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Course Details

Course Objective

The Senior Professional in Human Resources – International™ (SPHRi™) training course is a global, competency-based credential that is designed to validate professional-level core HR knowledge and skills. This credential demonstrates a mastery of generally accepted HR principles in strategy, policy development and service delivery. Independent of geographic region, this credential complements local HR practices. Through demonstrated knowledge, this credential enhances the credibility of HR professionals and the organizations they serve. This certification is only available to candidates who practice outside the United States.

Targeted Audience

  • Human resource experts
  • Person who wants to know the human resource manager functions
  • Experienced managers
  • Professional working in human resources who are interested in professional development and progress in their careers
  • Mid-level managers want to upgrade

Delivery Method

Online Training

  • 8 Days – Online Training
  • Exam Simulation
  • Practice Test
  • Group Activity (Break-out Session) after each lesson
  • Access to additional References – Glossary/ Recommended Reading/ Syllabus
  • Material language will be in English

Exam & Certification

Eligibility Requirements

  • a minimum of 4 year of experience in a professional-level HR position + a Master’s degree or global equivalent,
  • a minimum of 5 years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a Bachelor’s degree or global equivalent, OR
  • a minimum of 7 years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a high school diploma or global equivalent.

Exam will be from Pearson VUE

Exam Format

  1. Exam time: 2 hrs 30 minutes
  2. Exam questions: 105 scored questions (mostly multiple-choice) + 25 pretest questions
  3. Exam method: Computer-based exam

Course Outline

  • Organization & Management
  • Strategic Planning Process
  • Elements of Business
  • Strategic Human Resources

  • Organizational Development
  • Performance Management
  • Talent Development
  • Employee Relations

  • HR Planning & Staffing
  • Total Rewards & Wellbeing
  • HR Technology & Outsourcing
  • International Assignment

  • Data and Analysis
  • Business Performance
  • HR Measures
  • Performance Appraisal


There are no prerequisites for this course. However, because the exam is both experience- and knowledge-based, your specific area of study can make a difference in your exam performance.

Yes, it is accredited from HRCI.


Yes, both options are available.



Bakkah has an array of qualified and certified practitioners with several years in teaching.

  • a minimum of 4 year of experience in a professional-level HR position + a Master’s degree or global equivalent,
  • a minimum of 5 years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a Bachelor’s degree or global equivalent, OR
  • a minimum of 7 years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a high school diploma or global equivalent.

No, but you have the option to add exam voucher to your registration

2 hrs 30 mins.

Computer-based exam at a Pearson VUE testing center.

English (also available in Spanish - Castilian)

Once you complete an exam, you will receive your results at the testing center. Within 24-48 hours, Pearson VUE will send an e-mail on how to view and print your official exam score report.

HRCI does not determine the passing score arbitrarily. They use the statistical Angoff method to decide how many questions you must answer correctly to pass the exam.

Second Chance Insurance (SCI) allows a candidate to pre-purchase the opportunity to retake the same exam type a second time if the candidate is unsuccessful the first attempt. The insurance must be purchased at the same time the exam application is submitted online.

An individual with an exam appointment at a Pearson VUE testing center may reschedule their exam appointment as long as it is done at least three days prior to the appointment. There is a rescheduling fee each time this is done. No refunds will be issued if unable to test on new date.

Your SPHRi certification is valid for three years after testing. To maintain your SPHRi credential, you must earn 60 recertification credits over a three-year time span. Of the 60 recertification credits required, 15 must be Business Management & Strategy credits.

Yes, you can purchase a paper certificate through our online store.

Refer PearsonVUE official website for details.

Refer PearsonVUE official website for details.


You have access to the course up to one year at no extra cost. You can take the final exam as many times as necessary to successfully complete the course.

You can access your certificate in the LMS under MY Certification section.

Self-study allows you to take the course on your own schedule for a period of up to one year from the date of purchase. You will be provided with structured contact hours and instructor support if needed.

Yes. Our self-study programs are designed to include interactive training modules, chapter exercises, practice test, case studies and additional references such as glossary, recommended readings, and more in our LMS.

You will receive an email notification with course access instructions.

Our self-study courses are built on an intuitive platform that utilizes a menu function (Next and Back) functions to allow you to quickly navigate through the course. Courses consist of pre-course reading, training materials, Chapter exercises and additional reference materials. The courses conclude with a final examination.

No. Self-study value lies at conveniently completing the course at your own pace. Meaning that, you can complete a course in one day or take up to one year to complete it. There is no limit as to how many times you can stop and start the course. In fact, you can utilize our user-friendly interface to quickly find the sections of the video you may want to review more than once.

To receive credit for a self-study course, you will need to complete the final examination achieving a score of 70% or higher within one year of purchase.

Yes. Each course includes downloadable reference materials such as, Glossary, Appendix, Case Study, recommended readings, etc.

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