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 13-session program, 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.
Textbook and Materials
Course materials are purchased separately by the student, from HRCI. Please contact Mary Colasanti, firstname.lastname@example.org, after 1/8/18, to obtain a discount code for purchase.
Debi Chernak, SPHR, CPC, M.Ed.
Debi Chernak, SPHR is a human resources executive specializing in strategic and workforce planning, corporate and employment branding, HR and business management, recruiting and retention of top talent, employee relations and engagement, organization development, culture and values, performance enhancement, compensation, benefits, and legal compliance. An entrepreneur, executive, director and consultant, Debi joined Unisyn Medical Technologies in May 2010 as Director of HR & Employee Engagement. Unisyn (www.unisynmedical.com) is a 200-employee, private equity-backed growth company that provides diagnostic imaging equipment service, parts and repair to hospitals, clinics, and imaging centers across the country. The company resulted from the strategic mergers in Q4 2009 of Echoserve in Golden, CO; Sonora Medical Systems in Longmont, CO; and Barrington Medical Imaging in Cary, IL.
Since moving to Colorado from Northern Virginia/Maryland in 1996, Debi has served as Director of HR, Branding & Engagement with The Affinity Corporation; Director of Human Resources for Aztek Networks in Boulder; and VP, Human Resources & Administration for Live Wire Networks in Denver. Ms. Chernak graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from the Sellinger School of Business & Management at Loyola College in Baltimore, Maryland; and holds a Masters Degree in Organizational Performance & Change from Colorado State University.