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    July HIHRC Lunch and Meeting - The Strategic HR Leader

    Date: July 9, 2014, 11:15am – 1:30pm
    Peoria Country Club
    $40.00 Non-members; $25 Members; $15.00 Students
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    Brief Description: In this session, we will focus on the making the move from a tactical manager to being part of a strategic team, impacting the strategic planning of an organization and linking HR initiatives to the strategic objectives of the organization.

    How Individuals will Benefit:  At the end of the session participants will be able to identify the actions they can take that will help them begin to transition from a tactical, transactional manager to a strategic leader within the organization.

    What will be Covered:

    • Strategic vs. Tactical: What’s the Difference
    • Emerging Trends in Strategic Human Capital Management
    • Linking HR to your Strategic Plan

    Target Audience:

    • Any HR Manager wishing to become part of the strategic planning and leadership initiatives at their organization.


    • SHRM Model: Strategy Architect; Business Ally

    Trainer: Marvis Meyers

    Marvis Meyers is the Vice-President of Training and Organization Development for AAIM Employers Association.  In her role with AAIM EA she manages the customized, on site training programs and Organization Development consulting.  Marvis works with members to understand their training and organizational needs and develop a customized solution that helps them achieve their organizational objectives.  Some of the work done by Marvis and her team of consultants include:

    • Design and implementation of performance management processes and systems
    • Executive coaching for individuals and teams
    • Development of customized on-line training
    • Facilitation of team building workshops
    • Facilitation of strategic planning workshops
    • Customized Supervisory and Leadership training
    • Administration and delivery of a wide range of pre- and post-hire assessments including 360 degree assessments for development and coaching.

    Prior to joining AAIM Marvis was the Manager of Training and Organization Development at Covidien (formerly Tyco Healthcare).  During her time with Covidien she managed the managerial training function for all of Tyco Healthcare domestically.  Marvis was also the head of Branch Training for Edward Jones, the financial services firm.

    Marvis was an Executive Coach and Personal Productivity Coach for seven years.  She has worked with a number of managers and executives in the areas of strategic planning, team building, project management, personal productivity and communication skills. 

    B.A. Business – Webster University

    Learning Objectives:

    At the end of this session participants will be able to:

    • Differentiate between the tactical and strategic areas of responsibility in their role
    • Identify the key human capital management trends that are affecting their organization
    • Identify the human capital impact of the strategic initiatives in their individual organizations


    Strategic vs. Tactical HR Leadership

    • Presentation of “Runway to 50,000 Feet” strategic model

    Trends in Human Capital Management

    • Economic factors
    • Demographic factors
    • Technological factors
    • Globalization factors
    • Becoming a Business Partner and Your Role in Strategic Planning

    Becoming a Business Partner and Your Role in Strategic Planning

    • Presentation of the Business Partner Model & Competencies


    11:15am – 11:30am Registration & Networking

    11:30am – 12:00pm Lunch & Business Meeting

    12:00pm – 1:30pm Program

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    *This program has been approved for 1.5  Business (formerly Strategic) credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.