2023 IPMA-HR Central Region Training Conference

HR Competencies will not be offered at the 2023 Conference


Developing Competencies for HR Success 

Are you interested in becoming an IPMA-SCP Certified Professional, or earning continuing education credits for one of your current certifications?  Consider taking the Developing Competencies for HR Success during the 2020 conference at the Argosy Casino Hotel. Take a look at what you’ll learn

 Key Takeaways

  • Gain expertise in the four major roles that human resources plays in any public sector organization: HR Expert, Business Partner, Leader, and Change Agent.
  • Explore the 20 competencies for HR Success.
  • Learn new and effective communications techniques.
  • Discover the changes happening within and around public sector HR.
  • Network and share with peers from all over the country.
  • Gain skills that help you better serve your agency’s leadership.
  • Improve your current organizational dynamics.
  • Take a step toward IPMA-SCP Certification.

Participating in the Developing Competencies for HR Success while attending the Central Regional Training Conference provides participants with the best of both worlds. 
The Program design provides ample time for dedicated sessions with a top-notch instructor. A limited class size facilitates greater depth of discussion around the real-life application of the various concepts and principles. 
Course sessions are thoughtfully integrated into the conference schedule so participants can also enjoy the keynote, general session and social events with their peers!


This course is approximately 28 hours over four days (Saturday, June 5 to Tuesday June 8).  Attendees will have the option of taking the IPMA-SCP Certification examination within 45 days after the conclusion of the conference or attendees can bring their own computer to take the test on Wednesday after the close of the conference. Please register for both the conference and the Developing Competencies for HR Success course for the total price of $650 (Early Bird Rate).  As a conference attendee you will be able to attend the keynote and general sessions, luncheons, and all social events.

Developing Competencies for HR Success Testimonials

“The Developing Competencies for HR Success was an intense and well organized four days of learning. The course provided a strong foundation upon which our instructor finished building upon with real-life examples. I would highly recommend anyone interested in earning their HR certification to take the course at the next conference. The networking opportunities provided during the course were fantastic, too!”  
Adam Dennis, MBA, IPMA-SCP
Senior Human Resources Generalist
City of St. Charles, Mo.

“The course focused on all of the competencies required to effectively manage employees, as well as help me to identify the areas I need to work on. The instructor not only gave valuable information, but also helped put that knowledge to work through critical thinking and application exercises. Earning my certificate has given me a competitive advantage and has also boosted my professional worth.” 

Teresa Thompson, IPMA-SCP
Aviation Department
City of Kansas City, Mo.

“The Developing Competencies for HR Success challenged and equipped me to better embrace and embody the HR Business Partner and Leader mindset. Earning a professional certification is a pivotal moment in one’s career and I highly recommend the Competencies Course as the springboard to the IPMA-SCP certified designation.”

Former IPMA-HR Central Region Board Member, IPMA-SCP IPMA-HR

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