Online Study Has Elevated Certification For HR Professionals

This evolution not only streamlines the certification process but also improves time management skills

The Human Resource Management Professional Examination Board (HRMPEB) has made a significant step towards advancing professional development of human resource (HR) practitioners in Kenya by broadening the options for obtaining the prestigious Certified Human Resource Professional – Kenya (CHRP-K) credentials.

Recognizing the value of adaptability and accessibility in professional education, HRMPEB is now providing prospective HR professionals with the innovative option of pursuing self-study for the CHRP-K tests, with the added convenience of online testing facilitation.

This significant achievement represents a paradigm shift in the human resources field, closing the gap that had previously existed between HR professionals and their counterparts in finance and accounting, who had previously benefited from the self-study path to earning their CPA-K qualifications.

The Human Resource Management Professional Examination Board (HRMPEB) stands as the national authority entrusted with certifying and accrediting HR professionals in Kenya. Traditionally, the road towards attaining the CHRP-K certification had been paved with conventional study methods.

However, HRMPEB, in cognizance of the evolving educational landscape and the pressing need to cater to the diverse circumstances of aspiring HR professionals, has embarked on a pioneering venture to expand the avenues leading to CHRP-K certification.

The self-study option for CHRP-K applicants is a transformative step that goes beyond geographical boundaries and time restrictions that had previously restricted the aspirations of talented HR practitioners in far-off or remote locations, as well as those who were struggling to strike a harmonious balance between the demands of traditional classroom learning and professional commitments.

The HRMPEB’s support of online exams, which is a complement to the self-study option, shows a keen understanding of the crucial role that technology and digitization play in contemporary education. Aspiring CHRP-K candidates can take exams online with the help of HRMPEB’s virtual assessment procedures, saving them the exhausting hassle of physically going to testing locations.

This evolution not only streamlines the certification process but also improves candidates’ time management skills, creating a supportive learning environment that fosters improved performance and comprehension.

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With the help of HRMPEB’s bold effort, the long-standing gap in study alternatives has been successfully closed, giving HR practitioners the same opportunities for personal and professional development as those in finance and accounting.

This move not only improves accessibility and flexibility for aspiring HR professionals, but also highlights HRMPEB’s dedication to supporting a vibrant, diverse, and skilled HR workforce. HRMPEB has ushered in a new era of empowerment for HR practitioners by aligning HR certification chances with those of other professional domains, ensuring they fulfill their full potential and advance to the pinnacle of success in their careers.

With the help of this innovative effort, Kenya’s HR industry is set to grow and prosper, enriched by a cadre of extremely skilled and driven certified human resource professionals.


CHRP Mohamed Aden, IDip NEBOSH Human Resource Manager, Soliton Telmec Ltd. Email: [email protected]

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