The Japan HR Society and The HR Agenda

JHRS Academy Accredited by SHR

The Japan HR Society (JHRS) Academy is now accredited by the world's largest human resources organization, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to be its first ever training partner in Japan to offer HR certification preparation programs.

Japan-focused HR practitioners, educators and experts are the core audience for these course offerings which are designed to equip participants with the skills and knowledge that are critical for delivering value to the business as well as earning professional distinction.

These SHRM seminars will feature selected tools from the two components of the SHRM Learning System:®

*Education, which offers a wide range of products and modules covering topics such as strategic HR management, HR business partnering, and diversity and inclusion; and,

*Certification, which covers expert-developed exam preparation modules for as HRMP, HRBP and GPHR credentials.

Instructors for the courses are selected to meet the rigorous standards agreed to by SHRM and JHRS. Qualified instructors, at the minimum, have at least five years experience in HR practice and proven training experience in the classroom and corporate setting. They also hold the appropriate HRCI certification related to any SHRM education course they are teaching.

With more than 250,000 members in more than 140 countries, SHRM is an influential voice in the global HR landscape. Its initiatives and programs are anchored in the Society's mission to create platform learning solutions and expertise on people management issues - which also reflect the JHRS Academy's mission of strengthening the HR body of knowledge, skills and competencies to be on a par with global HR standards.

JHRS Chief Community Officer Jun Kabigting, MBA/ MS/HRMP, believes the partnership between the Academy and SHRM to be a crucial driving force in advancing the standards of HR practice in Japan. He says, "Internationally-acclaimed HR courses developed by SHRM's panel of experts in tandem with the JHRS' local training delivery expertise can create unique, relevant and transformative opportunities for the HR community in Japan facing unrelenting change in today's globalized workplace."

About JHRS
The Japan HR Society or JHRS is a community of Japan-focused HR professionals worldwide and corporate leaders doing business in Japan. Our mission is to help advance the HR management practices in Japan through continuing HR education, knowledge sharing, and use of HR best practices. For more information and membership, please visit our website at

About SHRM
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in more than 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates.

About The JHRS Academy
The JHRS Academy is the continuing HR education and certification arm of the Japan HR Society (JHRS). Its primary mission is to define, set, and evolve standards of HR practice in Japan, through foundational, ongoing and advanced education of Japan-focused HR professionals. Founded in 2009, the Academy offers continuing education programs or courses in both generalist and specialist HR tracks as well HR certification preparation courses for the HRBP, HRMP, and GPHR credentials developed by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).

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