Course Schedule

Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR®)

The Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR®) is a global, competency-based credential that is designed to validate the skills and knowledge of an HR professional who operates in a global marketplace. The credential demonstrates the mastery of cross-border HR responsibilities to include strategies of globalization, development of HR policies and initiatives that support organizational global growth and employer retention and creation of organizational programs, processes and tools that achieve worldwide business goals

The Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR®) exam is created using the GPHR Exam Content Outline, which outlines the responsibilities of and knowledge needed by today’s HR professional. The GPHR Exam Content Outline is created by HR subject matter experts through a rigorous practice analysis study and validated by HR professionals working in the field through an extensive survey instrument. It is updated periodically to ensure it is consistent with current practices in the HR field.


Strategic HR Management (25%)

The development of global HR strategies to support the organization’s short- and long-term goals, objectives, and values.

Global Talent Acquisition and Mobility (21%)

The development, implementation, and evaluation of global staffing strategies to support organizational objectives in a culturally appropriate manner. This includes utilizing the employer brand; performing job and cost analysis; and attracting, recruiting, hiring, and managing global mobility to meet business objectives.

Talent and Organizational Development (22%)

The design, implementation, and evaluation of organizational development programs and processes to effectively develop a global workforce supporting business goals, culture and values.

Global Compensation and Benefits (17%)

The establishment and evaluation of a global compensation and benefits strategy aligned with the business objectives. This includes financial and non-financial rewards.

Workforce Relations and Risk Management (15%)

The design, implementation, and evaluation of processes and practices that protect or enhance organizational value. This includes managing risk, ensuring compliance, and balancing employer and employee rights and responsibilities on a global basis.