Instructor: Deborah Whitworth

Deborah Whitworth
Biography:

Deb Whitworth, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, is owner and CEO of HR Studio Group, LLC. In thirty years of human resources management and leadership experience, she has helped a variety of nonprofit and for-profit organizations build and maintain compliant cultures of excellence. Deb was appointed by the Governor of Maine as Commissioner with the Maine Human Rights Commission in 2011 and reappointed twice more in 2012 and 2017. She currently serves on the board of The Cromwell Center for Disabilities Awareness and was named the Maine HR Leader of the Year in 2012. In addition to the services she provides at USM, Deb serves as adjunct faculty at Thomas College. Deb received her BA in Rhetoric and Communication at Kent State University.


Classes by this instructor


Contact Hrs/CEUs: 15/1.5

 

AgileDesigning and implementing cost-efficient and effective compensation programs in today's challenging economic conditions is difficult but necessary, requiring careful analysis and planning. Using case studies, discussion groups, exercises, and homework assignments, you will gain an understanding of current compensation issues, knowledge to develop compensation programs, and wage and salary administration.

 

Online classes will be interactive and include a mix of pre-work assignments and live-online class discussions. You may participate in active dialogue, reflection, explore real-life scenarios, or group activities to demonstrate your understanding and share meaning. Come prepared to engage and explore new ways of learning and relationship-building. 

 

Our Mission: To provide a meaningful online results-focused learning experience that will position you for growth opportunities.

  

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March 2-30, 2022, Online

Contact Hrs/CEUs: 15/1.5 - CLEs/10 - General Credits/10

 

Learn in the classroom and not in the courtroom.  Mistakes in managing employees can lead to costly litigation, loss of reputation, and turnover.  During this course, you will learn about employment laws and regulations involved in managing employees, the implications of the laws affecting your employment practices, and specific operational approaches to help you build an employment culture of compliance.

 

 

Online classes will be interactive and include a mix of pre-work assignments and live-online class discussions. You may participate in active dialogue, reflection, explore real-life scenarios, or group activities to demonstrate your understanding and share meaning. Come prepared to engage and explore new ways of learning and relationship-building.     

 

Our Mission: To provide a meaningful online results-focused learning experience that will position you for growth opportunities.

 

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October 19, 2022 to November 16, 2022, Online

Contact Hrs/CEUs: 15/1.5

 

AgileLet’s take a close look at the employment life cycle starting with what happens before recruitment begins and ends after employment terminates.  In this course, we will focus on key management challenges, common gaps in talent management strategy, employment culture, employee experience, performance management, role modeling leadership behaviors, and employment termination.

 

Online classes will be interactive and include a mix of pre-work assignments and live-online class discussions. You may participate in active dialogue, reflection, explore real-life scenarios, or group activities to demonstrate your understanding and share meaning

  

Our Mission: To provide a meaningful online results-focused learning experience that will position you for growth opportunities.

 

For additional details and cost(s), select session below.

 

May 25, 2022 to June 22, 2022, Online