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    UNA SHRM-CP & SCP Learning System Certification Classes Enrollment end 2/26/2017

    Date: February 26 – March 1, 2017
    UNA East Campus
    Florence, AL 35630
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    The Future Of HR Is SHRM Certified!

    UNA Offers SHRM Learning System® For SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Preparation & SHRM® Essentials of HR Management For Spring 2017!

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    Registration is now underway for UNA's Spring 2017   

    SHRM Learing System® For SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Preparation 

    SHRM® Essentials of Human Resource Management 

    offered by Continuing Education & Outreach!


    Online registration is available at (select Course Catalog, then Human Resources under the Workplace Heading) or contact our office at 256-765-4862 to register by phone. Please share this email with others who may be interested.




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

    Online Format 

    February 27 - May 26, 2017
    Class Meetings: March 4 & 18, April 8 & May 6
    9:30 - 11:30 am
    Location: UNA East Campus 

    Price: $999; $949 for SHRM® Members
    Please note:  There is a $2.00 registration fee per order 

    Instructors: Ashley Butler, SHRM-CP, Alanna Sullivan, SHRM-CP, Yvonne Thomas, SHRM-CP & Crystal Wilson, SHRM-CP  


    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 four 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




    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.





    Ashley Butler, SHRM-CP, PHR, is a native of Northwest Alabama. She is a 2005 graduate of the University of North Alabama. She has practiced Human Resources in both the non-profit and for-profit sectors. She earned her PHR in June of 2014 and her SHRM-CP in January of 2015. Ashley resides in Lexington, AL with her husband and 4 children.

    Alanna Sullivan, SHRM-CP, PHR is the Chief People Officer for Listerhill Credit Union, in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.  She has 15 years of Human Resources experience, specifically in service, healthcare, government and financial industries.  She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Human Resources from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  She has been a long standing member of National Society of Human Resources Management, as well as local chapters.  She has served in leadership roles at both local and state levels with SHRM chapters.  Her passion is to help others reach their highest potential, equipping their toolbox with tools, resources, motivation, and self-confidence.


    Yvonne Thomas, SHRM-CP, is the Director of Human Resources at the Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa in Florence, Alabama.  She has been with PCH Hotels and Resorts, the managing company, for 5 ½ years in various human resources roles including Director of Human Resources at the Grand Hotel in Fairhope, Alabama.  Yvonne has 35 years of Human Resources experience in the hospitality and retail industries.  Yvonne earned her BSBA in Human Resources at Athens State University.  She is the current VP-Membership and President-Elect for 2018 with the Shoals chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management.


    Crystal Wilson, SHRM-CP, PHR has 20 years of human resource and business administration experience. Crystal achieved her Bachelor of Science degree from UNA and currently holds SHRM-CP and PHR credentials. She serves as the current President of the Shoals Chapter SHRM and serves on the Alabama SHRM State Council Board. She is also a member of the Shoals Safety and Health Association and participates in the workers' compensation meetings. She has traveled to Washington DC to visit with legislation to stay current with rules and regulations that affect our organizations. She is very passionate about serving as a strategic HR leader in the Shoals chapter and community.  Crystal is currently employed with Times Daily in Florence, Alabama.






    March 16 & 17, 2017

    8:00 am - 4:30 pm * Instructor: Matt Oglesby, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

    Location: UNA East Campus, 1640 Tune Ave., Florence, AL

    Price: $699; $679 for SHRM® Members
    Please note:  There is a $2.00 registration fee per order 

    Fee includes continental breakfast, textbook, online learning tools & certificate of attendance. Lunch is on your own.



    This course addresses key HR management practices delivered in a blended learning experience that combines print and online tools with the benefits of an instructor-led class.



    1. Human Resource Management

    2. Employment Law

    3. Selecting Qualified Employees 

    4. Compensation Basics

    5. Orientation & Training Of Employees 

    6. Performance Management



    * Pre and post-test

    * Reports that measure progress

    * Glossary of key terms

    * Resource Center

    * Threaded case study

    * And more!



    * Instruction from an HR expert

    * Real-world case studies

    * Networking opportunities




    Matt Oglesby, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, is a Senior Vice President and Human Resources Director for CB&S Bank in Russellville, AL.  He has a broad range of experience including over 20 years of management, leadership, and public speaking experience.  Matt earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Management and his Master of Business Administration at the University of North Alabama. He is also active in the community, having served in a variety of roles with the Shoals chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management and Past President of the Russellville Civitan Club.      


    Non-credit courses are subject to cancellation if there is insufficient enrollment. In the event a course is cancelled, a registrant has the option of applying the fees paid to another course or receiving a complete refund. 



    The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is a nationally recognized method for noting non-credit Continuing Education participation. One CEU is awarded for each 10 hours of participation.  Some programs carry other professional acknowledgements. Certificates of attendance listing the number of CEUs and other approved hours will be available.


    University Of North Alabama

    Continuing Education & Outreach 

    Meghan Fike, CPP

    Program Coordinator
    UNA Box 5036
    Florence, Alabama 35632
    (256) 765-4862 - main

    (256) 765-4289 - direct 

    Continuing Education...because learning is a lifelong pursuit



    University Of North Alabama, UNA Box 5036, Florence, AL 35632




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