Professional Development



SHRM has professional development through their conferences and seminars.  For more information, please click here for conferences and here for seminars.

HR Certification Institute

For Human Resource professionals seeking certification or recertification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), or Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI), additional information and requirements are available at  Several options for preparing for HR Certification Institute testing and certification are available.


Sources such as the SHRM Learning System( or the Human Resource Certification Preparation Program ( are two great programs for self-preparation.  Each provides valuable reference materials, sample tests, and study aids.

SHRM e-Learning

SHRM e-Learning is an online educational environment that delivers just-in-time training to HR professionals through a series of HR-related mini-courses. Browse the course catalog to create a learning journey that is unique to you. SHRM e-Learning courses are facilitated by leading industry experts and presentations range from sixty to ninety minutes in length.  Check out the great possibilities at

 Classroom Programs

SHRM Learning System through CBU - FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION go to CBU's SHRM Website at

Barret School of Banking

NOTE: This program is NOT exclusive to bankers. 

Audience: Human resource managers. department/ division managers, anyone with management/hiring/coaching/counseling responsibilities.

Topics include:

  • Employment Recruitment, Selection, And Placement
  • Situational And Behavioral Interviewing
  • Driving Employee Engagement
  • Creating An Accountability Culture

Date: August 15-16, 2018

Location: CBU

Cost: $595 (Includes breakfast and lunch, plus all materials


PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification hours are available through HRCI

Executive Education

Executive Education at The University of Memphis

Managers and executives are expected to be effective strategists, administrators and leaders in today's dynamic business environment.  Their education and development is essential, and it must be delivered quickly, with a high degree of relevance, and it must deliver a return on the valuable time invested.

Executive Education at the University of Memphis delivers open-enrollment and customized programs in all areas of business, meeting the leadership development needs of the business community by keeping managers and executives abreast of current leadership thought and the dynamic changes in the business landscape.