Professional in Human Resource – International ™ (PHRi™)

Course Overview

The Professional in Human Resource – International (PHRi) certification expands the career prospects for HR professionals seeking to specialize in international HR practices and regulations. With expertise in global HR management, PHRi holders are well-positioned for a variety of career opportunities in multinational corporations, international organizations, and global consulting firms. Whether in corporate settings, non-profit organizations, or consulting firms, the PHRi certification equips HR professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in roles that require expertise in managing diverse workforces and complying with complex international HR regulations and standards.

Eligibility Requirements

Entry Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in HR related field OREquivalent.
  • With a minimum of 2 Years Professional Experience in HR OR related field OR
  • Associate Professional in Human Resources - International™ (aPHRi™) Qualified

Career Options

The Professional in Human Resource – International (PHRi) certification offers a gateway to a multitude of exciting career paths in the global arena of human resources. Professionals holding this certification are equipped with specialized knowledge and skills in international HR practices, making them invaluable assets for multinational corporations, international NGOs, and global consulting firms. Common career options for PHRi-certified individuals include roles as international HR managers, where they oversee HR functions across borders, navigate diverse cultural landscapes, and ensure compliance with international labor laws and regulations. Additionally, opportunities abound in global talent acquisition and management, where PHRi professionals play a pivotal role in recruiting, developing, and retaining top talent from around the world. Furthermore, careers in global HR consulting provide avenues for PHRi holders to offer strategic guidance and solutions to organizations grappling with cross-border HR challenges, such as global expansion, mergers and acquisitions, and workforce diversity initiatives.

Course Duration

  • 5 Months

Mode of Study

  • Evening (5.30 am - 8.30 pm)
  • Weekends (Saturday)
  • Online

Intake Periods

  • January
  • March
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • September

Course units outline

Module 1
  1. Functional Area 01 | Talent Acquisition
  2.  Functional Area 02 | HR Administration and Shared Services
  3.  Functional Area 03 | Talent Management and Development
  4.  Functional Area 04 | Compensation, Benefits, and Work Experience
  5.  Functional Area 05 | Employee Relations and Risk Management
  6.  Functional Area 06 | HR Information Management

Mode of Application

Documents required when applying for registration (in duplicate):

  • Duly filled Registration and/or Examination forms.
  • Certified copies of certificates
  • Copies of identification document e.g. ID card, Passport, Waiting Slip or Birth Certificate
  • 2 Passport size photograph
  • Legal documents such as Marriage Certificates supporting change of names where applicable

Payment Details


College of Human Resource Management (CHRM)

Bank Name Branch Branch Code Swift Account Number
Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Biashara street Branch 263 KCBLKENX 1180194667

MPESA​ ( Paybill Number – 522123 ) Follow the steps below to pay

  1. Select Pay Bill from M-Pesa menu
  2. Enter business no. 522123
  3. Enter Account No. 80295K(YourName)- Max 16 Characters
  4. Enter the amount to pay
  5. Enter PIN number
  6. Confirm payment details and submit payment


Application Form

Fee Structure

Course Brochure

Tuition Fees

Kshs. 10,000

Exam & Application Fees

Kshs. 50,000

Professional Programmes
Course Category
Modes of Study
Evening, Weekends, Online
Intake Periods
January, July, June, March, May, September
Course Duration
5 Months
Examination Body