Transformational Continuing Education Credits - CEUs

Continuing Education Credits - Authentic Executive Presence

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HRCI Continuing Education Credits

The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval. The use of HRCI’s seals is not an endorsement by HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It simply means that this program has met HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

Interested in Leadership Coaching for HRCI  Recertification Credits?  1 hour of coaching = 1 HRCI or SHRM credit (or both).


SHRM Continuing Education Credits

Cream of the Crop Leaders is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). The Transformational Executive Presence Training program is valid for 7-17 PDCs.

Interested in Leadership Coaching for SHRM Credits?  1 hour of coaching = 1 SHRM or HRCI credit (or both).


Imagine: Receive SHRM recertification credits and HRCI recertification credits just to attend an exciting event and learning to look – and truly feel – more confident, powerful, commanding and credible through the award-winning  Transformational Executive Presence Leadership Training, voted by companies and participants as the #1 Executive Presence Training (Top Leadership Partner 2017, These leadership presence trainings offer huge ROI for organizations – and even bigger morale for participants. Learned power and confidence are important for everyone, even confident, successful HR professionals.

HR Leaders can also receive HRCI Recertification credits and SHRM Recertification credits for many of our programs, including:

Holding a SHRM or HRCI credential demonstrates your commitment to lifelong learning. HRCI and SHRM Certificate Maintenance Requirements:

  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential-holders continue to build their skills and capabilities by earning professional development credits (PDCs) for qualified activities that relate to the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™). They must earn 60 PDCs within a 3-year recertification period. (credit SHRM Recertification Provider Guide).
  • HRCI: All certifications from HR Certification Institute (HRCI) are valid for three years. HRCI certificate holders are required to recertify every three years to maintain his/her credential(s). There are two ways that you may recertify: either through taking courses that offer HRCI recertification credits, or by re-taking the HRCI exam (credit

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FAQs | HR Leaders’ HRCI and SHRM Continuing Education Credits

What are Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Recertification Units?

Continuing Education Unit (CEUs) and Recertification Units are put in place by professional boards and associations to protect the public and ensure skill relevancy.

SHRM:  HR Certifications – Cream of the Crop Leaders (COTC Inc.) is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

HRCI:  HR Certifications – The HR Certification Institute has pre-approved the Executive Presence Training and many other trainings/services for HR (General) credit.

Nurses and (State licensing board dependent) Pharmacists, Physical Therapists, Social WorkersThe Executive Presence Training was approved by the Western Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.  Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Utah Nurses Associations are members of the Western Multi-State Division of the American Nurses Association.

How many CEUs are offered for Cream of the Crop Leaders’ programs, including The Executive Presence Training and Other Essential Trainings & Services?

The number of CEUs for our services and trainings are determined on a case-by-case basis. That said, CEUs are typically approved like this:

Our top-rated Executive Presence (EP) Training

  • The 2-Day Executive Presence (EP) Training allows for 17 CEUs (HRCI + SHRM)

Other Essential Services

  • Our other services and trainings typically offer 7 hours for a full training day (we deduct some time for lunch/breaks). CEUs are available for most of these trainings and services, too.
What is the process for obtaining CEUs?

It’s fairly simple: 

1. Inform Cream of the Crop Leaders in advance (via our registration form) of your CEU type, license number and State of issue so that our facilitators may bring the required materials.

2. Sign in and out of the training on our Continuing and Professional Education Roster to verify 100% attendance at the program.

3. Complete a course evaluation.

4. Prior:  Of course, you’ll want to contact your State licensing board or certification institution to verify that our Preferred Provider certification units are applicable to your State Board requirements.

Continuing education certificates are either issued at the close of the training or they are processed at our office and emailed in PDF form up to 4 weeks after the event.



Is there an extra cost for receiving CEUs?

In most cases, the CEUs and Recertification Units we provide are complimentary to participants.  We provide free CEU credits for all participants for programs approved by SHRM + HRCI (HR Leaders)

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Invest in continuing education credits that boost your stature: Cream of the Crop Leaders is a SHRM Preferred Provider and offers both SHRM and HRCI continuing education credits.

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