• Fort Worth Convention Center
  • 10.14.18 - 10.17.18

Pre-Conference Workshops

Pre-conference workshops will be offered on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 – prior to the official start of The HRSouthwest Conference – providing the opportunity to earn up to an additional 8 credit hours (pending SHRM and HRCI approval). 

RATES: Additional fees and registration apply. Seating is limited. See Rates

 

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HR MOCK TRIAL

Sunday, October 14 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Dustin Paschal, JD & Paul Simon, JD

Do you know how HR’s actions or inactions will play out in a court of law? Don’t take the chance finding out in court! This full day workshop will put attendees into the court room in a mock employment law trial from beginning to end and demonstrate how certain actions can help or hurt a potential lawsuit filed by an employee or former employee. Read More.

Approved for 8 HRCI HR (General) Recertification Credit Hours and 8 SHRM PDCs

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BUSINESS FINANCE FOR HR PROFESSIONALS: A WORKSHOP FOR VISUAL LEARNERS

Sunday, October 14 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Mark Robilliard

Balance sheets, budgets, expense reports, oh my! Don’t be scared off by accounting. This interactive workshop allows participants to see, discuss and experience hands-on, the impact of real business events on the financial statements. These real business events then give rise to additional insights and learnings about the accounting language itself bringing a level of comfort and confidence communicating financials with your organization’s leaders. Read more.

Pending approval for 8 HRCI Business Recertification Credit Hours and 8 SHRM PDCs

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FROM SURVIVING CHANGE TO THRIVING IN CHANGE: LEVERAGING CHANGE INITIATIVES TO BOOST STAFF AGILITY, RESILIENCE, SATISFACTION & THE BOTTOM LINE

Sunday, October 14 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Alice Dendinger, SPHR

Tired of the revolving door of employee turnover? Wish your staff understood what professionalism meant?  Learn about the shifting demographics of the workforce, employees’ evolving expectations, and strategies for improving staffing stability and reducing unnecessary employee turnover. Leave this workshop with action steps for improving your workforce woes. Read More.

Pending approval for 8 HRCI Business Recertification Credit Hours and 8 SHRM PDCs

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CREATING A CULTURE OF EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

Sunday, October 14 | 8:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Jimmy Taylor, SPHR

Poor employee engagement and high turnover take a toll on company performance. While many CEO’s recognize that they need to change their talent strategy, most haven’t taken the first step towards change. As an HR professional, this presents the opportunity to serve as a strategic partner and lead the change process to establish a culture of employee engagement to help take your organization to the next level. Read More.

Approved for 4 HRCI Business Recertification Credit Hours and 4 SHRM PDCs

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I’M RIGHT, YOU’RE WRONG! TURNING CONFLICTS FROM DESTRUCTIVE TO CONSTRUCTIVE

Workshop 5
Sunday, October 14 | 1:00 PM – 5:15 PM
Deborah Avrin, SPHR

Differences of opinion are bound to happen in your workplace, and they impact more people than just the individuals directly involved. It’s how those opinions are addressed that sets the tone for your organization’s culture. Attendees will discover tools to proactively resolve conflicts instead of wishing that the problem will disappear on its own. Each of us has influence and power over whether conflict becomes constructive or destructive…come to this session to learn how. Read More.

Approved for 4 HRCI HR (General) Recertification Credit Hours and 4 SHRM PDCs

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