Training Showcase

Training Showcase
NEW

At The Employers’ Association, we are here to help you navigate the people side of your business. All leaders, both experienced and new must learn and develop their skills to successfully engage employees, encourage productivity, and create a healthy work environment to maximize retention. 

Please join us for our training sneak preview. This event will include an exclusive selection of our respected leadership and professional development courses conducted in abbreviated 35-40-minute segments. A breakfast buffet will be included from 7:30 – 8:00 a.m. 

Agenda:
7:30 - 8:00 a.m. - Breakfast Buffet
8:00 - 8:10 a.m. - Welcome, Announcements, Program Orientation
8:10 - 8:30 a.m. - TEA Services Overview

 8:30 - 9:10 a.m.
Track 1
*(choose one)
 9:15 - 9:55 a.m.
Track 2
*(choose one)
 10:00 - 10:40 a.m.
Track 3
*(choose one)
 Certificate Programs  Core Leadership Skills  Conflict Strategies
 NEW: Employee Onboarding  HR Basics: A Compliance Overview  The Leadership Challenge Workshop
 Introduction to Leadership  NEW: Coaching at Work: Motivate, Develop & Retain Talent  Effective Communication Skills
*(see below for registration instructions and session descriptions)

Benefits of attending TEA’s Training Showcase

  • Discover how TEA can help you increase the effectiveness of supervisors, managers, and other company leaders through training
  • Experience abbreviated elements of training sessions to help you make the best development decisions for your staff
  • Make it easier for you to complete your organization’s development plan using some of the many training options TEA provides
  • Test-drive and experience new courses and meet our professional instructors and staff
  • Learn about other services and solutions TEA provides to improve organizational culture and effectiveness

Designed For:  Anyone with HR, training, and/or leadership development responsibilities.

A 10% discount for future training will be extended to participants staying for the entire Training Showcase (discount applies to training programs booked within 30 days and occurring within the calendar year). 

Price:  $25 Member & Non-Member

Registration Instructions:
 1.  Sign in with your credentials - if you have not already done so
 2.  Choose "register myself" or "register someone else" to add price to your cart
 3.  Scroll to bottom and "Add" your selected session from each of the three time-frames/tracks
 4. Proceed to cart for payment information 
When
2/28/2020 7:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Where
The Employers Association 5570 Executive Parkway, SE Grand Rapids, MI 49512 UNITED STATES

Program

   

Friday, 28 February 2020

 
Room A

TEA provides three certificate programs in the areas of 1) Human Resources Skills, 2) Conflict Management Skills, and 3) Communication Skills. Participants in this session will understand the process and structure of each certificate program as well as experience selected topics from each.

Track
1
Time
8:30 AM - 9:10 AM
2/28/2020 8:30 AM

Room C

This session provides an overview of two key insights and skill sets all leaders must have…understanding one’s own leadership style and setting expectations and providing feedback.

Track
1
Time
8:30 AM - 9:10 AM
2/28/2020 8:30 AM

Room B

Robust and effective employee onboarding programs have been shown to dramatically increase employee engagement, productivity, and to positively influence retention. This session will focus on the stages and elements of effective onboarding and the key roles and partners within each stage.

Track
1
Time
8:30 AM - 9:10 AM
2/28/2020 8:30 AM

Room A

Core Leadership Skills is TEA’s foundational leadership curriculum that prepares leaders across several key skill areas. This session explains the structure of the curriculum, its elements, and demonstrates a sample of the content.

Track
2
Time
9:15 AM - 9:55 AM
2/28/2020 9:15 AM

Room B

Making sense of HR Federal and State laws can make a huge difference in being in compliance vs. being in trouble as an employer. Participants will receive an overview of a sampling of these laws along with having a Q & A opportunity to “ask the expert”.

Track
2
Time
9:15 AM - 9:55 AM
2/28/2020 9:15 AM

Room C

In this session, participants will learn the theory of coaching how it can dramatically improve performance and develop talent. A positive model of coaching techniques will be demonstrated.

Track
2
Time
9:15 AM - 9:55 AM
2/28/2020 9:15 AM

Room A

For the effective leader, conflict is simply an opportunity to discover new solutions. This session will expose participants to the conflict management strategies that work best to solve conflict, improve communication, and build trust.

Track
3
Time
10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
2/28/2020 10:00 AM

Room C

This session provides an overview of the communication basics that lead to successful spoken and written interactions both within, and outside of work.  Considered a foundational communication  workshop, participants in this session will gain an understanding of course topics and skill practice activities.

Track
3
Time
10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
2/28/2020 10:00 AM

Room B

Based on the international best-seller, The Leadership Challenge, this session describes the five practices demonstrated by exemplary leaders and will include a detailed review of the behaviors associated with each practice.

Track
3
Time
10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
2/28/2020 10:00 AM

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