Introduction to the SHRM-CP Certification Exam
By: Joanne Simon-Walters
Skill Level: Intermediate
Duration: 1h 6m
Released: April 27, 2018
Earning the Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional® (SHRM-CP) credential can set you apart from others in the HR field by indicating that you possess the knowledge needed to be an effective leader. This course was designed to help you understand what to expect on test day, and prepare you to be successful on the exam. Instructor Joanne Walters provides an overview of the SHRM-CP® exam content as described by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®), and shares how the behavioral competencies and knowledge domains are measured on the SHRM-CP®. Joanne also provides general test preparation guidance and shares what to expect after you take the test.
- SHRM BoCK® behavioral competencies
- HR’s role in promoting company values as an ethical agent
- HR’s role in building and maintaining strategic relationships
- HR’s role in crafting meaningful communication
- Having a diverse and inclusive workplace within a global context
- Using both quantitative and qualitative data to measure HR’s effectiveness
- SHRM BoCK® HR knowledge domains and how they are measured
- 1. SHRM-CP Exam Description
- 2. Behavioral Competency Clusters
- 3. HR Expertise and Knowledge Domains
- 4. After the Test
Joanne Simon-Walters is a dynamic speaker, author, and human resources professional.
Joanne brings 20 years of progressive management experience in multiple industries-including education, information technology, and financial services-to each of her professional endeavors. Currently, she works in an HR leadership role for a healthcare consulting company in the Caribbean. Joanne has earned a master of business administration with a concentration in technology management and a bachelor of business administration with a concentration in finance. Joanne is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), and a trained paralegal specializing in employment law. In addition, Joanne is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management.
Joanne has delivered a TEDxSaintThomas talk—”The Role of Transformational Leadership in Eliminating Workplace Bullying”—and has co-authored three HR certification preparation manuals published by McGraw-Hill Education.
When Joanne is not working, she is spending time with her husband and nine and five-year-old children on her favorite Caribbean beaches in her birthplace of St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands and the native country of her parents, Antigua, West Indies.