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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,

About Franklin University
Founded in 1902, Franklin University is one of the leading and most experienced educators of adult students. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master's and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals.  From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work. Students can take classes through Franklin through its Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, two central Ohio locations, in Beavercreek, at co-locations across Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, and online. In addition, 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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