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    Recertifcation Resources

    Fall 2018 Certification Group

    CIHRG is currently referring candidates for certification to the Illinois SHRM Virtual Study Group.  Please click here to register.  Class starts on August 15, 2018.

    Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

    SHRM Recertification Overview:

    SHRM Certification Portal

    Preapproved Activities: 
    **Search for certified chapter events by searching for "Central Illinois Human Resource Group" under Provider and the appropriate date range. 

    Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI)

    HRCI Recertification Overview:

    Preapproved Activities: 
    **Search for certified chapter events by customizing the search filters. 

    FREE Online Recertification Credit Activities

    HRCI publishes webinars to review and write a response to receive business, global, and general credit.  Currently, there are 6 business, 1 global, and 1 general activites listed.

    1. Click the online seminar/webinar.
    2. Watch the entire presentation and take notes.
    3. When you submit credit through the HRCI portal, you will be asked for a short written response on how you can use the information you reviewed.

    SHRM Certification Group

    Take the Lead. Become SHRM-Certified.

    Earn the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®) and prove your knowledge, competency and value to colleagues and to employers looking for a competitive edge in today's global economy.

    The Illinois State Council SHRM is now offering a SHRM Learning System study group to expand your HR knowledge and competencies to prepare you for SHRM certification exams.

    Study Group Tools: SHRM Learning System

    This study group is based on the SHRM Learning System, a comprehensive exam preparation tool that combines online learning modules and interactive study tools based on the SHRM BoCK to help understand and apply behavioral competencies & HR knowledge.

    Whether you are a SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP candidate or a manager seeking training for your staff, our study group can help you accomplish your certification and professional development goals. 

    Study Group Details
    This 15 week study group is designed for individuals interested in preparing for the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam, achieving professional advancement and building confidence for addressing today's HR challenges.

    The study group has been "test piloted" by the Heart of Illinois HR Council (Peoria, IL Chapter) since 2015.  The group started face-to-face classroom only and has since expanded to local AND virtual options.  They've had participants from New York, New Mexico, Utah, Michigan, Texas and Illinois!  Pass ratio from both local and virtual participant is 80%!  

    An additional exam fee of $300 is paid to SHRM when you register for the exam. 

    By attending our study group, you'll 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

    For more information, please contact Cathy S. Plouzek at 

    309-495-1982 or
    Register now.  Study groups fill quickly and space is limited