Human Resources Management Certificate Preparation

SHRM Learning System®: Certification Preparation for the SHRM-CP™ and the SHRM-SCP™.

Contact Information:
P:201-692-6500 | F:201-692-6505

Earn the New Standard in HR Certification.

In partnership with SHRM, society for human resource management, 2019Our Course is based on the SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP. Comprised of comprehensive learning modules teaching the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge (SHRM BoCK), and advanced online multimedia resources, these study materials streamline study time, accelerate learning and build confidence for passing the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam.

By attending our course, you will benefit from:

  • An experienced, certified instructor
  • The SHRM Learning System, historically ranked the #1 HR certification prep tool
  • A structured learning experience that keeps you on track
  • Opportunities to network and learn from your peers
  • Up to 36 professional development credits (PDCs)

This course is offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest HR membership organization devoted to human resource management. The course investment includes all course materials but does not cover registration for the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP examinations.

Spring 2019 Schedule -- Introducing Online Classes

Launching Spring 2019, this intensive 13-week course of study for human resource professionals will be available fully online, as well as held at FDU's Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck, Florham Campus in Madison, and select sites throughout northern and central New Jersey.

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  • Monday evenings, 6:30 to 9:30 PM
    • February 25 through May 20, 2019
    • Ramada Inn, Wayne, Passaic County (192HRS8001)
  • Tuesday evenings, 6:30 to 9:30 PM.
    • February 19 through May 14, 2019
    • FDU Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, Bergen County (192HRS0501)
  • Wednesday evenings, 6:30 to 9:30 PM.
    • February 20 through May 15, 2019
    • FDU Florham Campus, Morris County (192HRS0802)
  • Thursday evenings, 6:30 to 9:30 PM.
    • February 21 through May 16, 2019
    • Sheraton Edison Hotel, Edison, Middlesex County (192HRS3001)
  • Saturdays, 8:30 AM to 4 PM
    • 6 Sessions
    • 3/2, 3/16, 3/30, 4/13, 4/27, and 5/11/2019
    • FDU Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, Bergen County (192HRS0601) or
    • FDU Florham Campus, Morris County (192HRS0901)
  • Online Format SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP
    • Scheduled to begin February 27, 2019 and end May 22, 2019
    • The 2019 SHRM Learning System is delivered in an online format -- providing comprehensive, flexible and effective SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exam preparation. Real-life situations that require decision-making skills are incorporated into the online learning modules in addition to study tools to help you better understand, apply and engage with behavioral competencies and HR knowledge.
    • Professionals who use the SHRM Learning System to prepare for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam consistently beat the average pass rate.

Tuition and Fees

  • $1,305.00 for SHRM®members
  • $1,350.00 for non-members

Tuition and fees include a $25 non-refundable registration fee, workbooks, web access to the Resource Center, instructor handouts and 39 hours of classroom instruction.

Course Description

HR Competencies

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


  • Talent Acquisition & Retention
  • Employee Engagement
  • Learning and Development
  • Total Rewards


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


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


  • Business and HR Strategy

Who Should Take This 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

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.

Program Benefits

Career advancement.
This course is strategic in nature, preparing HR professionals for career advancement opportunities. The course features open, interactive forums and "real world" application exercises to effectively reinforce the key concepts of each session.

Cost-effective learning.
Participants minimize travel expenses for professional development.

Practitioner-focused and competency-based.
This curriculum is designed by subject matter experts and includes application exercises that develop specific competencies and decision-making skills.

Tuition reimbursement.
Many participants will be eligible to apply for employer tuition reimbursement.

Action-oriented curriculum.
The course provides opportunities for HR professionals to network, share "real world" experiences, and apply what they have learned to the workplace.

Interested in Training Your Team?

Ask about volume discounts or offering the program at your location. Contact Chris DeGisi at 973-443-8624.

Instructor Profiles

Carolyn Broderick, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, HRIP

  • 30+ years of experience as a Human Resources Professional
  • Industry experience includes biotech, financial services, non-profit and healthcare
  • HR experience includes Policy and Process, Benefits, Employee Relations, Affirmative Action, Diversity, HR Technology and Workforce Analytics
  • MA Monmouth University and SPHR Certified since 2000
  • Certification Director, Garden State Council SHRM NJ
  • National Member SHRM and Past President, Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources and Member of SHRM National HR Technology and Management Panel

Neil Currie, MBA, SHRM-SCP, GPHR

  • Over 25 years of Global HR experience
  • HR Management for Johnson & Johnson in Brazil and USA
  • MBA Rutgers Business School, 1981
  • HR Certified since 2005

Anna Fede, PHR, SHRM-CP

  • Over 20 years Banking experience
  • Over 20 years of HR Generalist experience
  • Specializing in Recruiting and Employee Relations
  • SHRM Member

Jerome M. Laday, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

  • Over 35 years experience as an HR Professional
  • National SHRM Member since 1987
  • Local Chapter affiliation with SMA and Central NJ SHRM
  • Certified and an FDU/SHRM instructor since 1993

Laurie Lepore, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

  • 20 years Human Resources experience
  • HR certified since 2006 (following completion of FDU preparation course)
  • National SHRM Member
  • Morris County SHRM Member
  • MA from Seton Hall University

Joe Nyitray, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

  • 30 plus years of experience as a Human Resources professional
  • Industry experience includes railroad, pharmaceutical, media/publishing, and business services industries
  • HR experience includes Employee Relations, Labor Relations, Recruitment, Benefits, Training and Development
  • MBA Drexel University

Pat Rantkowski, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

  • 25+ years of HR Generalist experience
  • Senior Staffing Manager for AT&T since 2006
  • Certification Director, Garden State Council SHRM NJ
  • SPHR certified since 2006
  • National Member SHRM local chapter, Central NJ
  • Rutgers University Graduate from School of Labor Studies and Employment Relations