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    RASHRM's Fall Workshop: The Workplace in Transition

    Date: October 14, 2014, 7:15am – 1:00pm
    NIU Rockford
    Members $50.00/Non-Member $75.00
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    Prime Sponsor - Wisconsin RX

    The only constant in today's workplace is change: this environment presents new challenges and demands for everyone from the C-Suite to the entry-level employee.  As HR professionals, we need to ensure that the workplace runs effectively and be prepared whether it is through understanding how to deal with challenging employees and colleagues, to creating effective workplace strategies to planning for management transitions as our workforce ages.  

    Join us on October 14, 2014, for a fun and informative half-day to learn about (Click on Session Title for more information)

    Registration closes Thursday October 9, 2014 - To Register: Registration Closed BUT there maybe a few more spots.  Please email to check availability. 

    The HR Certification Institute has pre-approved this activity for 4.75 hours strategic business management hour toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification.
    • 7:15-7:50a - Registration/Continental Breakfast Sponsored by: Delta Dental of Illinois

    • 7:30-7:50a - SHRM Competency Certification Info Session | Martha Ramirez - SHRM Divisional Director, Central

    • 8:00-9:30a - Conflict Resolution - Dealing with Jerks at Work | Michael Mastroianni - Rock Valley College President

    • 9:30-9:45a - Break

    • 9:45-11:45a - Strategic Planning for HR: How to create and communicate an effective strategic plan that values a diverse workforce | Jeff Fahrenwald - Assistant Professor and Director of the MBA Program at Rockford University

    • 11:45a-1:00p - Succession Planning: Managing strategically for a Smooth Transition | Christine Mooney - Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at NIU

    • 1:00pm - Close/Carry-Out Box Lunches