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    July 21, 2018



    SHRM Certification Study Group




    SHRM Certification Study Group Fall 2018

    for SHRM Affiliated Chapters in Illinois

    Heart of Illinois HR Council Fall SHRM Certification Course

     Network and learn from other Illinois HR Professionals!

    Face to Face and Virtual Class Options Available

    Take the Lead. Become SHRM-Certified.

    Earn the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®) and prove your knowledge, competency and value to colleagues and to employers looking for a competitive edge in today's global economy.


    Study Group Tools: 2018 SHRM Learning System


    This study group is based on the SHRM Learning System, a comprehensive exam preparation tool that combines online learning modules and interactive study tools based on the SHRM BoCK to help understand and apply behavioral competencies & HR knowledge.


    Whether you are a SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP candidate or a manager seeking training for your staff, our study group can help you accomplish your certification and professional development goals. 


    SHRM- Advancing HR



    Study Group Details


    This 15 week study group is designed for individuals interested in preparing for the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam, achieving professional advancement and building confidence for addressing today's HR challenges.


    The study group has been offered by the Heart of Illinois HR Council (Peoria, IL Chapter) since 2015. The group started face-to-face classroom only and has since expanded to local AND virtual options. They've had participants from New York, New Mexico, Utah, Michigan, Texas and Illinois! Pass ratio from both local and virtual participant is averaging 75%! 


    The Fall testing window is December 1, 2018 through February 15, 2019. The Study Group Begins on August 15, 2018 and ends December 5, 2018. 


    When: Wednesday Evenings

    Time:  5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Central Time

    Where: ABG Retirement Plan Services

       456 Fulton Street, Suite 345

    Peoria, IL 61602

    or Virtual via GoToMeeting


    Cost of the Study Group is the cost of Study Materials (plus S&H and credit card processing fees). No Instructor fees, No Tuition fees - just the cost of materials.


    SHRM Members $555 plus credit card processing fees

    Non SHRM Members $755 plus credit card processing fees


    An additional exam fee of $300 is paid to SHRM when you register for the exam. 


    By attending our study group, you'll benefit from:

    • An experienced, certified instructor
    • The SHRM Learning System, historically ranked the #1 HR certification prep tool.
    • A structured learning experience that keeps you on track.
    • Opportunities to network and learn from your peers


    For more information, please contact Cathy S. Plouzek at 

    309-253-8669 or


    Register now.  Study groups fill quickly and space is limited.



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