Business Development, Employee Relations,
Others are option I would suggest are : You may not need a license to practice HR or benefits administration, but earning an HR certification tells your employer (and potential employers) that you know your stuff.
Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI)
PHR: Professional in Human Resources.
SPHR: Senior Professional in Human Resources.
GPHR: Global Professional in Human Resources.
PHR-CA; SPHR-CA: Same as above, but specifically concentrating on California’s unique and complex HR laws.
Overview: 250 testing sites around the country administer a four-hour, multiple-choice exam for each of the certifications. Candidates must have at least two years’ exempt-level HR experience. Recertification is every three years.
Cost: $250 to $425.
How to prepare: SHRM offers prep materials and courses based on an HRCI test outline that it updates every five years.
For more information: HRCI - PHR-SPHR-GPHR Certification.
WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals
CCP: Certified Compensation Professional
CBP: Certified Benefits Professional.
GRP: Global Remuneration Professional (aimed at a non-U.S. audience).
WLCP: Work-Life Certified Professional.
Overview: CCP and CBP require nine exams each; GRP requires eight exams; and WLCP requires four. Each has about 100 multiple-choice questions. Recertification is every three years.
Cost: $395 per exam. Most applicants take each exam immediately following a two-day WorldatWork seminar, for a total price of up to $1,810.
How to prepare: WorldatWork offers self-study materials and courses for test prep. Most pursue the certification over a four-year period.
For more information: WorldatWork.
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
CEBS: Certified Employee Benefit Specialist
GBA: Group Benefits Associate
RPA: Retirement Plans Associate
CMS: Compensation Management Specialist
Overview: The CEBS has eight exams; the others have three or four exams. To earn CEBS certification, the designee also must earn two of the other certifications.
Cost: $275 each.
How to prepare: For each exam, applicants purchase self-study materials or take a 15-week online course created by the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.
For more information: International Foundation.
American Payroll Association (APA)
FPC: Fundamental Payroll Certification.
CPP: Certified Payroll Professional.
Overview: For payroll beginners, the FPC requires one exam. The CPP requires completion of the FPC, three years as a payroll professional and either four two- to three-day classes or two payroll courses offered by the APA. The CPP recertification is every five years; the FPC is every three years.
For more information: Payroll Education, Payroll Training, Certification and Payroll Compliance News. | American Payroll AssociationHome.
The best way to know about these courses are searching on net.
Hope above information is helpful
27th September 2009 From Saudi Arabia, Riyadh
5th October 2009 From Germany, Berlin