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Get a Specialist Certificate in Competency-based Selection Interviewing

HRSG's advanced Competency-based Selection Interviewing program enables you to integrate a competency approach into your recruitment activities and build the skills to conduct effective interviews. Join us to learn how to reduce intrinsic bias, conduct evidence-based interviews and utilize competencies to select top candidates. Our CBSI certificate is now offered 100% online.



Q4 2020

Specialist Certificate in Competency-based Selection Interviewing

Course Length
3 sessions / 6 hours of learning time

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Review the foundations of a competency-based interviewing process & determine the key competencies needed to hire great talent.


Build a Selection System

Define your selection system and learn about the competency coverage grid. Discover how to put the system into action for your organization.


Improve Your  Interview Process

Learn how you can improve your selection process, gain new key interviewing skills, and explore common selection challenges. 


Interview Tool Development

Get an advanced look into how behavioral interview questions and interview guides are developed. 

Who should enroll?

The Specialist CBSI Certification Program is designed for:

  • HR Managers
  • HR Directors
  • Recruitment Specialists  
  • HR Executives and Leaders
  • Recruitment Consultants
  • Talent Managers
  • Diversity-Inclusion Consultants
  • Hiring Managers 
  • Virtual Recruiters




The research says it all.

Competency Based Management has resulted in:


reduction in turnover due to increased employee satisfaction.


greater likelihood of increased revenue.


improvement in employee performance.

Hear it from our past clients:


Tracy Piper

Director of Human Resources — Talent Management at DXL Group

With competencies, there’s a specific set of behaviors that make it clear. We can create interview questions around these competencies... it makes it very easy.


Chris Bailey

President & CEO at SCMA-B.C.

Valuable tools & training to support organizations in hiring the best & brightest candidates!


Yasir Al-Lawati

Head of Delivery Channels and Cards, IT at Bank Muscat

The course was really enlightening and helped me in finding the right candidates. I would strongly
recommend it to anyone who conducts interviews.


Karen Cowrie

HR Officer at Phoenix Park Liquid Gas Processor

"This is one of the courses where I constantly go back to the material and then apply it. I read HRSG's competency manual every other day to conduct interviews, and more. The training was essential!"


Your course access includes:

  • 6 hours of training from top competency experts
  • 8 professionally developed competency-based hiring guides 
  • Select your own 2 competency-based hiring guides from HRSG's library of 300+ job titles  
  • Live Q&A and feedback from our experts about your interviewing process
  • 25 min one-on-one consulting with Competency-based Management expert from HRSG (upon request)
  • 6 Professional Development Credits (PDC) for SHRM-CP®
  • Recordings of all sessions & additional learning resources delivered to your inbox within 24 hours of each session



About HRSG/Institute of Human Resources Management Inc.


HRSG is an award-winning Competency-based HR solutions and technology company based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. For 30 years, HRSG has worked with a range of industries to define talent needs, address skill deficiencies, and improve individual and organizational performance.

Clients include global corporations and small or midsized organizations operating in sectors such as logistics, accounting, technology, banking, HR, manufacturing, sales & marketing, and many more.

Together, our team of senior consultants, industrial-organizational psychologists, and subject-matter experts develop and deploy competency content, technology, and strategy to address some the most complex challenges in today’s people and talent management environment.

Let Us Answer Your Questions:

HRSG's CBSI training will be delivered in three, 2-hour sessions on July 28th, August 4th, and August 6th at 2:00 PM (EDT). Each session will have different topics including action plans and assignments.

Total course time: 6 hours.

Our experts will deliver this course live through Zoom.

The certification program costs USD $1,930 per individual and it will include study materials and booklets related to Competency-based Selection Interviewing.

HRSG’s Competency-based Selection Interviewing program has been delivered to hundreds of professionals globally. Upon completion, a specialist certificate in CBSI will be issued to you.

This program has been pre-approved and is valid for 6 Professional Development Credit (PDC) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®recertification.

This certificate is designed for HR professionals, recruitment professionals and executives, but anyone can register. The only prerequisite you need to have is an interest in developing your interviewing and selection skills, and understanding the concepts and practices HR professionals use to address current challenges in attracting and selecting talent.

By registering to this program, you agree to our refund policy below: 

You will receive a full refund (minus 3% admin fee) if you choose to cancel your registration anytime before July 20th, 2020.

No refunds will be issued after July 20th, 2020 for cancellations.

Please note: HRSG reserves the right to cancel this program for any reason at anytime. If the program was cancelled by HRSG, you will be refunded in full.

Please contact HRSG's Online Training Advisor: Oudai Altabbaa

E: oaltabbaa@hrsg.ca or call 1-866-574-7041 ext. 265.