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Human Resource Management

NYIT partners with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to offer three HR courses:

Register For SHRM Learning System   If you are a SHRM member or alumni, you should select the class section with an "s" at the end for the discount.

You can also fax or email your registration form to 516.686.7716 or email For additonal information, please call 516.686.7722.


In partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management

The SHRM Learning System® for PHR®/SPHR® Certification Preparation

Prepare to Pass with #1 PHR/SPHR Certification Prep Tool!

The SHRM Learning System® for PHR/SPHR Certification  is designed to provide you with a solid understanding of key areas in human resource management. The course consists of six modules that correspond to the six functional areas, responsibilities, and associated knowledge as defined by the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).

The course covers for 2014:

  • Business Management and Strategy
  • Workforce planning and employment
  • Human resource development
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Employee and labor relations
  • Risk management

SHRM Learning SystemThe program is offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as study material for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification examinations administered by HRCI. To find out about eligibility and registration for the exam, visit the HRCI Web site.

The SHRM Learning System® includes:

·         Six study guides that cover the required body of knowledge

·         More than 1000 practice questions as well as web-based resource center

·         Mobile Study Tools: Access SHRM learning system and custom-formatted tests, flashcards, and resources from your PC, ,laptop, mobile device, or e-reader device.

·         Value-added Feature! An extra review session on the business management and strategy topics covered on the SPHR exam will be offered to all students.


The course is available in a 36-hour classroom based format. Classroom-based classes meet once a week on one of NYIT's convenient Long Island or Manhattan campuses.  They are taught by experienced and skilled instructors who have successfully guided several hundred individuals through their certification exams.

Those who successfully complete the course receive a Certificate of Human Resource Management from SHRM, and 3.5 CEUs of credit.

Benefits of Certification

According to HRCI, earning the PHR or SPHR credential demonstrates that you commit to a higher level. When you become certified you raise your professional confidence among your staff and peers, become more marketable when you compete for HR positions and show you know the most current principles and core practices of HR management. For more information on the value of certification compared to others please select this.

Effective January 1, 2015

Starting January 1, 2015, SHRM will be offering a new credential. The SHRM Learning System will be revised to accommodate the requirements of the new credential.

‎SHRM supports your decision to prepare for and take the current exam for the existing credentials.

If you pass your exam, you will be eligible to receive the new SHRM credential free of charge from January 1 – December 31, 2015.

During this period, you will be invited to obtain the new SHRM certification by completing the following process:

  •  Document that your current certification is in good standing
  •  Sign the SHRM code of ethics
  •  Complete an online educational module and brief online tutorial on HR competencies.

Once you go through this process, you will receive the new SHRM credential and will begin a three-year recertification cycle.

If you do not pass your exam prior to January 2015 and you purchased the current SHRM Learning System, SHRM will provide the new SHRM Learning System for the new SHRM certification free of charge in preparation for the new assessment. See more at:


Fall 2014 Schedule of classes - XMGT-016 HR Professional Certification Examination Preparation:

Manhattan: Section M01
Meets Mondays, Sept. 15 - Dec 8    
6 to 9 p.m.

Old Westbury: Section W01
Meets Tuesdays, Sept. 16 - Dec. 9
6 to 9 p.m.

Old Westbury: Section W02
Meets Saturdays, Sept. 20 - Dec. 13 (no class 10/4,11/1,11/29)
9am  to 1 p.m.

Tuition:  $1200 or $1150 for alumni and SHRM members. The price includes the SHRM Learning system and access to web-based practice exam questions.

Register for Classes! Don't miss out!

Instructors for SHRM Learning System classes:

Monday evening classes in Manhattan  will be taught by William Ninehan. Professor Ninehan is Director of HR Program Development and is on the faculty of NYIT’s Center for Human Resource Studies, where he teaches graduate and undergraduate HR courses and the SHRM Learning System course. He holds an Ed.S. degree in Human and Organizational Learning from The George Washington University, and SPHR, GPHR, and California certifications. He has been an item writer for the GPHR certification exam.  

Tuesday evening classes in Old Westbury will be taught by Joe Libertelli, MBA, MA, SPHR, has over 20 years of HR/Labor experience, on both sides of the table. He is presently the Director of Labor Relations at Nassau University Medical Center and formerly Director of HR  for Family Residences and Essential Enterprises. He earned a Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Labor/Policy and a Master's of  Business Administration (MBA) Degree in Management and Leadership.

Saturday classes in Old Westbury will be taught by Deirdre Duke.  Professor Duke. RN, MSN, JD, SPHR has been a human resources practitioner since 1996, entered the field following successful careers in nursing and the practice of law.


For more information or to register use our SHRM brochure, or e-mail inquiries to You may also call 516-686-7722.


SHRM® Essentials of Human Resource Management Certificate Program - XHRC-801 



If you're new to human resources or  want to strengthen your employee management skills, the SHRM Essentials of Human Resource Management Certificate Program is for you. Knowledge of the essentials can make you a better manager, protect your company from needless litigation, and help advance your career.

Offered in cooperation with the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), this cost-effective course covers real-life HR issues, including employment law, selecting qualified employees, compensation, the employee performance process and much more.

You'll benefit from the shared experiences of your instructor and peers, and learn new techniques for handling HR challenges.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Employment law in the workplace
  • Essentials of human resource management
  • Effective recruitment and selection techniques
  • Basics of compensation and benefits
  • Orienting and training your employees
  • Ensuring quality performance.

Students receive two workbooks with course materials and exercises and receive a certificate of Human Resource Management from Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and 1.5 CEUs. Approved for 15 HRCI recertification credits. For more information, check out our  brochure, or e-mail inquiries on this program. Also call 516.686.7722 for information.

Fall  2014 - Essentials of Human Resources Management -XHRC-801

Old Westbury campus: Section W01
Meets Fridays, November 7, 14, and 21
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.*

Old Westbury campus: 
Section W02
Meets Tuesday evenings, October 21 to November 25
6 p.m. to 9pm

Manhattan campus: Section M01
Meets Fridays, Oct. 24, 31 and November 7
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.*


Tuition: $595 which includes material and web access

 *You don’t need to bring lunch as we’ll arrange for a light lunch and beverages on-site.

 Instructors for Essentials of Human Resource Management classes:

Class in Manhattan on Fridays will be taught by RoseMarie LaMar. RoseMarie LaMar, MS, SPHR,. She has 20 years of HR experience and leads a HR consulting company that provides solutions to small and mid-sized companies.She has been teaching this class for quite some time and the students always find her class to be informative and worthwhile.

Class in Old Westbury on Fridays will be taught by  Betsy Jacob, SPHR, GPHR.  She has 12 years of experience in human resources, recruiting, and training. In her current role at Sage Solutions, she designs, develops, and delivers on-site trainings for various clients. She is the current SHRM-Long Island Conference co-chair and also serves on the Board of the Long Island chapter of ASTD (American Society of Training and Development).

Class in Old Westbury on Tuesday evenings will be taught by Mary Simmons, PHR. She has been in the HR profession for over 25 years. Mary is now a Director of HR Consulting at Portnoy, Messinger, Pearl and Associates.  At PMP, Mary assists small and large companies with their Human Resources needs such as compliance with state and federal employment laws, customized training programs to improve productivity, creating compliant employee handbooks, career counseling and recruitment.
Mary has her BA in Human Resources from University of Delaware and her PHR from NYIT. 

Register For Essentials class

You are able to register online or  Registration form can be emailed to shrm or faxed to 516.686.7716. For addtional information please call 516.686.7722.