Subject: Georgia Employers' Assn. Newsletter

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Newsletter #44
January 8, 2019
This GEA Newsletter will be focusing on training programs we are scheduling for the first half of 2019.  Please review this information and visit the GEA website for more information as we complete our training schedule.
We are partnering with Keiko Humphries group to present our most popular training series which has been expanded to a six day workshop focused on the practical skills and tools Team Leaders, Lead People, and Supervisors need to succeed in the complex business environment.  

The GEA Leadership series will be held at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins for the Spring 2019 series.  This year the series has been expanded to a six day multi-module series.  The dates of the series are as follows:

Session 1:  February 20, 2019      
Session 3:  April 24, 2019             
Session 4:  May 22, 2019              
Session 5:  June 19, 2019              
Session 6:  July 17, 2019  
*All workshops will be head in the Eagle Conference Room at the Museum of        Aviation in Warner Robins, GA, unless otherwise noted.
* All workshops times are from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

This program is designed as an independent session or module.  If an individual is not able to attend all sessions, these other sessions can be attended in the future.

Cost:    GEA Members - $315.00
            Non-Members - $360.00
*Discounts are offered to organizations sending five or more people to any workshop.

Link to website sign up page:

This program is designed for those individuals who would like to enter the HR profession or have been hired in an HR capacity and would like to fast track their career growth by proving a foundational knowledge of Human Resources.

Eligibility for the course and exam is a high school diploma or GED.  HR experience is not required as this is a knowledge-based credential.  The cost GEA's four week preparaton course, including the complete course materials and class based training for the aPHR exam.

All classes will be held in the Fickling Building in downtown Macon in the Cherry Blossom Conference room on the 16th floor.  Class times are from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Cost for the course is:

GEA Members:                 $1250.00
Non-Members:                  $1550.00

Please visit the following link for more information on the course and the registration link:
Registration will open next week for the GEA 2019 Spring Conference which will be held at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa beginning with the annual golf outing on Sunday, March 31st.  On Monday, April 1st, we have scheduled a slate of great speakers with the focus on Workforce Development and Legal Reviews through Tuesday, April 2nd, mid-day.

Be on the lookout for the registration information in next weeks Newsletter and also on the GEA website.

We are looking forward to seeing everyone there.
Addition Training Information

In addition to the opportunities above, in the near future we will be announcing training programs including:

HRCI - SPHR and PHR Certification Course
Strategic Management
Customer Service
Senior Leadership Series specifically designed for management level people.

Be also on the lookout for a new 3 hour training program with Pete Tosh named:

"Toxic Employees - Everybody Has One"

This will be a traveling training program with stops through out the State of Georgia so be on the look out for a site near you.
Please remember that all GEA training programs are designed to be presented in a public or private company or organization setting.  If you would like more information on GEA training programs, please contact Buddy McGehee, 478-722-8282,

Georgia Employers' Association
Buddy McGehee, Ex. Director

To join the GEA or for more information, please contact Buddy or Chris Murphy, Director of Membership Development,
Georgia Employers' Association, 577 Mulberry Street, Suite 710, 31201, Macon, United States
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