Advanced Topics for Certified Human Resources Specialists

PROGRAM INFORMATION
  • Registration fee:
    $895

  • April 19-20, 2018
    East Lansing Marriott at University Place
    300 M.A.C. Avenue
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    Phone: (517) 337-4440
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  • Questions?

    Contact Carrie Mejorado, Program Coordinator
    Phone: (517) 355-9592
    Email: comclm@msu.edu

Stay current with information from the source you trust and ensure that your organization is benefiting from best practices in HRM and remains compliant with recent legislative changes. As always, this year’s Advanced Topics for Certified Human Resources Specialists will provide you with cutting-edge information on “hot topics” in human resources, a review of important court cases, and legislative updates regarding key employment laws.

Learn HR strategies that you can use to meet the challenges, and take advantage of the opportunities facing your organization.

Reconnect with your fellow CHRSs

Share ideas and experiences, and strengthen your professional network!

This year's engaging and interactive class provides half of your continuing education requirement for recertification (14 credits). Attending the Advanced Topics for Certified Human Resources Specialists annually will fulfill the 28-credit requirement needed to maintain your certification.

Note: This program is open only to Certified Human Resources Professionals.

 


TENTATIVE AGENDA

DAY 1
  • Welcome, Introductions, and Logistics
  • The Impact of the New Administration on HR and Employment Law
  • New Trends and Best Practices in HRM, Part One: Diversity, Inclusion, and Implicit Bias
  • Lunch
  • New Trends and Best Practices in HRM, Part Two: Disaster Recover and Business Continuity
  • Leveraging Technology for Long-Term Success and HR's Role in Cybersecurity
  • Managing Change
DAY 2
  • Welcome Back
  • HR Metrics and Analytics
  • Peer Feedback and Performance Management
  • Lunch
  • Preparing for Litigation
  • Hot topics roundtable discussion
    • HR Strategies for a Multi-Generational Workforce
    • Winning Unemployment Insurance Cases
  • 30-Day Mail Back and Checkout Exercise

 

INSTRUCTORS
Mike Adams Mike Adams, is a Human Resources Administrator for Michigan State University and advises a department of over 300 full-time professionals and over 1,000 students on matters related to Human Resources. He holds a Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration from Florida State University. Mr. Adams coordinates and directs the hiring and selection of full-time staff, specializing in data-driven decision making and using hiring analytics to make optimal hiring decisions.
Angela Hall Angela T. Hall, JD, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University. She received her JD from Florida State University, College of Law and her PhD from Florida State University, College of Business. She has previously been on the faculties of Florida State University and the University of Texas at San Antonio. Prior to pursuing an academic career, Angela practiced law full-time. Her research interests include employee accountability and employee legal claiming. She has taught a wide variety of courses at the undergraduate, masters, and doctorate levels including business law, organizational behavior, human resources, leadership, and employee training and development. Angela has also authored learning modules and cases for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Michelle Kaminski Michelle Kaminski, PhD is an Associate Professor in the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations. She works primarily in the area of labor education, teaching workshops for union members and leaders on a wide range of topics including labor law, stewards training, collective bargaining, union leadership, workplace bullying, communication skills, FMLA, and basic economics.

Professor Kaminski received the 2010 Wurf Fellowship from the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School for her work on gender and union leadership. She is editor of the Labor Studies Journal, the top academic journal in labor education. Previously, she was a bargaining unit chair with the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild Local 35, now part of CWA. She also served as University Vice President (program chair) of the United Association for Labor Education (UALE).
Tina Riley Tina Riley, PhD is Director of Human Resources Executive Education in the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University (MSU). She holds a PhD in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education as well as a Master of Arts in Labor Relations and Human Resources from MSU. She has served as director of the School's Human Resources Education and Training Center and as Associate Director for Outreach. Dr. Riley has given presentations nationwide on the topics of strategic recruiting, training and development, supervisory skills, and employment law. She is also a CAPT-qualified administrator of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and has worked with many groups in developing value from differences within the workplace.

Programs will be taught by one or more instructors listed above.

 

REGISTRATION

Registration fee: $895

  • Registration fees include all course materials.
  • Registration and Continental Breakfast at 8am; Program begins at 8:30am.
  • Travel and hotel expenses are not included.
  • Space is limited, so we advise registering as soon as possible to secure your participation.

Program times:

  • Day 1: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Day 2: 8:30am - 3:30pm
April 19-20, 2018 course offering
April 19-20, 2018
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Hotel information for April 19-20, 2018 course offerings

East Lansing Marriott at University Place
300 M.A.C. Avenue
East Lansing, MI 48823
Phone: (517) 337-4440
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  • Overnight accommodations... are not included in the program fee. To reserve a room at the special rate, call the hotel listed for the program you will be attending. Be sure to refer to MSU and the name of the seminar. The special rate will be removed a month prior to the program, so we encourage you make your reservation early.
  • For your convenience... If you fly into Detroit Metropolitan Airport you can take the Michigan Flyer motorcoach to the East Lansing Marriott. Learn more about riding the Michigan Flyer »
  • Give us a call... We would be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding this training program. You can reach us at (517) 355-9592.
  • Did you know... We can come to you!
    Interested in having HR Executive Education create a customized program for you?
    Please contact Dr. Tina Riley at robert35@msu.edu for more information.
  • Applying by mail or fax... Please download our catalog to fill out your registration information and send it by fax to (517) 432-0138 or by mail to:

    Human Resources Executive Education
    School of Human Resources and Labor Relations
    South Kedzie Hall
    368 Farm Lane, Room S423
    East Lansing, MI 48824

 

CANCELLATION POLICY
  • Cancellation four weeks prior to program start:  10% cancellation fee; remainder of program fee refunded.
  • Cancellation less than four weeks but at least two weeks prior to program start:  50% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation less than two weeks prior to program start:  no refund.
  • These cancellation fees apply even if the participant wishes to reschedule to a later date for the same program or a different program.  Participants may send a substitute from the same organization for the same program and date with prior written notice and avoid the cancellation fee.

MSU reserves the right to cancel programs when enrollment criteria are not met or for conditions beyond its control. Any additional costs incurred by the enrollee of cancelled programs are the responsibility of the enrollee.

 

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS

Accommodations for people with disabilities or special dietary needs may be requested by calling HR Executive Education at (517) 355-9592. We will do all we can to accommodate you. It would be especially helpful if you would contact us at least three weeks before the program.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • MSU's Federal ID Number is 38-6005984
  • Business casual attire.
  • Please, no audio or video recording.

 

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