2007 Membership Meetings & Events
January 16, 2007: Strategically Working with Organizational Leadership,
Robert Rich, ILR Cooperative Extension
Topic Detail and Format:
Core Components of a Strategy
HR as an Invisible Organizational Asset
Establishing Value Creation Aspect of HR
Competency Value Model for HR
How HR can earn a seat at the table.
How HR practitioners can frame information in a way that organizational leadership understands.
Demystifying the Competency Values Model.
Participants will identify an action they can move forward within their organizations and create
a strategy to partner with the organizational leadership.
Robert Rich is a Senior Extension Associate at Programs for Emplyment and Workplace Systems where
he is also Director of the Cornell Job Retention and Expansion Program. He works in both the public and private sector
in organizational change and development based on principles of Participatory Action Research. His area of specialty
is design and facilitation of large and small group processes, including Search Conferences. He has recently developed
a participatory work environment assessment process to adress diversity and inclusion issues among others. Recent clients
are Hobart William Smith Colleges, the City of Ithaca, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and Indiana University
of Pennsylvania. He holds a BA from SUNY Geneseo and is a candidate for the Masters of Professional Studies at Cornell
University. This program was approved for 1.0 recertification credit hours.
February 8, 2007: Corning Incorporated, An Approach to Metrics. Steve Capper,
This presentation will provide an overview of Corning Incorporated, including Corning HR, metrics,
examples and sources. Specifically, Mr. Capper will cover efficiency and effectiveness metrics, generating meaningful
data, as well as illustrating "how to" create and manage metrics. A question and answer session will follow presentation.
This program was approved for 1.0 recertification credit hours.
*NEW DATE* March 8, 2007: Making the Case for Work/Life
Programs: For our Organizations, and for Ourselves, by Dayna Fellows. This
program was approved for 1.0 recertification credit hours.
Wednesday, April 25, 2007: Labor Unions 101 in NYS.
Michael Sciotti of Hancock & Eastabrook, LLP, will address negotiation and management of collective bargaining agreements.
May 23, 2007: Save the date! SHRMTC will once again sponsor
a one-day conference at Ithaca College. Plan to join us!
Volunteers are needed and any member is welcome to join the planning committee. Please contact Barb Policay,
Conference Chair, to volunteer at [email protected].
June 2007: Finance 201 How to show that HR progams DO affect the bottom
line -- and show the numbers.
Expected topics discussed will be:
How wellness programs reduce health care costs, absenteeism
How targeted recruiting efforts affect turnover costs
How flextime/place reduces absenteeism and increases productivity
How this shows up on profit/loss statements!
July/August 2007: SHRMTC Break - Members are encouraged to attend :