Senior Professional in Human Resources— International™ (SPHRi™)

Posted on: June 27, 2019, by :

Independent of geographical region, the credential complements local HR practices.

Is this Certification Right for Me?

Demonstrate your strategic international HR leadership with the Senior Professional in Human Resources – International™ (SPHRi™) from HR Certification Institute (HRCI). The SPHRi (formerly the Human Resources Management Professional™ or HRMP™), for internationally based HR leaders, validates senior-level HR competency and mastery of generally accepted HR principles in strategy, policy development and service delivery in a single international setting.

Am I Eligible?

To be eligible for the SPHRi you must meet one of the following conditions for education and experience*:

  • Have at least four years of experience in a professional-level HR position a master’s degree or global equivalent,
  • Have at least five years of experience in a professional-level HR position a bachelor’s degree or global equivalent, OR
  • a minimum of seven years of experience in a professional-level HR position a high school diploma or global equivalent.

* The SPHRi requires documented knowledge of local employment laws.

What Is the Exam Format & Length?

  • Exam time: 2 hours and 30 minutes.
  • Exam length: 105 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*: $495 + Application Fee: $100

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When Can I Take the Exam?

Testing for the SPHRi is available year-round, subject to test center availablity.

How Do I Remain Certified?

Your SPHRi certification is valid for three years after testing. To maintain your SPHRi credential, you must earn 60 recertification credits over a three-year time span. Of the 60 recertification credits required, 15 must be Business Management & Strategy credits.

Course Content

The SHRPi course dwells solely on the  advanced and in-depth knowledge of the Human Resources.

It covers the following functional domains:

  • HR as a Business Leader
  • People Development and Talent Management
  • HR Service Delivery
  • Measurement

 

 

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