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Anderson Schools Announces Human Resources Seminar

September 7, 2001

Albuquerque, NM, September 7, 2001 --This fall, the Management Development Center at UNMís Anderson Schools of Management is offering an intensive, interactive five-day seminar that will help HR professionals keep their knowledge and skills up-to-date. The Keys to an Effective Human Resources Department is a must for HR professionals who want to gain insight into key HR functions, establish a framework for integrating HR activities throughout their organization, and prepare a specific plan for developing the skills necessary to efficiently and effectively manage an HR department.

The lead instructor, Mary Cooley, SPHR, is the Principal of HR Solutions, LLC, which provides HR consulting and training to nonprofit and for-profit organizations throughout the Southwest. Mary teaches in many of the Management Development Center programs and is well known throughout the Southwest for her engaging, interactive, and effective presentation style. In this program, she will take participants through practical exercises that will give them a chance to practice and refine many new HR techniques. In addition to learning with Mary, participants will also hear from several other subject matter experts.

The Keys to an Effective Human Resources Department will be held on five Thursdays, October 4, 11, 18, 25 and November 8 (no class will be held on November 1) from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. The program will be held at the at 801 University Blvd SE, which is conveniently located at the University of New Mexicoís Science and Technology Park in Albuquerque. Lunch, refreshments and all class materials are provided as part of the $745 registration fee. With all that is at stake in the HR field today, this is an investment that is well worth every HR professionalís time and money.

For more information or to register for this program, please contact Michelle Detry at 277-2525. The class is expected to fill quickly, so early registration is highly recommended.

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The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At the Anderson School, faculty, staff, and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders.

The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit www.mgt.unm.edu, email info@mgt.unm.edu, or call (505) 277-6471.

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