Human Resources

The future of HR is SHRM certified. For more than two decades, Rice University has successfully helped HR management professionals prepare for certification exams — with pass rates that have consistently exceeded the national average.

Rice University is proud to be one of SHRM's exclusive premiere University partners to offer SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®) certification preparation courses. The SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP are among the first globally-recognized HR certifications that focus on teaching and testing the practical, real-life information HR professionals need to excel in their careers today, including knowledge, skills and behavioral competencies.

BROWSE ALL HUMAN RESOURCES OFFERINGS

Essentials of Human Resources Certificate Program

Recommended for those new to human resources, small business owners and entrepreneurs, equip yourself with critical knowledge to improve your ability to handle challenging human resources issues.

HR Boot Camp

Prepare to sit for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam with this short yet comprehensive review course.

Human Resource Management Certificate Program

Earning your SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® credential makes you a recognized expert and leader in the HR field and a valuable asset to your organization, keeping you and your organization more competitive in today's economy.

SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential

Rice University is proud to partner with SHRM to offer the new Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential to source, engage and retain the best talent are top priorities for organizations.

Other SHRM PDC applicable offerings

CoachRICE: A Leadership Coaching Program

Certify your coaching expertise at one of the top academic institutions in the U.S. CoachRICE: A Leadership Coaching Program is a 60- hour, ICF-accredited program that helps develop and expand leadership coaching skills.

Design and Deliver High-Impact Presentations

A combination of short readings, mini-lectures, and in-class activities will focus on communication principles such as how to choose a strategy, organize an argument, project confidence, design visuals, and interact with the audience.

Fundamentals of Project Management

Designed for business professionals who need a fast tracked and hands-on introduction to project management principles and techniques, learn how to deliver results effectively and consistently by initiating and planning projects, building effective teams, leading teams to execute projects and controlling performance to ensure business value is delivered.

Leading Self, Teams, and Systems Certificate

This certificate provides a holistic approach to a lifelong leadership development practice. We start with the premise that leadership must begin with you, requires mobilizing and engaging others to do difficult work, and produces positive change in systems, communities, and organizations.

Leading Self: Your DiSC Leadership Style

In this course, participants will take the DiSC™ assessment to understand their communication and work styles.

Leading Teams: High Performing Teams

Through interactive activities, discover how to diagnose and address challenging competencies and leverage team strengths.

The Art and Practice of Influencing Without Authority

Practice how to influence and gain support from others beyond the responsibilities inherent to your job’s position or title. Be prepared to challenge your assumptions on what it really means to create positive change.

Project Management Professional

Establish yourself as a globally-recognized project manager by earning the most sought-after credential in the profession with Rice University's exam preparation course.

Strategic Project Management

Discover how to apply strategic thinking to step beyond traditional project management and fulfill overarching business goals in this short course.