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Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)

Corporate Training Institute

The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) sanctions Blue Ridge Community College as an official SHRM college. BRCC offers SHRM approved courses that prepare HR professionals for SHRM certifications.

BRCC courses equips HR professionals with the necessary tools to play a strategic role in their HR departments; stay abreast of ever-changing laws, innovative strategies, and current labor practices; and successfully manage HR departments based on four pillars of professional skills.

  • Human Resources
  • Leadership
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Safety

Professional in Human Resources Certification (PHR)
Senior Professional in Human Resources Certification (SPHR)

Experienced HR professional interested in earning PHR or SPHR certification take the BRCC 12-week program, offered in partnership with SHRM, that provides solid preparation for the certification examinations. The curriculum covers the 2009 HRCI Body of Knowledge and includes application exercises that develop specific competencies and decision-making skills.

The course teaches new knowledge and skills that will improve workplace effectiveness and the classroom format provides these added benefits.

  • Structured environment that enhances learning and focus
  • Experienced instructor that tailor HR concepts to participants individual need
  • Opportunities to network and share real-world experiences with other HR professionals
  • Minimal travel and maximum employer tuition assistance
  • Integrated format: workbooks, software, online tools, and a dynamic environment

Continuing Education Credits
Certified HR professionals are required to recertify their designation every three years.

As a Human Resource Certification Institute–approved provider, many of the courses offered through the Corporate Training Institute qualify for recertification credit.

Rather than college credit, participants earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for successful completion of each course.

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Who To Contact:
Current students

Please direct questions about your lessons, quizzes, assignments, and other course materials to your instructor or course administrator. You can use the course discussion areas for this purpose.

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New or potential students
If you have questions about course content, prerequisites, requirements, follow-ups, or instructors, you'll find the information you need by locating the courses that interest you. Click the course title to review the course details.

If you require any assistance with registration, please contact Monique Eaker.


Empower employees with effective leadership and time management training.

Essential Role: Supervision
The key role that supervisors play in achieving company goals is the focus of this interactive course. Participants learn how vital communication is to motivating employees, reducing cost, and improving productivity. The class introduces management skills that improve teamwork and increase workplace effectiveness. Company teams that attend together learn to identify and solve specific problems.

Leadership From 30,000 Feet
This real world evaluation highlights the importance of effective leadership. The course applies to all walks of life, not just the business world. Low morale, unnecessary turnover, lost time, abuse of sick leave, and other situations arise from poor leadership. Learn the difference between leadership and management from a professional.

Other Classes Offered

  • Managing Your Time Wisely
  • Developing as a Leader in Business
  • Teamwork & Group Dynamics!
  • Communication — The Key to Success
  • Resolving Conflict
  • Embracing Change
  • Building Trust

Other Business Related Courses

Wedding and Event Basics
Learn the elements of event planning. This practical course teaches what it takes to build a successful event-planning business. The course covers timelines and budgeting, as well as how to capture a client’s vision, engage in contacts and develop marketing strategies to build a client base.

Professional Practices in Art
Learn the general business practices that are prevalent in the fine and applied arts. Topics include basic portfolio development, exhibition design and installation, marketing strategies, and exhibition opportunities. The course offers field trips to galleries, museums, and professional artists’ studios.

The Art of Customer Service
Learn how to greet a customer by phone and in person and understand a customer’s need or problem. Study how to listen, convey understanding, respond with value, and use positive language without jargon. Learn how to deal with an angry customer and effectively conclude a phone call or face-to-face interaction.

Contact Us

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Monique Eaker, Corporate Training Specialist
(828) 694-1744


Blue Ridge Community College
Community and Continuing Education
Monique Eaker
180 West Campus Dr.
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Phone: (828) 694-1744
Fax: (828) 694-4774