Walsh College will host its seventh annual Human Resources (HR) Summit, “Emerging Strategies in HR Leadership and Talent Development,” from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, March 4, at its Troy campus, 3838 Livernois Road.
Keynote speaker will be Gail Cober, director, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Detroit Office. Cober will address investigation basics, the EEOC’s new electronic system, and other pressing HR topics.
Structured for anyone whose professional HR role includes benefits, hiring, compensation, and personnel management, the summit provides important continuing education and training for HR professionals.
Participants may select from a variety of breakout sessions including employment law updates; background-screening; leading organizational change; proposed expansion of overtime pay eligibility; navigating IRS 6056 reporting; leveraging workplace interpersonal style; emotional intelligence; innovative HR strategies; and the broadening scope of sex discrimination claims.
Summit speakers will include Tina Marie Wohlfield, compliance and HR consultant, Arthur J. Gallagher, Inc., Walsh College alumna (MBA, ’04) and adjunct assistant professor, and Rebecca Davies, employment attorney and shareholder, Butzel Long.
The cost is $90. Exhibitor tables are also available for $400, which includes two conference tickets and the attendee name list.
A continental breakfast and lunch are included. The conference is approved for Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) continuing education (CE) credit of 5.75 CE hours, based on registration check-in and evaluation completion.
To register for the summit or to purchase an exhibitor table, visit http://www.walshcollege.edu/professional_development/conference
Walsh College hosts the HR Summit as part of its menu of HR professional-development programs, including the SHRM – CP and SCP exam prep courses. Walsh is an SHRM Preferred Education Provider.
For other questions about the HR summit, email Cindy Rush, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cober, the keynote speaker, is a graduate of the Wayne State University Law School. She began her career with the Detroit Office of the EEOC as a trial attorney in 1989. During her tenure with the EEOC, Cober has spearheaded a variety of innovative programs in the Detroit Office. She has also participated in a number of agency taskforces, contributed to the development and delivery of several major nationwide training programs, and participated in a number of EEOC outreach programs.
Most recently, Cober was part of the design and development team for the EEOC’s Compensation Discrimination Training and Intermediate Investigative Skills Workshop. She is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Council of the State Bar of Michigan.
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