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Navigating the HR Jungle




Thursday April 7th, 2022 | 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


2274 E Sunshine St, Springfield, MO 65804

Many leaders are not aware of their responsibilities as an agent of the organization. Their actions may mitigate risk to the business, or be a hazard if issues are not handled properly. This course is designed to enhance the knowledge of managers in basic HR regulations and best practices. It will also develop skills related to preventing sexual harassment, coaching and counseling, progressive disciplinary action, performance management, and involuntary terminations.

Participants will leave this course with a better understanding of Human Resources regulations and best practices. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Management / Agent of the Organization
  • Discrimination in Employment
  • HR and Seven Rules for Management
  • Harassment in the Workplace
  • Coaching, Counseling and Taking Corrective Action
  • Conducting Legally Defensible Interviews
  • Managing Employee Time Off and Leaves of Absence
  • HR Trends for Managers

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SHRM Recertification Provider

This program is valid for 6.5 PDC’s for the SHRM-CP of SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or redertification, please visit

HRCI 2023 Certification Seal

This program is valid for 8 PDC’s for HRCI. The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institutes (HRCI) criteria for recertification credit preapproval.

*Ollis/Akers/Arney – HR Consulting is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit
Karen Shannon

Vice President of Business Consulting/CHRO

With more than 20 years of experience in human resources, Karen Shannon is a trusted advocate and adviser to her clients. She uses her extensive knowledge of regulations and experience with worldwide clients to help businesses create business and HR strategies that have saved upwards of $7 million. A graduate of Drury University, Karen is actively invested in seeing our community, and the businesses that reside within, succeed.

Karen Shannon