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Developing HR Fundamentals
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10/17/2019 to 10/18/2019
When: Thursday and Friday, October 17-18, 2019
8:00am - 4:00pm
Where: Publick House Historic Inn
277 Main Street
Sturbridge, Massachusetts  01566
United States
Contact: Marissa Cammarano

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Developing HR Fundamentals


Program Overview:

With experienced faculty instruction, the program is a great balance of theory and practice - and will prepare you for a well rounded career in human resources management.

The Developing HR Fundamentals program is ideal for:

  • Experienced HR professionals who want to move from specialist to generalist
  • Professionals who are new to the HR field and need a more sophisticated understanding of the core functions of Human Resources Management
  • Managers in small organizations who are wearing many hats, including HR Managers

The program is meant to provide participants with access to articles; a book list; a glossary of HR terms, and links to important websites.


**The 2-Day Program is comprised of 4 modules (2 covered each day)


Day One:


8:00 – 8:30: Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking


8:30 – 9:00: Opening Remarks and Introduction to the HR Profession

TBD, NEHRA Faculty


Learn the definition of human resources management, the roles and responsibilities of HR professionals, and review the functions and competencies of the profession.


9:15 – 12:15: Module #1 - Talent Management

TBD, NEHRA Faculty


Managing talent is arguable one of the most critical roles HR plays within an organization. This session will cover everything from Workforce Planning and Talent Acquisition to Onboarding and Employee Development. Participants will learn both basic concepts, as well as best practices and available tools/resources.


12:15 – 1:00: Lunch (included)


1:00 – 4:00: Module #2 – Compensation Fundamentals

Dave Weaver, President, Compensation and HR Group

Learn the basic elements of a total compensation system, including understanding the role of base pay, incentives, and differentials in employee compensation.


BONUS: Online Benefits Session - description coming soon



Day Two:

8:00 – 8:30: Continental Breakfast and Networking


8:30 – 12:00: Module #3- Compliance and Employment Law

Dan Klein, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw


Learn the key pieces of federal, state and local legislation with which an organization must comply.


12:00 – 1:00: Lunch (included)


1:00 – 4:00: Module #4 - Employee Relations

TBD, NEHRA Faculty


Learn the basics of maintaining employer-employee relationships that contribute to satisfactory productivity, motivation, and morale. Learn how to prevent and resolve problems involving individuals which arise out of or affect work situations.


4:00: Program Concludes



$749 Members 
$949 Non-Members (includes one-year NEHRA Membership)


NEHRA Registration Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be received in writing at least 3 days prior to the workshop in order to receive a refund.


CEU Credits:

This program has been approved for 12.0 General Credit Hours.


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