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SHRM Learning System

The SHRM Learning System at California State University, East Bay is a certification preparation and professional development tool that offers the most up-to-date HR content aligned with the HRCI Body of Knowledge. This course was designed to meet the demands of customers and instructors and is updated to reflect legislative changes and new HR developments. As a result, the SHRM Learning System consistently beats the national pass rate and has helped more than 30,000 HR professionals earn their PHR® (Professional in Human Resources) or SPHR® (Senior Professional in Human Resources) Certification. The SHRM Learning System class is a 12-week program.

Society for Human Resource Management
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest professional association devoted to human resource management. SHRM's mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most current and comprehensive resources, and to advance the profession by promoting HR’s essential, strategic role. SHRM currently boasts more than 225,000 members, 500 local chapters, 53 state councils, and 7 regional councils.

Who Should Attend

  • HR practitioners: Directors, Managers, VPs, and Supervisors in HR field
  • HR educators: HR is their principle area of instruction
  • HR researchers: Research primarily in HR field
  • HR consultants: Consultants with primary activity in HR field

Exam Eligibility Requirements

PHR Eligibility

  • 1 year of demonstrated professional HR experience with a Master's degree or higher
  • 2 years of demonstrated professional HR experience with a Bachelor's degree
  • 4 years of demonstrated professional HR experience with less than a Bachelor's degree

SPHR Eligibility

  • 4 years of demonstrated professional HR experience with a Master's degree or higher
  • 5 years of demonstrated professional HR experience with a Bachelor's degree
  • 7 years of demonstrated professional HR experience with less than a Bachelor's degree

Register for the SHRM Learning System class today!

About the Instructor

Jeffrey D. Sanders M.Ed., SPHR, is currently a Human Resource Business Consultant with over 20 years experience and founder of J.D. Sanders Consulting. He is a HR Leader with extensive expertise in strategic management, workforce planning and integration both in large and small high tech companies including five years with Silicon Graphics Inc. He has also held senior HR positions at Irwin Home Equity and Lam Research.

He is known for the successful ability to align human resources with organization business objectives and leadership development. Jeff has a Master of Education, Human Services & Human Resource Education from Boston University. He was recognized with the 2004 NCHRA Volunteer of the Year Award, is a Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR), SPHR California (SPHR-CA), Senior HR Generalist Certificate holder, SHRM Member, NCHRA Member, Former NCHRA Board Member, Former SCVC-NCHRA Chapter Chair, twelve years experience as an SPHR/PHR Certification Instructor (60+ Sessions).