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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 a function within a large HR team.

When: Thursday, September 10, 2015
7:30am - 12:00pm
Where: Wellington Management
280 Congress Street
31st Floor
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! 


Program Overview:

This is a unique opportunity to prepare for leadership from some of the best and brightest HR professionals in our region. Over this four month program, they will take you from the fundamentals of leadership through managing organizational change and onto leading at a global level. Delivered in cohort style, the program offers a variety of learning opportunities and platform to build a stronger network amongst other HR professionals.



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

  • Successfully lead a large HR function or an entire HR team
  • Effectively apply the critical skills and competencies required of today’s HR professionals
  • Align your HR efforts with the business strategy
  • Assess your 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)

Graduates of NEHRA’s Leadership Level HR Program will receive a certificate of completion and will be recognized at the Awards Dinner at NEHRA’s 2015 Annual Conference on October 1 in Falmouth, MA.

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


CEU Credits:

This program has been approved for 24.0 General 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.





September 10 - Module One: Learning to Lead

  • Introduction to the HR Leadership Program
  • Learn the fundamentals of leadership
  • Discuss how leadership and management are both complementary and different

September 24 - Module Two: 
Self Awareness: Achieving Career, Best Practices & Leadership Success

  • Participate in the Leadership Executive Assessment (LEA) and an Individual Directions Inventory (IDI)
  • Understand why successful leaders understand their strengths and limitations
  • Learn the areas where you are most energized and engaged at work
  • Build a specific leadership goals to achieve greater success

October 8 - Module Three: Becoming a Strategic Partner & Driving Operational Excellence

  • What is "strategy”? and What is a "strategic partner”? discussion.
  • Build business acumen and aligning HR with the business strategy
  • Learn how to understand and shape company culture
  • Discover fundamentals of Organization Design fundamentals
  • Learn the art of policy design and implementation
  • Understand how to manage organization and individual performance
  • Learn Financials for HR Professionals

October 22 - 
Module Four: Managing Change

  • Learn how to initiate Change; develop a change mindset in the business and involve key stakeholders
  • Develop the ability to working with people, and teams in the business; networking and getting the right people together
  • Learn strategies for implementing change, including planning and managing the change process and keeping people focused and motivated

November 5 - Module Five: Building a Culture of Talent

  • Define Talent Management as a system
  • Align Talent Management Strategy with Business Strategy
  • Learn how to develop and conduct/facilitate
  • Discover how to measure Talent Management Effectiveness
  • Foster mentorship relationships throughout the organization


November 19 - Module Six: Leading Globally

  • Discover how to leverage understanding to create and maintain diversity at all levels of the multi-national organization
  • Discuss Global Nuts and Bolts, including understanding local labor laws, global comp and benefits design and managing talent globally 


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