Georgia Employers’ Association offers over 25 worshops, seminars, and webinars during the course of each year.  Courses are offered both to member and non-member companies, but association members receive a significant discount on most offerings. Course content includes topics in general management, leadership, and human resources.  Members can also request customized training that is tailored to the specific needs of their organization.  GEA’s Onsite University programs can be conducted at member facilities upon request.  GEA can also hold Roundtable Discussions, Plant Tours, and special purpose webinars upon request by our members.

Our current course schedule can be found on our Calendar Page and upcoming courses are shown in the upcoming events list on the home age. You can find detailed descriptions and links to register on our Upcoming Workshops and Events page.  In addition, online education courses and resources can be accessed through 360 Training.

Following is a sample list of GEA course offerings. Please let us know if you are particularly interested in one of these education topics or if you have a suggestion for a new workshop or webinar.

Georgia Employers' Association Course Topics

Leadership Training Series (5 day Program with 17 Modules)

Introduction to Leadership
Coaching & Feedback
Directing and Motivating Employees
Communication and Relationship Building
Human Resources Alphabet Soup (Important Federal & State Laws)
Making the Transition from Peer to Lead
How to Stay Organized
Planning, Conducting, and Documenting Coaching
Managing Conflict

Other Leadership and Management Training

Effective Managerial Practices for New Supervisors
Transitioning from a Tactical to a Strategic Manager
Enhancing Your Managerial Skills to Accomplish Significant Results through Others
Effectively Managing Organizational Change
Leading a High Performance Team
Interviewing & Selection: Getting the Right Players on Your Team
Performance Management & Your Role as a Manager
Coaching and Empowering Your Employees Toward Peak Performance
Effective Communications: an Essential Business Competency
Enhancing Your Listening Skills: More Important than Speaking
Strategic Planning for Your Desired Future
Establishing the Proper Business Performance Metrics: The Balanced Scorecard Approach

Human Resource Skills

Changes to and Fundamentals of FMLA
Winning Unemployment Claims
Employee Satisfaction: Managing Turnover and Effective Employee Relations
Training You as a Trainer: Practical Techniques for Improving Your Training Skills
Benefits: Providing a Competitive Benefits Packages Which Reinforces and Supports the Organization's Strategic Direction
Record Keeping Essentials for Modern HR
Legally Required Benefits and Retirement Benefits
Employment Law (Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP)
Employee Interviewing and Selection: Getting the Right Folks on the Bus
Preparing For and Conducting Effective Performance Appraisals: A Win-Win Process
Understanding and Developing a Compensation System that is Right for Your Organization
EEO: Preventing Sexual and Other Forms of Harassment
The Problem: Ineffective Coaching, Discipline and Discharge
What You Don't Know Can Hurt You: Protecting Your Company from Wage & Hour Violations
The Devil's Triangle: FMLA, ADA & Workers Compensation
Legal Interviewing, Winning Unemployment Claims and the Hidden Costs of Garnishments
Legally Required Benefits, Retirement Benefits and Record Keeping
Managing Union Free