Skip to main content

2024 HR Certification Test Preparation - Self-Study/On Demand

Average Rating:
Test Preparation
Anthony P. Howard, SPHR, SHRM-SCP |  Amy Gomez, SPHR, SHRM-SCP |  Mark Ewing, PHR/SPHR
34 Hours


This unique online video test preparation workshop provides in-depth study of key areas in human resource management. The course will cover content necessary to obtain your PHR® and/or SPHR® and will cover the following areas: Business Management, Leadership & Strategy, Talent Planning & Acquisition, Learning & Development, Employee and Labor Relations, Employee Relations and Engagement and Total Rewards.

This course opens with a 1-hour informational session and introduction. Followed by 11, 3-hour sessions, which can be viewed in an on-demand format at your leisure. We've partnered with HRCP to provide our participants the best HR Certification Test Preparation materials, flashcards, and online quizzes and tests.

The outcomes of the course will include:

  • Develop the knowledge and skills to improve your on-the-job effectiveness
  • Prepare for the PHR®/SPHR® certification exam
  • Recognize your areas of strength to build upon
  • Identify gaps in your knowledge and experience for further concentrated 

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

• Develop the knowledge and skills to improve your on-the-job effectiveness

• Prepare for the PHR/SPHR certification exam

• Recognize your areas of strength to build upon

• Identify gaps in your knowledge and experience for further concentrated 

Major Subjects

*Business Management

*Leadership & Strategy

*Talent Planning & Acquisition

*Learning & Development

*Employee and Labor Relations

*Employee Relations and Engagement

*Total Rewards

Course Materials


Anthony P. Howard, SPHR, SHRM-SCP's Profile

Anthony P. Howard, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Related Seminars and Products

Anthony P. Howard is an HR Leader who works with HR professionals at all levels in finding the value and pathway to certification. He believes that you can increase your confidence, marketability, and value through the power of certification.

Anthony is an experienced strategic HR Business Partner with a 20+ year history of progressive success piloting large-scale, global initiatives driving organizational change and goals in diverse environments from highly regulated FDA medical devices & biotech industries to unionized manufacturing environments.

His most notable accomplishments include developing, implementing, executing, and ongoing administration of comprehensive and inclusive Global Talent Management Programs (Leadership Development, Performance Management, Succession Planning, Talent Review, Merit Planning), including technology (ADP WorkforceNow, SAP SuccessFactors). He has led global integration efforts, including due diligence and first-day activities. He successfully led a union avoidance effort for a large plant whose employees were targeted by a direct mail campaign. He also created and led an HR Shared Services organization.

He also has led positive culture shifts with his contributions to and through DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) initiatives. He co-led the formation of corporate-wide ERG (Employee Resource Group) initiatives and has been pegged to speak on the topic on webinars, panel discussions, and online courses.

Anthony has incorporated a passion for the learning and development of others into his entire career. He is the founder of HR Certified, LLC. He has held HR Certification since 2009 and currently holds both the SPHR and SHRM-SCP designations. Additionally, he has earned the Leadership Development & Succession Strategist (LDSS) designation from Human Capital Institute (HCI).

Amy Gomez, SPHR, SHRM-SCP's Profile

Amy Gomez, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Related Seminars and Products

Denali Founder Consulting

Amy Gomez is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR & SHRM-SCP) and achieved those credentials by sitting for the exams in 2019 and 2020. Amy has taught HR test preparation courses in-person and virtually. 

During her 20+ year career, Amy has worked for Fortune 200 and medium sized companies in the hospitality and service industries. She is currently Sr. HR Business Partner for a consulting company supporting start-up companies in their journeys. 

Amy is passionate about preparing students to sit for the exam. She brings a positive, upbeat and supportive teaching style. Amy holds a BS in Business Management with a concentration in Human Resources and International Business from The University of Arizona. 

Mark Ewing, PHR/SPHR's Profile

Mark Ewing, PHR/SPHR Related Seminars and Products

Mark Ewing is a high school math teacher turned Human Resources professional. His first experience in HR was as Executive Director at a nonprofit outdoor camp and retreat center, where he discovered his love for people and development were a natural fit in this new industry. He first served as Recruitment & Training Manager and Staffing Director for youth and service-oriented nonprofits in Oklahoma and Colorado. Since then, he worked in Talent Acquisition in the global corporate industry and today enjoys serving his community as Recruiting Specialist in his local city government. Mark and his wife Debbie were classmates at Chandler High School in Arizona and have five grown kids living in Illinois, Texas, Missouri, and Kansas…and a 1-year-old grandson in Texas. Mark and Debbie are both professional talent acquisition professionals and live in northern Colorado.

Mark’s favorite things are mountain sports, church and volunteer work, domestic (all 50 states!) and international travel, and showing off his recently-acquired SPHR certification!

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Designed For HR Professionals who wish to further their career, increase efficiency at work, and seek a professional HR certification.

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy Please contact Jessica Vieira with any complaints at, (617-519-6790).
Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
Refund/Cancellation Policy Please contact the HREN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer.



Overall:      4.6

Total Reviews: 367


Marguerite M - Tracy, California

"Great Information!! Amy and Anthony have great insights and their experiences they shared really help you understand the information"

Joyce R - Queens, New York

"I enjoy that both Amy and Anthony compliment each other which is a nice benefit to teaching the course material each week."

Rosemary B - Memphis, Tennessee

" "

LEE C - Lithonia, Georgia


Em E - Helena, Montana

"Thank you."

Todd C - Fort Worth, Texas

"Great job - LONG night of learning!"

Terry H - Boise, Idaho

"I haven't spent much time with Mark Ewing, but im sure he is great. Amy and Anthony are awesome! I really enjoy how clear they are in speaking to/expressing the backbone of book content."

Todd C - Fort Worth, Texas

"Great job you all. "

Tanya H - Brooklyn, New York

"This was helpful to tie in what I have read."

Tanya H - Brooklyn, New York

"Thank you to each of the speakers. This definitely helps me."