Certification Partner

The Institute for Professional Excellence (IPEx) at Davenport University has partnered with AHRM in support of the SHRM Champion status. The Corporate Partnership and SHRM Champion status are a recognition of AHRM’s effort to elevate the HR profession through professional development among members. Through this partnership AHRM and IPEx will work together to bring enhanced education and training opportunities to AHRM members.

The Institute for Professional Excellence (IPEx) at Davenport University offers results-oriented, targeted professional development programs designed especially for busy working professionals. Each program enables participants to develop critical workplace knowledge, skills, and tools that can be applied immediately.  Through the AHRM Champion partnership, IPEx at Davenport University will offer a 20% discount to all AHRM members interested in the SHRM Certification and/or SHRM Essentials of HR Management courses.  The SHRM Certification program (www.davenport.edu/shrm) results in 3 academic credits, and is eligible for tuition reimbursement. Interested in learning more? Contact Lesa Bergsma at 616-233-2581 or visit davenport.edu/ipex.  Start building your competitive advantage today!  


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Where Experience, Knowledge and Business Converge

IPEx is the place where DU serves the corporate community in many ways. Through our courses, certificate programs and corporate training we:

  • Develop customized courses and programs for organizations

  • Develop corporate internal employees for advancement

  • Consult on specific needs of companies

  • Educate the general public for career growth

  • Conduct exam prep courses for professional certifications