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Building Strategic HR – Leveraging HR Skills to Drive ROI

  • Olin B. Sansbury, Jr. Campus Life Center at University of South Carolina Upstate Hodge Drive Spartanburg, SC 29302 (map)
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Jason Collett

Adaptivity Development, LLC
Fort Mill, SC

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Jason is a highly-respected international keynote speaker who delivers messages on leadership, change management, multi-generational change management, and business development.

Jason is a business executive with over 28 years of international experience. He has balanced diverse roles as an entrepreneur, professional speaker, board member, as well as global Fortune 500 human resources leader.

Currently, Jason is the President of Adaptivity Development, LLC, a boutique business strategy consultancy that is focused on executive development, building strategic HR, cultural transformation, and growing small businesses.

Jason is the former senior human resources director of talent management for Domtar, and former CEO of ARCpoint Labs. Jason has held senior human resources positions with Bank of America, Honeywell, and Schneider National.

Jason’s interests include personal accomplishments and adventures in high altitude ice climbing, mountaineering, competitive sailing, and board sports around the world.

Building Strategic HR – Leveraging HR Skills to Drive ROI


Building and implementing strategic human resources plans can create a competitive advantage for organizations. To do so they must be thoroughly developed and directed towards the organization’s strategic plans.

 This workshop is geared towards experienced and senior level human resources professionals.  It will enhance your ability to be a strategic human resources business partner. Instruction will focus on creating strategies and identifying opportunities to build strategic human resources plans that solve business problems and create ROI.

Key topics

  • Identifying strategic initiatives to solve complex problems

  • Using decision making matrixes and other strategic data-based tools

  • Building a strategic HR plan aligned with organization’s strategic mission

  • Making the right decisions on which strategic initiatives to tackle

  • Developing an action plan to implement a strategic initiative

  • Addressing the basics before tackling complex issues

  • Knowing your organization’s financials and how human resources directly or indirectly impacts them


Wednesday, May 15, 2019

10 a.m.: workshop starts
3:45 p.m.: workshop ends


Room 309
Olin B. Sansbury, Jr. Campus Life Center
USC Upstate


Fee is $199 per person. Fee includes workshop materials and lunch..

Advance, prepaid reservations are required.

Paying by credit card is the preferred method; however, checks will also be accepted if received no later than the event date.

To register by phone, call the Employers Network (864-585-1007). If you wish to pay by credit card, your reservation and payment can be handled with one phone call.

You may also make a reservation by fax. This holds your place until payment is received. You are responsible for making payment before the event date. Click here for a fax reservation form.


No refunds will be made after May 8. (This policy applies to cancellation requests received after May 8, and to event "no-shows.")


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The workshop is pre-approved for four (4) Human Resources Certification Institute Business Credits.

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The workshop is also pre-approved for four (4) Society for Human Resources Management CP/SCP Personal Development Credits.