• Essentials of HR Strategic Leadership certificate series
    September 19 @ 9:00 am
    Agawam MA Training Location

EANE’s HR Leadership Certificate Series is a unique combination of monthly facilitator-led sessions in a small group, interactive environment. The expert-led classes illuminate core competencies every HR Professional should master to better serve employers with a centralized, measurable growing experience. Give your HR leaders the support they need to succeed.

In this series, you’ll learn mastery-level understanding of the core competencies that HR Professionals bring to leadership-level discussions.

Attendees will be provided an Executive Coach to support them through the series to help achieve their goals. These one-on-one executive coaching sessions will be scheduled throughout the series.

Session Meeting Information

All sessions will meet in person in EANE’s Agawam Training Location between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm. Lunch will be served.

September 19, 2024

Kick-off session

  • Introductions
  • Expectations
  • Review program agenda and dates
  • CEO to speak on the value of HR to an organization
  • Review DiSC profile and adaptability

October 17, 2024


  • Understanding HR’s leadership role – be a champion for the organization not just the HR Dept.
  • Influencing – Up and Down
  • HR leadership competency models
  • EQ and DiSC – how to use these to improve your internal and external relationships
  • Improve skills in handling conflict and coaching others to handle conflict

November 07, 2024

Critical & Strategic Thinking

  • What is strategic thinking?
  • How do you as HR fit/influence the strategic planning process
  • Aligning HR goals with organization goals
  • The critical thinking process
  • Critical thinking leads to positive actions

December 05, 2024

Business Acumen

  • Understand financial documents and implications to the business
  • What does HR need to know about finances – how business drives business
  • How to be a voice in financial discussions about the business

January 16, 2025

Talent Translation & Curation

  • Workplace planning
  • Succession planning
  • Analyzing and developing bench strength
  • Developing staff training plans

February 13, 2025

Change Leadership

  • HR’s Role in Facilitating Effective Change
  • CHANGE Model
  • Engaging leaders in the people side of change
  • Causes of Resistance
  • Transition Curve
  • SHIFT model to manage resistance

March 20, 2025


Who Should Attend

Individuals with HR responsibilities who have demonstrated the capacity to assume more leadership responsibilities.

Registration Fee

$3,750 Per person for the series