February Meeting featuring Mary White

Pre-approved for 3 SHRM and HRCI (Business/Strategic) Credits for Workshop
&
1 SHRM and HRCI General Credit for Lunch Keynote

Wednesday, February 8th
8am - 1pm
The Club in the Glen Iris State Room


Workshop:  "Cultivating Influence" - How to Build Your Credibility, Establish Strategic Relationships & Influence Organizational Decision Making."
 
Are you tired of struggling to have your ideas heard and taken seriously in your company? Do you want to learn how to be more influential in your professional life? Do you want to play a key role in organizational decision-making, changes and strategic planning? If you’re ready to take your career to the next level, it’s important to learn how to develop your influence skills.

That’s exactly what you’ll learn how to do in MTI’s Cultivating Influence: How to Build Your Credibility, Establish Strategic Relationships & Influence Organizational Decision Making workshop. In order to become influential, you first have to understand the factors that lead to being viewed as a person with influence and commit to cultivating traits and skills within yourself that will position you as an influential professional who can have strategic impact.Cultivating influence is essential to a being viewed as an effective leader – formal or informal – and is an important key to getting opportunities to have a strategic impact within your organization. Influence begins with establishing credibility and building effective relationships. People who are able to influence others – even without formal authority – are in a unique position to distinguish themselves as strategic-minded professionals, and they can have a real impact on organizational decision making.

Cultivating influence is essential to a being viewed as an effective leader – formal or informal – and is an important key to getting opportunities to have a strategic impact within your organization. Influence begins with establishing credibility and building effective relationships. People who are able to influence others – even without formal authority – are in a unique position to distinguish themselves as strategic-minded professionals, and they can have a real impact on organizational decision making.
 

"HR Role in Team Building" Keynote Details:

 Having strong team provides today’s organizations with a competitive advantage, and HR professionals are uniquely positioned to play a very active role in cultivating an organizational culture where teamwork is not only possible, but can thrive.

 Developing an organizational culture designed to empower teams at all levels to become cohesive, functional and effective (all factors that impact bottom line success!) requires strategic thinking, planning and implementation from HR professionals.

 Attend this informative session and discover best practices and practical strategies for the many ways HR can impact team development throughout every aspect of the organization.

From strategic planning through ongoing interventions and activities, HR plays a very direct, active and strategic role in the team building process. By implementing the best practices and practical strategies covered in this session, you’ll be on your way to expanding HR’s strategic impact on your organization and contributing to building a better workplace through stronger teams in a very real way.

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Mary White - MTI Business Solutions Managing Director

Mary Gormandy White, SHRM-SCP, SPHR is managing director of MTI Business Solutions, a leading corporate training/talent development firm based on the Alabama Gulf Coast and working with clients throughout the United States. She specializes in training and consulting services related to HR, management, leadership, communication, team building, Everything DiSC, Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team, Six Sigma and more.

Mary holds graduate and undergraduate degrees in Communication. Her certifications include Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and Everything DiSC Certified Trainer/Accredited Workplace Facilitator.

Mary’s professional background includes extensive experience in management, HR, instructional design and communication. She is a frequent keynote speaker at conferences and association meetings nationwide. She serves as President of the Mobile SHRM chapter and teaches SHRM-CP and SCP certification prep courses. She also taught PHR/SPHR pre courses for many years.

 

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events...

MARCH 8, 2017 at The Club
Panel of students and employers addressing wants/needs/perspectives directly around work ethic, initiative, incentives, effective ways to attract and recruit, favorite Interview Q’s and least favorite, deal makers/breakers in the interview process AND in the networking process.

APRIL 12, 2017 at The Club
Legal Update - Workshop and lunch

MAY 10, 2017 at The City Club
Power Breakfast for Senior Executives with Steve Browne