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Beyond the Basics 6-Week Series
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Beyond the Basics 6-Week Series

When: Every Other Wednesday from September 7 to November 16, 2016
7:30am - 12:00pm
Where: PSG
155 Federal Street
Boston, Massachusetts  02110
United States
Presenter: Various
Contact: Alex Mascaro

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Beyond the Basics - 6 Week Series

Program Overview:

Ready to Go Beyond the Basics? Get Ready for the Deep End!
Designed with the experienced HR professional in mind, NEHRA's Beyond the Basics program will prepare you for the transition from technical/content expert to HR leader. Our experienced faculty with help you build the critical leadership, communication, strategic and analytical skills needed to successfully navigate an organization at the leadership level.

The entire program includes nearly 25 hours of instruction, from experienced HR professionals with a passion for their subject matter.

Sessions include case studies, relevant exercises and tips/tools for you to take back to your organization.


Please Note: Series dates are confirmed but session order is subject to change.  Individual sessions will be available for registration in the coming weeks. 




Wednesday, September 7 - Communicate and Negotiate


Travel from strategy to implementation and every road in between. Learn how to evaluate jobs, leverage market data and align your performance management system. You'll discover the impact of plan design on budgeting, along with how to approach executive compensation. We'll also cover how to successfully present, communicate and implement a comprehensive compensation plan.

Wednesday, September 21 - Compensation Planning


Participate in a Predictive Index analysis and receive a feedback report designed highlight your own natural motivators and how they impact the way you process information, make decisions and communicate at work followed by learning the art of negotiation from an experienced attorney, by looking at different conflict styles and exploring the pros/cons of each. Broaden your approach to negotiation and discover principle based negotiation. This interactive session will offer plenty of opportunities to practice ways to be a more effective negotiator.


Wednesday, October 5 Talent Life Cycle


This session will focus on HR’s role in guiding the selection process throughout the talent life cycle. From attraction and acquisition to development and retention, you’ll learn today’s best practices including: promoting your organization as an employer of choice to attract the best talent and making optimal hiring decisions to build high performing teams. This session also includes hands-on practice to improve behavioral interviewing.


Wednesday, October 19 - Employee Relations


Uncover the differences between employee satisfaction and engagement. We'll take a broad look at both and then deep dive into the Gallup 12. You'll also learn tips and tools you can use to measure engagement in your own organization.

Wednesday, November 2 - Benefits Strategy and Design


Deepen your employee relations skills by learning how to utilize basic tools and processes that will enhance your ability to resolve issues and mitigate organizational risk. This session will introduce helpful processes and tools, while providing step by step instructions for handling internal investigations. 


Wednesday, November 16 - Employee Engagement


Explore all aspects of benefit plan design, including how to align your offerings with the organizational strategic objectives. We'll cover key components of how to successfully transition from being a content expert to a more strategic role, by helping you understand the big picture implications of changes in benefit plan design.


NEHRA Registration Cancellation Policy:

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



Cost: Members: $749 Non-Members: $949




7:30am - Registration, Networking & Continental Breakfast

8:00am - Program Begins

12:00pm - Program Adjourns



CEU Credits:

This program has been applied 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.



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