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2017 Fall SHRM Certification Study Group 

    August 9, 2017

    SHRM Certification Study Group 

    Fall 2017

    for SHRM Affiliated Chapters in Illinois

    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.

    The Illinois State Council SHRM is now offering a SHRM Learning System study group to expand your HR knowledge and competencies to prepare you for SHRM certification exams.

    Study Group Tools: 2017 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. 

    Why Certification? 

    Watch our video


    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 "test piloted" 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 70%!  

    We are ready to launch the study group to all Illinois Chapters! The Fall testing window is December 1, 2017 through February 15, 2018.  The Study Group Begins on August 30, 2017 and ends December 13, 2017.  

    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 Adobe Connect


    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 $550
    Non SHRM Members $750

    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 

    309-495-1982 or

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

    Click Here and Register Today!