Business Managers Learn Human Resource Essentials at Workshop

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ROGERS, Ark. – Registration is open for a two-day workshop to equip business managers with the critical knowledge needed to help reduce costs, handle challenging human resource issues, reduce legal risks and develop human capital to effectively manage profits.

The SHRM Essentials and HR for Business Managers workshop is set for 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, March 30 and 31, at the Global Campus in Rogers, 3300 Market St.

The cost is $495, and lunch will be provided. U of A faculty, staff and current students get a 10 percent discount. Group rates are also available.

This Society for Human Resource Management program, developed by leading experts and legal counsel, covers a broad spectrum of human resource topics in a condensed, straightforward format. Participants can apply concepts immediately in everyday situations.

“This workshop offers a condensed format to help participants refresh their expertise, gain new knowledge, and understand recent changes to employment law,” said Darrell Rosen, workshop coordinator.

Participants can earn 14 hours of recertification credit from the Society for Human Resource Management or professional development units that can be self-reported to other certifying bodies.

Topics include:

  • Human resource management
  • Employment law
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Employee development
  • Performance management
  • Building and sustaining productivity
  • Culture

Other human resource and workforce development programs are showcased on the Global Campus Rogers website.

About the Global Campus: The Global Campus supports U of A colleges and schools in the development and delivery of online, distance and workforce education programs and courses. It provides instructional design services, technology services and assistance with marketing, recruiting and strategic academic development.

About the University of Arkansas: The University of Arkansas provides an internationally competitive education for undergraduate and graduate students in more than 200 academic programs. The university contributes new knowledge, economic development, basic and applied research, and creative activity while also providing service to academic and professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University of Arkansas among only 2 percent of universities in America that have the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the University of Arkansas among its top American public research universities. Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas comprises 10 colleges and schools and maintains a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes personal attention and close mentoring.

Contacts

Darrell Rosen, program coordinator
Global Campus
855-402-3300, darrellr@uark.edu

Erin Morgan, professional development programs
Global Campus
855-402-3300, emorgan@uark.edu

Kay Murphy, director of communications
Global Campus
479-575-6489, ksmurphy@uark.edu


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