IHRIM 2014 Pre-Conference Courses to Provide HR and HR Technology Professionals with Content Focused on Increasing Efficiency and Effectiveness

The International Association for Human Resource Information Management (IHRIM), the world’s leading clearinghouse for the HRIM (Human Resource Information Management) industry, is pleased to offer nine pre-conference courses at the IHRIM 2014 Conference and Technology Expo (IHRIM 2014). Designed to provide HR and HR Technology professionals with programs focused on increasing efficiency and organizational effectiveness, the courses will feature industry leaders presenting best practices and real-world insights. These half day and full day courses will provide attendees with an in-depth understanding of workforce planning, HR metrics and analytics, global strategy and information management concepts.

IHRIM 2014 will take place June 1-4, 2014 at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, CA. Pre-conference courses will be held May 31 – June 1, 2014.

“These specially designed courses provide an in-depth look at the topics and issues of importance in HR and HR information management,” said Lynne Mealy, IHRIM President/CEO. “With exemplary thought leaders presenting and real-world case studies, you will get the information and solutions that will make a difference in your career and your organization’s bottom line.”

The IHRIM 2014 pre-conference courses are:

IHRIM’s HRIP Certification Exam Review Course
Instructor: Robert Chapman, Jr. HRIP, PMP

Lean Six Sigma White Belt for HR Leaders
Instructors: Ric Van Der Linden, Principal Consultant, ProgressivEdge | David Brook HRIP, Administrative Leader, Kaiser Permanente (SCPMG)

IHRIM’s HR Metrics and Workforce Analytics Basics
Instructor: Dr. Kevin D. Carlson, Interim Department Head, Department of Management, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech

IHRIM’s Fundamentals of HR Information Management
Instructors: Jan Fretwell HRIP, Managing Director, Beachside Consulting Group | John Hinojos HRIP, VP, Consulting Services, HRchitect

IHRIM’s Essentials for Successful Project Management
Instructor: Jan Fretwell HRIP, Managing Director, Beachside Consulting Group

Keys to Understanding Global Organizations and Systems
Instructors: John Hinojos HRIP, VP, Consulting Services, HRchitect | Catherine Honey, Vice President, Customer Services, High Street Partners

IHRIM’s Managing for Success: Essentials for Managing Vendor Relationships
Instructor: Robert Chapman, Jr. HRIP, PMP

Bringing HR into the 21st Century: Building a Successful Workforce Analytics Program
Instructor: Rob Eidson, Principal and Co-Owner, Daylight HR Solutions

Design Thinking Comes to HRIS
Instructors: Richard Berger HRIP, SPHR, Group Director, Global HRIS & Metrics, Citrix, Inc. | Keith Erickson, Senior Manager, HR Metrics & Analytics, Citrix

All of the pre-conference courses have been approved for recertification credit hours toward IHRIM’s HRIP (Human Resource Information Professional) recertification and have met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit. For more information on these pre-conference sessions and instructors visit bit.ly/IHRIM2014-PreConf.

Course fees include breakfast and lunch (full day courses) and lunch (half day courses) as well as all course material. You can register online or by completing the pre-conference section of the Conference Registration form.

For more information about the IHRIM 2014 event, visit bit.ly/IHRIM-2014.

About the IHRIM Conference and Technology Exposition
Each year, IHRIM packs the best HRMS education, information and networking into its annual conference. For more than three decades, IHRIM’s conferences have offered attendees the perfect blend of networking, education and technological solutions to issues facing HR and HR systems professionals. Created by industry experts and senior level practitioners who have firsthand knowledge of the issues and challenges facing HR and HR information management professionals, IHRIM’s educational program is created with attendees and their organizations in mind.

About the International Association for Human Resource Information Management (IHRIM)
IHRIM is the world’s leading clearinghouse for the HRIM (Human Resource Information Management) industry. Since 1980, IHRIM has been the only membership association for HR technology professionals, advancing the industry by providing unparalleled education and professional development opportunities through its annual conference, educational courses and webinars. IHRIM is a community of experts – a dynamic group of practitioners, vendors, consultants, students, and faculty that continues to grow, not just in numbers, but in its scope of knowledge and information.
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