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1/12/2019 to 1/26/2019
When: Saturdays, January & February 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Pepperdine University - WLA Campus
6100 Center Dr
Los Angeles, California  90045
United States
Presenter: Cheryl Albert
Contact: PIHRA Programs Dept

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HR Certification:

PHR & SPHR Preparation Class



Expert Guidance Leads to Success!

Getting certified through HRCI demonstrates your commitment as an HR professional, distinguishes you as an expert in the HR field, with proven levels of skills and knowledge, and the competence necessary to mitigate risks and drive business results.

A certification through HRCI is fully accredited through the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) requiring rigorous standards. It earns recognition and credibility from your peers, validates your experience, connects you to other HR professionals around the globe and welcomes you into the largest HR certification in the world. Additionally, no matter what level you are, HRCI has a suite of proven credentials that can be aligned with your level of experience.



PHR – An HR certification is a great way to establish yourself in the HR field. Eligibility requirements are a minimum of 1 year of experience in a professional-level HR position with a Master's degree or higher, or a minimum of 2 years of experience in a professional-level HR position with a Bachelor's degree, or a minimum of 4 years of experience in a professional-level HR position with less than a Bachelor's degree.

SPHR - An HR certification that solidifies your credibility as leader in HR and have experience in more senior level work such as development of strategy, negotiation and influence. Eligibility Requirements are a minimum of 4 years of experience in a professional-level HR position with a Master’s degree or higher, or a minimum of 5 years of experience in a professional-level HR position with a Bachelor’s degree, or a minimum of 7 years of experience in a professional-level HR position with less than a Bachelor's degree.

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Dates and Time

January 12, 2019 - February 16, 2019
9:00am - 4:00pm



Your materials for this course must be purchased separately. You will get 10% off purchase when you use the code you will receive in your confirmation email after registering for the class. HRCP Program Materials can be purchased directly from HRCP with 3 types of options:
- Online Edition w/Audio (Online only, no printing): $245 
- Printed only edition: $345 plus shipping 
- Combo printed and electronic edition: $445 plus shipping



Cheryl Albert, SPHR, SHRM-SCP


Cheryl Albert, SPHR, SHRM-SCP obtained a BA in Psychology from UCLA and an MBA from the University of Redlands. While at Target Stores, she was responsible for $40M in business and as many as 400 employees. Also she served as the Master Trainer for her District. Currently, as Director of Human Resources for Robbins Brothers Jewelry where she has worked for nearly 20 years, she is responsible for all areas of HR including Benefits, Employee Relations, Safety, Compensation, Compliance, 401K, Budgets, Risk Management and GL Insurance, etc. Robbins Brothers Jewelry has employees in 16 locations across 4 states. Prior to her HR role, she was General Manager and Sales Manager for 10 years with direct P&L responsibility, which provided her with a broad business perspective with which to layer on her passion for human resources.

Her philosophy is “Be guided by a strong moral compass and treat people ethically. If you take care of your team and do the right thing, it is ultimately the right thing for the business.”



Registration Rates

Category Registration
PIHRA Member $690
Guest/Nonmember $840

Online registration closes on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 8:00pm. 

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Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA)
1515 W 190th St, Ste 530
Gardena, CA 90248
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