HRCI at a glance
45+ years of hr certification delivery
countries in HRCI community
93% of Fortune 500 companies employ HRCI certification holders
5x more requested than other certifications
The SPHRi (formerly the Human Resources Management Professional) are certification credential for HR leaders that validates senior-level HR competency and mastery of generally accepted HR principles in strategy, policy development, and service delivery regardless of geographic region.
Exam Format & Length?
Computer-based testing (Pearson Onvue) 105 scored questions (mostly multiple- choice) + 25 pretest questions
Two hours and 30 minutes.
HRCI offers year-round assessment opportunities. Testing options vary by geographic location and availability.
SPHRi certification is valid for three years after testing. To maintain a SPHRi credential, one must earn 60 recertification credits over three years.
Who can apply?
Must meet one of the following conditions for education and/or experience*
Have at least four years of experience in an HR position + a master’s degree or global equivalent,
Have at least five years of experience in an HR position + a bachelor’s degree or global equivalent, OR
Minimum of seven years of experience in an HR position.
*The SPHRi requires documented knowledge of local labor laws.
SPHRi Certification Content Outline
- Business Leadership-31%
- Talent Development & Management- 27%
- HR Service Delivery- 24%
- Measurement and Analysis- 18%
About the faculty
Yogeysh Singh (MBA, CHRC, SSBB, SPHRi) is the CEO of Workx Middle East, a renowned talent management & talent development company based out of the UAE. He also has formal certifications from top business schools including Harvard & Wharton in Learning & Development, People analytics, Organization Design (IIM), Strategic Management (CBS), Emotional Intelligence (ISB), Lean management to name a few.
Mr.Yogeysh is a dynamic trainer, a sought-after Strategic HR & Organizational
Development (OD) Consultant, who has delivered 5000+ hours of training in HR and
other critical soft skills across the Middle East to more than 60 nationalities.
His style of teaching is fun, engaging and highly fruitful. He is currently pursuing his PHD in HR.