HR Training and Education Classes

HCI’s strategic HR certification programs rigorously define the standards of excellence and set a high bar for strategic and practical expertise in talent management.

Earn Credits Towards Leading Industry Certifications

HCI Education courses have been re-approved for recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. 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 the criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit. Human Capital Institute is also recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP℠ or SHRM-SCP℠.

Choose The HCI Certification Program That Is Right For You

We offer in-person and online classes to meet the specific needs of our members. Select a course below to learn more. Our human capital training courses may also be tailored and delivered as on-site corporate training or licensed as an enterprise train-the-trainer program.

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Empowering People Leaders (EPL) Certification

Empowering People Leaders, HCI's newest certification program, is designed to help you transform managers into leaders. Learn how to develop people leaders that demonstrate accountability, communicate effectively, coach and develop their teams, and act inclusively.

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Strategic HR Business Partner (sHRBP) Certification

During HCI's 3-day, immersive sHRBP program, you'll learn how to work more strategically, demonstrate business and financial acumen, leverage meaningful people analytics, and enhance your consulting skills. Plus, you'll learn while working through a challenge you're already facing in your role.

Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP)

Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) Certification

HCI's SWP is the first professional certification in this critical organizational initiative. SWP graduates demonstrate proficiency with workforce planning as a qualitative decision framework that underlies organizational strategy.

Leadership Development and Succession Strategist (LDSS) Certification

Leadership Development & Succession Strategist (LDSS) Certification

Adopt a strategic and systematic approach leadership readiness with LDSS. Take succession planning beyond the C-suite and plan leadership development solutions that address competency gaps, identify high-potential talent, facilitate engagement, and drive growth throughout the organization.

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Change Management for HR (CMHR) Certification

Change Management for HR (CMHR) is designed to help you build skills you need to guide people through change: aligning change initiatives with business strategy, communicating effectively, addressing resistance, and encouraging sustainability.

Human Capital Strategist (HCS) Certification

Human Capital Strategist (HCS) Certification

HCI's HCS is the recognized credential for strategic knowledge in talent management. It is ideal for early-career practitioners to hone their skills on key HR initiatives such as organizational development, recruitment, learning, engagement, and more.

Analytics for Talent Management

Analytics for Talent Management (ATM) Certification

It doesn't take a data scientist to use data strategically. HCI's Analytics for Talent Management course is designed for HR practitioners seeking to build and/or enhance their knowledge of data and analytics for talent management. If you're tasked with running analytics projects and initiatives within HR, such as employee engagement, workforce planning, and talent acquisition, this program will help you get started.

Coaching-Centered Enterprise (CCE) Certification

Coaching for Engagement & Performance (CEP) Certification

HCI’s Coaching for Engagement & Performance Certification is the only program of its kind that provides a complete guide for building coaching skills throughout the organization, maximizing potential and driving growth across the enterprise.

Strategic Talent Acquisition (STA) Certification

Strategic Talent Acquisition (STA) Certification

Become a true business influencer with HCI’s new comprehensive, data-driven approach. As an HCI certified Talent Acquisition Strategist, you’ll learn to identify quality talent, increase diversity and enable winning teams to drive business outcomes. In addition, view the future of talent acquisition through a lens of customer centricity.