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CPHR and SHRM sign MOU

 

                                                    

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-USA) and the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR-Canada) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on June 18, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois-USA. Effective July 1, 2018, this agreement allows SHRM and CPHR to establish a Certification Pathway from Jumy 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018.

For a period beginning July 1, 2018 and continuing through December 31, 2018 (inclusive), SHRM will offer a SHRM certification pathway (the "SHRM Pathway") to individuals holding a valid CPHR professional certification (CPHR) in good standing at the time of application; and CPHR Canada will offer a CPHR certification pathway (the "CPHR Pathway") to individuals holding a valid SHRM certification (SHRM­ CP®, SHRM-SCP®) at the time of application (collectively, the "Pathways"). The program details shall be as follows:

  1. SHRM Pathway Process
    1. Pathway applicants will be required to create a SHRM account and complete the following steps:
      1. Certify their Canadian certification is in good standing, and submit a copy electronically;
      2. Sign the SHRM Code of Ethics and agree to the SHRM Privacy Policy and Terms of Use; and
      3. Complete SHRM's online HR competency tutorial.

11. Pathway applicants will be subject to random audit by SHRM to confirm possession of the Canadian certification is in good standing.

111. Applicants who complete the above process, hold a CPHR certification, and have a minimum of 3 years of Professional HR experience, will receive the SHRM-CP® credential.

1v. Applicants who complete the above process, hold a CPHR certification, and who have a minimum of 6 years Professional HR experience, will receive the SHRM-SCP® credential.

  1. CPHR Pathway process

1. SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP holders who wish to obtain the CPHR designation, can do so by submitting an application for membership to CPHR Canada, and certifying that they hold the designation, together with submitting a copy of said credential.

11. Members must also abide by the CPHR Canada Code of Ethics and Rules of Professional Conduct.

  1. Fees

1. The SHRM Pathway and CPHR Pathway will be free of charge to all individuals holding a valid, Canadian Human Resources professional certification in good standing, (CPHR), or a valid SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP designation, respectively.

11.   Standard SHRM or CPHR recertification fees, as applicable, will apply to individuals who wish to renew their SHRM or CPHR credential on or before their credential expiration date. SHRM credentials expire during the month of the credential holder's birthday, with the first expiration occurring during the birthday month which is between three (3) and four (4) years from the date of initial credential receipt. CPHR credentials do not expire but members must prove that they are meeting the Continuous Development requirements.