The University of Alabama is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities.
Registration for April 2023 Boot Camp is open!
Commit to Your Career
HR professionals like you are facing new and larger challenges each day due in part to a changing workforce, shifting legislation and regulations and so much more. Ensure you’re prepared for these changes, and anything else thrown your way with SHRM’s global HR credentials, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP.
By becoming SHRM certified, you prove your knowledge, competency and value to colleagues and to employers looking for a competitive edge in today’s global economy. Wherever your career takes you, your SHRM certification will define you as an HR expert and leader, and our course can help you get there.
To complete the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP course, attendance is required for all of the following dates and times.
|April 18, 2023||9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
|April 19, 2023||9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
|April 20, 2023||9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
*Location: Barons Stadium Conference Room, 1401 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Who Should Attend
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
- Non-SHRM Members- $1,300
- National SHRM Members- $1,250
- UA Employee-$1,100
- Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, or Other Local Chapter SHRM- $1,100
To be eligible for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams, you must meet specific educational and work experience criteria at the time you submit your application. For details on eligibility requirements, visit shrmcertification.org/eligibility.
Advance Your Career
Not sure about certification, but still want to improve your HR skills to meet the demands of today’s world of work? Then this workshop could be the perfect fit for you. The 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 behavior and technical competencies, and increase productivity in the workplace.
SHRM Body of Applied Skills and Knowledge™ (SHRM BASK™)
The SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certifications are built upon the SHRM BASK which is more than an exam outline. It defines the standards for the knowledge, strategies and competencies required for effective HR professionals around the world.
To maintain this level of excellence and relevancy, SHRM brought together some of the best minds in the HR profession to define nine behavioral competencies and 14 functional areas that every HR professional should know.
The University of Alabama’s SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Test Prep Program offers you a preparation course to help meet your needs and increase your success on the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams.
|Benefits to you||Benefits to your employer|
|You’ll benefit from:
||Certification benefits your entire organization:
Study with learning modules that provide an in-depth exploration of the knowledge domains and behavioral competencies tested on the SHRM exams.
Preparing for the SHRM Certification Exam: Let’s Do This Together!
We combine the SHRM Learning System with our expert, SHRM-certified instructors to offer you the most comprehensive and effective way to prepare for success on your exam. The SHRM Learning System is an interactive roadmap to guide your studies through the entire SHRM Body of Applied Skills and Knowledge™ (SHRM BASK™).
- Proven Success: Students using the SHRM Learning System consistently beat the average exam pass rate.
- Expert Guidance: Your SHRM certified instructor is there to answer your questions and keep you on track for success.
- Current Content: The course content is updated annually and aligns with the SHRM BASK tested on the exams.
- Authentic Practice Questions: The learning system includes 2,500+ practice questions, including some that were previously used on actual SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams.
Larry Baldwin has earned the Senior Professional in Human Resources certification (SHRM-SCP) through the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). Previously he served as director of the Human Resources Institute for the Culverhouse College of Business at The University of Alabama and is a clinical instructor for HR management courses. Mr. Baldwin also maintains a small management services firm that offers human resources, business, and career-related consulting
Rena W. Ramsey, M.B.A.
Rena W. Ramsey, SHPR, SHRM-SCP, CDE is an experienced and savvy Human Resource (HR) professional with over thirty years of progressive experience in multiple areas of this important organizational function, including affirmative action, diversity, and employee relations. She has spent most of her career in the banking and construction industries. She serves as Managing Director – Diversity and Human Capital Resources for Everett Advisory Partners. Her professional affiliations include membership in the Society of Human Resources Management. She is currently serving as an advisory member to the board of directors of the Birmingham SHRM chapter and Diversity Director for the Alabama SHRM State Council. She holds a B.S. in Biology from Birmingham- Southern and an M.B.A. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She holds the following certifications: Society of Human Resources – SHRM-SCP; HR Certification Institute – SPHR; Society for Diversity – CDE (Certified Diversity Executive).
Questions about this program? Contact Mary Patterson today! Mary Patterson works in the College of Continuing Studies at The University of Alabama as Program Manager, where she assists the CCS team in designing and implementing professional development and training programs, industrial training programs, and executive education programs that are offered on-campus, online or onsite at the workplace. Ms. Patterson has a Bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Business with a major in accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant and stays abreast of current developments relevant to business owners, including management, human resources, economics, accounting, taxation, and marketing. Additionally, Ms. Patterson is a Certified Professional in the Society for Human Resource Management. She works closely with HR departments to design custom training to enhance work objectives, increase productivity and build a positive culture. She worked previously as Director of the Alabama Entrepreneurial Research Network (AERN) in the Culverhouse College of Business to bring the resources from the University of Alabama down to the community level. She is a member of the Tuscaloosa Chapter of the Alabama Society of CPAs, the Society of Human Resource Management, the Culverhouse Commerce Executives Society, and the Southern Automotive Women’s Forum.