Georgia Southern University

Course for human resource professionals will be offered in Savannah and Bluffton

Regional human resource practitioners and company managers can study the entire body of human resource knowledge in a non-credit course offered in Savannah, Ga., and Bluffton, S.C.

Sponsored by Georgia Southern University, the ‘Certificate in Professional Human Resource Management” course will also serve as a study guide for people who plan to take the national (Senior) Professional in Human Resources certification exam this winter.

The Savannah course will be held at the Coastal Georgia Center. The class will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 5, but all subsequent classes will be held on 11 consecutive Monday evenings from Sept. 11 through Nov. 20. Each session will meet 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

The Bluffton course will be held every other Saturday from Sept. 9 through Nov. 18 at the New River campus of the Technical College of the Lowcountry. Each session will meet from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., with a one-hour break for lunch.

The course materials will feature the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Learning System, which includes six modules and a CD-ROM that are valued at $600.

Everyone who signs up for the course must attend a one-hour orientation session at the Coastal Georgia Center on either Monday, Aug. 21, or Monday, Aug. 28. All course materials will be distributed at these sessions.

The registration fee for the course, including the SHRM Learning System, is $925 per person. The fee will be reduced to $875 per person for SHRM members, and $850 per person for groups of three or more employees from the same firm. The fee will increase to $950 per person who those who register after Friday, Aug. 18. The registration deadline is Monday, Aug. 28.

To sign up for the ‘Certificate in Professional Human Resource Management” course, visit or call (912) 681-5551.

For more on any of the professional development courses offered by Georgia Southern, email or call (912) 871-1763.

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