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Preconference Programs

 

The SHRM Annual Conference features sessions and educational opportunities that can be found nowhere else in the world. Supplement your learning with one of our exceptional Preconference Programs. Most programs begin on Saturday or Sunday before the full conference begins and can significantly increase your recertification credit earning potential — not to mention your value to your organization.  Registration for these programs is now available.  Full descriptions coming soon.

SUPER SUNDAYS
INCLUDED IN REGISTRATION
These popular sessions give you a chance to kick start your learning in Orlando. You’ll focus on key personal development skills that can transform you into a confident leader.

  • Session #901: Peak Performance
  • Session #902: Authentic Leadership: Develop Your Best, Inspire the Rest
  • Session #903: No Excuses
  • Session #904: Vision, Mindset Grit: How To Stand Up When Life Paralyzes You

ONE AND TWO-DAY WORKSHOPS
ADDITIONAL FEES REQUIRED

These wide-ranging workshops provide you with deeper perspectives on some of the most pressing challenges

  • Session #701 and #801: Preparing to Lead: Essential Project Management Skills for the HR Professional, Part I
  • Session #702: Building Internal HR Brands to Drive Behavior Change
  • Session #703: Creating a Leadership Development Program in Your Company
  • Session #705: Rewarding Performance: The Fundamentals
  • Session #706: Step Out of the Ivory Tower: The Right Way to Develop a Strategic Plan
  • Session #707: HR Metrics that Matter: The Process of Developing a Business Scorecard
  • Session #708: Strategic Writing™: Quick, Clear, Compelling
  • Session #709: How to Be a Better Business Partner
  • Session #802: Execution IS the Strategy: How HR Leaders Achieve Maximum Results in Minimum Time
  • Session #803: Coaching Skills for HR Professionals
  • Session #804: Global HR 101: What Your CEO Wants You to Know!
  • Session #805: How to Conquer the Seven Enemies of Success for Newly Promoted Leaders
  • Session #806: The Bermuda Triangle: A Journey through the Treacherous Waters of FMLA, ADAAA, and Workers' Comp
  • Session #807: Succession Planning for the 21st Century: Future Trends & Practical Guidelines for Building the Talent Pipeline
  • Session #808: How to Deal with Resistance: A Change Management Strategy
  • Session #809: Balance Your Conflict: Choose to Respond Effectively During Difficult Conversations General
  • Session #810: The Accounting Treasure Hunt

CERTIFICATION PREPARATION
ADDITIONAL FEES REQUIRED

Becoming a HR-certified professional demonstrates your deep commitment to your craft, and lets the world know that you are dedicated to your profession and your own personal growth. Attend our exceptionally popular Certification Preparation programs, concurrent with the Annual Conference, and prove to the world that you’re invested in your own personal transformation.

  • PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation
  • GPHR Certification Preparation
  • HRMP Certification Preparation

SHRM SEMINAR SERIES
ADDITIONAL FEES REQUIRED

Our incomparable SHRM Seminar series will provide you with in-depth information and solutions for the business challenges you face. There are programs for newcomers to the profession and veteran HR professionals alike. You’ll get the tools you need to increase your organizational effectiveness.

  • SHRM Essentials of HR Management
  • HR Business Partners
  • Business Management
  • Employee Relations
  • Organizational Development
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Strategic Human Resources: Driving Business Results
  • Compensation Essentials
  • Employee Development

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION
ADDITIONAL FEES REQUIRED

Strong, confident business leadership can transform a career, an organization and an industry. We partner with prominent institutions and universities to provide executive-level HR professionals with the skills they need to be agile, resilient and influential leaders.

  • Leading Strategically for HR Professionals (Presented in partnership with the Center for Creative Leadership)
  • Talent as a Global Phenomenon (Presented in partnership with the Thunderbird School of Global Management)
  • An Inside Look at Disney’s Culture of Excellence (Presented in partnership with the Disney Institute)

Questions?
U.S.: (800) 283-7476
Int'l: +1 (703) 548-3440
Email: prodev@shrm.org
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