Professional in Human Resourcesby : adminated
The credential demonstrates mastery of generally accepted technical and operational HR principles independent of a geographic region.
Is this Certification Right for Me?
Earn international HR acclaim with the Professional in Human Resources – International™ (PHRi™) from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). The PHRi (formerly the Human Resources Business Professional™ or HRBP™), for internationally based practitioners, validates professional-level competency, knowledge and skills to help to propel your HR career forward. With the PHRi, you demonstrate mastery of generally accepted technical and operational HR principles in a single international setting.
Am I Eligible?
To be eligible for the PHRi you must meet one of the following conditions for education and experience:
- Have at least one year of experience in a professional-level HR position + a master’s degree or global equivalent,
- Have at least two years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a bachelor’s degree or global equivalent, OR
- Have at least four years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a high school diploma or global equivalent.
What Is the Exam Format & Length?
- Exam time: 3 hours and 15 minutes.
- Exam length: 145 scored questions (mostly multiple-choice) + 25 pretest questions
- Language: English (also available in Spanish – Castilian)
- Computer-based exam at a Pearson VUE testing center
How Much Does It Cost?
Exam Fee*: $395 + Application Fee: $100
When Can I Take the Exam?
Testing for the PHRi is available year-round, subject to test center availability.
How Do I Remain Certified?
Your PHRi certification is valid for three years after testing. To maintain your PHRi credential, you must earn 60 recertification credits over the three-year time span or retake the exam.
Module 1: HR Administration 22%
Section 1.1: Strategic HR Management and Business Trends.
Section 1.2: Gathering, measuring and Reporting HR Data.
Section 1.3: Workforce Planning and Employment Strategies.
Section 1.4: Change Management and Business Process Improvement for HR Professionals.
Section 1.5: Organizational Policies, Procedures and Regulations.
Module 2: Recruitment And Selection 22%
Section 2.1: HR Planning and Policy
Section 2.2: Recruitment Process
Section 2.3: Selection process
Section 2.4: Interview Techniques
Module 3: Employee Relations And Communication 20%
Section 3.1: Communication in the Workplace.
Section 3.2: Laws Affecting Employee and Labour Relations.
Section 3.3: Creating a positive Work Environment.
Section 3.4: Managing Employee Behaviour Issues.
Module 4: Compensation And Benefits 14%
Section 4.1: Total Rewards.
Section 4.2: Compensation.
Section 4.3: Benefits.
Module 5: Training And Development 15%
Section 5.1: Training.
Section 5.2: Performance Management.
Section 5.3: Career Development.
Module 6: Health Safety And Security 7%
Section 6.1: Health, Safety and Security.
Section 6.2: Employee Health.
Section 6.3: Employee Safety.
Section 6.4: Workplace Security