Course Waivers and Recertification Credits. All in one place.
At Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, we value the credentials of HR professionals. Which is why we want to make it easy to earn your recertification, but also make it beneficial to your career. Each of our courses allow you to earn 28 of the 60 recertification hours you need, plus your certifications allow you to waive courses towards our MBA or MSM program. And, if you are eligible for tuition reimbursement through your organization, you may also be able to apply it for your recertification. So, why wouldn’t you want to choose Lake Forest?
Advance Your Career.
As an HR leader, you are required to renew your certification every three years to demonstrate your commitment to your profession. Through the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI), you earn the credits you need to advance your career and stay ahead of industry trends.
At Lake Forest, we want to help get you there, but we go a step further. As an Approved Provider for continuing education through HRCI, we can get you on the road to success faster.
- Each course is approved for 28 of the 60 total hours needed for recertification
- Your certification allows you to waive certain courses towards your MBA or MSM
- Courses may also be eligible for tuition reimbursement
- Classes can conveniently be taken in Lake Forest, Schaumburg or online
+ Course Waivers
Students who currently hold one of the following Human Resource certifications from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) can qualify for the following course waivers:
APHR - 1 Course Waiver
PHR - 2 Course Waivers
GPHR - 2 Course Waivers
SPHR - 3 Course Waivers
+ Courses Towards Recertification Credit
These courses count for 28 credits each towards the 60 recertification hours needed.
BUS 5802 Negotiations and Conflict Management
BUS 5160 Global Business and Cultural Diversity
COM 5330 Organizational Communication
FIN 5848 Global Finance
HRM 5806 Team and Employee Effectiveness
HRM 5810 Strategic Talent Management
LDR 5220 Leading Organizational Change
LDR 5120 Effective Leadership
LDR 5807 Ethical Leadership and Decision Making
MGT 5230 Operations Management
MGT 5820 Project Management
MKT 5849 Global Marketing
STR 5130 Strategic Thinking
Become a Leader.
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management’s MBA and MSM programs will make you a broader thinker, allow you to confidently approach issues facing business leaders today and will help you develop the leadership and management skills you need to advance your career. And as an HR professional, earning your degree through Lake Forest is not only convenient, it just makes sense.