August 8, 2017
Succession Planning: Why and Where to Begin

By Inga Nelson, CPHR Succession planning has a lot to do with demographics in North America. As a whole, the working population is getting older, simply because we are living longer and because we are having smaller families.

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Changing Demographics - is your succession plan still...

By Janet Salopek, ICD.D, CPHR - President & Senior Consultant, Salopek & Associates Ltd.

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Succession Planning for a Small Business

By Cindy Roche, CPHR In large organizations over the past ten years, as baby boomers started their retirement exodus, succession planning has reached critical levels. Generally, large organizations have had lots of smart HR people working with...

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CPHR Alberta Member Snap Poll Results: What succession...

This blog post discusses the results of a snap poll from the July issue of Learn & Connect, an eblast for CPHR Alberta Members on HR-focused events happening in Alberta. By Cindy Roche, CPHR

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Industry Events
Change Management Certification – Classroom Based Learning
Sept 6 to 8 Foundations | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm | Calgary
Sept 13 to 14 Practitioner | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm | Calgary

October 23 to 25 Foundations | 9:00 am – 5:00pm | Edmonton
October 30 to 31 Practitioner | 9:00 am – 5:00pm | Edmonton

Melnyk Consultancy Ltd ATO is globally recognized CMP Certification Program provider in Alberta, to offer combined two certification programs (Change Management™ Foundation + Change Management™ Practitioner). Participants will gain a stronger understanding of change management, be able to assess the impacts of change, understand the process of sustaining change, speed up change initiatives and more.  Register now
Cannabis at Work Conference
Up to 12 CPD hours
October 2 - 3 | Calgary Zoo Enmax Conservatory | Calgary

Medical marijuana is a rapidly changing topic and has great implications for workplaces. Managing medical marijuana in the workplace is complex and requires specialized knowledge of medical cannabis, workplace policy and case law. This conference brings together a team of workplace experts to ensure you have the tools to mitigate risk in your organization. Early bird deadline July 31, 2017.

CPHR Alberta Members Receive 25% off with code CPHRAB -  Register now
Learn & Connect at CPHR Alberta Events
Step up - Take Your Rightful Place at the Strategic Table
September 8 | Lethbridge | Holiday Inn | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Whether you’re working as an internal human resource professional or providing consulting services, you are helping a business achieve its strategic business outcomes. You are a business partner rather than merely a business process step that needs to be checked off. Improving the business unit`s perceptions of the contribution of human resources requires you to step up to the table and take your rightful place.
HR Strategic Planning
September 19 | Fort McMurray | Quality Hotel | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a presentation on strategic planning and learn how you can help your team to follow the smartest path. Stick around after the presentation for the Fall Member Mingle to kick the season off on a high note with other HR professionals.  Register now
Executive Compensation Certificate
21 CPD hours -  qualifies for Canada - Alberta Job Grant!

Upon completion of this course you will be equipped to guide the work of your Board as it manages its executive compensation governance responsibilities and you will also improve your ability to facilitate the compensation governance process for the senior management team. The course content aligns to and reflects today’s best practices in Human Resources Compensation Committee (HRCC) Charter and the regulatory environment.

September 19 - 21: Calgary - Register now
September 26 - 28: Edmonton -  Register now
HR Bootcamp
8 CPD hours

HR Bootcamp is a one day workshop designed to provide a broad base of knowledge to students and emerging HR Professionals. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from experienced Guest Speakers, who will each be covering an aspect of the Competency Framework. Who should attend? New & emerging HR professionals!

September 27: Calgary - Register now
October 4: Edmonton - Register now
CPHR Alberta Announcements

Associate Members: Deadline to Register for NKE is September 5

Are you ready to take the first step towards obtaining your CPHR Designation? Associate Members, with or without a degree, can now sign up for the November National Knowledge Exam session

Login to your member profile to register for the exam now – the deadline to register is
September 5, 2017.  For more information on the National Knowledge Exam and how to prepare, visit the NKE section on the CPHR Alberta website.
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