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The IPMA-HR Certified Professional (IPMA-CP) Program is specifically designed for the individual working in the public sector in an entry-level or mid-career position. Obtaining your CP credential requires that you complete the Public Sector HR Essentials Training Program and take and pass the IPMA-CP examination.

This study guide will provide you with the useful information for preparing to take and pass the HR Essentials Certification Examination, which is administered at the conclusion of the HR Essentials training program.

This 82 page guide is organized into 10 sections:

  • General Test Information
  • Module 1 - Public Sector HR Basics
  • Module 2 - Recruitment
  • Module 3 - Selection
  • Module 4 - Classification and Compensation
  • Module 5 - Benefits
  • Module 6 - Labor and Employee Relations
  • Module 7 - Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity
  • Module 8 - Organizational Development
  • HR Essentials Practice Test and Answer Key

The study guide is only available electronically. A PDF copy will be accessible to you for download upon purchase.