Advanced Topics for Certified Human Resources Specialists

  • Thank you for your interest

    This program is offered annually and has already passed. We will be offering it again in the spring of 2020.

    If you would like to be notified when we schedule our next program, please contact Derek Moy at

  • Questions?

    Contact Carrie Mejorado, Program Coordinator
    Phone: (517) 355-9592

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 promises to be an engaging and interactive class, and 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.



This year's topics include:

  • Employment law update
  • Workplace implications of states' legalization of marijuana
  • Managing through times of change
  • Trending employment benefits
  • How HR can leverage AI, while maintaining the "human touch"

Final agenda will be posted closer to program date.



Thank you for your interest
We will be offering this program again in the spring of 2020. If you are interested in learning more about this or any of our other programs, please refer to our Program Guide or contact Dr. Riley via email at

Registration includes:

  • All course materials.
  • Continental breakfast and networking lunch are included each day.
  • 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:

Registration & continental breakfast: 8:00am - 8:30am
Program times each day: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Networking each day lunch: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Available 8:30am-5:00pm (ET) Monday - Friday
  • Mail:
    HR Executive Education
    School of Human Resources & Labor Relations
    South Kedzie Hall
    368 Farm Lane, Room S423
    East Lansing, MI 48824
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