Courses

Human Resource & Leadership Course Descriptions

Managing employees in the era of legalized marijuana requires more specific policy language, testing protocols and perhaps another look at your pre-employment practices. In this free course, we explore the impact of legalized medical and recreational marijuana at work and how best to mitigate risk going forward.

This training provides you with job description samples, template policy language and an invaluable questionnaire that you can use to develop job descriptions, determine the physical requirements of the job for ADA purposes and identify the key components for evaluating performance.

Reference checking feels like a lost art. There is misinformation and fear circulating around the risks of providing a bad reference and a belief that no one will tell you the truth. This free course is aimed at dispelling these myths and arming you with valuable information about who to call, what to ask, how to improve the validity of the responses. When the shoe is on the other foot and you are asked to provide a reference, we walk you through how to do that too!

Marijuana is legal in Michigan, but does that mean that employers have to allow it in the workplace? The simple answer is no, but managing employees in this new era does require more specific policy language, testing protocols and perhaps another look at your pre-employment practices. In this free course, we explore the impact of legalized medical and recreational marijuana at work and how best to mitigate risk going forward.

In this three-module series, we explore how our understanding – and acknowledgment – of sexual harassment has evolved over time. We review definitions and how to tell what’s what. And finally, we focus on the role of business leadership in implementing effective and necessary policies for a healthy and safe work environment.