Brandon Hall Group Now Offers PDC Credits for SHRM, HRCI, and ATD Professionals

Brandon Hall Group is excited to announce that we are now certified to offer Professional Development Credits (PDC) for SHRM, ATD, and HRCI professionals participating in Brandon Hall Group’s webinars, certifications, and conferences!


In an exciting development for Human Resources and Talent Development professionals, the Brandon Hall Group has recently achieved certification to grant Professional Development Credits (PDCs) recognized by not one but three prestigious organizations: SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management), ATD (Association for Talent Development), and HRCI (HR Certification Institute).


This groundbreaking certification underscores Brandon Hall Group’s commitment to providing valuable educational resources to HR and Talent Development professionals worldwide. This blog will delve into what this certification entails and how it can propel your career to new heights.


Earning PDC credits is important to maintaining SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, ATD, APTD, and HRCI certifications. Our new PDC certification allows us to make it easier for HR and talent development professionals to earn credits and maintain their credentials by participating in professional development opportunities offered by Brandon Hall Group.



1. SHRM Certification


Brandon Hall Group is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities. SHRM is the world’s largest HR professional society, and its certifications are highly regarded in the industry. Brandon Hall Group’s webinars, certifications, and conferences have been vetted and approved for PDCs by SHRM, ensuring that participants can earn these credits while enhancing their HR knowledge and skills. Learn more about SHRM’s certifications here





2. ATD Certification

ATD is a leading organization dedicated to talent development and workplace learning. Earning ATD’s CPLP certification is a significant achievement for professionals in the field. Brandon Hall Group’s certification extends to ATD professionals as well. Attendees of their programs can now earn PDCs recognized by ATD, demonstrating their commitment to enhancing their talent development skills. Learn more about ATD here




3. HRCI Certification

HRCI is a global HR credentialing leader, providing certifications recognized and respected worldwide. Brandon Hall Group’s certification encompasses HRCI professionals, enabling them to accrue PDCs towards their recertification requirements. This signifies Brandon Hall Group’s commitment to furthering the professional development of HR experts. Learn more about HRCI here


Some key details about Brandon Hall Group’s PDC certification:

  • – Professionals can earn 1 PDC credit for each hour spent in instructor-led Brandon Hall Group webinars, 40 PDC credits for certifications, and 17 PDCs for our upcoming Excellence Conference 2024.
  • – Credits are available for both live and on-demand webinars and sessions.
  • – Credits are self-reported by each attendee after verifying attendance.
  • – Credits apply to both SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP and ATD recertification requirements.

We’re excited to make it more convenient for HR and L&D professionals to earn credits needed to maintain their credentials. With Brandon Hall Group’s extensive catalog of research, webinars, certifications and conferences, there are abundant opportunities to earn PDC credits, and we are looking forward to adding even more programs.

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]