HR CERTIFICATION: PHRca Preparation Class
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HR CERTIFICATION:  PHRca Preparation Class

 Export to Your Calendar 6/15/2019 to 6/16/2019
When: June 15 - 16, 2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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PIHRA's Home Office
1515 W 190th St
Suite #530
Gardena, California  90248
United States
Presenter: Richard Dawson
Contact: PIHRA Programs Dept

Online registration is available until: 6/10/2019
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HR Certification | Define yourself as an HR Leader.



HR Certification:

PHRca 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.



PHRca- With achievement of the PHRca, you demonstrate that you have mastered the laws, regulations and HR management practices unique to California. You do not have to reside in California to earn a PHRca. Take this if you either practice in California or are responsible for human resource management in California. 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 experience in a professional-level HR position with a Bachelor's degree, or a minimum of 4 years experience in a professional-level HR position with a high school diploma.

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Materials must be purchased separately via You will get 10% off purchase when you use the code you will receive in your confirmation email after registering for the class.



Richard Dawson, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, PHRca, HRPM, sHRBP

Richard Dawson, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, PHRca, HRPM, sHRBP, is a highly tactical strategist with extensive HR management experience. He is a full-fledged generalist with industry acumen spanning employee relations, strategic management, talent acquisition, training and development, organizational effectiveness, talent management and full-cycle human resources. He is also senior certified in Federal and California Employment Laws, as well as, certified in CUE, Labor/Employee Relations. Additionally, Richard is an Adjunct Professor at Claremont Graduate University and HR Instructor at University of La Verne, teaching the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP classes. 

As a board member, he has held various positions including Director of Communication and Director of Certification for CalSHRM, Vice-President of Leadership for PIHRA as well as, National SHRM roles as Diversity & Inclusion Expertise Panel and currently, Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Expertise Panel. Richard believes that his greatest role is paying it forward, by assisting others with their success and he looks forward to working with you.



Registration Rates

Category Registration
PIHRA Member $499
Guest/Nonmember $649

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Contact Us

Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA)
1515 W 190th St, Ste 530
Gardena, CA 90248
+1(310) 416-1210
Fax +1(310) 416-9055