Elevating HR Practices: Human Resources Development Corporation, Promeritus, and HRSI Join Forces

Human Resource Development Corporation (HRD Corp) and Promeritus SDN BHD, the key strategic partner of HR Certification Institute (HRCI®) in Malaysia, signed a memorandum of understanding during HR Corp’s annual flagship event, the National Human Capital Conference & Exhibition (NHCCE) 2023.

This initiative expands on the efforts HRCI embarked on over two years ago, advancing its commitment from individual certification programs to the global standardization of HR practices at the organization level according to international standards. The agreement aims to have HRD Corp and HR Standards Institute (HRSI) to mutually contribute and take part in initiatives involved in elevating HR standards and practices at organizations in Malaysia by meeting international standards set by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

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HRSISM is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S., and develops and offers organizational certifications based on ISO human resources management (HRM) standards. As a subsidiary of HRCI, HRSI leverages HRCI’s expertise in credentialing and learning for the human resources profession. Through HRSI certification, organizations discover globally accepted HRM best practices and utilize that knowledge in the development of HR processes that adhere to those standards.

Recognizing an increased need to attract, engage and retain talent, HRSI organizational certifications work to align HR activities around business goals using consensus-based, international human resource standards to increase brand and market recognition. Through the association with ISO guidance, these organizational certifications also allow for comparisons of practices on objective bases with other organizations across national boundaries and industry sectors.

HRSI certifications enable business and HR leaders to ensure processes and practices support organizational goals and align with global standards. The first available certifications focus on human capital reporting (HCR) in line with ISO standard 30414:2018; and diversity and inclusion (D&I) in line with ISO standard 30415:2021. To learn more about HRSI and its organizational certifications, please visit www.hrsi.org.