Section Dates: Twelve Tuesdays, September 10-November 26, 2013, 6-9 p.m. Central time
First class includes required orientation and equipment check.
Fee: If registering by August 20: $1,095 After August 20: $1,195 CEUs: 3.6 Fee for HR Houston, SHRM and local chapter members: $1,145 (Use promo code SHRM)
Recertification Credit: 35 hours for PHRs and SPHRs
When registering, please indicate which address (home or business) to send registration information and class materials. Books will be shipped to that address. If you wish to have your books sent elsewhere, email email@example.com.
Online Information SessionExperience the live, online classroom before you register. An online information session is scheduled for Monday, August 5 and Tuesday, August 13, 2013. The presentation will begin at noon and end at approximately 12:30 p.m. Central time. Click here to RSVP.
You will be emailed a confirmation with a link to the online information session. A computer with access to the Internet and a headset with a microphone are required to participate in the virtual information session.
Study MaterialsFee includes most recent printed edition of and online access to the "SHRM Global Learning System®." The content of the SHRM Global Learning System was designed to correspond to the information presented on the national exam. Students are presented with best practices as well as case studies to demonstrate practical application in a global environment. The Global Learning System includes course texts, diagnostic assessment exams, a comprehensive glossary of terms, informational webinars, quick-links to legislative updates – all of which are available via online and/or mobile access.
Cost of study materials is non-refundable once the materials are distributed. Please note that names and contact information for all enrollees will be submitted to the publisher of the "SHRM Global Learning System," Holmes Corporation, at the time the books are purchased. This is so that participants can be given access to the online components of the learning system.
Course DescriptionAccording to the Greater Houston Partnership, Houston is home to more than 450 companies with offices in 129 foreign countries, more than 640 foreign-owned firms, and more than 3,300 area firms, foreign government offices and nonprofit organizations involved in international business. Therefore, Houston-area HR professionals seeking more challenging career opportunities will benefit from mastering the knowledge, skills and perspectives necessary for success in the worldwide free market with the "SHRM Global Learning System."
Whether you register for the classroom or online format, topics covered include foundational HR practices such as strategy, compensation and benefits, talent acquisition and development, and legal compliance as well as practical application in real-life global situations.
SPHR- and PHR-certified professionals may hold the additional designation of GPHR and may also earn 35 recertification credit by taking this course.
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Required EquipmentParticipants must have access to a computer and the Internet. Students in the online programs must have a headset with a microphone. Please review the Required Equipment and Minimum System Requirements to ensure that your computer can access the online collaboration environment.
Refunds and CancellationsNo refunds will be issued on or after the start date of the program. If enrollment is canceled in writing two weeks before the program start date, a full refund will be given less the cost of any course materials the participant has received. When enrollments are canceled in writing less than two weeks before the program start date, a refund less a 20 percent processing fee and the cost of any materials the participant has received will be issued, only if a replacement can be found for you.
Certificate of EnrollmentAll participants will receive a certificate verifying enrollment.
Certificate of AchievementParticipants in "Global HR Development" who score a 70 percent or better on all online module reviews and who score a minimum of 70 percent on the online final examination will receive a certificate of achievement with commensurate CEUs and recertification credits.
HRCI Certification Information and Test Taking TipsThe "Global HR Development" course, offered by the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies at Rice University, reflects the general body of knowledge tested by the national Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). The course of study outlined in this course will in no way guarantee or assure success on the HRCI exams. Please note that you must meet certain eligibility requirements for the GPHR national examination. For questions pertaining to the national certification examinations or to obtain the "Certification Information Handbook," individuals should contact HRCI at 800-283-7476 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To help determine if GPHR certification is appropriate for you, the HRCI has compiled a sample profile of the ideal candidate. For the complete profile, visit www.hrci.org.
Please read the HRCI New Eligibility Requirements for 2011 and the Test Taking Tips.
November 8 is the deadline for the HRCI testing window of December 1-31, 2013. Visit www.hrci.org for more information.Course Co-SponsorsSociety for Human Resource ManagementHR Houston
Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies, MS-550
Rice University, 6100 Main, Houston, Texas 77005-1827
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1892, Houston, Texas 77251-1892