Institute of Human Resources

IHR Certification

Simple, Cost Effective and Designed to Fit your Schedule
The IHR is the only institute that focuses on niche markets and specializes in domain experience across several HR verticals. This certification increases your market value, gives value to your work experience, furthers your knowledge, and recognizes you as an industry leader and/or expert in the field. The IHR understands that not all members are looking for the same level of certification and therefore provides you with the opportunity to enroll in the Certificate program or the Expert Certification program.

IHR Certificate Program
IHR Expert Certification
Learning hours/Credits Per Vertical 5 Webcasts/Credits
(live or archived)
25-40 Webcasts/Credits- Depends on the vertical
(live or archived)
Number of Verticals 18 Verticals of Study 22 Verticals of Study
Exam Questions 25 Questions 100 Questions (from the webcasts you attended)
Time to Complete Exam 1 hour 2.5 hours
Pass Rate Required 60% 60%
Cost of Exam $99 $499
 
IHR Verticals of Study
Vertical of Study Your Credits Required Credits
Benefits: Cost Containment, Audits & Legal Risks
This program will keep you up-to-date on healthcare legislation & compliance (including COBRA, ERISA, HIPAA), FMLA, Medical Benefits, Outsourcing Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Voluntary Benefits and Work-Life Programs (including EAPs).
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
40
Certificate
5
Canadian Masters In HR Strategy & Execution
The Canadian Masters in HR Strategy and Execution program is breaking new ground in Canada's HR industry. It is an online program offering courses dedicated to best practices and a wide spectrum of considerations of HR functionalities and Canadian regulations.
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
40
Certificate
N/A
Compensation
Sales and incentive, executive, equity and global compensation are all addressed in this Institute.  Gain a competitive edge with salary survey deployment. Learn about available technology and how to maximize the effectiveness of a spreadsheet.  What are the legal implications of Dodd Frank and FLSA?  What about Say on Pay?
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
40
Certificate
5
Contract Workforce and Talent Exchanges
This certification program provides need-to-know information about the Contract/Contingent Workforce. This includes, but is not limited to, non- permanent workers such as freelancers, independent professionals, temporary contract workers, independent contractors or consultants. Talent Exchange/Human Cloud is also covered.
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
30
Certificate
5
Core HR: Payroll for HR and HRIS
This certification program specializes in all aspects of Core HR: Payroll for HR and HRIS that intersect with human resource management. It merges HRM as a discipline and in particular, its basic HR activities and processes with the information technology field.
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
25
Certificate
5
Developing Organizational Leadership Capabilities
Learn at your own pace about Developing Organizational Leadership. The quality of leadership within an individual or organization, the difference between leader development and leadership development, and the focus on the leadership process are just some of the topics covered here.
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
40
Certificate
5
Employee Wellness
This Institute encompasses injury prevention, battling obesity, disease prevention, how technology is affecting wellness (with online challenges and monitoring), using social media, employee engagement (use of incentive/reward programs), biometric data, outsourcing vs. internal programs, ROI and more.
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
40
Certificate
5
Health and Safety
Preventing work-related illness and injury is the most important job at any organization. This program equips you with prevention tips, assessment tools, raising awareness, health and safety articles, blogs, and other related resources to protect workers' health, safety and well-being on the job.
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
40
Certificate
5
HR in California
The State of California has a unique set of regulations and labor laws. You'll learn important information about legislation that is relevant to businesses headquartered in this state, as well as organizations situated in other states with employees located in California.
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
20
Certificate
N/A
HR in Government
Working for the Government has its own set of challenges but can also be very rewarding. Compliance is number one when it comes to regulations and labor laws. This program provides important information about legislation that is relevant to HR within government.
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
40
Certificate
N/A
HR in Retail
From high employee turnover, poor performance, lateness and absenteeism to seasonal issues, retailers must deal with them all. This certification program focuses on how HR in Retail can become more effective by aligning customer and business needs, enhancing best practices, performance and engaging people within retail businesses through sharing and debate.
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
40
Certificate
N/A
Integrated Talent Management
The IHR Talent Management certification program will help individuals who deal with the different areas in Talent Management get a better understanding of the big picture of moving their organization to a Talent road map that can seamlessly drive user adoption, key performance metrics and most importantly, align the right people with the right jobs throughout their career.
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
40
Certificate
5
Legal and Compliance - Managing Employer Risk
This program covers complex processes, legislation and issues facing corporations and legal departments. It is important to adopt and implement an integrated approach to ensure the governance of federal, state and provincial laws and practices to avoid legal action.
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
40
Certificate
5
Online Staffing and Sourcing
The IHR Online Staffing and Sourcing certification program will support in uncovering, identifying and implementing the strategies necessary to source, screen, market to, and be compliant when seeking candidates.
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
40
Certificate
5
Performance Management
The IHR Performance Management certification program includes activities that ensure goals are consistently being met, the performance of an organization, a department, employee, or even the processes to build a product or service, as well as many other areas. 
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
40
Certificate
5
Quality of Hire
It is imperative to hire the best potential candidates to ensure the long term success of an organization. The Quality of Hire track is an ever-changing and evolving sector of HR, and through this certification and accreditation program, we will provide insight into the metrics, tools, and processes needed to build a highly skilled and trained pool of professionals.  
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
40
Certificate
5
Recruitment Process Outsourcing
The IHR Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) certification program walks you through how RPO providers assume responsibility over the hiring process, from job profiling through onboarding, resources, methodologies and reporting to effective implementation that reduces time to hire and associated costs. 
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
25
Certificate
5
Rewards and Recognition
In this IHR Rewards and Recognition program, you'll be given everything you need to recognize and reward employees. From customer loyalty, safety, sales, company culture and motivation to what makes an effective and efficient results-based program.
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
40
Certificate
5
Social Media and Employee Communication
Learn all you need to know about Social Media and Employee Communications using the latest Web 2.0 tools that enable people to connect on a massive scale by reading, authoring and reacting to content developed by others.  You'll engage employees to new levels of communication that enable productivity and alignment with business results.  
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
25
Certificate
5
Technology Enabled Learning
The Technology Enabled Learning Institute promotes effective, learner-centered technologies and content that are designed to facilitate the formal and informal transfer of knowledge, information and skills in today's workplace. 
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
25
Certificate
5
Workforce Management: Time and Attendance
The IHR Workforce Management Time and Attendance certification program encompasses all the activities, processes, and tools needed to manage a workforce.  Learn about comprehensive WFM systems that include planning, forecasting, scheduling, and tracking workers to optimize the balance of customer, employee, labor laws and organizational needs.
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
40
Certificate
5
Workforce Planning and Analytics
In this program, you'll discover the business process for ensuring that an organization has suitable access to talent to ensure future business success, trends in strategic planning and analytics, resource requests, analyzing resource utilization, forecasting capacity, and managing human resources.
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Your Credits
-
Expert Certification
30
Certificate
5
 
How to earn IHR Credits
What do you earn after Completing Certification?
Only after passing the exam will an individual be able to obtain:
  • An electronic copy of their Certification certificate.
  • A hard copy of their Certification certificate (sent to you in the mail).
  • Access to an electronic Certification badge that you can embed in your signature, share on your social networks, and use on other online profiles to showcase your expertise. This will appear in your HR.com profile as well.
  • Access to your record of courses taken.
  • Be showcased as an expert in your domain on the HR.com learning community.
Certification Includes:
  • Certification exam (Re-tests are available for half price to users that fail on the first attempt)
  • Access to viewing the questions ahead of time (Preview questions available on Webcast Quizzes from September 11, 2012 onwards)
  • Access to our learning management system to track your certification credits. You must have the required amount of credits logged before you can start certification and take the exam.
  • Access to restricted content on HR.com, which is focused only on the program you are enrolled in and additional certification credits.
  • Access to industry experts throughout your certification enrolment
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