IndySHRM is offering a SHRM Certification (SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP) study group in September – November to help those preparing to take the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam December 1, 2017 – February 15, 2018.

The SHRM Certification is officially endorsed by SHRM and earning your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential makes you a recognized expert and leader in the HR field — and a valuable asset to your organization, keeping you and your organization more competitive in today’s economy.  This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, proving your high level of knowledge and skills…it is really the next step in professional development – not just demonstrating what you know but how to use it (real life application focused on the eight (8) behavioral HR Competencies – Ethical Practice, Leadership & Navigation, Communications, Relationship Management, Global & Cultural Effectiveness, Consultation, Critical Evaluation, and Business Acumen.)

Our SHRM Certification study group will meet in Fishers (near the Super Target) on Tuesday evenings from 5:45 – 8:15 pm for 10 weeks total beginning September 12 and wrapping up November 14.  The IndySHRM study group will be using the 2017 SHRM Learning System (and those materials are INLCUDED in our study group fee)…the 2017 SHRM Learning System is focused on the 2017 SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge which can be found (and downloaded) HERE.

The IndySHRM SHRM (SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP) study group costs (remember…the study group includes the 2017 SHRM Learning System):

  • $825= current/active IndySHRM members
  • $924= those who join IndySHRM that are National SHRM members (National SHRM membership number required)…IndySHRM membership for 365 days at a special $99 rate and get the study group for the $750 member rate
  • $950= those who join IndySHRM (regular non-SHRM membership for 365 days = $125) and get the study group for the $750 member rate
  • $1,075= non-members

*$75 late fee for study group registrations received on/after September 1 has been added


Learn more about the study group and register for the study group online HERE.

Did you know that potential test-takers can see some “Sample SHRM Certification Exam Questions” HERE — if you are planning to take the SHRM Certification, be sure to check out this resource!

FYI – Winter 2017 SHRM Certification exam applications are being accepted now for the upcoming testing window (December 1, 2017 – February 15, 2018); the regular exam application deadline is October 20 and late applications (additional $75 nonrefundable fee) will be accepted through November 10.  More about the application process can be found HERE.

If you have questions/concerns about SHRM Certification or the IndySHRM study group, please email or call our Director of Certification, Jen Lange (, 317-693-2502).