~ Business Management and Strategy
- Role of HR in organizations
- HR strategy
- Evaluating the internal/external environment
- HR and the legislative and regulatory environment
~ Workforce Planning and Employment
- Employee rights, privacy and consumer protection legislation
- Organizational staffing requirements
- Recruitment, selection and retention
~ Human Resource Development
- Organizational development
- Training and development
- Talent management
- Performance management
~ Compensation and Benefits
- Compensation structure and systems
- Benefit programs
- Administering and evaluating compensation and benefits programs
~ Employee and Labor Relations
- Labor relations legislation
- Union organizing and collective bargaining
- Unfair labor practices
- Employee involvement and engagement
~ Risk Management
- Organizational risk
- Workplace safety, health, security and privacy
- Risk management legislation
SPHR® Certification Eligibility Criteria: SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) candidates must submit an application for certification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). The SPHR certification exam is based on U.S. federal laws, regulations and practices and assesses all the functional areas of the HR field. SPHR questions tend to be more at the strategic and/or policy level. For more information, visit the HRCI website.
Candidates must meet one of the following qualifications:
A minimum of 4 years of experience in an exempt-level (professional) HR position with a master's degree or higher
A minimum of 5 years of experience in an exempt-level (professional) HR position with a bachelor's degree
A minimum of 7 years of experience in an exempt-level (professional) HR position with a high school diploma
PHR® Certification Eligibility Criteria: PHR (Professional in Human Resources) candidates must submit an application for certification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). The PHR certification exam is based on U.S. federal laws, regulations and practices and assesses all the functional areas of the HR field. PHR questions tend to be at an operational/technical level. Candidates must have at least two years of exempt-level (professional) HR work experience For more information, visit the HRCI website.
Candidates must meet one of the following qualifications:
A minimum of 1 year of experience in an exempt-level (professional) HR position with a master's degree or higher
A minimum of 2 years of experience in an exempt-level (professional) HR position with a bachelor's degree
A minimum of 4 years of experience in an exempt-level (professional) HR position with a high school diploma
This program is designed for professionals with varying levels of experience. Practicing HR professionals can increase their value within their organizations by fine-tuning existing skills and learning new practices. New practitioners can enroll in the Human Resource Professional program to take a first step toward a successful and fulfilling career.
Program Dates / Locations
While this course is not scheduled at this time, any of the executive education programs offered by the Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education (HCEEE) can be delivered to your organization either in our classroom or at your location. Please contact us for more information.
Fee of $1,695 includes tuition, instructional materials, Human Resource Certification Preparation materials, and Certificate of Completion.
Jim Gallo, MS, SPHR
Mr. Gallo has 20+ years of executive leadership experience as a senior executive and management consultant. He has worked both within organizations as a senior executive leading multi state HR operations as well as an external consultant providing customized solutions to organizations. Jim has earned three masters' degrees (MBA, MS-HRM, I/O Psychology) and currently finishing his PhD in Industrial & Organizational Psychology at Florida Tech. He is a certified executive coach (ACTP), published author, and SPHR certified. Jim has been teaching HR related courses, including PHR/ SPHR certification courses at the collegiate level for over 15 years. He is a veteran speaker who combines science, practice and comedy in all of his speaking topics.
Comments from Past Participants
"An extensive prep course that really prepares you for the PHR/ SPHR exam with real world practicality."
Ana Rojas, Human Resources Director | After School Programs, Inc.
"Great course! Information was extremely helpful and concepts were explained thoroughly."
Brenda Orellana, Human Resources Coordinator | Univision, Inc.
"The instructor was excellent and I very knowledgeable."
Regla Wuilchrist, Human Resources Generalist | Octagon Commerce
"A good structural way to review your knowledge on HR Practices and guide format to reinforce areas that need deeper study."
Paola Capello, Talent Acquisition Lead | Microsoft
Using core programs, we can customize the material to fit your corporate training needs. With our extensive resources and program facilitators, we will design a program that is tailored to fit your specified objectives and requirements.
Substitution, Cancellation, Fee and Transfer Policies
We realize that occasionally you need to cancel your registration. You can substitute another individual in your place at any time prior to the first day of a program.
If you wish to receive a credit toward a future program: we will allow you to transfer you registration to a future date of the same program you are enrolled in currently, provided we receive written notice two weeks prior to the start date of the class you are currently registered in. You are permitted to re-register only one time.
If you wish to receive a refund: written cancellations received 30 calendar days before a program begins will be issued a full refund, less a $150.00 processing fee; written cancellations received 6 to 29 calendar days prior to the start of a program will get 50 percent of the registration fee refunded. We apologize but we cannot provide a refund if we receive your written cancellation in five or fewer business days prior to the start of the program.
In the event of non-payment, the responsibility for any fees incurred in collecting the payment is the responsibility of the customer.
Fees and dates are subject to change without notice.
For additional program information, please contact us at:
Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education
H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue, Carl DeSantis Building, Suite 2088
Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL 33314
Toll Free: 800.672.7223
, ext. 25161
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