IHRP Master Professional (IHRP-MP) certification

Leave a HR legacy as an IHRP Master Professional. This pinnacle level of HR certification for senior HR leaders recognises your significant contributions to the HR community as a role model for the next generation of HR leaders and talent

Who it is for

The IHRP Master Professional (IHRP-MP) is the pinnacle of the IHRP Certification and initiated via a nomination process by Tripartite Partners and existing IHRP-MPs. The IHRP-MP is for you if you are a senior/ C-level HR leader who is well-regarded by the HR community and have actively contributed back to the HR industry. You would have with responsibilities for strategising and directing the HR management and development agenda at an organisation-wide level, often serving as a trusted business partner to C-level stakeholders.


The IHRP-MP certification is by nomination only. Nominations are submitted by IHRP Tripartite partners and current IHRP-MPs.

To be nominated, you must be an existing HR professional and have:

  • at least 2 years of HR-related work experience at the appropriate level of role seniority
  • successfully completed 150 hours of structured HR-related education or training e.g. HR-related tertiary education, HR courses/workshops/conferences/seminars
  • declared compliance to the IHRP Code of Professional Conduct

Assessment method

You will be assessed through:

  • Stage 1: Submission of detailed information and documented proof to demonstrate HR-related training and experience as well as outstanding contribution and impact to HR community
  • Stage 2: Structured Professional Dialogue (Panel format)


Recertification is due 3 years from the date of certification

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