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The Institute for People and Performance (IPP) advances knowledge and management of human resources through training, research, and engagement with industry and professional organizations. Housed in SJSU's Lucas College and Graduate School of Business, IPP is a center of excellence in talent management.

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SHRM Certification

Our in-person and online courses prepare you for the SHRM Certification exams.

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SHRM Recertification

Maintaining your SHRM certification ensures you remain competitive.

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Custom Training

Partner with our experts to customize training programs for your orgaizational needs.

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Value of IPP SHRM Prep Course

What differentiates the IPP program is our innovative co-teaching approach where participants learn from and engage with multiple experts with deep functional and industry knowledge and extensive real-world experience.

Benefits of the Program


Faculty Affiliates

Our faculty affiliates have extensive knowledge and experience in human capital management and are committed to your success.

Meet Our Faculty

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Value of IPP Custom Training

Industry clients value working with IPP's scholars to design custom training programs to better train and retain employees.

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