Professional in Human Resources - International - International (PHRi).

is a global credential that certifies entry to mid-level HR professionals. The certification validates professional-level competency, knowledge and skills that help to propel your HR career forward.

Any PHRi certified professional demonstrates mastery of generally accepted technical and operational HR principles in a single international setting.

Course Duration

Total Course Duration is 6 months after which candidate sits for the Global Professional Certification Exam.

Physical Tuition Option:

Saturdays only (9am - 3pm)

Online Tuition Option:

Sundays only (1pm -6pm) — Students have the liberty of switching in-between the two options.


  • Bachelor's Degree (in any field)

Course Modules

Please note that there are 6 modules at each of the certification levels although the content and focus areas vary for the different certifications.

  • Strategic Human Resource management
  • Organisational Strategy
  • HR control and Evaluation
  • HR Technology
  • Organisational Environment
  • Organisational Culture
  • Global HR Management
  • Leadership and Management Theories
  • Organisational Ethics
  • HR Research And Analytics

  • Human Resource Planning
  • Job Analysis and Competency Modeling
  • Recruitment
  • Selection

  • Training and Development in Organisation
  • Principles of Training and Development
  • Training and Development Techniques
  • Presenting the Training:Delivery
  • Evaluation of Training Effectiveness
  • Talent Management Programs
  • Performance Management
  • Change Management
  • Organisational development Intervention

  • Total Rewards: Financial and Non-Financial
  • Wage-level Decisions
  • Job Evaluation Methods
  • Job Pricing and Pay Rate Adminstration
  • Economic Factors Affecting Compensation
  • Incentives Compensation Systems
  • Executive Compensation
  • Employee Benefits Programs
  • Managing Employee Benefits Programs
  • Evaluating Compensation
  • International HR Compensation Issues

  • Grievance Systems
  • Strikes, Picketing and Secondary Boycotts
  • Employee Discipline Systems
  • Workforce Behavior Problems
  • Organisational Exit
  • Employee Involvement Strategies
  • Employee Attitude and Satisfaction
  • Workplace Safety
  • Employee Health
  • Employee Security

Climbing the corporate ladder can be challenging. Whether you are a seasoned professional or just starting your HR journey, earning an HRCI certification or upSkill micro-credential can accelerate your HR career.