Cornell University

Human Capital Development

16 E. 34th Street, NYC, 866-470-1922

Essentials of Human Resources HR104

$1495.00

  • Sep 22, 2014 - Sep 23, 2014 - New York, NY
    9:00am - 4:30pm
    New York City ILR Conference Center, 16 East 34th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY
    Faculty:
    Kathy Donovan
    Janet Rizzuto
    Janet Rizzuto, Director of Human Resource Programs at the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR), oversees the design and development Cornell's professional HR education initiatives in various industries. Ms. Rizzuto's expertise in professional education, innovation, and building a culture of learning is supported by her twenty plus years of progressive, corporate experience in organizational effectiveness, learning and development, and research. She has held positions of Senior Director, Group Leader of US Learning and Development, Director of Organizational Effectiveness and Consulting and Director of Medical Operations at Pfizer, Inc. While at Pfizer, Ms. Rizzuto launched the organization's first learning and development function, which focused on building leadership development, change management, and personal effectiveness. She also has a wide range of non-profit management consulting experience. Janet holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Marymount Manhattan College, and a Master's degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.

    Patricia Sclafani
    Patricia Sclafani, Consultant. Ms. Sclafani is a dynamic, results-oriented professional with 25 years of HR leadership in large consumer products, manufacturing, specialty chemicals, aerospace, and engineering companies, with extensive domestic and international experience. Her work experience spans several 'Global 500' businesses such as Diageo, Honeywell/ Int'l AlliedSignal Inc. and Asea Brown Boveri Inc./ABB. She has held many positions in HR including both staff and line business partner roles, specialty/functional roles (comp, benefits, exec comp, etc), and global head of HR roles at the plant, field, and corporate levels. She excels when working in customer-centric businesses to asses, develop, and coach line managers and executives to increase their personal leadership impact. Patricia holds a Master's degree in HR Management from the University of Bridgeport.

With so many challenges facing the business world right now, HR is more crucial than ever to achieving organizational success. HR practitioners need to understand the essential role they play in optimizing employee productivity and performance, working effectively with business leaders, and demonstrating their value to the organization. This two-day workshop will provide you with the knowledge and skills to:

  • Identify the workplace factors that impact productivity
  • Optimize HR practices
  • Demonstrate HR's impact on business results
  • Collaborate with business and HR functions
  • Develop competencies to improve HR performance

Key Topics

  • How HR is perceived within the organization
  • Overcoming challenges with collaboration among HR practices
  • The systems approach to productivity and performance
  • Promoting a positive, inclusive culture
  • Fundamental metrics
  • Influencing business leaders
  • Leveraging and developing HR competencies

Who Will Benefit

Early HR professionals

Faculty


Kathy Donovan (no additional information)

Janet Rizzuto, Director of Human Resource Programs at the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR), oversees the design and development Cornell's professional HR education initiatives in various industries. Ms. Rizzuto's expertise in professional education, innovation, and building a culture of learning is supported by her twenty plus years of progressive, corporate experience in organizational effectiveness, learning and development, and research. She has held positions of Senior Director, Group Leader of US Learning and Development, Director of Organizational Effectiveness and Consulting and Director of Medical Operations at Pfizer, Inc. While at Pfizer, Ms. Rizzuto launched the organization's first learning and development function, which focused on building leadership development, change management, and personal effectiveness. She also has a wide range of non-profit management consulting experience. Janet holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Marymount Manhattan College, and a Master's degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.

Patricia Sclafani, Consultant. Ms. Sclafani is a dynamic, results-oriented professional with 25 years of HR leadership in large consumer products, manufacturing, specialty chemicals, aerospace, and engineering companies, with extensive domestic and international experience. Her work experience spans several 'Global 500' businesses such as Diageo, Honeywell/ Int'l AlliedSignal Inc. and Asea Brown Boveri Inc./ABB. She has held many positions in HR including both staff and line business partner roles, specialty/functional roles (comp, benefits, exec comp, etc), and global head of HR roles at the plant, field, and corporate levels. She excels when working in customer-centric businesses to asses, develop, and coach line managers and executives to increase their personal leadership impact. Patricia holds a Master's degree in HR Management from the University of Bridgeport.