Human Resource Management
SHRM. Demonstrate your HR expertise and gain practical skills.

NYIT partners with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to offer two HR courses:

The SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CPSM and SHRM-SCPSM Certification Preparation (XMGT-016)

SHRM 2016

Earn the New Standard in HR Certification!

Now, more than ever, HR teams are required to assume a greater leadership role, contributing to the strategic direction of their organization. The HR profession is no longer just about what you know – but how you do your job.

Establish yourself as a globally-recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP SM) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCPSM). These professional certifications can open doors for professional advancement, serve to harmonize standards with changing expectations and signal to employers advanced professional development. They reflect what HR practitioners need to know to be leaders in their organizations and in the profession.

Ensure you're prepared with NYIT SHRM Learning System course, designed for SHRM credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success. For more information concerning the SHRM credentials, please select this.

Why Enroll in Our Course?

As part of your course, you will receive the SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP. The SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP includes five modules covering the comprehensive SHRM BoCK (SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge) so you’ll learn everything you need for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.

By Attending our Course, You will Benefit From:

  • Educating HR professionals has been NYIT’s specialty for over 35 years
  • An experienced, certified instructor who is an HR professional with senior management experience and focused on facilitating your exam preparation
  • The SHRM Learning System, historically ranked the #1 HR certification prep tool
  • Ability to acquire the knowledge and understand the behavioral competencies to help you prepare for the exam
  • A structured learning experience that keeps you on track
  • Opportunities to network and learn from your peers
  • Tuition reimbursement and up to 30 professional development credits (PDCs)
  • Value-added Feature! An extra review session on business and HR strategy is provided.
  • A Smart Investment-- If you do not pass your certification exam, you may attend our class the following semester for only a $225 re-registration fee, provided you still have the necessary materials.

What is Included in this Course:

SHRM Learning System
  • Five learning modules that provide an in-depth exploration of the topics within the SHRM BoCK.
  • Sections on competencies in action are interspersed throughout learning modules to highlight how competencies apply to particular topic areas.
  • Study with printed books or download material to an e-reader. You can access the SHRM Learning system by PC, laptop, mobile device or e-reader.
  • Test bank with more than 1,000 questions that test your situational judgment, knowledge and comprehension.
  • Download flashcards (printed or online).
  • New this term! 150 SRM-CP and 150 SHRM-SCP situational judgment questions.
  • Experienced instructors.
  • Extra review class offered to registrants. 

The course is available in a 36-hour classroom based format. Classroom-based classes meet once a week on one of NYIT's convenient Long Island or Manhattan campuses. They are taught by experienced and skilled instructors who have successfully guided several hundred individuals through their certification exams.

Those who successfully complete the course receive a Certificate of Human Resource Management from SHRM, and 3.5 CEUs of credit.

Eligibility Requirements and Exam Information

The SHRM certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.

Preferred Provider

SHRM-CP and SHRM -SCP Certification Handbook describes the new SHRM exam process with various items such as preparing for the exam and eligiblity requirements. The handbook can be downloaded from Keep in mind that eligibility has changed and your HR experience may be in an HR exempt or nonexempt capacity. 

To learn more about the course, please look at this SHRM webcast on How to Prep for the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam with the SHRM Learning System

Advancing your career - For those not seeking certification, the SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development. Participants gain a generalist viewpoint, refresh key ideas and concepts, strengthen their understanding of core HR competencies and increase productivity. Also the SHRM Learning System provides 30 recertification PDC credits.

 Pre-approved by SHRM for PDCs as indicated.  NYIT's Center for HR Studies is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

If you are a SHRM member or alumni, you should select the class section with an "s" at the end for the discount. You can also fax or email your registration form to 516.686.7716 or email For additional information, please call 516.686.7722.

You may REGISTER ONLINE . You can also use this registration form. Registration form can be emailed to or faxed to 516.686.7716. For additional information please call 516.686.7722.

* If you are an SHRM member or NYIT Alumni, please select the class section that has an "S" in it, in order to receive your discount.

Spring 2016 Schedule of classes - XMGT-016 HR Professional Certification Examination Preparation:

  • Manhattan: Section XMGT-016- M01
    Meets Wednesday Feb. 17 (first class) all other classes on Mondays, 2/22-5/16 (no class 3/21)
    6 to 9 p.m.

  • Old Westbury: Section XMGT-016-W01
    Meets Tuesdays, 2/23 - 5/17 (no class 3/22)
    6 to 9 p.m.

  • Old Westbury: Section XGT-016-W02
    Meets Saturdays, 2/20 - 5/14 (no class 3/19,3/26,4/23))
    9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Tuition: $1200 or $1150 for alumni and SHRM members. The price includes the SHRM Learning system and access to web-based practice exam

Certification is a value to the employee and the employer. 

Instructors for SHRM Learning System classes

Monday evening classes in Manhattan will be taught by William Ninehan. Professor Ninehan is Director of HR Program Development and is on the faculty of NYIT’s Center for Human Resource Studies, where he teaches graduate and undergraduate HR courses and the SHRM Learning System course. He holds an Ed.S. degree in Human and Organizational Learning from The George Washington University, and SHRM-SCP, SPHR, GPHR, and California certifications. He has been an item writer for the GPHR certification exam.

Tuesday evening classes in Old Westbury will be taught by Joe Libertelli, MBA, MA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, has over 20 years of HR/Labor experience, on both sides of the table. He is presently the Director of Labor Relations at Nassau University Medical Center and formerly Director of HR for Family Residences and Essential Enterprises. He earned a Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Labor/Policy and a Master's of Business Administration (MBA) Degree in Management and Leadership.

Saturday classes in Old Westbury will be taught by Deirdre Duke. Deirdre Duke, RN, M.S.N, JD, L.L.M. is currently employed as the Corporate Director of HR Programs for the North Shore-LIJ Health System. She has 18 years of healthcare HR experience in generalist, leadership and legal roles. After a successful nursing career, Deirdre earned law degrees from St. John's University and Touro School of Law, and practiced at two Long Island law firms prior to entering the Human Resources profession. She holds SPHR,SHRM-SCP, CCP, CBP and coaching certifications.

SHRM® Essentials of Human Resource Management Certificate Program - XHRC-801

If you're new to human resources or want to strengthen your employee management skills, the SHRM Essentials of Human Resource Management Certificate Program is for you. Knowledge of the essentials can make you a better manager, protect your company from needless litigation, and help advance your career.

Offered in cooperation with the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), this cost-effective course covers real-life HR issues, including employment law, selecting qualified employees, compensation, the employee performance process and much more.

SHRM Essentials

You'll benefit from the shared experiences of your instructor and peers, and learn new techniques for handling HR challenges.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Employment law in the workplace
  • Essentials of human resource management
  • Effective recruitment and selection techniques
  • Basics of compensation and benefits
  • Orienting and training your employees
  • Ensuring quality performance.

Students receive two workbooks with course materials and exercises and receive a certificate of Human Resource Management from Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and 1.5 CEUs.

This course can be also be used for recertification credit; it has been preapproved for 15 HRCI and SHRM PDC credits.

NYIT is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP and SHRM -SCP credentials.

The use of the HR Certification Institute Approved Provider seal is not an endorsement by HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met HR Certification Institute's criteria to be preapproved for recertification credit. For more information:

You may REGISTER ONLINE or use the REGISTRATION FORM. The form can be emailed to or faxed to 516.686.7716. For additional information please call 516.686.7722.

Spring 2016 - Essentials of Human Resources Management -XHRC-801

  • Manhattan campus: Section XHRC-801-M01
    Meets Fridays, June 3, 10 and 17
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Old Westbury campus: Section XHRC-801-W01
    Meets Fridays, April 8, 15 and 22
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m.*

  • Old Westbury campus: Section XHRC-801-W02
    Meets Tuesday evenings, April 19 to May 17
    6pm to 9pm

Tuition: $575 which includes material and web access

* You don’t need to bring lunch as we’ll arrange for a light lunch and beverages on-site

Each SHRM Essentials class is  pre-approved by SHRM for 16 PDCs and HRCI for 16 HR (general) credits.

 Pre-approved by SHRM for PDCs as indicated.  NYIT's Center for HR Studies is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

Pre-approved by the HR Certification Institute for recertification credit hours as specified above toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met HR Certification Institute's criteria to be preapproved for recertification.

Instructors for Essentials of Human Resource Management classes

Class in Manhattan on Fridays will be taught by RoseMarie LaMar. RoseMarie LaMar, MS, SPHR,. She has 20 years of HR experience and leads a HR consulting company that provides solutions to small and mid-sized companies.She has been teaching this class for quite some time and the students always find her class to be informative and worthwhile.

Class in Old Westbury on Fridays will be taught by Betsy Jacob,SHRM-SCP, SPHR, GPHR. She has 12 years of experience in human resources, recruiting, and training. In her current role at Sage Solutions, she designs, develops, and delivers on-site trainings for various clients. She is the current SHRM-Long Island Conference co-chair and also serves on the Board of the Long Island chapter of ASTD (American Society of Training and Development).

Class in Old Westbury on Tuesday evenings will be taught by Mary Simmons, PHR, and SHRM-CP. She has been in the HR profession for over 25 years. Mary is now a Director of HR Consulting at Portnoy, Messinger, Pearl and Associates. At PMP, Mary assists small and large companies with their Human Resources needs such as compliance with state and federal employment laws, customized training programs to improve productivity, creating compliant employee handbooks, career counseling and recruitment. Mary has her BA in Human Resources from University of Delaware and her PHR from NYIT.