Certified FMLA Specialist

PROGRAM INFORMATION

MINIMIZE FMLA ABUSE AND LEARN STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFULL FMLA MANAGEMENT.

While most employees do not abuse the FMLA, those who do can cause scheduling challenges, lost productivity, and damage to employee morale.

GAIN THE CONFIDENCE TO EFFECTIVELY MANAGE THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT.

Earn your FMLA Specialist Certification from Michigan State University, one of the most recognized programs in Human Resources advanced education. You will gain a solid understanding of the FMLA, learn to manage FMLA absences, promote attendance, and ensure compliance.

The FMLA can be confusing. Obtain the most up-to-date information, get your questions answered, and develop strategies for continued improvement.

 

 

Unplanned and incidental absences are estimated to cost employers 8.7% of payroll.

Workers’ Compensation Research Institute, https://www.wcrinet.org

 

By attending Certified FMLA Specialist, you will be prepared to:

  • Maximize attendance
  • Minimize abuse of the FMLA
  • Comply with the law and new regulations
  • Integrate management of the FMLA, ADA, Workers' Compensation, and your short-term disability programs
  • Make an informed, data-driven decision about how best to administer the FMLA in your organization
  • Treat medical absences as a strategic imperative

This workshop will include a dedicated website with additional, valuable resources.

Certification is achieved by participating in the class and passing the online examination.

 

WHY CERTIFY

Why CertifyProfessional credentials are more important today than ever before. Earning your professional certification from MSU's School of Human Resources & Labor Relations, one of the best and most respected Human Resources/Labor Relations Schools in the country, demonstrates mastery of the nuances associated with administering the FMLA.

Stay up to date in this ever-changing field through biannual recertification. MSU's recertification program provides recognition and validation for lifelong learning and professional development in which HR professionals regularly engage.

Certification is achieved by participating in the class and passing the online examination.

 

REGISTRATION

Registration fee: $995

  • Registration fees include all course materials
  • Travel and hotel expenses are not included
  • Space is limited, so we advise registering as soon as possible to secure your participation
  • Continental breakfast and networking lunch are included each day

Program times:

Registration & continental breakfast: 8:00am - 8:30am
Program time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Networking lunch: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
September 7, 2017 course offering
September 7, 2017
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East Lansing, Michigan
Hotel information for September 4, 2017 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.
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    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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