PHR-SPHR Certification Prep Class - Online Spring 2021

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Prepare for the PHR or SPHR exam with this fully online, live instructor-led certification prep course.

Note: Class begins 3/22/2021. Registrations are being accepted through 5pm EST on March 15th .

Are you ready to earn your PHR® or SPHR® human resources certification credential? MTI Business Solutions' fully online, instructor-led PHR/SPHR certification prep course is designed to help you get prepared to do just that! The course includes expert instruction from a professional instructor, encompassing key exam content areas and helpful test-taking strategies and and tips, along with current, comprehensive exam prep program materials.

Online PHR/SPHR Prep Course Details

MTI's online certification prep class for the PHR and SPHR exams includes 12, 3-hour hour live online class "meetings," which participants will attend via web browser in conjunction with speaker/headphones or telephone. For student convenience, sessions are recorded and available during the term and for for 6 months following conclusion of the class.

Class begins March 22, 2021. Class will meet from 6:30 - 9:30 pm EST/5:30 - 8:30 pm CST for 12 Monday evenings, from March 22 - June 14. The class will not meet 5/31 (Memorial Day). Classes are recorded, so it's easy to catch-up at other times if needed. Advance registration is required.

Course Content

Our PHR/SPHR exam prep course provides professional instruction covering each of the functional areas included on both the PHR and SPHR exams (listed below). Consistent with PHR and SPHR exam parameters, this course emphasizes U.S. employment law. It covers a wide range of HR best practices and requirements in the context of the U.S. legal and regulatory environment.

  • Business Management
  • Talent Planning and Acquisition
  • Learning and Development
  • Total Rewards
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Leadership & Strategy
  • Employee Relations and Engagement

Course Materials

The course is taught using current, comprehensive HRCP exam prep materials designed to cover the Human Resources Certification Institute® (HRCI®) Exam Content Outlines for both the PHR and SPHR exams. This course is scheduled for the recommended number of hours (36) to fully cover the materials and exam content outline. To prepare for the exam, students will need to attend class and complete additional study via the course materials, which include practice exams, flashcards, and other instructional resources designed to enhance learning and prepare participants for the PHR and SPHR exams. Materials are included with the course. Students can choose the full HRCP package (print and online) or opt for print-only or online-only materials. Students will have access to the online portion of the HRCP materials for 24 months.


Mary WhiteThe class will be taught by Mary Gormandy White, M.A., SHRM-SCP, SPHR, an experienced professional trainer with significant experience teaching HR certification prep courses, including PHR/SPHR and SHRM-CP/SCP. She has extensive HR training and consulting experience, including teaching HR Generalist, Strategic HR Leadership, and Internal Investigations certificate programs in various markets throughout the U.S. She also has extensive in-person and online teaching experience, presenting webinars on a regular basis for a number of national and international webinar companies and private clients.

  • Fee, including the class & the 2020 HRCP Learning System

  • Fee – $1,295
  • Early Bird fee - $1,195 for online registrations processed by 3/1/2021

If you already have a verifiable 2021 HRCP Learning System (including access to the online portion of the learning system), the fee is $950. 

Attendees must register online. 
Registration deadline: Late registrations are currently being accepted (based on availability).

For information on becoming a participating chapter, contact us at or call 251-478-6848, ext. 700.

Exam Details

  • The exam fee is not included in the class. You are responsible for scheduling and paying for your exam separately.
  • See HRCI for exam fees.

Eligibility Requirements

Both PHR and SPHR certifications are intended for experienced HR professionals. Not sure if you are eligible for the exam? Requirements are:

  • HS diploma or some college: Have at least four years of experience in a professional-level HR position
  • Bachelor’s degree: Have at least two years of experience in a professional-level HR position
  • Master's degree: Have at least one year of experience in a professional-level HR position

If you do not have the required level of experience to sit for the PHR or SPHR exam, consider enrolling in our aPHR exam prep program instead.

CPP Status

MTI Business Solutions is an HRCI approved Certification Prep Provider (CPP).


For information, contact us at or call 251-478-6848, ext. 700.

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, PHR, SPHR, and aPHR are trademarks of registered trademarks of Human Resource Certification Institute, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Used Under License.

March 22nd, 2021 5:30 PM   through   June 14th, 2021 8:00 PM
Phone: 2514786848
Online Course
With Print & Online Materials $ 1,295.00
Already Have Current HRCP PHR/SPHR Edition $ 950.00

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