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Executive Education

Professional Development Series

2017 dates are forthcoming.

Instructor: Dr. Jeff Houghton, Associate Professor, Management and Industrial Relations West Virginia University  Cost: $199 for one Class, $349 for both classes
The classes have been approved for 6 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP and for 6 general HR credits for PHR or SPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute .

Managing Across Generations | 9am - Noon

For the first time in history there are four generations working side by side in the workplace. These generations, defined by demographics and key life events, have distinctive characteristics. The implications of these changes can aggravate employee relationships between otherwise productive employees. In this session, participants will understand the profiles of the different generations and how to recognize the potential talent of each group, develop the common ground for gaining respect across the generations, and thus move toward bridging the generational gap.

Succession Planning | 1pm - 4pm

The lack of properly executed succession planning is costly in productivity and can negatively affect the mission and goals of the agency. Expected or not, succession of employee and leadership positions are inevitable and begins long before a key vacancy is anticipated. Participants will learn to leave a legacy of efficient management and integrity by exploring human resource management tools for effective succession planning.

Enrollment is currently closed for the 2016 course.