Dakota County Technical College

SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)

If you’ve been thinking about earning your SHRM certification, it’s time to make your move. In fact, in a recent survey, 92% of HR executives agree that it will be important for HR professionals to be SHRM-certified in the future*. 
 So don’t wait, the SHRM Certified Professional® (SHRM-CP®) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional® (SHRM-SCP®) can help you build the confidence to address today’s HR challenges. 
The SHRM-CP certification is intended for individuals that perform general HR/HR-related duties; or for currently enrolled students and individuals pursuing a career in Human Resource Management. 
Candidates for the SHRM-CP certification are not required to hold an HR title and do not need a degree or previous HR experience to apply; however, a basic working knowledge of HR practices and principles or a degree from an Academically Aligned program is recommended. The SHRM-CP exam is designed to assess the competency level of HR at the operational level. This level includes implementing policies, supporting day-to-day HR functions, or serving as an HR point of contact for staff and stakeholders. 
SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) 

The SHRM-SCP certification is for individuals that have a work history of at least 3 years performing strategic level HR/HR-related duties; or for SHRM-CP credential holders who have held the credential for at least 3 years and are working in, or are in the process of transitioning to, a strategic level role. 
Candidates for the SHRM-SCP certification are not required to hold an HR title and do not need a degree to apply. 
The SHRM-SCP exam is designed to assess the competency level of those who engage in HR work at the strategic level. Work at this level includes duties such as developing HR policies and/or procedures, overseeing the execution of integrated HR operations, directing an entire HR enterprise, or leading the alignment of HR strategies to organizational goals. 

4 Steps to SHRM Certification 

  1. Determine your eligibility

  1. Apply for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam

  1. Prepare for the certification exam with expert guidance from <>< >. 

  1. Take the exam and leverage your certification. The Cost of the SHRM-CP / SHRM-SCP EXAM is INCLUDED IN THE COST OF THIS CLASS

For complete certification details, visit shrmcertification.org
 Refer to the SHRM BASK for detailed information on proficiency standards for this credential (i.e., Proficiency Indicators For All HR Professionals and For Advanced HR Professionals). 

SCOTT GUNDERSON, Instructor & Advisor, SCP, SPHR, CM, MPNA 
Business Management & Administration, Technical Management 
 651-423-8295  Scott.Gunderson@dctc.edu 
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Catalog: Spring 2023
Dakota County Technical College

Start Date: 9/1/2022 Days: Th Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Contact Hours: 36
Exam: SHRM-SCP exam
Certification: SHRM-SCP certification
SHRM-CP certification: SHRM- CP certification
Sessions: 12
Location: Online Instructor : Scott Gunderson
Catalog: Fall 2022
Registration Cutoff Date: 8/27/2022
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