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HR Strategies and Solutions one-day seminars focus on relevant and emerging topics to help HR professionals become effective strategic business partners and contribute to the overall success of an organization. These engaging and interactive seminars provide useful tools and resources adaptable for immediate use in the workplace, networking opportunities and best practices sharing.

What you get when you enroll in HR Strategies and Solutions Programs

  • 6.5 professional development credits for re-certification of your HR credentials
  • Interactive courses led by industry experts
  • Full-service catering (continental breakfast, break service, lunch)
  • Instructor and peer networking opportunities
  • PDCs and certificate of completion

Spring Series

Business Acumen for HR

Driving Business Results

Today's HR professional must know and understand 'the business of your business.' This interactive workshop focuses on the strategic relationship between HR and core business functions. Topics covered in this workshop will include: Key drivers of business success; HR metrics; Financial tools/reporting; Benchmarking; and Branding.

Instructor
John Newton SHRM-SCP, SPHR
President, John Newton and Associates

This program has been designed to meet the requirements for award of HR business related recertification credits applicable to a variety of professional organizations. NIU is a SHRM Preferred Provider.

Registrants paying by check should fill out and send in the Mail/Fax Registration Form.


3/3/2017
NIU Naperville
8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Register Event #14992

$500* - Standard
$475* - SHRM member/NIU alumni

To register by phone call (800) 345-9472

Course fee includes: Course materials, continental breakfast, lunch and break service.

*Add $50 for registrations after 5/23/2017

Detecting Deception

Investigative Skills for HR and Business Leaders

Become the Nancy Drew or Sherlock Holmes of the HR team. This day-long workshop will focus on investigative skill development to help you week out candidate and employee frauds - from finding out why someone really left a previous employer, to finding out who is stealing food from the lunch room. Attention will be paid to the legal process and laws to be followed and tools a business can use during both the selection process and the employee investigation process

Instructor
John Newton SHRM-SCP, SPHR
President, John Newton and Associates

This program has been designed to meet the requirements for award of HR business related recertification credits applicable to a variety of professional organizations. NIU is a SHRM Preferred Provider.

Registrants paying by check should fill out and send in the Mail/Fax Registration Form.


4/7/2017
NIU Hoffman Estates
8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Register Event #14990

$500* - Standard
$475* - SHRM member/NIU alumni

To register by phone call (800) 345-9472

Course fee includes: Course materials, continental breakfast, lunch and break service.

*Add $50 for registrations after 3/28/2017

Motivational Leadership

Growing Your Leadership Potential

Regardless of your role or title, you can become a leader! Learn what it takes to truly be a transformational employee and effective motivational leader. This workshop explores the Leadership and Navigation competency. Topics covered will also include how to make the move from manager to leader, relationship management, and communication skills development.

Instructor
John Newton SHRM-SCP, SPHR
President, John Newton and Associates

This program has been designed to meet the requirements for award of HR business related recertification credits applicable to a variety of professional organizations. NIU is a SHRM Preferred Provider.

Registrants paying by check should fill out and send in the Mail/Fax Registration Form.


5/5/2017 
NIU Naperville
8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Register Event #14991

$500* - Standard
$475* - SHRM member/NIU alumni

To register by phone call (800) 345-9472

Course fee includes: Course materials, continental breakfast, lunch and break service.

*Add $50 for registrations after 4/26/2017

Strategic Planning

Mapping the Future of Your Organization

This one day, interactive session will provide you with the fundamentals of building and maintaining a strategic business plan. This workshop will help you get a start on your company's strategic plan, or identify ways to enhance the tool and the effectiveness of the planning process.

Instructor
John Newton SHRM-SCP, SPHR
President, John Newton and Associates

This program has been designed to meet the requirements for award of HR business related recertification credits applicable to a variety of professional organizations. NIU is a SHRM Preferred Provider.

Registrants paying by check should fill out and send in the Mail/Fax Registration Form.


6/2/2017 
NIU Hoffman Estates
8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Register Event #14989

$500* - Standard
$475* - SHRM member/NIU alumni

To register by phone call (800) 345-9472

Course fee includes: Course materials, continental breakfast, lunch and break service.

*Add $50 for registrations after 2/21/2017

HR Strategies & Solutions: Spring Complete Series Package
(4 Programs)

Business Acumen of HR

Detecting Deception

Motivational Leadership

Strategic Planning

 

3/3/2017 - 6/2/2017
NIU Hoffman Estates/NIU Naperville
8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Register Event #14988

$1,800* - Standard
$1,700* - SHRM member/NIU alumni

To register by phone call (800) 345-9472

Course fee includes: Course materials, continental breakfast, lunch and break service.

*Add $50 for registrations after 2/21/2017

PAYMENT PLAN OPTION TERMS & CONDITIONS: The credit card payment plan option is available for registrations completed at least 30 days in advance of the program start date. Payment terms: 25% of the total cost will be charged to the credit card at time of registration. Any outstanding balance will be charged to the credit card 14 days prior to the program start. Payments may be made prior to the final due date by contacting Outreach Registration (800) 345-9472. Payment in full must be confirmed before shipment of any course materials. Standard cancellation policies apply.


Illinois Veterans and Illinois National Guard Grant Programs: This program is not eligible for funding under the IL Veterans and IL National Guard Grants. IVG and ING grants apply only to those programs assessing tuition and mandatory fees. NIU Outreach is licensed to deliver this program by the sponsoring professional organization. The registration fee for this program is not based on tuition and fees and includes course materials, licensing fees, catering services, and instructional costs not covered by the IVG/ING grants.