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Employee Orientation, Training, and Development – Part of the Human Resources Management Academy – Hybrid Event

December 18, 2024 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

$150.00 – $2,000.00

ABC Keystone Human Resources Management Academy

Employee Orientation, Training, & Development

Part of the Human Resources Management Academy

December 18, 2024 | 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Hybrid Event – Participate online or Attend In-Person
* Zoom link will be sent to virtual attendees up registration confirmation.

at ABC Keystone
135 Shellyland Road
Manheim, PA 17545

Onboarding, Career Ladders & Promotion Planning

Seminar Overview:

Go beyond the nuts and bolts by providing key elements for effective employee orientation programs; learn how to identify and use competencies for positions; learn to create a skills gap analysis and development plans; discover more about succession planning; create career ladders; learn how to effectively promote leaders from within; and discover which key competencies to evaluate. Invest in your most valuable resources, provide the ladders and roadmaps for success, and successfully grow your own leaders!

Increase Your Understanding & Discover:

  • Key elements in effective employee orientation programs
  • How to identify and use competencies for positions
  • Conducting a competency-based skills gap analysis and creating a development plan
  • Succession planning for key positions within organizations
  • Developing career ladders
  • Promoting leaders from within, and the key evaluation competencies

Topics Covered:

  • Orientation programs
  • Competencies
  • Development plans
  • Succession plans
  • Career ladders
  • Promoting leaders from within

About the Human Resources Management Academy:

The Human Resources Management Academy provides specialized information and skills training on the key issues, basic laws, and best practices necessary for companies to compete for the labor needed to drive their businesses successfully. This comprehensive course of twelve sessions covers the administration of strategic, operational, and administrative roles within an organization: partnering, support systems, leadership, managing change, communication, strategic planning, organizational culture, needs, employee advocacy, safety, compliance, ethics in business, and more!

Those assigned HR responsibilities must be knowledgeable resources for the organization and able to provide current, up-to-date and accurate information, advice and answers on everything from government regulatory issues and benefits administration and all points in-between. Sign up for the entire series for “big picture” comprehensive learning or opt in to individual sessions for those whose job performance duties may be more focused.

Each session approved for 2.0 PDCs toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP

Entire series participants also receive an HR Administration Manual and individual assessment.

Sessions in this Series:

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Can’t make a session? Substitution is permissible!

Join the Series at Any Point in the Cycle and SAVE with the Full Series Rate!

Entire series participants also receive HR Administration Manual and individual assessment.

Who Should Attend:

This offering is a “must experience” for those responsible for any aspect of Human Resources Management and for all who want a comprehensive understanding of the big picture of “people management” and tools for successful navigation of the processes. The series is ideal for those that are, or have been, in like positions for dedicated time periods and are looking for current and relevant information to keep their skills and knowledge up to date. The HR Management Academy is also helpful for those new to their positions or those considering, or being considered for, a position or dedicated function within HR Management. You don’t know what you don’t know! This course creates awareness as well as offers essential learning opportunities. At least one person in every company should attend.


Jim Weischedel, Human Resources Consultant, Samaritan Business Consulting – Jim’s passion is to help organizations improve and to help individuals grow and develop. He helps organizations in the areas of staffing, assessments, HR compliance, training, employee engagement, leadership coaching and development, performance management, and many other human resources areas. Jim has over 20 years of executive-level human resources experience within several industries. He holds an MBA from Penn State University and a Bachelor’s of Secondary Education from Millersville University. He is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI), and Jim is also a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) through the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).

Registration Details:

Preferred Registration Date: seven days prior to the class

If you must cancel for any reason, please contact us immediately. Cancellations received less than 7 days before the start of class cannot be refunded; substitutions are permitted.

ABC Members may select the option to be invoiced. Non-members will need to please pay at time of registration either via credit card payment online or by calling Kelly at the Chapter office: (717) 653-8106.

EIN: 23-1618254 – Contributions or gifts are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However, payments may be deductible by members as an ordinary, necessary business expense. See your accountant for details.


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Member: Employee Orientation, Training & Development, 12/18/2024
Please put in the notes if you are in-person or virtual attendee.
$ 150.00
Non-member: Employee Orientation, Training & Development, 12/18/2024
Please put in the notes if you are in-person or virtual attendee.
$ 200.00
Member: Human Resources Management Academy, Entire Series
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$ 1,500.00
Non-member: Human Resources Management Academy, Entire Series
Please put in the notes if you are in-person or virtual attendee.
$ 2,000.00


December 18, 2024
8:00 am - 10:00 am
$150.00 – $2,000.00
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135 Shellyland Road
Manheim, PA 17545 United States
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