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Continuing Education offering PHR/SPHR certification program

Released: 01/17/2013

Individuals interested in earning PHR or SPHR human resource certifications can participate in an upcoming preparation course offered by Louisiana State University at Alexandria’s division of continuing education.

The intensive program is designed for individuals seeking the Professional in Human Resources or Senior Professional in Human Resources certifications. It begins in February, and will be held at the Learning Center for Rapides Parish on England Airpark in Alexandria.

Classes will be from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on the following Saturdays - Feb. 2, 16, and 23, March 9 and 23, and April 6, 20, and 27.

Topics to be covered during the eight week course include: business management and strategy, workforce planning and employment, human resource development, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, and risk management.

The course is offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management. Cost of the course is $995 for SHRM members, and $1,095 for non-SHRM members.

Registration can be completed online at Deadline to enroll in the course is January 31, 2013.

For more information call 318-473-6495 or email