Professional Development

Upcoming Professional development opportunities



UTC SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP prep course

As an HR professional, you will be faced with many challenges from conflict resolution to recruiting and talent acquisition. Earning your SHRM certification, SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Professional (SHRM-SCP), demonstrates that you are a leader in HR.

Prepare to earn your certification with the University of Tennessee Chattanooga’s SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Prep. UTC has the distinct honor as being the SHRM Education Provider for the Southeast Tennessee and Northwest Georgia region. We are dedicated to your career advancement and success.

SHRM Chattanooga Members receive a 10% discount upon checkout using the discount code SHRM2018

For additional information, visit, or contact Program Coordinator Jeff Grant at 423-425-4672 or

12-Week Human Resources Compliance Certificate Program

Mitchell Hamline School of Law is offering its 12-week Human Resources Compliance Certificate Program for human resources generalists and compliance specialists. This program offers professionals the opportunity to learn and use a model of compliance designed to meet organizational goals while addressing the professional’s duty of care; ethical, legal, and business decision-making frameworks; and responsibilities as a driver of change in an organization.

Participants will gain an all-encompassing HR view of how to approach risk management and compliance within businesses of all sizes and receive a broad perspective through the employment life cycle to enable them to apply compliance to their work. Our online learning management system is a flexible, interactive portal that offers online discussions, practical exercises, and collaborative activities that can be completed when they fit into participants’ schedules.

More information about course curriculum, faculty, and tuition can be found here: Cohorts begin on January 31 and March 28.  If you have any questions about the program or wish to enroll with the 20 percent discount, please contact Katie Kuehl, at