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Franklin University Presents PHR/SPHR Certification Online Prep Course

For Immediate Release: September 21, 2011

Contact Sherry Mercurio, Director of Public Relations, 614.947.6581

Columbus, OH —

Franklin University’s Center for Professional Training & Development will host an 8-week online course designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed for both the PHR and SPHR exams.

Participants in this 8-week online course, offered jointly with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) will learn:

  • Compensation and benefits
  • Employee and labor relations
  • Human resources development
  • Strategic management
  • Workforce planning and employment

The course will be held Monday, Oct. 17 through Friday, Dec. 9.  For more information email or phone 614.947.6173.

Register today at for this 8-week online course for just $1095.

About the Franklin University Center for Professional Training and Development
Franklin University’s Center for Professional Training & Development provides certification programs and training opportunities to businesses, government offices, not-for-profit organizations, and career-minded individuals interested in expanding their abilities to succeed in today’s dynamic and competitive environment. For a current list of scheduled programs and workshops,

Founded in 1902, Franklin University is one of the leading and most experienced educators of adult students. Annually, nearly 10,000 students attend Franklin, through its Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, three Central Ohio locations and in Beavercreek, as well as at co-locations across Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, in addition to online. Franklin offers more than 40 undergraduate and graduate programs (including the new Certificate in Criminal Justice and Logistics Management major) and graduates more than 1,500 students annually. The University’s MBA program is offered internationally through agreements with institutions in Europe and the Middle East. Further information regarding Franklin University can be found at

Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).


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