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Certification / Professional Development


HR Tampa Certification/Education:  Enhancing YOUR Professional Brand
Patricia A. Sullivan, PhD, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

2018 April Certification Programs:

SHRM-SCP/CP Crash Course (Apr 28) – Looking for a good introduction into the SHRM Competency model?  Sitting for the SCP/CP certification exam?  This one day, fast paced, chock full of information intense course is available for those wanting to enhance competencies and for those who want to reinforce what was learned in preparation for the exam.  Continental breakfast/snacks served.

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(April 28, 8am to 1:30pm; South University., 4401 N. Himes Avenue, Tampa FL)
$125/members; $225/non-members

2018 May – HR for Supervisors, Managers and New HR Professionals:

SHRM Essentials (May 1 to May 29) – For the newer HR professional, for college students seeking an understanding of HR principles, and for all supervisors and managers who could benefit from understanding and applying HR practices (hiring, interviewing, training and development, employment law, and more).  Offer this program to leaders who are expected to engage, inspire and motivate, and who understand the importance of their role in these outcomes.  This five-week program will meet one evening a week (2.5 hrs/night).  Attendees who successfully complete this program will receive a SHRM HR Essentials certification.

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HR Essentials, May 1 to May 26, Tuesdays, 6 to 8:30pm; South University., 4401 N. Himes Avenue, Tampa
$385 for HR Tampa Members (cost of materials), $585 for non-HR Tampa Members


2018 Summer Certification/Roundtable Programs:

HR Strategy Roundtable – Meeting each quarter, roundtable participants will share and learn best practices through peer discussions, while being introduced to research relating to exceptional HR practices, competencies, and strategies.  Limited seats available; meeting one evening/quarter.   This program is recommended for experienced practitioners who strive to enhance business acumen with organizational development, human behavior, and culture design strategies. 

June 26, September 18, December 11, March 12, 2019.  For more information, contact Dr. Patricia Sullivan (, 215.421.4242).  $300/yr; dinner served (currently seeking SHRM and HRCI pre-approved credits)

HR Coaching for Excellence (Summer/Fall; May start) – This six-month program brings coaching skills to supervisors and HR professionals.  Meeting one Saturday morning every month, participants will learn coaching skills and will then apply these talents over the month with the goal of enhancing employee relations, productivity, self-awareness, and business results while building trust through relationship development.  This program is designed for any professional who is seeking to understand human motivation and enhance interpersonal, intrapersonal, team and organizational relationships.  Mark your calendars now; look for more information over the next month.  Call Dr. Patricia Sullivan for more information – 215.421.4242, or write –

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HR Coaching, 8:30 to 12:30 on  June 23; July 28; Aug 18, Sept 22, Oct 27, Nov 16
South University, 4401 N. Himes Avenue, Tampa FL  33614


PHR/SPHR Prep Course (Fall; Sept start) - Using the All in One PHR/SPHR HR Certification Exam Guide, this 10-week certification prep course will be offered in the evenings as well, with one Saturday Crash Course offered at the end to recap the materials.  This program is perfect for the experienced HR professional who wants to earn PHR/SPHR certification, and for those seeking a deeper understand of the knowledge needed to excel in HR roles.

SPHR/PHR Prep Course, Sept 25 to Nov 27 – 6 to 9:30; Crash Course Saturday, December 1, 8am to 1:30
South University, 4401 N. Himes Avenue, Tampa FL  33614

More information to follow


If you are one of the many professionals who took advantage of the SHRM-SCP/CP certification survey – which gave you these credits based on your SPHR/PHR certification status, this is the year to recertify.  The month to certify is the month of your birthday. 

To continue your SHRM-SCP/CP certification, please log into your SHRM account soon and begin the process of posting credit hours, and learning about the process.


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