Mission & Vision

Our Mission

To promote the profile of the human resource profession through education and certification of practitioners and the advancement of HR competencies and standards.

Our Vision

The Institute of Human Resource Professional (IHRP) endeavor to be nationally recognized as the standard-setting body of the HR profession by promoting excellence and integrity in the practice.


  • To promote among HR professionals the highest standards of quality and competency
  • To advocate and enforce upon all members the discipline of professional conduct and ethical practice in their relations with employers, clients, and the general public
  • To conduct research and develop training programs that will advance among members the common body of knowledge of HR management
  • To provide professional standards to members and recognize members through the awarding of the Certified HR Professional (CHRP®) designation


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