CHRMP – Foundation Course Overview

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. This course is conducted in the CHRMP centres at Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Mumbai all year long – contact us on or the numbers provided for start dates. 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 – FC enables the qualifying candidate to build critical competencies that are imperative for HR professionals globally, thereby transforming them into a desirable and employable professional. 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. Highly engaging facilitators use real-life scenarios to explain concepts thus making CHRMP-FC a popular HR certification amongst the aspirants of human resources in India, South East Asia, Africa and Middle East regions.

Placement support: The CHRMP team provides its successfully certified candidates with placement support and valuable career guidance for a period of one year through mentoring.

Post training support: The post training support period for participants is one year. During this period students 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.


The CHRMP – FC program introduces the various functions of HR and the associated concepts to the qualifying candidate in such a way that they are able to begin their careers in the HR function and conduct day-to-day transactions effectively.

This programme is therefore well suited to:

  • Fresh graduates and post graduates who have just finished their education
  • Professionals who have experience in other domains but would like to make a transition into the field of HR

Course Curriculum

The CHRMP – FC certification program is designed using the scientifically designed CHRMP Competency Framework with over 400 competencies for the various competency areas at three different levels – beginner, experienced and expert.

The competencies at the beginner level for the competency areas related to the four blocks of the CHRMP framework form basis of the course curriculum.

Sample view of the CHRMP Competency Framework
Competency AreaLevelCompetencyCHRMP aspect
Employee RelationsBeginnerCoordinates employee survey initiatives, gathers data on employee opinions and produces reportsBusiness Acumen
HR OperationsBeginnerSupports onboarding and orientation of new employeesHR Expert
Performance ManagementBeginnerDemonstrates awareness of the performance appraisal process and feedback systemHR Expert
RecruitmentBeginnerFollows procedures of e-recruitment tool to manage hiringTechnology Efficacious


Competency AreaSubjectsCHRMP Aspect
Selection Recruitment
  • Staffing — Workforce planning
  • Staffing — Specifying Jobs and Roles
  • Staffing — Recruiting
  • Staffing — Outsourcing (having services and functions performed by non-employees)
  • Staffing — Screening Applicants
  • Staffing — Selecting (Hiring) New Employees
HR Expertise
Paying Employees (and Providing Benefits)Benefits and Compensation Calculations and formulaeHR Expertise
Training and Development
  • Induction of new employees
  • Career Development
  • Employee Orientation
  • Leadership Development
  • Management Development
  • Personal Development
  • Ensuring Compliance to Regulations
HR Expertise
Personnel Polices and Records
  • Employee Laws, Topics and Issues
  • Ethics – Practical Toolkit
  • Ensuring Safe Work Environments
  • Diversity Management
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Performance Management
HR Expertise
Employee Performance Management
  • Group Performance Management
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Personal Productivity
  • Attrition and Retention
  • Culture of Organizations
  • Exit Interviews
  • Retaining Employees
  • Negotiations
Competency Mapping
  • Understanding Knowledge, Skill and Attitude Competency Frameworks
HR Expertise
Psychometric TestingSoftware CompetencePopular Tests – MBTI, DISC, Locus of Control, Locus of Influence etc.

  • Payroll processing Software
  • Job Sites
  • Understanding T&D softwares / processes
  • E- Learning
  • HRIS
Technology Efficacious

The CHRMP – FC certification programs are available in Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Mumbai.

Corporate and public workshops are conducted periodically all over the country and at international locations also.

Write to us to get a copy of the schedule.

Eligibility Criteria

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-FC 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.

The CHRMP – FC certification program is recommended for fresh graduates and professionals making a transition to the HR field. Undergraduates with work experience may also apply.

EducationWork experiencetdExperience in HR domainAspiration
Graduate/ Post graduate0-10 years0 – 2 yearsStart a career in HR
Undergraduate2-5 years0-2 years

The CHRMP-FC advantage

No longer do you need to invest time and energy in your interviews to justify your skills and potential; the CHRMP-FC certificate will do so for you. The CHRMP-FC certification in HR acts as a testimony of your knowledge in the HR domain along with specific skills and attitudes which make you a sought-after employee. It adds on to your list of achievements and will remain on your resume forever as a qualification.

This training certification defines you as a transformational professional, aids you to be updated in the competitive job market, offering you a networking opportunity with stalwarts of the HR community, thus, making you stand out in the crowd

Certification process

Candidates have the option of applying for the CHRMP –FC certification only. This means that they would not undergo training but will get their HR competencies validated through the testing process. The test conducted consists of binary, scale and descriptive questions under each of the following two sections:

  • Questions to test knowledge and understanding of concepts, terminologies and methodologies
  • Questions pertaining to industry knowledge and ability to provide streamlined solutions to the business requirements

The question banks are created using experts and scenarios from across industries, geographies and employee types. The CHRMP question bank has more than 20,000 questions which go through constant updation.

We provide assistance for exam preparation too; candidate can repeat classes, attend missed classes in the form of videos and also contact us at anytime to seek clarifications.

Certification is awarded to participants scoring more than 70% based on the grading done on the following criteria:

Certification Criteria
Complete Assigned Readings5 %
Class Participation and in class Projects (ICP)15%
Peer Assessment5%
Certification Exam50%

CHRMP-FC member benefits

The CHRMP team is dedicated to its alumni and is intent on giving the highest quality of training, testing and support. For a onetime fee payment, we offer you a year of placement and mentoring support.

Following are the details of our placement services:

  • Pre-placement consulting: Before you enter the job market, we provide you with expert advice and personalized counselling, on how to prepare for interviews and job applications.
  • Resume Up-gradation: Your resume is a critical deciding factor for employers and must make a good first impression on them. We provide guidance on preparing resumes using templates, keywords, skills checklist and other contemporary norms.
  • Recommended Jobs: We leverage our industry network and extensive alumni to maintain a robust and exclusive job portal, with fresh opportunities and regular updates on industry developments.

Landing up with the right job depends on various factors, and we offer you a fulfilling relationship of support and guidance.

Fee Structure

For Indian participants
S. No.Program TitleMethodology and durationTraining and certification cost INRCertification only INR
1CHRMP – FCWeekdays – weeksINR 25,000INR 12,000
2CHRMP – FCWeekend – weeksINR 25,000INR 12,000
S. No.Program TitleMethodology and durationTraining and certification cost ($)Certification only($)
1CHRMP – FCWeekdays – weeks750$400$
2CHRMP – FCWeekend – weeks750$400$

For further details, please write to us or call us on 1-800-2000-950.