“In today’s diverse business environment, a broad understanding of strategic and effective HR methods to workforce management and training is critical.”
Learning from experts in their field, the academy takes HR leadership to the next level through on-site operational analysis, engaging executive-level discussions and skilled best practice insights.
Developing Strategic HR Professionals
The academy meets each month at a leading Georgia company and provides HR professionals an opportunity to grow their skill set and network with other HR leaders and executives throughout Georgia. This training will refine existing skills and provide knowledge to become a valued leader in the organization.
Program of Studies
• Employee Relations • Employment Law • Legal Environment • Workers Compensation • Legal Perspectives on Interviews • Progressive Discipline • Terminations • Becoming a Strategic HR Professional
OPENING RETREAT September 23-24, 2019 Holiday Inn Express— Savannah
DIRTT Plant Tour
Meet and Greet
Boot Camp for New HR Leaders
Understanding the Role of Human Resources Today
Cost of Employment Litigation Problems
Overview of Employment Laws
Creating Effective Disciplinary Documentation
Winning Unemployment Cases
Contemporary Culture & the Law of Harassment
Legal Interviewing & Employment Offers
Hiring Without Backfiring
Becoming a Strategic HR Leader
TBA VISIT October, 16, 2019 TBA
Overview of Company/HR Best Practices
GEA FALL CONFERENCE November 6-7, 2019 The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee
Update on Recent Legal Developments
KIA MOTORS MANUFACTURING VISIT December 5, 2019 Kia Motors Manufacturing, West Point
HR Best Practices
ERISA for Dummies
Benefits Planning & Administration
Introduction to FLSA
EGGS AND ISSUES January 15, 2020 State Capitol- Atlanta Representatives from Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Georgia’s Governor and elected leaders provide updates on the legislative agenda and new developments that impact Georgia businesses.
IN-CLASS SESSION February 12, 2020 Eagle Conference Room, Museum of Aviation, Warner Robins
The Use of Peer Review/Alternative Dispute Resolution
Importance of Remaining Union-Free
Advanced Labor Relations
GEA SPRING EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE April 2020 Savannah All HR Leadership Academy participants will be recognized at the GEA Spring Conference & will receive a Diploma. Graduates receive a 5-year individual GEA membership.
Interested in Academy Enrollment?
Contact GEA Executive Director, Buddy McGehee, for nomination information. Academy starts in September 2019. Enrollment is limited to 20 participants.