Take Charge. Tackle That Test!TM

Test Taking Workshops

In more than 25 years of combined prep course teaching, coaching, and tutoring, we have learned a thing or two about tips and tricks for our students to master in order to pass their exam in one attempt!

Previously available exclusively to students of Debi’s PHR/SPHR certification prep courses, this session will quickly prepare you to master the personalized study tips and systematic test-taking strategies more than 1,700 HR professionals have used to pass their HR certification exams and catapult their knowledge, confidence, and credibility to accelerate their careers. Prepare to take charge and tackle that test!!

Is this workshop right for me?

Take Charge. Tackle That Test! is a dynamic, interactive session that helps you prepare for any HRCI or SHRM certification. It’s perfect for you if you are studying for your exam and feeling…

  • PANICKED due to test anxiety
  • OVERWHELMED due to the amount of material you need to know
  • FEARFUL that you won’t finish the exam in time
  • or if you’re SCORING lower than 70% in your practice exams.

IF YOU SAID yes, Yes, or YES!! to any of these, this dynamic, interactive workshop is for you.

NEW: two-day format!

The Take Charge. Tacklet That Test! workshop is now a two-day workshop that combines our best test-taking techniques and an intensive review of key PHR and SPHR exam topics.



Maggiano’s Denver Tech Center
February 28 & 29
8:30 am to 4:30 pm MST

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4 Wednesday evenings via Zoom

April 8, 15, 22, 29
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm MST

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Current Students of DU or HRCPP & BAHRA Members
Get 15% off

DU Faculty, Alumni, Staff & Former HRCPP Students
Get 10% off


Take Charge. Tackle That Test!TM is a live, full-day seminar and workshop featuring:

  • Test Taking Strategy Basics
  • HRCPP’s Exclusive 4-Step HRPowerPassTM Methodology
  • Practice Questions and 1×1 Coaching
  • Key Exam Topics & Concepts
  • Study Tips
  • Psychology & Physiology Prep for Test Day


By the conclusion of this power-packed workshop, you will:

  1. Learn and be able to apply HR Cert Prep Pros’ exclusive HRPowerPass™ methodology to answer successive practice test questions correctly and with more confidence.
  2. Gain confidence in your ability to systematically and objectively work through various types of test questions and overcome potential psychological distress, including test anxiety.
  3. Identify and be able to consistently apply two or more new study tips that will improve your focus and effectiveness.
  4. Learn and be able to apply at least one strategy to correctly answer situational questions.


Take Charge. Tackle That Test! TM is available in a 90, 75 or 60-minute virtual or onsite format for study groups, HR departments, employer / management associations, and other organizations seeking a leg up on the exam for their participants or employees. Contact us for more info.


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full breakfast & lunch, beverages, and snacks provided


includes test-taking strategies AND PHR/SPHR intensive review of key exam topics


The HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) does not endorse any particular preparation program or offering. We encourage prospective certification holders to use a variety of resources that reflect their learning styles and needs. Purchasing a certification product is NOT required and HRCI does not guarantee that an individual will pass based on the purchase of a certification preparation product.

The red-and-purple HR design, HR CERTIFICATION INSTITUTE, aPHR, PHR and SPHR are registered trademarks of Human Resource Certification Institute, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Used Under License.


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