April 25, 2020
Prometric and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) announced today that HR professionals seeking the highly sought-after SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) designations will now be able to take these exams in the comfort and security of their home or office using Prometric’s ProProctor™ remote proctoring solution. This proven online assessment solution leverages Prometric’s best-in-class proctoring capabilities with easy-to-use proprietary technology, to provide test takers with convenient access to the SHRM certification program anytime, anywhere.
“As the leading competency-based professional certification organization, SHRM has long been focused on providing global access to its testing program and responsive service to the individuals and stakeholders we serve,” said Alexander Alonso, Chief Knowledge Officer at SHRM. “The addition of Prometric’s ProProctor remote proctoring offering is an extension of the consistent, secure experience our test takers have had at in-center proctored locations around the world. We are proud to be the first such organization to offer this convenience to the HR profession on every continent.”
The ProProctor solution is available day or night, from any location with standard internet access. The solution uses the same test delivery software available in global test center locations, ensuring a consistent experience across testing modalities. ProProctor also offers unparalleled security, including proprietary browser technology that limits test taker access to unauthorized resources during exam delivery. This industry-leading solution incorporates 100% live proctoring supported by artificial intelligence to provide reliable monitoring and security risk mitigation throughout the examination process. The application was designed with the user experience in mind, providing easy-to-use tools to confirm computer readiness and deliver the examination.
“We are proud of our long-term partnership with SHRM grounded in collaboration and innovation as we work with them to address the critical need for access to their testing program during this challenging era of COVID-19,” said Jason Fine, Account Executive at Prometric. “The ProProctor solution will enable SHRM test takers to continue to pursue their professional development and career advancement in the safety and security of their own settings today or in a proctored testing location once conditions improve.”
Prometric, a global leader in test development, test delivery, and candidate services, enables test sponsors worldwide to advance their credentialing programs through test development and delivery solutions that set the standard in quality and service excellence. Prometric offers a comprehensive and reliable approach to advising, developing, managing and delivering programs in an integrated, technology-enabled environment across the world’s most secure testing network, including 14,000 locations in more than 180 countries or through the conveniences of online assessment services. For more information, visit www.prometric.com or follow us on Twitter at @PrometricGlobal and www.linkedin.com/company/prometric/.
SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. As the voice of all things work, workers and the workplace, SHRM is the foremost expert, convener and thought leader on issues impacting today’s evolving workplaces. With 300,000+ HR and business executive members in 165 counties, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 115 million workers and families globally. Learn more at SHRM.org and on Twitter @SHRM.