Live Webinar HR Audits: Critical Issues in 2017

01:00 PM EDT | 10:00 AM PDT | 12:00 PM CDT Duration 90 Minutes

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How effectively is your organization managing its human capital? Is your human capital helping you achieve organizational objectives?


A number of key issues will affect organizations in 2017. First, in the global economy, human capital has become for many organizations the single most important determinant of competitiveness, productivity, sustainability, and profitability. Increasingly, an organization’s human capital is the source of innovation and a driver of business success.

Second, a confluence of economic, political, and social factors will require an interest in statutory and regulatory requirements, a call for greater transparency, and a heightened sensitivity to internal and external audit activity.

Third, governmental agencies have become more active — some would argue more aggressive — and have committed more resources to conducting assessments of employment policies and practices. Importantly, the EEOC, the OFCCP, U.S. DOL, the NLRB, and ICE have advised employers that they consider self-assessments and audits a “best practice.”

How effectively is your organization managing its human capital? Is your human capital helping you achieve organizational objectives? Are your employment practices creating material risks and liabilities? This session discusses the development and use of HR Audits in answering these questions and addressing critical risk management and due diligence issues.

Areas Covered

This session discusses the development and use of HR Audits in answering such questions and addressing such critical risk management issues as:


• How effective is your organization’s human resource management activities?

• Are your human resources management activities helping you achieve business objectives?

• Arce your employment policies and practices creating material risks and liabilities?

• What are your organization’s critical issues that should be audited? 

• What HR audit tools and processes should be used in auditing your organization?

Who will Benefit

•    HR Professionals

•    Internal and external auditors

•    Compliance officers

•    Risk managers

•    C-suite executives

•    Middle and on-line managersg

Industries who can attend

This 90-minute online course is intended for professionals in the all Industry. Although not presently stated in the draft , the same guide could be used by FDA Regulated Industries personnel

Speaker Profile

Ronald L. Adler

Ronald L. Adler, president of Laurdan Associates Inc. has 42 years of HR consulting experience and has served as a consulting expert on work force, workplace, and HR management issues for The Wall Street Journal, HRMagazine, and other publications and newspapers across the country. Mr. Adler's research findings have been used by the Federal Reserve Board, the EEOC, the National Conference of State Legislatures, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), insurers, and international organizations.

Mr. Adler is a frequent lecturer and author on HR management, employment practices, and UI issues. Mr. Adler is the author and editor of the Employment-Labor Law Audit (ELLA), the internationally recognized HR auditing and employment practices liability risk assessment process.

Mr. Adler is an adjunct professor at Villanova University where teaches a graduate level course in HR Auditing. Mr. Adler is also a certified instructor for The Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) Society on employment practices liability and HR auditing issues and has conducted continuing education courses for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) on HR management and HR auditing topics. Additionally Mr. Adler has served as an adjunct instructor at the Baltimore City Community College on workplace diversity and sexual harassment.

Mr. Adler is an appointee to State of Maryland's Unemployment Insurance (UI) Oversight Committee and previously served as an appointee to the State's UI Funding Task Force, the UI Advisory Committee, and the state's Workforce Training Initiative. Mr. Adler has served as a moderator at the State of Maryland's Annual Human Relations Conference and at the state's Annual Small Business Conference.

Mr. Adler has assisted Congress and state legislatures develop employment and UI related legislation and ha

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