Georgia Southern University

Human Resources Professional Certification Class Offered

eagle headHuman Resource Professionals have an important opportunity to increase their career options and set themselves apart from their competition during this challenging economy, thanks to a professional certification course being offered by Georgia Southern University.

Registration for the twelve week ‘Certificate in Professional Human Resource Management” short course is going on now through noon on January 26th.?? The course is open to anyone, but is recommended for Human Resource personnel planning to sit for the national Professional Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification exam in May or June.? Georgia Southern University’s Continuing Education Center runs the course in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), which is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management.

This non-credit ‘exam prep” course will be held Monday nights beginning February 2, 2009 and ending April 20, 2009 at the Coastal Georgia Center in Savannah.? Classes begin at 6 p.m. and end at 9 p.m.

The course fee of $955 includes the SHRM Learning System course materials. Current SHRM members from local chapters or the national SHRM organization may register for $905 each.? A late registration rate of $985 applies after 5 p.m. January 19, 2009.? Registration closes at noon Wednesday, January 26th.? Register by calling 912-681-5551.

For more information about this and other Georgia Southern University professional development programs, contact program manager J. Marie Lutz, SPHR at 912-478-1763.

Georgia Southern University, a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University, offers more than 110 degree programs serving nearly 18,000 students.? Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs built on more than a century of academic achievement.?? The University, one of Georgia’s largest, is a top choice of Georgia’s HOPE scholars and is recognized for its student-centered approach to education.? Visit:

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