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About CPHR Alberta

CPHR Alberta is the professional association dedicated to strengthening the human resources profession and upholding the highest standards of practice.

With 6,000 members in major cities across Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, CPHR Alberta is the third largest HR Association in Canada.

CPHR Alberta is the Registration Body in Alberta for the CPHR

CPHR Alberta is the exclusive registration body in Alberta for the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) designation, which is the professional standard in Canada. The CPHR demonstrates HR expertise, experience and ethical management of today’s human capital. CPHR Alberta is a provincial member of CPHR Canada.

Together with our members, we are working towards becoming a self-regulated, recognized profession in Alberta.

Our Vision

To deliver excellence in member value and elevate our brand to become the leader in Canadian Human Resources designation.

Our Mission

To protect the best interest of the public by focusing on continuous education, regulatory competency and ethical standards by engaging with the business community to prepare our members for success.

Our Mandate

Professional Recognition

To position the Human Resource profession as a recognized and valued profession by securing a self-regulated profession legislated to act in the public interest, by ensuring that the CPHR designation is widely recognized and valued by our stakeholders and by continuing to advance the human resources practices in Alberta.

Professional Standards

By demonstrating that CPHRs provide the highest standard of service, advice, and credibility consistent with the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.

Research, Trends and Information

To ensure that the organization consistently provides credible information on current and emerging human resources trends and issues, and facilitates access to expert opinions on the practice of human resource management to members, employers, government, educational institutions, and media.

Professional Development

To provide CPHR Alberta members with enhanced competencies and capabilities through training and the sharing of best practices and experiences.