3-Day SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Preparation Course

  • 10/24/2018
  • 8:30 AM
  • 10/26/2018
  • 5:00 PM
  • East Bay Municipal Utility District, 375 11th St., Oakland, CA 94607
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  • Available for members of the Northern California Chapter only.
  • Available to members of the Next Concept HR Association (NCHRA) or Sacramento Mother Lode Chapter only. Submit proof of membership to registration@nccipma.org to obtain a discount code.

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3-Day SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Preparation Course


October 24, 25, 26, 2018

(3 Days; Wednesday through Friday)

8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


East Bay Municipal Utility District

Training Resource Center

375 11th St.*

Oakland, CA 94607

* This training location is Amtrak-accessible (via the Oakland Jack London Square “OKJ” Station and connect via the free Broadway shuttle or walking), Ferry-accessible (directly across from the Oakland Jack London Square Ferry Building via the free Broadway shuttle or walking), and BART-accessible (via the 12th Street/Oakland City Center BART station).

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™).  Over the course of three consecutive days, this comprehensive preparation program covers everything you need to know before the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam.  Led by an experienced SHRM-certified instructor, this intensive SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP preparation seminar, combined with the SHRM Learning System, present a comprehensive and detailed review of the current SHRM Body of Competency & Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™).

This training course is based on the 2018 SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP.  Comprised of comprehensive learning modules teaching the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™), by attending, you will be able to identify areas of strength and build on them.  You will also see where you need further concentrated study in preparation for either exam and be ready for the Winter Exam Schedule between Dec. 1, 2018 - Feb. 15, 2019.  Access the curriculum here.

Intended Audience

This program is intended for individuals seeking additional support as they prepare to take the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Exam, or current SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP credential-holders for professional development.

Why Choose NCCIPMA-HR?

Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Next Concept HR Association (NCHRA), the training curriculum is designed by global subject matter experts and covers the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™).  Throughout the program, HR professionals are encouraged to acquire the Competencies and Knowledge they will need to effectively perform their jobs and achieve career success. This course is designed to help you learn and retain the material effectively and efficiently by combining the best exam preparation system with expert instruction and peer discussion, and to help meet your needs and increase your success on the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams.


By becoming SHRM certified, you prove your knowledge, competency and value to colleagues and to employers looking for a competitive edge in today's global economy. Wherever your career takes you, your SHRM certification will define you as an HR expert and leader.

·      Specifically designed for and catered to public sector HR professionals, and backed by NCCIPMA-HR and NCHRA’s standards for high quality training.

·      Led by a highly-experienced and engaging SHRM-certified instructor.

·      Classroom environment provides interactive discussions with peers, offering real-world examples.

·      Outside-the-classroom assignments (via the SHRM Learning System) help reinforce seminar sessions.

·      Sample test questions keep you confident in your knowledge.

·      Ideal for those who prefer a structured learning environment, and complete the entire training course in just three days.

Even if you're not interested in certification but want to improve your HR skills, this course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development.  Participants gain a generalist viewpoint, refresh key ideas and concepts, strengthen their understanding of core behavior and technical competencies, and increase productivity in the workplace.

About The SHRM Learning System

The 2018 SHRM Learning System delivers the most comprehensive, flexible and effective SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exam preparation.  Designed using a proven approach for teaching adult learners, this system helps you understand, apply and engage with behavioral competencies and HR Knowledge.  Online learning modules, based on the SHRM BoCK, and interactive study tools, testing your knowledge and decision making skills, are incorporated into the study process. There is no better way to successfully prepare for the SHRM certification exams.

As part of your registration, you will receive the SHRM Learning System to help with your exam preparation.  During the training, your SHRM-certified instructor will build upon the foundation of the SHRM BoCK, guiding you through interactive discussions, sample test questions, and strength assessments, which serve as a very valuable component to help you focus your study efforts and maximize your results.

Program Materials

Program fee includes the 2018 SHRM Learning System.  To ensure that you receive your copy of the SHRM Learning System before attending the seminar, NCCIPMA-HR must process your registration at least two (2) weeks in advance of your seminar date. SHRM Learning System will be shipped to the address supplied on the online registration form.  You will receive the materials within a week prior to the start of the course.

About the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Examination

This training is not a substitute for certification examination. If you wish to take the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP examination, you must meet minimum requirements as set forth by SHRM and complete a separate application form at shrmcertification.org/apply. The preparation course fees do not include exam or certification costs.

2018 SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Winter Exam Window

Exam Dates: Dec. 1, 2018 - Feb. 15, 2019

Applications Accepted: May 14

Regular Application Deadline: Oct. 19

Late Application Deadline: Nov. 9

Payment and Cancellation Policy

Full payment must be received prior to the start of the program. NCCIPMA-HR does not provide refunds for training/event cancellations, but registrations are transferable to another attendee for the same program provided the substitute attendee has the same membership status. All requests for transfer of registration fees must be made in writing at least three business days prior to the start of the program. If you cancel your registration without providing a substitute by the deadline as described above, you will forfeit your registration fees. No-shows are non-refundable. NCCIPMA-HR reserves the right to refuse registration. Please contact registration@nccipma.org for additional assistance.

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Full Workshop Registration Cost:

$1,495 (Northern California or Sacramento Mother Lode Chapter Members); $1,695 (Non-Member)

Registration covers all course materials and the SHRM Learning System (a $1,020 value).  Lunch is not covered in the registration fee (lunch break is provided daily).  A minimum of 8 participants is required.

Advanced Registration and Payment Required.


Limited Spaces Available.

Please register by October 5, 2018.


IPMA-CP and IPMA-SCP Recertification Credits

IPMA-HR Certified Professionals (IPMA-CP) and IPMA-HR Senior Certified Professionals (IPMA-SCP) may earn nine (9) points of re-certification credits.

SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Recertification Credits

NCCIPMA-HR is a SHRM Recertification Provider. Current SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP credential-holders may earn up to 22 PDCs for recertification when attending a SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Seminar for professional development only.


Public parking is available at the Pacific Renaissance Plaza Parking located at 388 9th St. or the Trans Pacific Centre at 1000 Broadway, which are within walking distance to the EBMUD Headquarters. Other parking options and limited street parking may also be available. Parking is not included in the registration fee.

Public Transportation

Take Amtrak, the San Francisco-Oakland Ferry, or BART and skip traffic! The training location is accessible by all three modes of public transportation. See above for details.

Hotel Accommodations

Nearby hotel accommodations include the Oakland Marriott City Center (1001 Broadway), Courtyard by Marriott Oakland Downtown (988 Broadway), The Washington Inn Hotel (495 10th St), Waterfront Hotel (10 Washington Street) and the Z Hotel Jack London Square (233 Broadway). Government rate may be available.  Overnight accommodation is not included in the registration fee.


Questions? Contact SHRMPrep@nccipma.org for assistance.

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