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    HR Certification Enroll Now UNA Continuing Education

    Date: February 16, 2015
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    SHRM Learing System® For SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Preparation & SHRM® Essentials of Human Resource Management offered by Continuing Education!

    Online registration is available at (select courses, then Human Resource Conferences & Workshops) or contact our office at 256-765-4862 to register by phone.

    UNA'S SHRM Learning System® For SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Preparation

    Online Format

    February 16 - May 18, 2015

    Price: $999; $949 for SHRM® Members

    Instructor: Dr. Sandra Sockwell, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

    Establish yourself as a globally-recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR Certification: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP™) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP™). Ensure you're prepared with UNA's preparation course, designed for SHRM credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success.

    Business is changing and employers are demanding that HR professionals adapt to that change.


    This is an exciting and pivotal time in the HR profession. Now, more than ever, HR teams are required to assume a greater leadership role, contributing to the strategic direction of their organization. The profession is no longer just about what you know - but how you do your job. SHRM certification is poised to become the new standard for HR professionals around the globe, as it is among the first HR certifications that is focused on teaching and testing the practical, real-life information HR professionals need to excel in their careers today, including knowledge, skills and behavioral competencies. The SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP encourage HR professionals to acquire the competencies and knowledge they'll need to effectively perform their jobs and achieve career success, now and in the future. This certification, built with employers in mind, will help set the global standard for excellence in HR and grow certification throughout the HR profession. Are you ready to enhance your competence and knowledge to become a strategic, global-minded HR leader?

    For complete details about SHRM's new credentials, visit


    The SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP includes five modules covering a comprehensive body of competency and knowledge so you'll learn everything you need for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.

    * HR Competencies

    * People

    * Organization

    * Workplace

    * Strategy


    Course fees include the SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Preparation print modules, online learning software, access to the Online Resource Center and a UNA Certificate of completion. Invest in yourself and your career by becoming SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certified. Our preparation course will keep you on track and enhance learning and retention.


    Dr. Sandra Sockwell, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, retired from the City of Florence after being the Personnel Director for almost 20 years. After a two month retirement, she went to work with

    D & D Case Management, Inc., as Director of Business  Development. She served in an HR capacity in a major healthcare facility, and is a frequent trainer for UNA and others on HR, supervisory, and management topics. Sandra is the past president of both the Alabama Self- Insurers Association and the Alabama Association of Public Personnel Administrators, and board member of the Shoals Chapter - SHRM®. She earned BS and MS degrees from UNA and her MA and Ph.D. from The University of Alabama. Sandra has taught in UNA's SHRM® Learning System series since its inceptio