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Better interviews.
Better hiring decisions.

Learn how to design high-quality competency-based interview questions that help you hire for diversity, remove bias, and make the best employee selection decisions. Get the tools, tactics and knowledge to influence real change with our hands-on Competency-Based Selection Interviewing certificate course. You won't find this anywhere else.

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Specialist Certificate in Competency-Based Selection Interviewing

Course Length
3 sessions / 6 hours of learning time

Dates: November 22, 24, & 29, 2021
Format: Delivered 100% Online!

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The Current State of Talent Acquisition 

Become aware of today’s talent acquisition priorities. Learn why talent acquisition is more important than ever and how you can adapt for today's challenges.


Build a Selection System

Define your selection system and learn about the competency coverage grid. Discover ways to improve diversity & inclusion in your approach.


Improve Your  Interview Process

Learn how you can improve your selection process, gain new key interviewing skills, and determining critical competencies for performance.


Interview Tool Development

Get an advanced look into how behavioral interview questions and interview guides are developed. Learn the strategies to simplifying hiring for technical roles.

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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
  • Any Interviewer




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 package 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
  • 25 min one-on-one consulting with Competency-Based Management expert from HRSG (upon request)
  • Live Q&A and feedback from our experts about your interviewing process
  • 6 Professional Development Credits (PDC) for SHRM-CP®
  • 6.00 HR (General) recertification credit hours for HRCI®
  • Recordings of all sessions & additional learning resources delivered to your inbox within 24 hours of each session

Upskill with Competency Academy in 2021

$1500 USD

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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 November 22, 24, & 29 at 10:00 AM EST (New York) // 7:00PM GST (Dubai). 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 $1,500 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 Program has been approved for 6.00 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).

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 November 8th, 2021.

No refunds will be issued after November 8th, 2021 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: training@hrsg.ca or call 1-866-574-7041 ext. 265.


Power up your selection & interviewing.


Get certified by the world's leading competency experts. Space is limited, please reserve your spot as soon as possible.


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