Web Sites on HR Education
Descriptions of the American Compensation Association's Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and Certified Benefits Professional (CBP) designations are on this Web site. Find exam requirements and seminars-or get information about the ACA's Certification Institute.
GradAdvantage MBA is a partnership between the Educational Testing Service, Peterson's and the Graduate Management Admission Council. The site is an all-in-one stop for applying to grad schools. View a list of participating universities in GradAdvantage to link directly to the schools' Web sites and to at-a-glance descriptions. Best of all, you can apply to many schools online, with your GMAT scores straight from ETS.
The International Personnel Management Association (IPMA) offers several seminars and training courses for human resource professionals. Under the "Training" section of the site, find information about the Human Resources Training Institute, and more about HR competencies.
This Web site is called the MBA Channel at Petersons.com-"The Education Supersite" brought to you by the publishing company famed for books and other tools on educational development and testing. At this site, find help with GMAT testing (entrance exam to graduate schools), advice on how to finance your education and more.
Go to this Web site for more information about CERP (Certified Employee Relations Professional) certification. Download a copy of the CERP application, including three true/false testing segments on NLRA, ADA and employment law. Hint: This page is very long; scroll to the middle of the page for CERP-related material.
The MBA Scene is a Web site maintained by Tim Opler, a finance professor at Ohio State University. The site contains a bunch of articles about getting an MBA, and about its effects on your career.
For more information about PHR and SPHR certification, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Web site has an area that's specifically about the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). Here, find answers to frequently asked questions, locate the nearest test center and date, or download the 1999 HRCI Handbook.