HR Operations

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Description:So much of the work we do in HR is project-based. This session will define what a project is, provide examples of projects in HR, and help you apply a project management approach to a current or future endeavor. You’ll walk away with a template for a project plan you can immediately implement. Whether you’re working on a large-scale systems implementation or simply looking for ways to improve accomplishing your day-to-day tasks, you’ll learn how to use project management to make your and your HR team’s work easier and more efficient.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 1:15-2:15 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:HR Operations
Description:University of Virginia HR recently underwent a complex transformation, one of the largest in the university's history. Several innovative communications strategies and initiatives were critical to help employees embrace the new HR organization service model. We will use our 2019 benefits open enrollment process as a case study to illustrate the success of our communications approach.
DATE:Tuesday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m.-Noon
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:HR Operations
Description:Navigating and managing medical accommodations for employees is essential, but it can also be challenging, especially when applying these processes to faculty. Over many years, UC Davis has utilized a thorough and thoughtful process for faculty accommodations that includes partnering with key campus resources and supporting academic leaders to avoid missteps while maintaining good records of efforts made. Attend this session to become better equipped to manage these issues on your campus.
DATE:Monday, October 5 at 3:00-4:00 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Core
TRACK:Risk Management, Compliance and Public Policy; HR Operations
Description:Does centralization and shared services have to be scary? Does it really work? What is it that makes it work? Join us as we debunk myths around centralization and shared services. We’ve made the mistakes so you don’t have to! This case study will focus on the method of continuous improvement as a path to growth and the success of a shared services HR model. Get a glimpse into all of the things that went right, and not-so-right, during the process of centralizing main HR functions across campus.
DATE:Monday, October 5 at 1:30-2:30 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Building Capabilities
TRACK:HR Operations
Description:Learn how the University of Arizona implemented a career architecture for more than 11,000 employees in a decentralized environment. In this interactive session, presenters will share strategies for engaging stakeholders through different project phases; securing support during senior leadership transitions; and remaining steadfast in the face of resistance and unexpected complexity.
DATE:Monday, October 5 at 1:30-2:30 p.m.
FRAMEWORK:Building Capabilities
TRACK:HR Operations; Strategy
Description:Everyone is changing HR, from upgrading technology to launching service centers to creating better support models. Often, the change comes from top-down or outside-in, elevating the noise and making a disruptive process even rockier. Can you "transform" HR while building relationships and trust? Can incremental change have big impacts? Attend this interactive session to learn how HR at Virginia Tech is using a collaborative approach to significant change, providing practical options that work.
DATE:Monday, October 5 at 11:00 a.m.-Noon
FRAMEWORK:Building Capabilities
TRACK:HR Operations