Long Beach - Unleashing Leaders at Every Level
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Long Beach - Unleashing Leaders at Every Level

When: Thursday, April 18, 2019
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: The Grand Long Beach
4101 Willow Ave
Long Beach, California  90815
United States
Presenter: Cecilia Gorman
Contact: Joyoti Banerji

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PIHRA Long Beach

Unleashing Leaders at Every Level
presented by Cecilia Gorman


Leaders have the power to make or break a company. Not only are they responsible for making good business decisions, they also sculpt the mindset that has a direct impact on the organization’s mission, values, objectives and bottom line. This critical role often needs help connecting their individual development efforts to strategic planning, critical thinking and leadership focused on organizational success.

Cecilia Gorman breaks down key factors of great leadership and shows HR professionals simple steps to take to create and implement leadership development initiatives directly linked to business strategy. It’s imperative to make the connection between employee leadership efforts and linking them to the overall business strategy, and in this session, we’ll show you how.

Using actionable, self-directed lessons applicable to performing business-related tasks, this presentation leads attendees to ways to empower their employees in taking swift and concerted action that ultimately impacts not only their own leadership growth, but also the growth of their team, department and company as a whole.

This session will help HR professionals’ springboard a positive shift in leadership at their organization. We all have an awe-inspiring leader inside of us. This session will help unleash it.

Key Learning Objectives

  • How to inspire employees with a “leaders at every level” mindset to impact organizational success
  • Learn ways to use individual leadership development efforts as a critical part of business strategy
  • Discover methods to encourage employees to drive their careers forward in effective and inspiring ways


Program Agenda

11:00am - 11:30am Networking 
11:30am - 11:45am Buffet Lunch/Seating
11:45am - 12:00pm PIHRA Business and Introductions of Guests
12:00pm - 1:15pm Speaker Presentation
  1:15pm - 1:30pm Opportunity Drawings and Closing





Cecilia Gorman is a veteran of the advertising industry where she spent 20+ years in production, recruiting and human resources. She is a frequent PIHRA chapter speaker and brings energy and enthusiasm wherever she trains.

Cecilia hails from Orange County, CA, spending the bulk of her career at Y&R Advertising where she was VP, Creative Services. She led Global Creative Operations at Oakley and was head of HR and Training as VP, Organizational Leadership at Innocean USA. Cecilia is a DISC-certified Executive Director with the John Maxwell Team and is the owner of Creative + Talent + Partners, a training consultancy that specializes in the development of new and struggling managers and the teams they lead. She’s the co-founder of Empowership, a year-long training and mentorship program designed exclusively for women.

It's been her mission to inspire, educate and motivate employees toward their greatest potential.





This program is valid for 1.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA) is recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

This program has been approved for 1.25 HR (General) recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at www.hrci.org.

The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.


Registration Rates

Category Pre-Registration Onsite
PIHRA Member $30 $40
Guest/Nonmember $45 $55
PIHRA Member In-Transition $25 $35
PIHRA Student Member $15 $20
Nonmember/Student $15 $20

Online registration closes on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 8:00pm. Registrations after this date will only be taken onsite.


Cancellation Policy

There will be a 50% administration fee for any cancellation. If you need to cancel, we must receive it in writing (email or fax) 2 business days prior to an event during normal business hours. Refunds will not be given to no-shows. Credits will not be issued for use towards future PIHRA events.


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Gardena, CA 90248
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