Human Resources

The future of HR is SHRM certified. For more than two decades, Rice University has successfully helped HR management professionals prepare for certification exams — with pass rates that have consistently exceeded the national average.

Rice University is proud to be one of SHRM's exclusive premiere University partners to offer SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®) certification preparation courses.

The SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP are among the first globally-recognized HR certifications that focus on teaching and testing the practical, real-life information HR professionals need to excel in their careers today, including knowledge, skills and behavioral competencies.

Name Instructor Format Schedule start date AVAILABILITY

CoachRICE: A Leadership Coaching Program

Holly Tompson, Melanie Polk On-campus Thursdays, 1-5 p.m. and Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 20180125 Jan. 25, 2018 Open

SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP® )

Joe Flores, Deborah Manning, Kathleen M. Fenninger On-campus 6-9 p.m. 20170921 Sept. 21, 2017 Open

SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP® )

Paula H. Harvey On-campus 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 20171007 Oct. 07, 2017 Open

SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP® )

Jim Kane, Deborah Manning Online 6-9 p.m. Central time 20170920 Sept. 20, 2017 Open

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP® )

Kathy McBrayer, Jill Silman Chapman Online 6-9 p.m. Central time 20170926 Sept. 26, 2017 Open

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP® )

Kathleen M. Fenninger, Jennifer Warne On-campus 6-9 p.m. 20170912 Sept. 12, 2017 Open

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP® )

Billy Davis On-campus 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 20170923 Sept. 23, 2017 Open

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP® )

Paula H. Harvey, Ruthie Lee-Esene Off-campus 6-9 p.m. 20170920 Sept. 20, 2017 Open

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP® )

Jill Silman Chapman Off-campus 6-9 p.m. 20170925 Sept. 25, 2017 Open

Essentials of Human Resources

Kathleen M. Fenninger On-campus 8 a.m.-noon 20170915 Sept. 15, 2017 Open

Essentials of Human Resources

Kathleen M. Fenninger On-campus 8 a.m.-noon 20171113 Nov. 13, 2017 Open

Effective Public Speaking

Michael Fain, Christopher Hunter On-campus 7-9:30 p.m. 20170912 Sept. 12, 2017 Open

Effective Public Speaking

Michael Fain, Christopher Hunter On-campus 7-9:30 p.m. 20171031 Oct. 31, 2017 Open

Public Speaking Lab

Michael Fain, Christopher Hunter On-campus 7-9:30 p.m. 20171102 Nov. 02, 2017 Open

The Art and Practice of Influencing Without Authority

Judy Le On-campus 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 20171027 Oct. 27, 2017 Open