Using the SHRM Online Pathway to Drive Your Professional Development

SHRM 2015 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: You will learn about SHRM’s Online Pathway to the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certification for existing generalist credential holders.

This session will provide a guided description of the self-portrait exercise and how it can be used to develop a plan for competency-based professional development. Ever wonder what you should focus on for your development? Ever feel like you need a counselor for professional development? The online pathway provides an opening toolkit for just this purpose. 

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Andrew Schmidt , Ph.D.


Andrew Schmidt joined the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in 2012 to develop and manage engagement programs for Chief Human Resources Officers. Andrew and his team have built a global community of 500 CHROs that hold peer networking events, participate in applied research and advocacy, and advise SHRM on business issues related to the HR profession. Recently, Andrew has been using his background in competency modeling to help build SHRM’s new certification for HR professionals. 

Prior to joining SHRM, Andrew was a management consultant and worked with c-level clients in finance, IT, HR, and marketing to build and transform organizational programs. He specialized in succession planning, leadership development, and organizational design. Andrew completed his Ph.D. in Industrial & Organizational Psychology with a dissertation that examined the effects of toxic leadership on military units.

Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Leadership & Navigation
Intended Audience: 
All Levels
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