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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

Fall 2017 Series

HR Strategies & Solutions: Complete Fall Series Package
(All 3 Programs)

Power Plays

Cross-Cultural Management

Joining Forces

19.5 Hours Professional Development Credit


These workshops are designed to meet the criteria for award of HR business related recertification credits applicable a variety of professional organizations. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion awarding 6.5 hours of credit upon completion of the program and may use this as documentation when self-reporting to the body responsible for re-certification (SHRM Certification Commission, HR Certification Institute, etc.) NIU is a SHRM Preferred Provider.

10/6/2017, 11/3,2017, 12/1/2017 (3 Fridays)
NIU Naperville/NIU Hoffman Estates
8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Register Event #15340

$1,350* - Standard
$1,275* - 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 9/26/2017

Power Plays

Effective Negotiation Strategies and Tactics

Improve your competency as an effective negotiator  This interactive workshop is ideal for HR professionals at every organizational level and will help you build skills to effectively negotiate with and on behalf of your employer.  Learn how to negotiate a better salary, negotiate and bargain in both the union and non-union environment, and negotiate with senior leadership to secure both professional and personal needs.

6.5 Professional Development Credit

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

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


10/6/2017
NIU Naperville Regional Center,
1120 E. Diehl Rd., Naperville, IL 60563

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Register Event #15341

$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 9/26/2017

Cross-Cultural Management

Unleashing the Power of a Diverse Workforce

Building and maintaining a diverse workforce is critical to the success of a thriving business organization.  Blending generations, cultures, personal identities, enthnicities and learning and creative differences in the workplace can be challenging but when managed effectively is a dynamic competitive advantage.  This workshop explores how to blend the unique skills and abilities each person brings to the organization and foster an environment where each is accepted and recognized as a valuable contributor to the organization.

6.5 Professional Development Credit

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

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


11/3/2017
NIU Hoffman Estates
5555 Trillium Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Register Event #15342

$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 10/24/2017

Joining Forces

Integrating and Transitioning Employees into New Roles and Business Cultures During Mergers, Acquisitions and Reorganizations

How do you effectively manage employee dynamics when a company undergoes transition? This workshop takes a look at the cultural immersion of people resources into new roles and business cultures when transitioning from one organizational environment to another during mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations.

6.5 Professional Development Credit

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

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

12/1/2017
NIU Naperville Regional Center,
1120 E. Diehl Rd., Naperville, IL 60563

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Register Event #15343

$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 11/22/2017

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. 

SHRM Certification SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP


SHRM Recertification Provider 2017

Donna Mann, Director 
Credentialing Programs 
Phone: (815) 732-6249
E-mail: dmann@niu.edu

Jennifer Kopecky
Phone: 815-753-0771 
E-mail: jkopecky@niu.edu 

Registration by phone
Call 815-753-0277 or
toll free 800-345-9472
Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (CST) for live assistance.

All cancellation and transfer requests must be in writing. Email Outreachregistration@niu.edu or fax (815) 753-6900