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Leadership Level HR Series
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This series is designed for the experienced HR leader who has mastered the technical competencies and is ready to lead an HR department or to function within a large HR team.

When: February 11 - May 19, 2016, every other Thursday
7:30am - 12:00pm
Where: Seyfarth Shaw, LLP
Two Seaport Lane, Suite 300
Boston, Massachusetts  02210
United States
Presenter: Various

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Leadership Level HR

Have your sights set on a leadership role?
Set yourself up for success by enrolling in our new Leadership Level HR Program!

This is a unique opportunity to prepare for leadership by learning from some of the best and brightest HR professionals in our region. Over the course of this six-session program, you will address the fundamentals of leadership, coaching, managing organizational change and aligning talent a management strategy. Delivered in cohort style, the program offers a variety of learning opportunities and platform to build a stronger network amongst current and future HR leaders.

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Please note that your application to participate in this program is subject to approval by NEHRA and/or LLHR instructor(s). You will be notified of your status 4 weeks in advance of the program start date. Refer to the Events Calendar for schedule.


Upon the completion of the program, you will be better prepared to:

  • Successfully lead an HR function or entire HR team
  • Effectively apply the critical skills and competencies required of today’s HR professionals
  • Align HR efforts with the business strategy of their organization
  • Assess their own strengths and limitations
  • Leverage key relationships with other HR professionals

Ideal participants will have:

  • A minimum of 7 years of professional HR experience
  • A proven readiness to take a leadership position within the next 6-18 months
  • Support from direct manager
  • The ability to commit the time to classroom, homework and team projects as needed


7:30am - Registration, Networking & Continental Breakfast

8:00am - Program Begins

12:00pm - Program Adjourns

Program Cost:

NEHRA Members: $1299
Non-Members: $1499 (includes a 1-year NEHRA membership)

All Graduates of NEHRA's Leadership Level HR Program will receive a certificate of completion.

Space is limited; all applicants will be evaluated for fit. 

CEU Credits:

This program has been applied for 24.0 Business Credit Hours.



NEHRA is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information, visit the SHRM certification website at



The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

February 11 - Module One:  Introduction to Leadership and Networking


  • Introduction to the HR Leadership Program
  • Learn the fundamentals of leadership
  • Discuss how leadership and management are both complementary and different
  • Begin the network-building process and learn how to effectively manage those relationships

March 3 - Module Two: Self Awareness: Achieving Career & Leadership Success


  • Participate in the Predictive Index (PI) Assessment to better understand your strengths and limitations and where you are most engaged at work
  • Understand why and how successful leaders leverage their strengths and limitations
  • Leverage your increased self-awareness to better understand others and how to interact with different individuals effectively
  • Discover the importance acting as both a mentor and a mentee, and how to model both roles effectively
  • Build specific leadership goals to achieve greater success

March 24 - Module Three:  Becoming a Strategic Partner


  • What is “strategy”? And What is a “strategic partner”? discussion
  • Build business acumen and develop techniques to align HR functions with organizational strategy
  • Learn how to understand and shape company culture
  • Fundamentals of Organization Design
  • Understand how to manage organizational and individual performance

April 14 - Module Four: Change Management


  • Learn how to initiate change, develop a change-ready mindset in the business and involve key stakeholders
  • Develop networking skills to build the right team and to best prepare teams for change
  • Learn strategies for implementing change, including  planning and managing the change process and keeping people focused and motivated

May 5 - Module Five: Building a Culture of Talent


  • Define Talent Management as a system
  • Align Talent Management strategy with business strategy
  • Discover how to measure Talent Management effectiveness
  • Foster mentorship relationships throughout the organization

May 19 - Module Six:  Establish Your Presence


  • Learn how to communicate with clarity and confidence
  • Develop skills necessary to present to groups both internally and externally
  • Explore how body language and grooming impact the perception of executive presence
    Concludes with panel of C-level HR professionals on establishing presence with senior leaders and executives - a networking luncheon will follow


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