Human Resources Certification Prep Course

 Delayed to Fall 2021


Course information:

  • 12 weeks, 3 hour sessions
  • Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • TBA
  • HPU - Waterfront Plaza
  • Registration due by: TBA
  • Late Registration due by: TBA ($75.00 late fee)
  • Certificate program



  • Cost: pending – materials included.  (Certification exam fee not included)
  • Discount Opportunities
    • Hawai'i Pacific University Alumni discount - $100.00 off OR
    • Hawai'i Employer's Council Member discount - $100.00 OR
    • Group discount - $100.00 off each registration of three of more from the same company


Program Modules: 

The PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation program includes 5 course modules

  • Business Management/Leadership and Strategy
  • Talent Planning and Acquisition
  • Learning and Development
  • Employee and Labor Relations/Employee Engagement
  • Total Rewards


INSTRUCTORS:  Each session will be instructed by an HR subject matter expert.  Hawai'i Pacific University has selected top HR leaders in Hawai'i as instructors for this course.


Course Materials:

HPU has selected HRCP’s premier materials as the course study materials.  The HRCP Program for PHR® and SPHR® exam preparation features five units, one covering each functional area of the exam.  Each printed unit is separately spiral-bound and includes an index and a list of key terms.  Along with more than nine-hundred pages of instruction, the program provides:

  • Guide for Successful Exam Preparation
  • Online review questions for each unit
  • Two online comprehensive one-hundred question practice exams and a scenario specific exam
  • HR QuikStudy Flash Cards with more than six-hundred convenient, business card-sized flash cards.


Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations prior to TBA will allow for a refund of costs, less a $100 administrative fee and cost of materials if order of materials has been made.  Cancellations after this date will result in forfeited fee. 


Exam Success Guarantee:

Should you meet the minimum requirements for taking the exam, attend 80% of the course sessions and achieve 80% or higher on the practice exams, but do not pass the HRCI Certification exam, you will be refunded the cost of returned materials or you may re-take the prep course for a $100 administrative fee.  In the event you choose to retake the course, if course materials have changed, you would be responsible for purchasing the updated materials.

For more information regarding the requirements for the Exam Success Guarantee, please visit


Parking Info; Ample parking at Waterfront Plaza.  $6.00 flat rate after 5:00 p.m.


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