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Berkshire’s Training Center

Berkshire’s signature training classes are renowned for their comprehensive curriculum. Kickstart your AAP project by registering for Fundamentals of Affimative Action Planning. 

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Berkshire Associates is recruiting you to “get all you can get” at our Affirmative Action Boot Camp for affirmative action planning. You save money, and we save you the time and energy of maneuvering through affirmative action planning on your own. In the end, you collaborate with the an expert to complete your mission—a compliant affirmative action plan.

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Berkshire trainers are leading experts who share their insights and experiences. 

Berkshire’s training options help you deliver smarter outcomes and results when it comes to compliance and workforce issues. Hundreds of HR professionals attend our training each year and gain a body of knowledge used to foster the right processes and procedures in their workplace. Attendees who register for Berkshire courses are trained by industry leading experts who share their insights, innovative practices, and real office experiences. 

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Work Side-by-Side With an Expert

Companies love Berkshire’s Collaborative Plan Development option. It provides undivided attention and uninterrupted time to get your plan completed. You have an expert resource at your side, no distractions, and a quality, technically compliant plan in the end. Click on the link below to reserve your seat. Space is limited. 

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Berkshire’s training options help you deliver smarter outcomes and results when it comes to compliance and workforce issues. Hundreds of HR professionals attend our training each year and gain a body of knowledge used to foster the right processes and procedures in their workplace. Attendees who register for Berkshire courses are trained by industry leading experts who share their insights, innovative practices, and real-office experiences. Classes can be taken as a public class with other HR professionals, online at your own pace, or as a private class at your company.

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Fundamentals of Affirmative Action Planning

This class provides attendees with comprehensive training on regulations governing affirmative action, the planning process, and OFCCP audits.

About the Class


Fundamentals of Affirmative Action Planning is designed to provide attendees with comprehensive training on federal regulations governing affirmative action, the affirmative action plan preparation process, and OFCCP audits. Berkshire’s affirmative action specialists show participants how to prepare statistical reports and narratives. Various dates and delivery options are available to accommodate your busy schedule.

 

This class is eligible for 14 HRCI recertification credits for PHR, SPHR, and GPHR. Berkshire Associates is also recognized by SHRM to offer 12 credits towards SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. 


This is one of Berkshire’s most popular classes! Register today to reserve your seat. 

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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Affirmative ActionTopics Covered
  • Creating a Written Affirmative Action Plan
  • Analyzing Your Workforce
  • Calculating Availability and Setting Goals
  • Developing Applicant Flow Using OFCCP Definition of an Applicant
  • Analyzing Your Personnel Actions
  • Affirmative Action Narrative Reports
  • Implementation of Your AAP
  • OFCCP Audit Process

 

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How You Will Benefit

This class provides the kind of affirmative action information that every human resources professional should know. Attendees gain in-depth knowledge of the federal regulation that requires organizations to prepare an affirmative action plan. Facilitated by top affirmative action specialists, participants are guided through the statistical and narrative portions of an affirmative action plan. Learn what to expect from Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), and how to survive an OFCCP audit. Attendees will leave with the confidence they can improve their company’s ability to comply with affirmative action requirements.

 

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Who should participate

 

Fundamentals of Affirmative Action Planning is ideal for the following roles:


•    AA/EEO Managers
•    Human Resource Professionals
•    Diversity Officers
•    Managers with Hiring Responsibilities

 

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Details and Dates

 

Location

Berkshire Training Center

8924 McGaw Court

Columbia, MD

800.882.8904

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Duration: Two days

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Fees: $625 per person

Refreshments provided

 

Public Training Dates

Dates

Location

March 6, 2018 - March 7, 2018

Columbia, MD

May 8, 2018 - May 9, 2018

Columbia, MD

July 17, 2018 - July 18, 2018

Columbia, MD
October 2, 2018 - October 3, 2018 Columbia, MD

 

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Affirmative Action Planning Boot Camp

Berkshire Associates is recruiting you to “get all you can get” at our Affirmative Action Boot Camp for affirmative action planning. Our campaign is an intense four-day program. Register for Boot Camp. 

About the Class

 

Affirmative Action Boot CampRegister for Boot Camp and begin with a two-day Fundamentals of Affirmative Action Planning class. During this class, our expert trainers provide you with an in-depth review of affirmative action regulations. 

 

On day three of Boot Camp, our consultants lead you through your technical training and provide the opportunity to learn the basic functions of BALANCEaap.

 

Finally, Collaborative Plan Development is on day four. You will participate in a practical exercise of a real-life scenario using your company’s data while you work aggressively on your own AAP. Attendees will need to provide Berkshire with data for their affirmative action plan(s) at least three weeks prior to the Boot Camp. 

 

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Stop-Icon.gif Affirmative Action Planning Boot Camp includes BALANCEaap training. Therefore registrants must be subscribers of BALANCEaap software. 

Details and Dates

 

Public Training Information

Public sessions are held at our facility in Columbia, MD

Berkshire Training Center
8924 McGaw Court
Columbia, MD
800.882.8904
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Duration: Four days

Hours: Classes begin at 9:00 a.m. each day.

 

Training Dates

Date

Location

March 6-9, 2018 

Columbia, MD

May 8-11, 2018

Columbia, MD

July 17-20, 2018

Columbia, MD

October 2-5, 2018 

Columbia, MD 

 

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Rates and Fees  

 

# of Employees

Price

1 – 300

$1,972

301 – 600

$2,192

601 – 900

$2,412

901 - 1,500

$2,632

1,501 - 3,000

$3,028

 

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For more information on Affirmative Action Boot Camp please contact Berkshire at 800.882.8904 or bai@berkshireassociates.com. You may also register by clicking here. 
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Collaborative Plan Development 

Clients value the undivided and uninterrupted time our Collaborative Plan Development provides. This class is also available as Online Training, or as a Private Training session.

About the Class

Work side-by-side with an affirmative action specialist to prepare your AAP. The goal is to give you the dedicated time and resources you need to get your plan completed. Collaborative Plan Development is designed for our BALANCEaap users to take advantage of our expert consulting support to develop your affirmative action plan. Clients value the undivided and uninterrupted time our Collaborative Plan Development provides. To your benefit, participants submit data for review and import prior to the Collaborative Plan Development session. This is to ensure your data is ready to go the day you arrive—saving you time and ensuring a more accurate plan. Click here to register for Collaborative Plan Development.

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Stop-Icon.gifCollaborative Plan Development is designed for BALANCEaap usersTherefore registrants must be subscribers of BALANCEaap software
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Location and Dates

Public Training Details
Public sessions are held at our facility in Columbia, MD
Berkshire Training Center
8924 McGaw Court
Columbia, MD
800.882.8904
Directions
Hours: Classes begin at 9:00 a.m.
 
Training Dates
Date Location
March 9, 2018 Columbia, MD
May 11, 2018 Columbia, MD
July 20, 2018 Columbia, MD
October 5, 2018  Columbia, MD

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Data Import and Fees

Once your registration is confirmed, the next step is to provide Berkshire with data for your affirmative action plan(s) at least three weeks prior to the session. Berkshire’s consultants work with you to resolve any data errors or file consistency issues. For more information on Collaborative Plan training please contact Berkshire at 800.882.8904 or bai@berkshireassociates.com.

Fees

Fees are based on number of employees in affirmative action plan. Data preparation is included. For exact pricing please call 800.882.8904 or email training@berkshireassociates.com.

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Class Requirements

Participants who wish to register for Collaborative Plan Development must consider the following requirements before attending the class:

Pre-requisite
  • Must have completed BALANCEaap training within the past 12 months
Requirements
  • A maximum of two participants per one workstation. 
  • A limit of 3,000 employees per data set
  • Data is due three weeks prior to scheduled class date

The cost of data preparation is included. This will help uncover any errors in your data prior to class. 

If you have further questions, please contact us at 800.882.8904 or bai@berkshireassociates.com. You may also register by clicking here. 

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Affirmative Action eLearning Courses

All eLearning courses are on a user-friendly Learning Management System (LMS). This gives users easy access to all course and learner information. You can register for one course for an individual learner, or purchase multiple seats for organization-wide training.

Affirmative Action eLearning Courses

Berkshire’s Affirmative Action eLearning courses are especially designed for organizations who are federal contractors. These courses cover regulations required and enforced by Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). Backed by Berkshire’s powerful Learning Management System (LMS), Affirmative Action eLearning courses can be taken by individual learners or deployed across departments, locations, or throughout the organization.

eLearning Options:
  • Sign up  and take a course for your own professional development.
  • Use Berkshire’s LMS and deploy department or corporate-wide training.
  • Do you already have an LMS? Import Berkshire’s eLearning course onto your own company’s LMS.

For more information contact us here or at 800.882.8904. 

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Berkshire's eLearning

How it Works

Organizations are increasingly turning to eLearning for corporate-wide training. Implementing eLearning means lower costs, faster delivery, less disruption, and the ability to track and monitor efforts. To get started with eLearning, contact us and a Berkshire representative will walk you through the simple process. 

In most cases, if you use our LMS, setup is minimal. Berkshire sends you the necessary credentials for you and your employees to access the class. Companies also have the option of using their own LMS. With this option, one of our technical experts guides you through the process of installing the course on your system. For more information, please contact us at 800.882.8904 or bai@berkshireassociates.com. 

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How Berkshire's eLearning works

Monitor and Manage Training from Your Desk.
All eLearning courses are on a user-friendly Learning Management System (LMS) that gives easy access to all your course and learner information. You can register for one course for an individual learner, or purchase multiple seats for organization-wide training.
 
Classes can be taken by one person or as many learners as you have in your organization. The courses can also be distributed based on levels or learner types.
 
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Introduction to Affirmative Action

Introduction to Affirmative Action is the right eLearning course to ensure those responsible for hiring, promoting, terminating, or other significant personnel actions are knowledgeable about affirmative action laws. 
 
Learners gain a basic understanding of: 
  • Federal affirmative action regulations
  • The components of an affirmative action plan
  • How to comply with requirements
  • OFCCP compliance evaluations 

Who should attend: HR practitioners, affirmative action officers, recruiters, hiring managers new to affirmative action or in need of a refresher. Duration: 60 minutes

This class is eligible for 1 HRCI recertification credit for  PHR, SPHR, and GPHR, and 1 SHRM credit towards SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

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Affirmative Action Compliance for Talent Acquisition

This interactive eLearning course focuses on the role of Talent Acquisition professionals in maintaining Affirmative Action compliance throughout the recruitment and selection processes for their organization. This course may be taken as a stand-alone, or as a supplement to Introduction to Affirmative Action.

Learners gain a basic understanding of: 
  • Affirmative Action regulations
  • Affirmative Action Plan analyses that impact recruitment
  • OFCCP definition of an Internet Applicant
  • Strategic techniques for sourcing candidates
  • Targeted outreach and recruitment
  • The role talent acquisition plays in Affirmative Action compliance 

Who should attend: Talent acquisition professionals, managers with hiring responsibility, and HR professionals  Duration: 30 minutes

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Software Training 

Learning BALANCEaap is critical to the successful completion of your plan. If you purchased software, we encourage you to register for training

BALANCEaap Training

To get the most out of your investment in BALANCEaap, we recommend starting with training. Be prepared...and year after year you’ll have the skills needed to complete your plan. BALANCEaap training offers practical guidance users need to automate the affirmative action plan process. Training is available as One-on-One Online Training, Public Training, or as a Private Training session.

For more information on BALANCEaap Software training please register here, or contact Berkshire at 800.882.8904 or bai@berkshireassociates.com. Register for BALANCEaap training today!

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To learn more about the classes Berkshire offers and to filter and register for the classes click the learn more button below. All classes are held at Berkshire's Columbia, MD facility unless noted otherwise.

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Webinars

Berkshire’s webinars are always informative and full of practical advice. You have the benefit of getting advice and recommendations from some of the foremost leaders in affirmative action, applicant tracking, compensation, and an array of other human resources topics.