2021 Human Resources Forum

2021 Human Resources Forum

March 16 – Creating Internal Alignment for Compensation
May 25
– Employee Satisfaction, Retention, Recognition, and Rewards
August 3
– Enhancing Your Interpersonal Communication Skills
October 26
– Energizing Employees


Registration for all four sessions is $1,250 for CBAO members.

The morning portion of the workshop is based on suggestions from the Human Resources forum group. The afternoon session will be divided into two portions: Hot Topics and an HR Roundtable. As part of the HR Roundtable session, participants will have the opportunity to ask HR questions, share employment-related concerns and secure input from other participants.

Benefits of Participating:

  • Increase your understanding of regulatory issues
  • Form lasting relationships with human resources professionals
  • Get solutions and practical ideas (what works and what doesn’t) for handling your most pressing concerns
  • Grow professionally and personally

How the Forums Work:

  • Group size will be no more than 25 participants, with ability to send substitute participants 
  • Participants will drive the topics and agenda, based on surveys prior to each meeting
  • Each meeting will allow time for emerging issues and open discussion
  • The facilitator will have substantial human resources and management experience, as well as information and updates to provide to participants
  • In between quarterly meetings, members can exchange ideas and network

Upcoming Topics:

  • Session I - March 16  -  Creating Internal Alignment for Compensation 
  • Session II - May 25  - Employee Satisfaction, Retention, Recognition, and Rewards  
  • Session III - August 3 -  Enhancing Your Interpersonal Communication Skills  
  • Session IV - October 26 -  Energizing Employees

Personal Safety and the Hybrid Class Structure

If you are joining in person, CBAO has implemented the following for your safety:

  • Transition to a larger classroom space that allows 6ft. social distancing
  • Provision of face masks, hand sanitizer, & individually-boxed breakfast/lunch
  • Full sanitization of the environment prior to class

If you are joining us online, you can expect the same interaction and engagement with the facilitators and fellow participants through:

  • Live video and audio interaction with camera, microphone, and speaker placement throughout the classroom
  • Full materials provided prior to class as well as live screensharing with the facilitators

Meet the Facilitator:

Joan Berry Kalamas

Joan, SPHR, is a full time faculty member with Ashland University teaching HR and Management classes to both undergraduate and MBA students; is the founder and owner of Strategic Solutions, an HR consulting company; and brings over 25 years of experience as an HR practitioner in the for-profit, non-profit, government, and educational sectors to these workshops. She is the co-author with her late husband of two Training and Performance Improvement books published by HRDPress.

If you are having issues with registering online, please contact CBAO's Education, Training & Special Events Coordinator, Patti Webb, (614) 610-1877.

3/16/2021 9:00 AM - 10/26/2021 3:00 PM
Eastern Daylight Time
CBAO Ray Campbell Learning Center 8800 Lyra Drive Suite 570 Columbus, OH 43240 UNITED STATES

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