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Our instructor-led PHR / SPHR exam review program is designed to help Human Resources professionals pass the PHR or SPHR certification exam.

But the PHR, SPHR and PHRca certification exams are not easy. In fact, pass rates are typically in the 50-55% range, so you really have to know your stuff to earn your designation - and this workshop will get you ready to pass your exam on the first try - or we'll re-train you for free!

Why You Should Attend This Workshop:

Holding a PHR, SPHR or PHRca will not only help improve your work performance, but it provides a powerful boost to career momentum. 

The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the demand for HR professionals to continue growing by an average of 15% through 2025, and that HR professionals who hold the PHR, SPHR or PHRca certification generally tend to make more money than peers who do not. So what are you waiting for? Enroll today to start earning your HR certification!

What’s Covered:

Your Exam Prep Workshop includes six modules that align with, and are designed to help you pass, the exam. The modules are:

• Strategic Business Management

• Workforce Planning and Employment

• Human Resources Development

• Benefits and Compensation

• Employee and Labor Relations

• Risk Management

• Benefits and Leave of Absence (PHRca)

You Receive:

A huge benefit with this course is the flash drive containing the 2000+ slide PowerPoint presentation and practice exams in Microsoft Word, which you can review and use as much as you need to prepare for your exam. In all, you receive:

• PHR/SPHR/PHRca Study Materials

• The #1 selling PHR/SPHR/PHRca Exam Secrets Study Guide

• PHR/SPHR Exam Flashcards Study System

• Over 600 Practice Exam questions, both in book and Word formats- with answers and rationales!

• CD Audio Set/Flashdrive

We also give you instructions for applying and registering for the PHR/SPHR/PHRca exam!

Seminar Fee Includes:

Attendance Certificate

Seminar Material





Strategic Business Management (PHR 11% / SPHR 30%) 

Developing, contributing to, and supporting the organization’s mission, vision, values, strategic goals and objectives; formulating policies; guiding and leading the change process; and evaluating organizational effectiveness as an organizational leader.

• 8:00 AM: Introductions

• 8:30 AM: About the Exam, PHR/SPHR

• 9:00 AM: Strategic Human Resources Management

• 10:00 AM: Organizational Strategy

• 11:00 AM: Control and Evaluation

• 12:00 PM: Lunch

• 1:00 PM: Organizational Environments

• 2:00 PM: Organizational Culture

• 3:00 PM: HR and International Business

• 4:00 PM: Ethics and Research

Risk Management (PHR 8% / SPHR 7% / PHRca 12%)

Developing, implementing/administering, and evaluating programs, procedures, and policies in order to provide a safe, secure working environment and to protect the organization from potential liability.

• 5:00 PM: Risk Management (Start)

• 6:00 PM: End

• Module 1 Post Test - HW


Workforce Planning and Employment (PHR 24% / SPHR 17%) 

Developing, implementing, and evaluating sourcing, recruitment, hiring, orientation, succession planning, retention, and organizational exit programs necessary to ensure the workforce’s ability to achieve the organization’s goals and objectives.

• 8:00 AM: Risk Management (Finish)

• 9:00 AM: Employee Rights Legislation

• 11:00 AM: Employment Discrimination

• 12:00 PM: Lunch

• 1:00 PM: Human Resources Planning

• 2:00 PM: Job Analysis, Job Description

• 4:00 PM: Recruitment

• 5:00 PM: International HR Management

• 6:00 PM: End

• Module 2 Post Test - HW


Human Resources Development (PHR 18% / SPHR 19%) 

Developing, implementing, and evaluating activities and programs that address employee training and development, performance appraisal, and talent and performance management to ensure that the knowledge, skill, abilities, and performance of the workforce meet current and future organizational and individual needs.

• 8:00 AM: Legislation affecting Human Resources Development

• 9:00 AM: Principles of Training and Development in the Organization

• 10:30 AM: Training and Development Techniques

• 11:30 AM: Training Delivery

• 12:00 PM: Lunch

• 1:00 PM: Training Evaluation Effectiveness

• 2:00 PM: Talent Management Programs

• 3:00 PM: Performance Management

• 4:00 PM: Change Management

• 4:30 PM: Organizational Development Interventions

• 5:00 PM: Leadership Theories

• 6:00 PM: End

• Module 3 Post Test


Compensation/Benefits (PHR 19% / SPHR 13%) - Compensation (PHRca 22%) 

Developing/selecting, implementing/administering, and evaluating compensation and benefits programs for all employee groups in order to support the organization’s goals, objectives, and values.

• 8:00 AM: Key Compensation Legislation

• 9:00 AM: Total Rewards

• 9:30 AM: Wage Level Decisions

• 10:00 AM: Job Evaluation Methods

• 10:30 AM: Job Pricing and Rate Decisions

• 11:00 AM: Economic Factors and Compensation

• 11:30 AM: Compensation Systems

• 12:00 PM: Lunch

• 1:00 PM: Executive Compensation

• 1:30 PM: Employee Benefit Program

• 3:00 PM: Compensation Laws and Regulations

• 5:00 PM: Motivational Theories

• 6:00 PM: End

• Module 4 Post Test


Part 1: Employee Relations (PHR 20% / SPHR 14% / PHRca 46%) 

Developing, implementing/administering, and evaluating the workplace in order to maintain relationships and working conditions that balance employer/employee needs and rights in support of the organization’s goals and objectives.

• 8:00 AM: History of Labor Movement

• 9:00 AM: Laws affecting Employee and Labor Relations

• 9:30 AM: Union Representation

• 10:00 AM: Employer Unfair Labor Practices

• 10:30 AM: Union Unfair Labor Practices

• 11:00 AM: Collective Bargaining

• 12:00 PM: Lunch

• 1:00 PM: Employee Involvement Strategies 

• 2:00 PM: Employee Discipline

• 3:00 PM: Workforce Behavior Problems and Organizational Exit

• 4:00 PM: Exams Module 5 and 6 Post Test

• 5:00 PM: End of Class. 


Benefits and Leave of Absence (PHRca 20%)

• 8:00 AM: Policies and procedures to comply with state laws and regulations regarding benefits

• 9:00 AM: compliance with state laws and regulations regarding benefits 

• 9:30 AM: policies and procedures to comply with state laws and regulations regarding leaves of absence

• 10:00 AM: California State Disability Insurance (SDI), Paid Family Leave (PFL), Kin care requirements, Integration of SDI, PFL and Kin care requirements, Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL), California Family Rights Act (CFRA)

• 11:00 AM: School leave, crime victims leave, domestic violence, and sexual assault victims leave, organ and bone marrow donor, and military leave), Time off for voting

• 12:00 PM: Legal requirements for postings and notices, documentation and record retention


• 12:30 PM: Graduation Ceremony Lunch, pictures and Certificates of Completion

Bonus Re-Sit Policy:

Any participant who does not pass their certification exam after taking this workshop is welcome to attend a future class free of charge within 12 months of the original program date.

Seminar Location: San Diego, CA

Seminar Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego Downtown


Ms. Lejarza has been working in Human Resources for over two decades. Graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor in Management and a Minor in Human Resources. She is the founder and president of Lejarza HR Consulting and Lejarza Compliance Trainings. Lejarza HR Consulting was founded in August 24, 2013 in Greenville, SC. to provide consulting services to small to medium sized companies throughout the United States. Lejarza Compliance Trainings was founded on November 12, 2017. Ms. Lejarza is bilingual and provides all her consulting and training services in both English and in Spanish and she is able to customize each training program to fit each individual organization.

In 2015 Ms. Lejarza started a project creating different learning methods to assist HR Professionals obtain their certification credentials for PHR and SPHR. Ms. Lejarza utilizes a visual learning technique she learned after working for 13 years with individuals with cognitive disabilities. She learned that using visual does not just help people with disabilities learn and remember concepts but also it helps individuals without disabilities.

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PHR-SPHR-PHRca Exam Prep Workshop
  • Course ID:
  • Duration:
    6 days
  • Price:
  • Date:
    Monday 5/21/2018
  • Time:
    8:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Location:
    Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Airport- Liberty Station
    2576 Laning Road
    San Diego, CA 92106