PHR and SPHR Prep Programs

In Person, On-Campus Options for 2020

Denver | Arizona | Utah

Expert Preparation for your Exam

PHR and SPHR Certification

Earning your next certification is a career milestone for an HR professional. Certification can be a deciding factor when an individual is being considered for an internal promotion or a position with a new employer. It can also be instrumental in helping you to expand your knowledge base. Certification attests to the investment you have made in your HR career. Partner with Employers Council to study for your next Certification exam in one of our custom classes.

Get expert preparation from instructors who have taken these tests in their new format.


PHR and SPHR Study Program

Denver, CO

Option #1 | Date and Time: February 26, 2020 
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m
(9 Consecutive Wednesdays)

Option #2 | Date and Time: March 28, 2020
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (3 Consecutive Saturdays)

Colorado Springs, CO

Date and Time:  April 2, 2020
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (5 Consecutive Thursdays)

Loveland, CO

Date and Time: April 27 - May 1, 2020
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (One Week Intensive)

Salt Lake City, UT

Date and Time: February 28, 2020
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (5 Consecutive Fridays)

Scottsdale, AZ

Date and Time: February 26, 2020
2:00 - 5:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (10 Consecutive Wednesdays)
*Registration fee includes all study program materials, but does not include HR Certification Institute’s examination fees. For more exam information, eligibility requirements, or to apply to sit for any exam, please visit the  SHRM website, the  HR Certification Institute® website,  or call 866.898.4725.


Cost: $1645 ($1445 for members)



Expert Instructors

Our experienced human resources professionals and employment law attorneys have achieved their certification and will share their knowledge of the exams with you.

​Comprehensive Study Materials

All study programs include comprehensive study materials, class discussion, exercises, and practice tests.

Access to Tools and Resources

Access to fellow attendees through online discussion groups, professional white papers on exam-related topics, and HR-related databases to help you prepare.

Credits to Keep Your Certification Active

Once you earn your certification, Employers Council has a large number of classes​ you can take to keep your certification active by earning the credits you need.