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The Future of HR is SHRM–Certified

Establish yourself as a globally–recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®). These professional certifications can open doors for professional advancement, serve to harmonize standards with changing expectations and signal to employers advanced professional development.

Ensure you're prepared with our course designed for SHRM credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success.

This intensive program combines expert instruction with the SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.

Course Details & Options

CVTC’s courses are specifically tailored to meet the needs of adult learners. Courses are taught by SHRM-certified instructors experienced in the HR field. Students will be expected to complete all assigned readings; and activities prior to each class.

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Have a SHRM question? Speak to a SHRM Professional

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Have a registration question or prefer to speak to someone at CVTC?

Call Beth Peterson at 715-738-3841

Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. & 4:30 p.m.

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Who Should Enroll in Our HR Training Course?

Our certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification. Certification is a great choice for HR professionals who want to:

  • Increase their knowledge
  • Advance their skills
  • Earn recognition from the global community

Eligibility Requirements

To earn your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP you must meet specific educational and work experience criteria at the time you submit your application in order to be eligible to sit for the exam. For details on these requirements, visit

Advancing your career. For those not seeking certification, the SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development. Participants gain a generalist viewpoint, refresh key ideas and concepts, strengthen their understanding of core HR competencies and increase productivity in the workplace.

Why Enroll in Our Course?

Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the curriculum provided in the 2016 SHRM Learning System is designed by global subject matter experts and covers the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™). Throughout the program HR professionals are encouraged to acquire the Competencies and Knowledge they'll need to effectively perform their jobs and achieve career success. Our course is designed to help you learn and retain the material effectively and efficiently by combining the best exam preparation system with expert instruction and peer discussion.

CVTC’s program offers you a preparation course to help meet your needs and increase your success on the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams.

Benefits To You

You'll benefit from:

  • An experienced, SHRM-certified instructor.
  • The SHRM Learning System, historically ranked the #1 HR certification prep tool.
  • Ability to acquire the knowledge and understand the behavioral competencies to help you prepare for the exam.
  • A structured learning experience that keeps you on track.
  • Opportunities to network and learn from your peers.
  • Eligibility for tuition reimbursement.
  • Earning up to 36 professional development credits (PDCs) if you are attending this program for professional development only.
Benefits To Your Employer

Certification benefits your entire organization:

  • It demonstrates that your HR professionals have mastered the application of HR technical and behavioral competencies.
  • Certification prepares your HR staff to assume greater leadership roles and contribute to the strategic direction of your organization.
  • Exam preparation helps HR professionals bring new ideas to your organization that will help drive success.
  • It helps create a common HR language that optimizes consistency and effectiveness.
  • Certification is relevant worldwide, as exams cover the new global SHRM BoCK™.

Meet Your SHRM Instructor

Tanya Hubanks SHRM Instructor

Tanya Hubanks, JD, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Tanya is a versatile and experienced human resources professional who holds a master’s degree in Industrial Relations from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate School and juris doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School. Tanya has been member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) since 2004. She received an SPHR certification from Human Resources Certification Institute in 2006; she became SHRM-SCP certified shortly after SHRM initiated the certification. Tanya is also currently Vice President of Membership of Chippewa Valley SHRM.

Most recently, Tanya was an instructor for the Human Resources Program at Chippewa Valley Technical College where she taught and developed curriculum for courses such as Human Resources Law, Employee Benefits, Training and Development, Employee Relations, and Safety, Security, and Risk. Tanya has also practiced employment law with a large law firm in Cincinnati, Ohio, served as in-house employment counsel and Vice President of Employee Relations at publicly-held financial institution headquartered in Cincinnati, and was a business executive and senior human resources leader in both the financial services and in facility service industries near Boston, Massachusetts. In these roles, she has led teams that have earned recognition for their accomplishments in strategic planning, employee engagement, employee benefits, learning and development, risk management, and human resources administration.

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