Professional Development

Bluegrass SHRM is committed to "Serving the Professional and Advancing the Profession." In an effort to assist our members with continuing education, we will list professional development seminars on our website.

Posting is free for BGSHRM co-sponsored events, events sponsored by other SHRM chapters, BCA, Chamber events, government agencies or events that are free to our members. Events with a fee from any other vendor or agency can be posted for one month for a $75 fee. 

If you are interested in posting an announcement regarding a professional development seminar or training opportunity please contact


  • To view available and upcoming Seminars/Conferences/Development Opportunities, click here.
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Professional Certifications

SHRM Certification

SHRM has served the human resources profession for more than 65 years. To meet business needs, SHRM established two behavioral compentancy-based certifications, the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) for early- and mid-career professionals and the SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) for senior-level practitioners. 

To learn more about obtaining these certifications or re-certifying, click here: SHRM Certification Website

HR Certification Institute (HRCI)

HRCI is an independent organization devoted to HR certification for over 40 years. Whether you are an HR expert or just starting out in the field, HRCI offers a suite of eight HR credentials that reflect different levels of career advancement and georgraphic areas of expertise in the HR field. 

To learn more about obtaining these certifications or re-certifying, click here: HRCI Website

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