Journeying to the cloud? Simplifying administration? Trying to figure out analytics? Building the workforce of the future? Enabling digital transformation in your business? Or, maybe just trying to figure out how to get things done? Part of your strategy has to be education, shared experiences, and a forward-looking lens.  People still matter. Perhaps more than ever. You're invited to join your peers, consultants, industry experts, futurists and SAP for education intended to create success for you and your business in a digital world.  Registration is now open for these Monday, May 16th Pre-Conference Seminars at SAPPHIRE NOW | ASUG Annual Conference.

 

ANALYTICS: Workforce Analytics Unplugged a non-product specific educational session in which HR and IT professionals will spend 4 productive hours working together with industry experts, consultants and customers.  The goal is to enable participants to create practices for their own organizations that will result in meaningful people analytics from both HR and non-HR data.

 

TALENT: Recharge HR: Stretch Your Talent Mindset - Complimentary afternoon seminar courtesy of Deloitte and hyperCision featuring author and futurist Dr. Karie Willyerd with her new book, Stretch – How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace. Executives, Leaders, Managers and HR or IT professionals throughout your organization learn the latest on performance ratings, Continuous Performance Management and Social Collaboration along with trends that are shaping the workplace through interaction with thought leaders, consultants and SAP customers.

 

JOURNEY TO CLOUD: SuccessFactors 101 - Hands On Orientation - a rare opportunity to learn about the SuccessFactors suite in detail.  Managers, Decision makers, IT and HR future users, project team members and developers will take away practical knowledge from this class to help ensure a strong start with the SAP SuccessFactors Suite or provide input into your software decision making processes. Participants learn how administration, maintenance, and enhancements are managed. Laptop required for interactive exercises.

 

EXPERT ADMINISTRATION: SuccessFactors eXpert SFX Accreditation and Training This class enables participants to become Certified SuccessFactors Administrators. Participants in this full-day class gain advanced skills in how to use the SuccessFactors Goal and Performance Management admin functions, including creating and modifying form templates and managing the performance cycle. This course will focus on Performance v12 Acceleration.  The cost of the certification exam is included in the cost of the class. Laptop required for interactive exercises.

 

Details on content and speakers follows below. Register on SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference site or or email Community Advocate,  Sherryanne.meyer@asug.com


Pre-Conference experiences are developed by our volunteers and with our members in mind: what knowledge do our members need to excel? That's what we're delivering on, plus -

  • Our commitment to have you take home knowledge and experiences that can honestly help you with your technology and HR processes
  • SHRM Professional Development Credits or
  • SAP SFX (Expert Administrator) Certification
  • Opportunities for meaningful conversations with the experts and your peers.

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Options are:

 

Workforce Analytics Unplugged - morning seminar

 

Predictive Analytics is the number one skill HR requires to become a strategic business partner; but what exactly are the best practices for accomplishing that? What do you need to effectively use workforce analytics - regardless of the specific technical solution you apply? In this “unplugged” ASUG Pre-Conference Seminar the emphasis is on the free exchange of information. You drive the outcomes of this session while you work with leading experts and customers. Participants will leave the workshop with a template to use to adopt a "best-practices" approach for their own workforce analytics. This seminar is focused on the non-technical professional and is applicable to customers at any stage of an HRIS implementation. Participants earn four (4) SHRM Professional Development Credits.

 

Joan Gallagher, The Hershey Company

Managing Systems to Produce “Good” Data for Analytics

Mick Collins, SAP SuccessFactors

Talent Management Topics in Need of Workforce Analytics

Jamie Strnisha, 3D Results

Positioning/Defining Data for Use in Workforce Analytics

Scott Pollak, PwC

Executive Engagement: Delivering Analytics to Leaders

Dawn Pickett, Florida Blue

Ensuring HR Understands the Data

Greta Roberts, Talent Analytics

Looking to the Future: How to Succeed In Predictive Analytics

 

Register on SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference site.

Monday, May 16, 8:00 a.m. – Noon

$445 ASUG Member | $545 ASUG Non-Member

 


Recharge HR: Stretch Your Talent Mindset - afternoon seminar

 

This pre-conference session features noted futurist and author Karie Willyerd. Are people your most important asset? We thought so. This seminar’s for you. Meeting the needs of a digitally transformed workplace is going to require a new focus on leadership and talent. The ASUG Recharge HR program is a series of face-to-face events in select locations that teaches critical skills for HR and HRIS professionals through education from thought leaders, futurists, and peers. Join us in this Recharge HR seminar to learn what you need to activate the talent management reset button. Throughout the afternoon, you will follow our competency-based professional development program, geared to give you the skills to develop a talent strategy for the future. Participants earn four (4) SHRM Professional Development Credits. For information on previous Recharge HR event content and speakers, visit rechargehr.asug.com.  Here's what's happening on May 16th:

 

Karie Willyerd, Workplace Futurist, SAP SuccessFactors, Entrepreneur, Author

Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow's Workplace

Elyse Anchell, Director, HR Talent and Learning Technology, IBM

Continuous Performance Management

David Swanson, Gabriella Burlacu, Bianca McCann, SAP SuccessFactors

Culture influences everything

Erica Volini, HR Transformation Leader, Deloitte

The Business of Talent

Sharon Newton, CEO of hyperCision and customer panel

Using Social Collaboration to Get Work Done

 

Register on SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference site.

Monday, May 16th, 1:00 p.m.– 5:00 p.m.

Complimentary

Combine this with our morning seminar, Workforce Analytics Unplugged, for a full day of HR professional education

 

 

SAP SuccessFactors 101 – Hands-On Orientation - for the curious, the newcomers, the implementers

 

Thinking about or just embarking on your SAP SuccessFactors journey? Want to try before buying? This course is a unique opportunity to understand the components of the SuccessFactors suite in depth and learn how administration, maintenance, and enhancements are managed.

 

This instructor-led, full-day session provides an introduction to common features and functionalities of SuccessFactors products. Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on exercises, experts from SAP SuccessFactors will guide you through key concepts and terminology associated with SuccessFactors to help you develop a working knowledge of the SuccessFactors model.  **BE SURE TO BRING A LAPTOP FOR INTERACTIVE EXERCISES.**  Participants will take away a comprehensive understanding of :

 

* The components of the SuccessFactors suite

* How components integrate

* The basic hire-to-retire functionality

* The administrative features of the system

* How changes are released and managed.

 

At the end of the session, attendees will have an understanding of the components of the SAP SuccessFactors suite, how they work together, and how the system maintenance and ongoing management differs from SAP’s ERP on-premise model.

 

This course has been developed for ASUG and is taught by SAP SuccessFactors certified instructors from SAP SuccessFactors’ Global Customer Empowerment Innovation.

 

Register on SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference site.

Monday, May 16, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

$745 ASUG Member | $845 ASUG Non-Member

 

 

SuccessFactors eXpert (SFX) Accreditation and Training - including the cost of the exam

 

A unique opportunity for customers of SAP SuccessFactors who are actively using Performance and Goal Management to become certified system administrators.

 

Through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on exercises, the course uses the concepts and terminology associated with SuccessFactors Goal and Performance Management administrative functionality to help you develop a working knowledge of these modules for use in managing your performance management strategy. You will gain advanced skills in how to use the SuccessFactors Goal and Performance Management admin functions, including creating and modifying form templates and managing the performance cycle. This course will focus on Performance v12 Acceleration.  **BE SURE TO BRING A LAPTOP FOR INTERACTIVE EXERCISES**

 

Certification:

Participants who pass the SFX exams on site (or who choose to do so virtually at a later date), will be considered accredited PM and GM SuccessFactors eXperts. This accreditation provides a boost to admins’ resumes, gains them access to an SFX only collaboration site and quarterly events, and earns their organizations SAP SuccessFactors Support queue priority. Learn more at the SuccessFactors Community.

 

SFX Accreditation Exams: Test your eXpertise with the Foundations, Performance and Goal Management SFX exams. Passing these exams will earn admins a Performance and Goal Management SFX accreditation. Admins can attempt the exams with or without participating in the training.

 

Key Outcomes or Benefits of Attending:

At the end of the training session, attendees will be more comfortable, competent, and efficient with their SAP SuccessFactors PM and GM solutions.

 

This is the authorized SAP SuccessFactors training course developed and taught by SAP SuccessFactors-certified instructors from the SAP SuccessFactors’ Global Customer Empowerment, Innovation.

 

Register on SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference site.

Monday, May 16, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

$745 ASUG Member | $845 ASUG Non-Member

 

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