass rate.
  • One source for knowledge and application. All the study tools you need to learn, reinforce, and test your knowledge.
  • Most current and relevant. The SHRM Learning System has been updated to align with the SHRM BoCK.
  • Convenient 24/7 online access to your study tools from mobile devices, tablets, and computers.


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.

Roundtree Training & Consulting’s education program offers you a preparation course to help meet your needs and increase your success on the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams.

Benefit To You

  • An experienced, SHRM-certified instructor.
  • The SHRM Learning System, historically ranked the #1 HR certification exam 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 online and learn from your peers.

Benefits To Your Employer

  • 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.
  • SHRM CP and SHRM SCP exam prep 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 global SHRM BoCK™.

Commit to Your Career

SHRM’s global HR credentials, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, offer growth, advancement and recognition. These credentials are based on extensive global research involving employers, academics, and practicing HR professionals at all levels to ensure they maintain an industry-leading level of excellence and relevance in this ever-evolving profession.

By becoming SHRM certified, you prove your knowledge, competency and value to colleagues and to employers looking for a competitive edge in today’s global economy. Wherever your career takes you, your SHRM certification will define you as an HR expert and leader.

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.

This intensive multiple session program combines expert instruction with the 2021 SHRM Learning System®, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.


Our HR certification prep 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
  • Meet SHRM Certification Eligibility Requirements

SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Eligibility

Regardless of your job title, geographic location, industry or organization size, if you perform HR duties, you have the opportunity to become certified.

Less than a Bachelor's Degree* Bachelor's Degree Graduate Degree
Credential HR-Related Program Non-HR Program HR-Related Degree Non-HR Degree HR-Related Degree Non-HR Degree
SHRM-CP 3 years
in HR role
4 years
in HR role
1 year
in HR role
2 years
in HR role
in HR role
1 year
in HR role
SHRM-SCP 6 years
in HR role
7 years
in HR role
4 years
in HR role
5 years
in HR role
3 years
in HR role
4 years
in HR role

*Less than a bachelor’s degree includes: working toward a bachelor’s degree; associate’s degree; some college; qualifying HR certificate program; high school diploma; or GED

Advance Your Career

If you’re not interested in certification but want to improve your HR skills, this online 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 behavior and technical competencies and increase productivity in the workplace.


Study with learning modules that provide an in-depth exploration of the knowledge domains and behavioral competencies tested on the SHRM exams.

Module: HR Competencies

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

Module: People

  • HR Strategic Planning
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Employee Engagement & Retention
  • Learning & Development
  • Total Rewards

Module: Organization

  • Structure of the HR Function
  • Organizational Effectiveness & Development
  • Workforce Management
  • Employee & Labor Relations
  • Technology Management

Module: Workplace

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


Assess your current knowledge

  • Complete an online assessment to determine current knowledge and identify areas for improvement.
  • Create a personal SmartStudy plan to identify learning priorities, estimate study time and create a roadmap to success.

Study your way to success

  • Read learning modules based upon the SHRM BoCK online or offline with two flexible options. When you’re online, navigate quickly and easily from reading a module to completing questions and other activities. For offline access, download the e-reader files to your device.
  • Review Quickstart videos to provide an overview of the foundational elements for each of the HR behavioral competencies.
  • Study Flashcards in online or printed format to reinforce your memory of key terms and concepts.

Apply what you have learned

  • Utilize 2,500+ practice questions to assess your competencies and test your knowledge and understanding.
  • Engage in six “competencies in action” activities that put you in the role of an HR professional who is faced with unique challenges. Analyze the situation, consider the background information, complete the activities and make your decision!

Pass your exam with confidence

  • Complete a post-test which mimics the SHRM CP and SHRM SCP exam format and weighting to build exam day confidence.
  • Review test-taking tips and download the SHRM Certification Handbook.



  • Online assessment to determine current knowledge and identify areas for improvement.

SmartStudy Planning Tool

  • Create a personal SmartStudy plan to identify priorities, estimate study time and create a roadmap to success.


  • Eight online videos that provide an overview of the foundational elements for each of the behavioral competencies.
  • Designed to be a starting point to understand the behavioral competencies from an overview level.


  • Nearly 400 flashcards covering all four modules.
  • Available in online and printable formats.

Practice Tests

  • 2,500+ questions.
  • Some practice questions were previously on actual SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP exams
  • Knowledge tests for each section within all four modules.
  • Situational judgment tests for each of the four modules.

Competencies in Action

  • Six engaging activities that put you in the role of an HR professional faced with unique challenges.
  • Analyze the situation, consider the background information, complete the activities and make your decision.
  • Two competencies in action for each competency cluster.


  • Comprehensive glossary of terms for easy reference.
  • Available online or while reading the materials.

Resource Center

  • Additional resources including index for learning modules, summary of key formulas, summary of laws and a summary of legal cases.
  • Flashcards, available in online or printed format.
  • Related Links to key HR information such as certification and additional resources.
  • Feedback forum for evaluation and suggestions.
  • HR Updates with legislative changes and new HR developments.

Post Tests

  • Tests are weighted and balanced based on SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP exams.
  • Multiple choice knowledge questions and situational judgment scenarios with 2-4 related questions.
  • Includes strike through, mark and review and time limits, consistent with the SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP exams.


2021 SHRM Certification Exam Preparation Classes

More 2021 classes coming soon!

ID 1st Class Last Class Sessions Days Time Status
Certification Course August 28 November 20 12 Saturdays 9:00am-12:00pm OPEN
Essentials July 10 August 14 6 Saturdays 9:00am 12:00pm OPEN

Recordings and Community

Even if you can’t attend live sessions you can still enroll to gain full access to class recordings, community resources, and more.

Join now to…

  • Gain access to approximately 36 hours of class recordings (posted soon after class)
  • Email questions to instructor
  • Join an exclusive Facebook group (support from other students)

This option is perfect for HR Pros who have unpredictable schedules, but want the support of an instructor and student community.

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