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Central Iowa SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer
Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the

CISHRM offers a $200 scholarship for any CISHRM member who successfully passes the SHRM CP/SCP exam and does not have employer reimbursement opportunity.

Application for CISHRM Professional Certification Testing Fee Form

Other Useful Resources:

 SHRM Learning System Champion status is a recognition of your chapter's hard work to increase professional development and HR knowledge among members. SHRM created this prestigious distinction in support of its premier educational product. This status also helps to promote the HR profession at the local level by using the #1 certification preparation program, the SHRM Learning System®.

How can your chapter become a SHRM Learning System Champion?
Partner with a college/university within your chapter area and/or host a SHRM Learning System study group.

Chapters partnering with a college/university within their local area to run an instructor-led course and/or hosting a facilitator-led SHRM Learning System study group administered by the chapter, will obtain 'SHRM Learning System Champion' status by completing each of the items listed below at least 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the course and/or study group.


SHRM Certification (SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP) Spring Testing Schedule
Spring Exam Window is May 1st 2018 through July 15th 2018.

The Exam Application Window is from Jan 2nd  through March 23rd
with a late application deadline through April 13th.

The CI SHRM Certification Committee will be sponsoring a
Spring Certification Study Group to help you prepare for your certification exam


If you have been thinking about getting your Human Resources professional certification, 
Stop Thinking and Start Planning NOW for the SHRM Certification (SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP)

The CI SHRM Certification Committee will be sponsoring a 
  Spring Certification Study Group to help you prepare for your certification exam

Join Us for an Informational Meeting

When: Wednesday February 21, 2018 at 5:30 pm

(First Study Session will be Wednesday, February 28th)

Where: Upper Iowa University – Room 308
5000 Westown Pkwy, West Des Moines

Study Group Facts:

  • Meetings are on Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Meetings are held at Upper Iowa University in West Des Moines Room 308
  • The Study Group covers the certification modules in 10 weeks
  • Fee for CISHRM Members is $25 and for Non-Members is $40
  • Study Group participants may order the 2018 SHRM Learning System at discounted pricing of $495 vs. the full SHRM member price of $695
  • Please email questions to or ask him in person at the information meeting as well.

* Please note that instructor led classes like Kaplan’s HR Certification Preparation Course typically include the Learning System in the tuition of the course and provide the same learning system we are offering – make sure you are only ordering 1 Learning System.