HSLL 2001 - PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation

  • 3.9 CEUs

Prepare for the challenges and demands of your profession by earning the credentials employers look for in a human resource professional. Stay on top of the rapidly changing HR world by completing this 39-hour program over about 13 weeks, which focuses on the key areas in HR management, such as:

  • Strategic Management
  • Workforce Planning & Development
  • Human Resource Development
  • Total Rewards
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Risk Management

Colorado State University's PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation course will help you prepare for the Professional in Human Resources and Senior Professional in Human Resources certification exams.

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.

Important Information

Class meets on some Monday and some Wednesday evenings. The class meeting dates are: 2/24, 2/26, 3/2, 3/9, 3/11, 3/16, 3/23, 3/25, 4/20, 4/22, 4/27, 4/29, 5/4.

Textbooks and Materials

Course materials are purchased separately by the student, from HRCP. Please contact Mary Colasanti, mary.colasanti@colostate.edu, after 2/1/2020, to obtain a discount code for purchase.


Cherie Sprague

Cherie Sprague is a globally-focused leader with a proven track record of success in multiple industries, including Transportation, Professional Services, Technology and Energy. She has worked in hyper-growth companies, start-up businesses, and Fortune 500 organizations.

Cherie is a business professional who takes a holistic view of operational needs and resources to ensure Human Resource strategies and actions are in alignment with the strategic initiatives and intents of the businesses.

She is an authentic leader who brings a cross-functional view of business and strategies that create accountability and positive impact to culture and results.

Cherie has undergraduate degrees in Psychology, Political Science, and Religion, and earned her MBA in Finance and Marketing. Cherie is certified as an SPHR, GPHR, and SHRM-SCP. She has been an instructor for Regis University, Colorado State University, and COSHRM for more than 20 years. As an Instructor, Cherie brings her extensive expertise and insights to guide her students forward in their professional journeys.