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CHRMP Foundation

CHRMP Foundation is the preferred way to establish your new HR Career. It proves mastery in the area of HR Operations and execution of best practices. As a CHRMP Foundation credential holder, you have proven competence in turn-key HR functions and can assume the responsibilities of an HR Generalist.

Key Highlights

Course Description

Certified Human Resource Management Professional (CHRMP) – Foundation course is a comprehensive HR certification program with a wide spectrum coverage of core HR concepts and emphasis on their practical applications.

Globally Recognised, Locally Relevant

This training and certification course gives qualifying candidates training and industry exposure at global levels thus equipping them with the requisite understanding of similarities, differences and trends in HR practices across geographies. CHRMP – Foundation enables the qualifying candidate to build critical competencies that are imperative for HR professionals globally, thereby transforming them into a desirable and employable professional.


Job Search Assistance

Job Search and On-the-job support: The CHRMP coaching team provides its successfully certified candidates with job-search support, resume feedback, interview preparation and valuable career guidance for a period of one year through mentoring. 


Post-certification on-the-job support

The post training support period for participants is one year. During this period students have unlimited access to online courses and live webinars. Offline graduates can visit any CHRMP centre, attend any number of classes and consider it an opportunity to relearn and seek clarifications in the domain of human resource management.


Personal Development Modules

This certification program also includes training in areas of personal development giving a holistic approach to career enhancement for entrants into the HR domain. Our path breaking training methodologies are based on concepts of psychology, adult learning and Instructional Design (ID), which make the sessions interactive and experiential.   


Eligibility Criteria

The CHRMP – Foundation HR certification program is recommended for fresh graduates and professionals making a transition to the domain of Human Resource Management. Undergraduates with work experience may also apply.

CHRMP programs are definitive and the course design is unambiguous making it very easy for the candidate to decide which program aptly fits their need. Likewise, the eligibility criteria are also set to ensure participants are ready to meet the program challenges and pace.

CHRMP-Foundation is an HR certification that forms the stepping stone onto the world of Human Resource Management. Therefore the aspiration to be actively engaged with the Human Resources of organisations is a prerequisite.

Education Work experienced Experience in HR domain
Graduate/ Post graduate 0-10 years 0–2 years
Undergraduate 2-5 years 0-2 years


  • Introduction to some HR agreements / contracts
  • Offer letter
  • Appointment letter
  • Terms of employment, Bonds
  • Contracts and service agreements
  • Background verification
  • Joining formalities
  • Leave Management
  • Organisational Planning
  • Human Resource Planning
  • Staffing – workforce planning
  • Case study – manpower planning
  • Recruitment – concepts and strategies
  • Trends in recruitment
  • Selection process
  • Selection test design
  • Checklist Method
  • Graphic Rating Scale Method
  • Introduction to C&B planning
  • Designing compensation plans
    Factors affecting C&B planning
  • Internal equity, External equity , Individual equity
  • Salary slabs, Pay Parity, Median
    Flexible structures, Survey studies
  • Salary trends, Emerging trends
  • Optimisation of compensation
  • Reduction of compensation turnover – case study
  • Strategies for reducing compensation turnover
  • Point plan method
  • Introduction to job analysis
  • Methods of job analysis
  • Stakeholders in Job analysis
  • Sources of data
  • Job data segregation
  • Job descriptions and job specifications
  • Creation of job descriptions and job specifications
  • Introduction to Learning & Development
  • DNA of training – KSA
  • Four levels of Skills Development
  • Types of learning programs
  • Approaches to training
  • ADDIE Model(An introduction to the phases
  • Analysis
  • Design
  • Development
  • Implementation
  • Evaluation (Criteria of evaluation, Methods and Kirkpatrick’s Model)
  • Introduction to employee engagement
  • Need for employee engagement
  • Factors affecting employee engagement
  • Meeting human needs through employee engagement
  • Understanding and measuring absenteeism
  • Understanding and measuring attrition
  • Employee engagement surveys
  • Employee engagement and other functions in HR

Exam & Certification

CHRMP is validated with the best-in-the world-testing standards, delivered in partnership with Pearson VUE. The CHRMP Foundation Exam is made up of 60 multiple-choice questions to be answered at a Pearson Vue center 95 minutes.


The certification exam consists of 60 multiple choice questions to be answered in 95 minutes. The questions are a mix of conceptual and practical case study type. One can take the exam at any designated Pearson Vue Center or web proctored in the comfort of one’s own home.

chrmp foundation certificate

Upon passing in the examination successfully, you will receive a Digital Certificate and a Digital Badge through Accredible – verified and secured with Blockchain technology (see sample)


Flexible Learning Options

Distance and location are not a constraint for you to earn your CHRMP credentials. Learn from the convenince of your home and take the certification exam in your city or attend sessions in some of our select training locations for classroom training and certification exam. Travel and Stay assistance is available for out-of-station candidates.


Fee & Plan

Self-Paced Learning


Self-Paced Platform Walkthrough

Watch this video to get an overview of what the self-paced learning environment looks like. This is what you will see once you have enrolled in the self-paced programme.