Walsh College to Hold Eighth Annual Human Resources Summit on March 3

Walsh College will host its eighth annual Human Resources Summit from 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Friday, March 3, 2017 at the Troy campus.

The HR Summit offers continuing education and training for human resources professionals. The cost of the summit is $95 to attend and includes a continental breakfast and lunch.

Exhibitor tables are also available for $400 and include two conference tickets and the attendee name list.

The conference is approved for Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) continuing education (CE) credit of 4.5 CE hours, based on registration check-in and evaluation completion.

“The HR Summit program features practical tools that can be used immediately, legal changes under a new administration, and strategic roles of the HR function,” said Beth Barnes, vice president, chief human resources and administrative officer, Walsh College.

Featured topics for the eighth annual HR Summit include:

  • The Business of HR – Enhancing the HR Value Proposition Within Your Organization
  • Understanding Wellness Programs: Strategies & Compliance
  • Changes with the Trump Administration – An Immigration Perspective
  • Legal Updates: New Horizons for Labor and Employment Law

For a full list of the speakers and topics, to register for the summit, or to purchase an exhibitor table, visit www.walshcollege.edu/HRSummit.

Walsh College offers a Master of Science in Management degree with a Human Resources concentration.

Walsh also hosts SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®) certification prep classes at its Troy campus in the fall and in the winter. The classes are designed to provide preparation for professionals who seek Society for Human Resource Management certification.

For questions about the HR summit or the SHRM exam prep class, email Cindy Rush: crush@walshcollege.edu.


Founded in 1922, Walsh College is an all-business, private, independent, not-for-profit, fully accredited college. It offers 15 undergraduate and graduate business and technology degrees, as well as certificate programs. One of the region’s largest business schools and one of Michigan’s top three graduate business schools, Walsh has locations in Troy, Novi, Clinton Township, and Port Huron, as well as online.

Walsh degree programs include accounting, finance, information technology, management, marketing, taxation, and other fields. The faculty integrates theory and application to prepare graduates for successful careers. It includes four Fulbright Scholars, the most of any business school in the state of Michigan. There are about 27,000 alumni, most of whom live or work in Michigan.

Walsh is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org) and has received specialized accreditation for its business programs by The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (www.acbsp.org).


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Brenda Meller/Assistant Vice President, Walsh College bmeller@walshcollege.edu or