|AMY DUFRANE, Ed.D., SPHR, CAE
Executive Director, HR Certification Institute (HRCI)
|JUN KABIGTING, MBA/MS/HRMP
Chief Community Officer, The Japan HR Society (JHRS)
Dean & Academic Director, The JHRS Academy
The Japan HR Society (JHRS) renewed its institutional partnership and alliance with the HR Certification Institute (HRCI), an internationally recognized credentialing body for the HR profession, with over 150,000 HR professionals certified to date, to continue bringing a globally-recognized HR credentialing system to Japan.
The JHRS-HRCI alliance is part of a series of global alliances that HRCI is undertaking aims to establish the parameters for collaboration in the area of continuing HR education and certification for Japan-focused HR professionals. Read the complete press release.
Prior to the launching of these two HR credentials from HRCI, pilot exams were administered in 67 locations across 49 countries. Pilot exam participants consisted of both HR Generalists and Specialists representing 20 unique industries. More than 500 HR professionals were the first to achieve the new designations, five (5) of them are JHRS members. (Click here for the press release.)
Totals by credential were HRBPs (now PHRi) was 229 and HRMPs (now SPHRi) was 344. The overall pass rate for the exam was 60% for HRBP (now PHRi) and 63% for HRMP (now SPHRi).
Professional in Human Resource Management - International
Senior Professional in Human Resource Management - International (SPHRi)
STEP 1: Become a JHRS Professional Member so that you can avail of reduced exam fees and/or preparatory/mandatory seminars/courses needed for the certification. You will also have full access to tons of HR resources that may be helpful to you to prepare for the exam and your HR profession as well and other value-adding and exclusive benefits. See Full List of JHRS Professional Membership Benefits here.
STEP 2: Complete application and payment Apply to take the PHRi/SPHRi certification exam by CLICKING HERE.
Please be sure that you have the information necessary to complete the application BEFORE you begin. The application form requires current contact information, education and employment history. You must complete all required fields. Once this information is complete, you will need to submit payment (only Visa, MasterCard or American Express accepted for payment). Only completed and paid applications can be processed.
Follow on-screen instructions and towards the end of the registration process, choose "JHRS" in the drop-down menu (your membership will be confirmed with JHRS later on) to avail of reduced exam fees.
Please be aware that the application must be completed in one session. You will not be able to save and return to the application once you have started. If you close your browser while taking the application, you will need to start over again. Please be sure to have all employer information ready before you begin the application.
STEP 3: Complete Credential Readiness Assessment (CRA)
STEP 4: Select testing period
STEP 5: Receive Authorization to Test (ATT) Letter
STEP 6: Schedule Exam
STEP 7: Prepare for the Exam
HRCP.com offers updated PHRi or SPHRi preparation materials that you can buy to help you prepare for the exam. Your purchase comes with it a free online tests to help you gauge your preparedness to take the exam.
STEP 8: Take Exam
STEP 9: Receive Results
If you have all the necessary information, and are ready to apply, please proceed to the PHRi or SPHRi application form.
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