SHRM Education


SHRM® Certification Preparation Course  

Expert instruction offered in-person 

SUNY Corning Community College has partnered with the Society for Human Resource Management to help participants in this class prepare for success on the SHRM exams. This in-person course offers a structured, comprehensive and effective way to prepare for the exam by combining expert instruction with unrestricted access to the 2023 SHRM Learning System­.

Why Get Certified?

The SHRM Certified Professional® SHRM-CP® and SHRM Senior Certified Professional® SHRM-SCP® are the only behavioral competency-based HR certifications. When you become SHRM-certified, you have proven not only what you know but also how you can apply that knowledge on the job.

With SHRM-certification, you can:

  • ·Increase your earning potential: HR professionals who pass the SHRM certification exam report earning salaries 7%-9% higher than peers who do not.
  • ·Get promoted: Of SHRM-certified professionals who were promoted, 63% report that their credential was a key factor.
  • ·Gain readiness: Certified professionals report a greater understanding of necessary skills.

Our Program

Our in-person SHRM Certification Exam Preparation course draws on the expertise of Jenine Cleary, a SUNY Corning Community College training facilitator with more than 25 years of HR experience in local industry and several Senior level HR professional certifications. She is able to offer a comprehensive and effective course of study to prepare for success on your SHRM exam.  

In our 36-hour, in-person course you will:

  • Receive guidance from a SHRM-certified expert.
  • Immerse yourself in a structured and supportive learning environment.
  • Supplement your class-time learning with access to the complete 2023 SHRM Learning System.
  • Personalize your learning experience with the content and tools you need to fill your unique knowledge gaps; 
  • Topics are presented in bite-sized pieces and related experiences of our training facilitator will supplement your knowledge and understanding of the topics.

With the 2023 SHRM Learning System to compliment your classes so you can study anytime and anywhere that fits into your schedule.

Network and collaborate with peers. 

SHRM Certification Testing Window: May 1st, 2024 - July 15th, 2024

Class Starts:

Saturdays, March 30th, 2024 - May 4th, 2024
9am - 4pm

Corning Community College Health Education Center
132 Denison Parkway East
Corning, NY

Cost:  $1,450 with SHRM Learning System including books


SHRM® Essentials of HR Seminar

Whether you are a new HR professional or perform HR responsibilities in a non-HR role, this is the ideal program for you! In this practical, interactive course, you will acquire transferable skills and knowledge to better equip you to lead with purpose, maximize talent, champion culture, optimize intelligence, accelerate performance and understand and comply with U.S. employment laws. You will learn from seasoned HR professional, who will help you gain essential knowledge about HR roles and tasks and provide you with critical insights. 

This course includes both an instructor-led 2 day seminar and an accompanying self-paced eLearning program (which you will have access to for a year). You will gain access to the eLearning program on the first day of the in-person seminar.

SHRM EssentialsClass Starts:

Thursday & Friday, March 28th & March 29th, 2024 
8:30am - 4:30pm

Corning Community College Health Education Center
132 Denison Parkway East
Corning, NY

Cost:  $665



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Cancellations with less than 3 days notice or failure to attend (No Shows) the first day of class will not qualify for a refund or reduction of charges.

Students may cancel 3 days or more prior to the day of class and receive a full refund. We solidify dates with instructors 3 days prior to the start of the class (or reschedule/cancel) and it is dependent upon enrollment. Cancellations with less than 3 days notice can not be refunded). Notification maybe done by phone to the Office of Workforce Education (607-936-5501) or email to

Additional Funding: Businesses in Chemung, Schuyler and Steuben interested in seeking funding to send promising leaders from their organizations to this training should contact CSS Workforce NY at 607-937-8337.

SUNY Corning Community College is committed to ensuring equal access to students with disabilities. If you believe that you will need accommodations while taking this course, please contact Accessibility Services by phone 607-962-9262 or email to begin the process of requesting accommodations. We strive to coordinate accommodations in a timely manner, but some accommodations may not be available when you need them if you do not give timely notice.