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SHRM Partnership

SHRM Partnership

Overview

On 7 August 2019, the Institute for Human Resource Professionals (IHRP) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) signed a mutual recognition agreement.

The agreement signifies a strategic partnership to create better workplaces for tomorrow. SHRM and IHRP share a common objective to enhance the effectiveness of HR professionals on their job by providing comprehensive resources and partnering them with business leaders and stakeholders.

The IHRP-SHRM partnership will enable certified professionals to achieve reciprocal recognition from both organisations through the mutual recognition agreement.

Level
Equivalent Reciprocal Level
Cost to SHRM candidate2
(before GST)
SHRM-CP
*See Note 3
IHRP Certified Professional (IHRP – CP)
Eligibility Criteria:

  • 5 years HR experience or 2 years HR experience with a relevant undergraduate degree AND
  • Mid level HR practitioners

Application Requirements:

  • Pre-Assessment Discussion
  • Paper A (Labour Policies and Legislation)
  • Employer Testimonial
SG/PR = SGD$150
Non-SG = SGD$900
SHRM-SCP
IHRP Senior Professional (IHRP – SP)
Eligibility Criteria:

  • At least 10 years of HR work experience
  • Leads a HR department or a HR Center of Excellence (CoE) or HR Shared Services team

Application Requirements:

  • Pre-Assessment Discussion
  • Paper A (Labour Policies and Legislation)
  • Employer Testimonial
SG/PR = SGD$240
Non-SG = SGD$1,435
By Invitation only IHRP Master Professional (IHRP – MP)
Eligibility Criteria:

  • C-suite level HR leader
  • Recognised contributions back to HR community
  • By invitation only

Application Requirements:

  • Reference Testimonials from CEO and Senior Level HR industry peer
  • Professional Dialogue
SG/PR = Waived
Non-SG = SGD$2,650

Note:

  1. These fees include prevailing fees which IHRP may charge but exclude recertification fees where applicable.
  2. SHRM candidates applying for IHRP Certification through this Agreement must have a current and valid SHRM Certification and Professional Membership.
  3. In the event where SHRM-CP / SHRM-SCP bridging candidates do not fulfil the necessary HR-related work experience at the appropriate level of seniority, an exception review will be conducted, and candidates may be offered bridging to IHRP-CP or have their application placed on hold till the required experience is accumulated.

Interested to bridge to the IHRP Certification? Apply here

Level
Equivalent Reciprocal Level
Cost to IHRP candidate1
Level 1 – IHRP Associate/Certified Professional SHRM-CP

  • Bridging Exam Paper – Self-assessment of knowledge and behavioral competencies and a set of situational judgment items
  • Eligibility requirements
Special Bridging Fee: US$750

Professional Membership fee US$209

Level 2 – IHRP Senior/Master Professional SHRM-SCP

  • Bridging Exam Paper – Self-assessment of knowledge and behavioral competencies and a set of situational judgment items
  • Eligibility requirements
Special Bridging Fee: US$750

Professional Membership fee US$209

Note:

  1. These fees include prevailing fees which SHRM may charge, such as application fees and membership fees, but exclude recertification fees where applicable.
  2. A person must obtain a SHRM Professional Membership at the time of applying for the SHRM certification under this Agreement to become a certified professional of SHRM.

Application details at the SHRM’s webpage

For any other enquiries

contact hcdiagnostics@ihrp.sg or call 6904 0313 for more information