SPHR Prep Course

Online Classes for Senior Level HRCI Certification

This is the most comprehensive way to prepare for HRCI’s SPHR certification. In 39 hours of instructor-led classes, you’ll gain the knowledge and understanding of topics that span HRCI’s SPHR exam. In addition, you’ll learn critical test-taking skills that will help you systematically answer exam questions. After completing the course, you’ll enter your exam with complete confidence in the material and format.

New for 2024: SPHR Exam Voucher ($595 value) and Second Chance Insurance ($250 value) included for the most comprehensive course bundle.


Includes Exam Voucher & Second Chance Insurance


16 weeks, Tues evenings or Sat mornings


Attend virtually via Zoom


Includes all study materials



Comprehensive Course for SPHR

This course is an instructor-led intensive review of HR operations, laws, strategy and leadership. The classes provide thorough coverage of topics relevant to SPHR’s senior-level HR certification.


Study Materials

All the materials you need for the course are included. You’ll receive our custom Prep for Success Package which includes HRCP’s printed materials, flashcards and online practices tests plus our exclusive slide decks and handouts. You’ll also receive access to the premium version of the PocketPrep app for SPHR. 


Learn Critical Test-Taking Strategies

The course also incorporates essential study tips and our HRPowerPassTM test-taking methodology. This proprietary system has helped thousands of professionals pass their HR certification exams.


Exam Voucher & Insurance

With HRCI courses, we also provide your exam voucher ($595 value) and FREE Second Chance Insurance ($250 value). So, should you fail to pass, you will be able to retake the exam after 90 days at no additional charge. It’s the most comprehensive course bundle available!
(If you’ve already applied for your HRCI exam or have an existing voucher, contact us.)

Is this course right for me?

This series of classes is a full length prep course that spans fourteen weeks. It’s a dynamic, interactive format for anyone studying for HRCI’s SPHR certification. It’s also relevant for SHRM’s SCP certification. It’s ideal for those:

  • responsible for strategic policymaking
  • seeking senior-level HR leadership positions 
  • wanting to demonstrate their mastery of HR management

GUARANTEE:  if you take this course and don't pass your exam, you may attend a comparable prep course free of charge within 12 months of taking your exam. You must complete all requirements of the course to be eligible.

SPHR Prep Course Bundle

Upcoming SPHR Prep Courses

Live Courses via Zoom 
16 weeks | 39 instruction hours | study materials  |  exam voucher & insurance

July 11

6:00-9:00 pm MT | Thursdays

October 1

6:00-9:00 pm MT | Tuesdays

October 5

8:30-11:30 am MT | Saturdays

access to course recordings | study materials  |  exam voucher & insurance

Start Anytime

study at your own pace with recordings and study materials

Need an Accelerated Course?

Our Take Charge. Tackle That Test!TM option is an accelerated SPHR/SCP course that reviews key exam topics and teaches our proven HRPowerPass methodology over five evenings.


We encourage all our students to attend live classes — that’s where you can participate and get the most out of our courses. However, if you prefer to study at your own pace OR can’t attend the live classes, then consider our self-paced program. It’s the same content, but on your own time.

Discounts for HR Professionals
Save up to 20% with these specials, exclusively for former students and other HR pros.

Course Topics for SPHR

Expand your strategic, operational and functional HR knowledge as we prepare you with detailed explanation and conversation about topics that typically appear on the SPHR exam.

  • Business Management & Strategy
  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • Motivation & Leadership Theory
  • Talent Planning, Acquisition, Engagement & Retention
  • Learning & Development
  • Change Management
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • U.S. Employment Laws & Compliance
  • HR Technology & Project Management
  • Employee & Labor Relations / Unions
  • Global HR Approaches
  • Risk Management
  • Health, Wellness, Safety & Security


This SPHR course provides the most robust syllabus of any other program. Our lively, hands-on approach will help you review, learn, understand, and apply the HRCI body of knowledge for your exam. We incorporate study tips, test-taking strategies, practice questions, in-class exercises and discussions, and even exam-specific final assessments developed exclusively by HR Cert Prep Pros to supplement your HRCP Study Materials.


    Our proprietary test-taking methodology, HRPowerPassTM, has helped hundreds of HR professionals pass their HR certification exam. This process will help you:

    • systematically work through any type of exam question;
    • answer questions with more confidence; and
    • apply simple strategies to correctly answer situational questions.

    Our experience. Your success.

    We’re your exam partner and want to see you pass your exam on the first try. There are many reasons you should use HRCPP to prep for your upcoming exam. 


    90+% average pass rates


    SPHR-certified instructors


    Exclusive slide decks, handouts, practice tests and final exams


    Access to your instructors


    Game-changing test-taking methodology


    Small, highly interactive classes


    39 live instruction hours


    Includes exam voucher & insurance

    Make sure you're fully prepared for your SPHR exam.

    Thinking you’re ready and knowing you’re ready are two very different states!


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