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This program is designed for HR professionals whose primary responsibilities involve designing and planning HR policies and practices, and those who wish to learn practical and professional knowledge in developing strategies, leading HR function, foster influence in the community, analyze performance metrics, and align HR strategies to organizational goals

After completion of the program, participants will be well-prepared to sit for TWO of the most-recognized certification examinations: The Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®) and The Senior Professional in Human Resources – International (SPHRiTM)


Certifications Highlights

  • SPHR® is a credential awarded by HRCITM which has certified over 145,000 HR professionals in more than 100 countries over 40 years. 98 percent of Fortune 500 companies have HRCI-certified professionals among their leadership ranks.
  • SPHRiTM is a credential demonstrates mastery of generally accepted HR principles in strategy and policy development as well as service delivery. The credential is developed to validate core HR knowledge and skills and demonstrated mastery of generally accepted principles, independent of geographic region, from professionals practicing human resources outside of the United States. Through demonstrated knowledge, the credentials enhance the credibility of HR professionals and the organizations they serve.

  • Each and both certifications represent high level of professional achievement valued by employers and organizations in every country. They provide a respected distinction for HR professionals who had achieve the credential.

Course Contents

SPHR® Exam – Functional Areas    
Business Management and Strategy Compensation and Benefits HR Development
Workforce Planning and Employment Employee and Labor Relations Risk Management
SPHRiTM Exam – Knowledge Areas    
HR as a Business Leader People Development and Talent Management HR Service Delivery

Examinations Highlights

  • SPHR® – a 3-hour computer-based exam with 175 multiple-choice questions
  • SPHR® Exam fee : USD495, Application Fee: USD100
  • SPHRiTM – a 2.5-hour computer-based exam with 130 multiple-choice questions
  • SPHRiTM Exam fee : USD495, Application Fee: USD100

Pre-requisites to sit for exam

Less than a Bachelor’s Degree Bachelor’s Degree Graduate Degree or Above
min. 7 years in HR role min. 5 years in HR role min. 4 years in HR role
Candidates with less experience may consider to sit for the PHR® exam
Less than a Bachelor’s Degree Bachelor’s Degree Graduate Degree or Above
min. 7 years in HR role min. 5 years in HR role min. 4 years in HR role
Candidates with less experience may consider to sit for the PHRiTM exam

Both certification holders are required to renew their certification every three years. This can be achieved by completing professional development activities and demonstrating professional achievement to receive recertification credits. For more details, please visit HRCI official website :

Training Highlights

  • Professional training which includes:
    1. Instructor-led classroom training with lectures, case studies and facilitated group discussions
    2. Mock examination and examination drill
    3. Practice Exercise
  • Emphasis is placed on both exam preparation and practical application in professional HR roles
  • A well-balanced approach of training including lectures, case studies, and facilitated group discussions
  • Free re-sitting for those who fail in the public exam and have 80% of attendance or above
  • Eligible for Continuing Education Fund (CEF) Reimbursement

Master Trainers

Mr. Cassady Winston, SPHR®, HRMP®, SHRM-SCPTM, MIHRM (HK)

  • 15+ years progressive HR experience in globally-matrixed organizations
  • Experience in leading a HR team of 80+ HR professionals, with 9,000 employees across 12 countries
  • Passion to design and drive HR transformation in alignment with business strategy

Ms. Pauline Ching, SPHR®, SHRM-SCPTM, FIHRM(HK)

  • Over 20 years of solid HR experience
  • Former HR Director of AON Group
  • Ex-HR leaders in both public and private sectors, including Bossini, Housing Authority and John Swire and Sons
  • Holder of SPHR and many other certifications including Executive Coaching Certificate, Six Sigma Green Belt and Accredited MBTI & Harrison Assessment Practitioner

Mr. Jeff Jones, SPHR®, SHRM-SCPTM, PMP®

  • A strategic leader and university professor, with over 25 years solid experience in HRM
  • Has served in the airline industry and the U.S. Military, specifically experienced in Maintenance Programs, Quality and Training, New Technology, and leading cultural changes in organizations
  • Regularly contracted by University of Phoenix, as a professor of HRM and Operations Management

Module Experts

Ms. Winnie Chiu

  • Partner, ONC Lawyers
  • HR Compliance Adviser
  • International HR Consultant

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