Pepperdine's graduate faculty and other acclaimed human resources experts will present a day-long dialogue about current best practices in the field of talent management Friday, Apr. 25, at 8:30 a.m. at the West Los Angeles Graduate Campus.
Speakers from both the business and the academic worlds will discuss the art of attracting, developing, deploying, and retaining talent to achieve strategic objectives and meet future business needs.
Keynote speakers John Boudreau, professor and research director at USC's Marshall School of Business, and Annette Thompson, senior vice president and chief learning officer at the Farmers Insurance Group of Companies, will lead the day's main discussions. Panels discussions scheduled throughout the day will include International Challenges and Global Talent Acquisition: Challenges and Solutions; The Retirement Boomers: Succession Management Best Practices and Knowledge Transfer Initiatives; and Best Practices in Delivering and Demonstrating the Value of Talent Management.
Talent management is a discipline essential to all levels of management, particularly human resources professionals, organization development leaders, and functional managers and supervisors. Graziadio School alumni and students are also encouraged to attend.
This program has been approved for 4.25 recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
For more information about the program, speaker biographies, and to register, visit the Graziadio School of Business and Management website.