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Learn about HR Management
Now is the best time ever to be in HR. As the rest of the world embraces Silicon Valley-style HR, and workplace trends that include more efficiencies, a better employee experience, and a way to shape an organization that makes a difference in the world. Learn from the people who are making these changes in the workplace. Nancy Nelson, our Human Resource Management certificate program chair and other instructors in the program will be talking about the expanded role of HR leaders and how technology such as AI is changing the industry. Learn about trends and options available for entering Human Resources from a variety of other professions. Staff will be on hand to answer questions you might have about which classes to take first.
Presenter: David Swanson
DAVID SWANSON, M.A., SHRM-SCP, is a human resource management consultant, author and keynote speaker with more than 30 years’ experience. Most recently he was executive vice president of HR for SAP SuccessFactors, following previous posts as chief HRO for SAP North America and global head of HR for its products and innovation organization. He has held executive HR positions at a number of other technology companies as well. David is president of the Bay Area Human Resources Executive Council (BAHREC) and speaks widely on the future of HR, focusing on how the industry can impact business through analytics and big data. He is active with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA), has served on the innovation advisory board of the HULT International Business School. He will soon be teaching a new course, People Analytics, which is illuminated by his recently published book, The Data Driven Leader: A Powerful Approach to Delivering Measurable Business Impact Through People Analytics.
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Have questions about our HR Management classes? Contact our Outreach Team at (408) 861-3860 or ExtensionProgram@ucsc.edu.
The event is free but please sign up so we know you'll be there.