Planning and Implementing Employee Events and Recognition Programs


Employee events and recognition programs can enhance workplace culture while boosting employee morale and reducing turnover. Participants will explore the benefits and risks of holding company sponsored social functions and recognition and suggestion programs. Participants will also examine a 10-step model for creating and implementing employee events and recognition programs, identify the keys to an effective event and program, learn about the importance of using checklists in program planning, and review employer best practices in this area.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Develop strategies for holding effective employee events and recognition programs
  • Examine a 10-step model for successfully creating and implementing an employee event or recognition program
  • Gain the tools to analyze and implement various planning options

This course may be taken independently or applied toward a 10-course certificate in Human Resources Management or Supervisory Management offered through Extended Studies.

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Course: CX 212-00
Term: 2162
Section Number: 1
Schedule Number: 2162CX212
Instructor(s): Kim McNamara
Location: Redfield Campus (Rm 221), 18600 Wedge Pkwy, Bldg. "A", Rm. 221
Dates: Mar. 9, 2016 (Wed., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Units: Non-Credit
Notes: Registration fee includes lunch and parking. This course has been approved for 6 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. This course has also been approved for 6 PDCís toward recertification credit hours for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification and recertification, please visit www.hrci.org or www.shrm.org.
Required Fees:
       Registration $199.00

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