Human Resources Administration Certificate (HRAC) SPR 2024

The Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) Human Resources Administration Certificate (HRAC) Program includes six classes designed to provide city elected officials and appointed staff with the tools to successfully recruit, train, and retain talent to provide services to their communities in an inclusive and equitable approach. The program also addresses the expanded need from the previous service of HR Express, which offered online webinars, training, and access to Personnel Law attorneys. The HRAC Program will be delivered in locations throughout the state for easy accessibility and online as well. Upon completion of the six classes, participants should: Understand how to use data to analyze local government workforce to address diversity, equity, and inclusion. Understand all relevant employment laws. Understand the importance of recruiting, onboarding, and professional development to attract and retain the right people for the right job. Understand how to compensate and provide benefits to your employees. Understand how to develop personnel policies; and Understand how to address employee performance and workplace culture.

Cities that are in GIRMA can apply for a Safety Grant to pay for half of the cost of the certificate program($375). Please go to LGRMS.COM for the application to apply. 

Clerks can use these classes for continued education unit(CEUs) for their yearly certification requirements.

HRAC classes are not eligible for Harold Holtz Municipal Training Institute credit.

When
3/27/2024 9:00 AM - 4/30/2024 4:00 PM
Eastern Daylight Time
Where
Columbus City Hall Bradley Building 2nd Floor 1111 1st Avenue Columbus, GA 31901 UNITED STATES
Sign in or create an account to register Last day to register is 4/29/2024
Event Contact
Mr. Terrell Jacobs - Phone: (404) 295-6247

Program

Wednesday, 27 March 2024

Description
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical components of a thriving organizational culture. One of the responsibilities of human resources is to create an environment conducive to the different experiences and perspectives among the workforce to attract and retain talent and remain competitive. A primary function deals with the qualities, experiences, and work styles that make individuals unique and how organizations can leverage those qualities to support the city’s mission, vision, and core values.
Time
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM

Wednesday, 03 April 2024

Description
This course will cover basic employment laws and their applicability to cities. Cities need to know the basics of Personnel Law and weave through the “mine fields” of potential litigation. This class will give participants a good foundation on laws such as FLSA, FMLA, HIPPA, EEOC, Title VII, Open Records, maintaining personnel files, and other pertinent laws and regulations. Participants will gain an understanding of HR records management and a better understanding of the requirements and regulations of employment laws.
Time
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM

Wednesday, 10 April 2024

Description
This course will guide ways to help all workforce members better understand the city’s mission, objectives, and the importance of professional growth through training and development. Participants will dive into the Talent Management Process, gain a better understanding of Workforce Planning, identify essential components of Talent Acquisition, create an effective Onboarding and engagement Program, learn how to develop an Employee Training and Professional Development Program, gain a better understanding of Performance Manager Program, and explore how an effective Succession Planning program improves employee retention.
Time
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM

Wednesday, 17 April 2024

Description
This course will allow participants to review and learn how to develop performance evaluations that include measurable and objective criteria that have been tried and tested in the workplace. Participants will also examine best practices to administer performance evaluations to promote communication and provide helpful employee feedback, facilitate better working relationships, provide a historical performance record, and contribute to professional development without overburdening supervisory staff.
Time
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM

Wednesday, 24 April 2024

Description
This course will provide information on managing pay plans and job descriptions, understanding workers' compensation, claims administration, payroll administration, overtime requirements, and the administration of cafeteria plans. Participants will explore different types of employee benefits, retirement plans, and other benefits to recruit and retain employees.
Time
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM

Tuesday, 30 April 2024

Description
This course will focus on developing personnel policies that are straightforward, easy to administer, and protect employees and the City. Participants will discuss and examine commonly used personnel policies that are easy for all parties to understand and balance the needs and expectations of the employee and the City.
Time
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM

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