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Review course available for human resource professionals

12/15/2009 —

Penn State Lehigh Valley, in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), is offering a thirty-six hour review course, designed to provide an overview of key areas in Human Resource Management and prepare candidates for the PHR or SPHR certification examination.


Classes will be held at both the Penn State Lehigh Valley locations. Friday sessions will be held at the Corporate Learning Center in Bethlehem from 8 a.m.-noon on the following dates: January 22 and 29; February 5 and 19; March 5, 19, and 26; and April 9 and 23. Saturday sessions at the campus in Center Valley will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on the following dates: January 23 and 30; February 6 and 20; March 6, 20, and 27; and April 10 and 24.

The course includes six extensive modules that correspond to the six functional areas as defined by the Human Resource Certification Institute:  strategic management; workforce planning and employment; human resource development; compensation and benefits; employee and labor relations; and occupational health, safety, and security.
The course fee of $995 includes all learning materials, software, and interactive instruction. For additional information about the program, call 610-285-5066 or visit the Web site at

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