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HR Strategies and Solutions one-day seminars
focus on relevant and emerging topics to help HR professionals become effective strategic business partners and contribute to the overall success of an organization. These engaging and interactive seminars provide useful tools and resources adaptable for immediate use in the workplace, networking opportunities and best practices sharing.

What you get when you enroll in HR Strategies and Solutions Programs

  • 6.5 professional development credits for re-certification of your HR credentials
  • Interactive courses led by industry experts
  • Full-service catering (continental breakfast, break service, lunch)
  • Instructor and peer networking opportunities
  • PDCs and certificate of completion


Leading Leaders - Coaching and Consulting with Management

This day-long course takes the Managing Up concept and turns it on it's side.   This program will focus on presenting HR professionals with specific skills  needed to become a critical partner and 'safe person' to management and demonstrate to the CEO how they cannot survive without you!  Develop your consultation, coaching, and communication competencies and identify when outsourcing services to a management coach or consultant might be the best approach.  Instructor: John Newton SHRM-SCP, SPHR, President, John Newton and Associates

Instructor
John Newton SHRM-SCP, SPHR
President, John Newton and Associates

This program has been designed to meet the requirements for award of HR business related recertification credits applicable to a variety of professional organizations.  NIU is a SHRM Preferred Provider.

DatesLocationTimePriceEvent NumberRegister
11/4/2016 NIU Naperville 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. $500* – Standard
$475* – SHRM member/NIU alumni
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To register by phone call (800) 345-9472

Course fee includes: Course materials, continental breakfast, lunch and break service.

*Add $50 for registrations after 10/25/2016

Registrants paying by check should fill out and send in the Mail/Fax Registration Form.



Risk Strategy for HR and Business Leaders - Managing and Controlling Organizational Risks

This workshop takes a look at risk management from the HR perspective.  This interactive workshop will help you assess both positive and negative risks to your organization and understand risk systematically.  Topics will include risk audits and developing a plan for addressing risk throughout the organization.

Instructor
John Newton SHRM-SCP, SPHR
President, John Newton and Associates

This program has been designed to meet the requirements for award of HR business related recertification credits applicable to a variety of professional organizations.  NIU is a SHRM Preferred Provider.

DatesLocationTimePriceEvent NumberRegister
12/2/2016 NIU Hoffman Estates 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. $500* – Standard
$475* – SHRM member/NIU alumni
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To register by phone call (800) 345-9472

Course fee includes: Course materials, continental breakfast, lunch and break service.

*Add $50 for registrations after 11/22/2016

Registrants paying by check should fill out and send in the Mail/Fax Registration Form.


Strategic Planning - Mapping the Future of Your Organization

This one day, interactive session will provide you with the fundamentals of building and maintaining a strategic business plan. This workshop will help you get a start on your company's strategic plan, or identify ways to enhance the tool and the effectiveness of the planning process.

Instructor
John Newton SHRM-SCP, SPHR
President, John Newton and Associates

This program has been designed to meet the requirements for award of HR business related recertification credits applicable to a variety of professional organizations.  NIU is a SHRM Preferred Provider.

DatesLocationTimePriceEvent NumberRegister
6/2/2017 NIU Hoffman Estates 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. $500* – Standard
$475* – SHRM member/NIU alumni
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To register by phone call (800) 345-9472

Course fee includes: Course materials, continental breakfast, lunch and break service.

*Add $50 for registrations after 2/21/2017

Registrants paying by check should fill out and send in the Mail/Fax Registration Form.


Detecting Deception - Investigative Skills for HR  and Business Leaders

Become the Nancy Drew or Sherlock Holmes of the HR team.  This day-long workshop will focus on investigative skill development to help you week out candidate and employee frauds - from finding out why someone really left a previous employer, to finding out who is stealing food from the lunch room.  Attention will be paid to the legal process and laws to be followed and tools a business can use during both the selection process and the employee investigation process

Instructor
John Newton SHRM-SCP, SPHR
President, John Newton and Associates

This program has been designed to meet the requirements for award of HR business related recertification credits applicable to a variety of professional organizations.  NIU is a SHRM Preferred Provider.

DatesLocationTimePriceEvent NumberRegister
4/7/2017 NIU Hoffman Estates 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. $500* – Standard
$475* – SHRM member/NIU alumni
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To register by phone call (800) 345-9472

Course fee includes: Course materials, continental breakfast, lunch and break service.

*Add $50 for registrations after 3/28/2017

Registrants paying by check should fill out and send in the Mail/Fax Registration Form.


Motivational Leadership - Growing Your Leadership Potential

Regardless of your role or title, you can become a leader!  Learn what it takes to truly be a transformational employee and effective motivational leader.  This workshop explores the Leadership and Navigation competency.  Topics covered will also include how to make the move from manager to leader, relationship management, and communication skills development.

Instructor
John Newton SHRM-SCP, SPHR
President, John Newton and Associates

This program has been designed to meet the requirements for award of HR business related recertification credits applicable to a variety of professional organizations.  NIU is a SHRM Preferred Provider.

DatesLocationTimePriceEvent NumberRegister
5/5/2017 NIU Naperville 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. $500* – Standard
$475* – SHRM member/NIU alumni
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To register by phone call (800) 345-9472

Course fee includes: Course materials, continental breakfast, lunch and break service.

*Add $50 for registrations after 4/26/2017

Registrants paying by check should fill out and send in the Mail/Fax Registration Form.


Business Acumen for HR - Driving Business Results

Today's HR professional must know and understand 'the business of your business.' This interactive workshop focuses on the strategic relationship between HR and core business functions. Topics covered in this workshop will include: Key drivers of business success; HR metrics; Financial tools/reporting; Benchmarking; and Branding.

Instructors
John Newton SHRM-SCP, SPHR, President, John Newton and Associates
Michael Corslin

This program has been designed to meet the requirements for award of HR business related recertification credits applicable to a variety of professional organizations.  NIU is a SHRM Preferred Provider.

DatesLocationTimePriceEvent NumberRegister
3/3/2017 NIU Naperville 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. $500* – Standard
$475* – SHRM member/NIU alumni
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To register by phone call (800) 345-9472

Course fee includes: Course materials, continental breakfast, lunch and break service.

*Add $50 for registrations after 5/23/2017

Registrants paying by check should fill out and send in the Mail/Fax Registration Form.

 


HR Strategies and Solutions: Spring Complete Series Package (4 courses)

DatesLocationTimePriceEvent NumberRegister
3/3/2017 - 6/2/2017 NIU Hoffman Estates/NIU Naperville 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. $1,800* – Standard
$1,700* – SHRM member/NIU alumni
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To register by phone call (800) 345-9472

Course fee includes: Course materials, continental breakfast, lunch and break service.

*Add $50 for registrations after 2/21/2017

Registrants paying by check should fill out and send in the Mail/Fax Registration Form.


IL VETERANS AND IL NATIONAL GUARD GRANT PROGRAMS: This program is not eligible for funding under the IL Veterans and IL National Guard Grants. IVG and ING grants apply only to those programs assessing tuition and mandatory fees.  NIU Outreach is licensed to deliver this program by the sponsoring professional organization. The registration fee for this program is not based on tuition and fees and includes course materials, licensing fees, catering services, and instructional costs not covered by the IVG/ING grants.