Professional Development

The 35th Annual KYSHRM Conference has been approved for professional development credits! Explore below for an overview and a list of sessions approved for credits.

***Detailed credit information will be provided once the conference has closed. For questions, contact Katie Adams at 502-848-8790.


Overview: The conference has been approved for the following credits.

  • BMS Credits

    • Maximum Allowance: 15.75 hours

  • HRCI General HR Credits

    • Maximum Allowance: 17 hours

  • SHRM Professional Development Credits

    • Maximum Allowance: 17 hours

  • General Continuing Education Credits

    • Maximum Allowance: 17 hours


Please Note:

  • All sessions listed under the Business Management Strategy track have been approved for BMS credits.

  • The following sessions (which are not included on the BMS track) have also been approved for BMS credit:


Explore below for a list of sessions approved for credits (arranged by date of occurrence):


Wednesday, August 28, 2019

  • 3.00 BMS
    • Pre-1 – The Future Transformation of HR and Organizations
  • 3.00 HR
    • Pre-2 – @Work Insights from @Work Authors
  • 3.00 BMS
    • Pre-3 – The Power of Employer Branding and Diversifying Talent Acquisition
  • 3.00 BMS
    • Pre-4 – Creating a Recovery-friendly Workplace
  • 3.00 BMS
    • Pre-5 – Supporting Connection and Conversation Across Difference
  • 3.00 HR
    • Pre-6 – How to Recognize and Cultivate Next Leaders
  • 1.00 HR
    • B&C 1-5 – Common FMLA Missteps and Misconceptions
  • 1.00 HR
    • B&C 1-6 – The Case for Financial Wellness
  • 1.00 HR
    • B&C 1-11 – Healthcare Ate My 401(k) Contributions
  • 1.00 HR
    • B&C 1-12 – Benefits and Compensation
  • 1.00 BMS
    • BMS 1-1 – Wait…We’re Acquiring What?!?
  • 1.00 BMS
    • BMS 1-7 – How to Design and Implement
  • 1.00 BMS
    • BMS 1-13 – Creating Operational Excellence – Part 1
  • 1.00 HR
    • HRL 1-4 – Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues in the Workplace
  • 1.00 HR
    • HRL 1-10 – The EEOC, from A to Z
  • 1.00 HR
    • HRL 1-16 – Mock Employment Jury Trial-Part I
  • 1.00 HR
    • MGMT 1-2 – Building Kentucky’s Talent Pipeline
  • 1.00 HR
    • MGMT 1-8 – The Lonely HR – HR Departments of One!
  • 1.00 BMS
    • MGMT 1-14 – The Impact of Human Resources on Employee Engagement
  • 1.00 HR
    • MOTIV 1-3 – Values Drive Results
  • 1.00 HR
    • MOTIV 1-9 – ABCs of Registered Apprenticeship
  • 1.00 HR
    • MOTIV 1-15 – Emotional Health: Why It Matters to Our Workforce
  • 1.00 HR
    • B&C 2-5 – Common FMLA Missteps and Misconceptions
  • 1.00 HR
    • B&C 2-6 – The Case for Financial Wellness
  • 1.00 HR
    • B&C 2-11 – Healthcare Ate My 401(k) Contributions
  • 1.00 HR
    • B&C 2-12 – Benefits and Compensation
  • 1.00 BMS
    • BMS 2-1 – Wait…We’re Acquiring What?!?
  • 1.00 BMS
    • BMS 2-7 – How to Design and Implement
  • 1.00 BMS
    • BMS 2-13 – Creating Operational Excellence – Part 2
  • 1.00 HR
    • HRL 2-4 – Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues in the Workplace
  • 1.00 HR
    • HRL 2-10 – The EEOC, from A to Z
  • 1.00 HR
    • HRL 2-16 – Mock Employment Jury Trial–Part II
  • 1.00 HR
    • MGMT 2-2 – Building Kentucky’s Talent Pipeline
  • 1.00 HR
    • MGMT 2-8 – The Lonely HR – HR Departments of One!
  • 1.00 BMS
    • MGMT 2-14 – The Impact of Human Resources on Employee Engagement
  • 1.00 HR
    • MOTIV 2-3 – Values Drive Results
  • 1.00 HR
    • MOTIV 2-9 – ABCs of Registered Apprenticeship
  • 1.00 HR
    • MOTIV 2-15 – Emotional Health: Why It Matters to Our Workforce
  • 1.00 BMS
    • Keynote – Zap the Gap: Generational Differences Reexamined

Thursday, August 29, 2019

  • 1.00 HR
    • B&C 3-5 – Good Makes Great
  • 1.00 BMS
    • BMS 3-1 – Building Healthy Workplace Cultures
  • 1.00 BMS
    • BMS 3-6 -Managing Toxic Emotions at Work
  • 1.00 HR
    • HRL 3-4 – What Do You WANT? That’s NOT Reasonable! (ADA)
  • 1.00 BMS
    • MGMT 3-2 – Organization Design to Achieve Strategy: Questions You Should Ask
  • 1.00 HR
    • MGMT 3-7 – Low-cost Development with Group and Team Coaching
  • 1.00 HR
    • MOTIV 3-3 – The Power of Full Engagement @ Work
  • 1.00 HR
    • MOTIV 3-8 – Blended Learning Recipes for Engagement
  • 1.00 BMS
    • Keynote – Reducing Implicit Bias Through Effective Performance Calibration
  • 1.00 HR
    • B&C 4-5 – Feeling Foggy About Opioids
  • 1.50 HR
    • B&C 4-11 – Compensation Basics for the HR Generalist
  • 1.00 BMS
    • BMS 4-1 – Adding Value to Your Organization Through Strategic HR
  • 1.50 BMS
    • BMS 4-7 – By HR | For HR | Simply HR – Legendary HR
  • 1.00 HR
    • HRL 4-4 – The Top Employment Cases and Legislation of 2019
  • 1.50 HR
    • HRL 4-10 – What to Do when Government Comes Knocking
  • 1.00 HR
    • MGMT 4-2 – Develop High Potential Employees
  • 1.50 HR
    • MGMT 4-8 – Building Trust for Success
  • 1.00 HR
    • MOTIV 4-3 – Power Up Your FANtastic Personal Brand
  • 1.00 HR
    • MOTIV 4-6 – How Interpersonal Skills Impact Compliance
  • 1.50 HR
    • MOTIV 4-9 – Creating the “It” Factor – Building Executive Presence and Influence
  • 1.00 HR
    • B&C 5-5 – Feeling Foggy About Opioids
  • 1.50 HR
    • B&C 5-11 – Compensation Basics for the HR Generalist
  • 1.00 BMS
    • BMS 5-1 – Adding Value to Your Organization Through Strategic HR
  • 1.50 BMS
    • BMS 5-7 – By HR | For HR | Simply HR – Legendary HR
  • 1.00 HR
    • HRL 5-4 – The Top Employment Cases and Legislation of 2019
  • 1.50 HR
    • HRL 5-10 – What to Do when Government Comes Knocking
  • 1.00 HR
    • MGMT 5-2 – Develop High Potential Employees
  • 1.50 HR
    • MGMT 5-8 – Building Trust for Success
  • 1.00 HR
    • MOTIV 5-3 – Power Up Your FANtastic Personal Brand
  • 1.00 HR
    • MOTIV 5-6 – How Interpersonal Skills Impact Compliance
  • 1.50 HR
    • MOTIV 5-9 – Creating the “It” Factor – Building Executive Presence and Influence
  • 1.25 HR
    • B&C 6-5 – Telehealth Medical and Behavioral Health – Innovation Drives Success
  • 1.25 HR
    • B&C 6-10 – Pay Equality
  • 1.25 HR
    • B&C 6-11 – Student Loan Repayment Program – The Hottest Benefit Today
  • 1.25 BMS
    • BMS 6-1 – Become an HR Strategic Business Partner!
  • 1.25 HR
    • HRL 6-4 – Preventing Retaliation in the Kentucky Workplace
  • 1.25 HR
    • HRL 6-9 – Crisis Management – In Case of Emergency: The Aftermath
  • 1.25 HR
    • MGMT 6-2 – The JHA: Key to Worker Safety
  • 1.25 HR
    • MGMT 6-7 – Active Shooter Preparation: Community Collaboration
  • 1.25 HR
    • MOTIV 6-3 – Beep Beep! Why HR Needs to Toot Our Own Horn!
  • 1.25 HR
    • MOTIV 6-6 – Thank You for Eating the Cake!
  • 1.25 BMS
    • MOTIV 6-8 – Supporting Connection and Conversation Across Difference

Friday, August 30, 2019

  • 3.00 BMS
    • Pre-1 – The Future Transformation of HR and Organizations
  • 3.00 HR
    • Pre-2 – @Work Insights from @Work Authors
  • 3.00 BMS
    • Pre-3 – The Power of Employer Branding and Diversifying Talent Acquisition
  • 3.00 BMS
    • Pre-4 – Creating a Recovery-friendly Workplace
  • 3.00 BMS
    • Pre-5 – Supporting Connection and Conversation Across Difference
  • 1.00 HR
    • B&C 7-5 – Good Makes Great
  • 1.00 BMS
    • BMS 7-1 – Building Healthy Workplace Cultures
  • 1.00 BMS
    • BMS 7-6 – Managing Toxic Emotions at Work
  • 1.00 HR
    • HRL 7-4 – What Do You WANT? That’s NOT Reasonable! (ADA)
  • 1.00 BMS
    • MGMT 7-2 – Organization Design to Achieve Strategy: Questions You Should Ask
  • 1.00 HR
    • MGMT 7-7 – Low-cost Development with Group and Team Coaching
  • 1.00 HR
    • MOTIV 7-3 – The Power of Full Engagement @ Work
  • 1.00 HR
    • MOTIV 7-8 – Blended Learning Recipes for Engagement
  • 1.25 HR
    • B&C 8-5 – Redefining Delivery and Cost of Healthcare
  • 1.25 HR
    • B&C 8-6 – Wage & Hour Update
  • 1.25 HR
    • B&C 8-11 – “Exec” and “Comp” Are not 4-Letter Words
  • 1.25 BMS
    • BMS 8-1 – Are Your Employees Buying what You’re Selling?
  • 1.25 BMS
    • BMS 8-7 – Talent Strategies For The Gig Economy
  • 1.25 HR
    • HRL 8-4 – Background Screening: There’s More!
  • 1.25 HR
    • HRL 8-10 – Effective Discipline, Termination and Investigations
  • 1.25 HR
    • MGMT 8-2 – Why “Re-Fit” Is as Important as “Best Fit”
  • 1.25 HR
    • MGMT 8-8 – Now Is Your Time-Balancing Work and Life
  • 1.25 HR
    • MOTIV 8-3 – Coach for Success
  • 1.25 HR
    • MOTIV 8-9 – Vision Casting Workshop
  • 1.25 HR
    • B&C 9-5 – Redefining Delivery and Cost of Healthcare
  • 1.25 HR
    • B&C 9-6 – Wage & Hour Update
  • 1.25 HR
    • B&C 9-11 – “Exec” and “Comp” Are not 4-Letter Words
  • 1.25 BMS
    • BMS 9-1 – Are Your Employees Buying what You’re Selling?
  • 1.25 BMS
    • BMS 9-7 – Talent Strategies For The Gig Economy
  • 1.25 HR
    • HRL 9-4 – Background Screening: There’s More!
  • 1.25 HR
    • HRL 9-10 – Effective Discipline, Termination and Investigations
  • 1.25 HR
    • MGMT 9-2 – Why “Re-Fit” Is as Important as “Best Fit”
  • 1.25 HR
    • MGMT 9-8 – Now Is Your Time- Balancing Work and Life
  • 1.25 HR
    • MOTIV 9-3 – Coach for Success
  • 1.25 HR
    • MOTIV 9-9 – Vision Casting Workshop
  • 1.25 HR
    • Keynote – Reframe: The Power of Vulnerability to Unlock Peak Performance