Senior Professional in Human Resources - International (SPHRi).

Is a certification suited for senior HR practitioners. The SPHRi demonstrates your mastery of the strategic and policy-making aspects of HR management as practiced in one international setting.

The SPHRi credential is suited for big-picture thinkers responsible for planning rather than implementing HR policy. Most large companies and organizations prefer SPHRi professionals because of their proven accountability for HR department goals, for breadth and depth of knowledge in all HR disciplines, and for understanding business issues beyond the HR function.

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.


  • Master's Degree
  • Otherwise Bachelor's Degree plus 4 years of HR work experience

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.