At Performance ReNEW, we believe that no organization can be successful without a well-prepared leadership team.

This can only be accomplished through a robust training curriculum. Developing a training curriculum can be costly and time-consuming for organizations at all sizes. That’s why many organizations have turned to Performance ReNEW for their training and development needs for both organizational leaders and human resources professionals.

Our President and Chief Consultant of Performance ReNEW, Natasha Bowman, has developed these courses based on her years of experience as an organizational leader, HR professional, legal academia, and professor. She has taught and developed courses and programs for some of the most prestigious colleges and universities worldwide including Georgetown University, Fordham University, Manhattan College, and the Jack Welch Management Institute. She wants to bring the same success to your organization that she has brought to others through her world renowned teaching and training experience.

Click on the Training Categories below for list of courses offered

Contact us now to receive the Performance ReNEW training catalog with full course descriptions and pricing information.

Employment Law Courses

The landscape of employment law is ever evolving and can be complex and overwhelming for both HR professionals and managers alike. One inappropriate action, response or decision by a manager can put your organization at risk for a lawsuit that can cost you millions. Our offering of classes will provide your organizational leaders with the knowledge, skills, tool, and resources they need to address employment law related issues in the workplace.

The Basics of EEO Law

This course explores the laws and statutes that relate to Equal Employment Opportunity. Participants will learn the latest laws and recent trends and developments in harassment and discrimination, retaliation, and diversity.

Advanced Employment Law in the Workplace

This course provides a deeper analysis into employment discrimination law. A case study approach will allow participants to analyze employee discrimination and harassment issues that are often encountered while managing employees day to day. Participants will be provided with practical techniques that allow them to be proactive rather than reactive to potential discrimination and harassment claims.

Job Protected Leaves and Accommodations

Job protected leaves and disability accommodation request have been identified as one of the most complex challenges for managers. The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) are very broad laws that can be interpreted differently on a case-by-case basis. To add to the complexity, these two laws have enormous intersect that can create confusion and chaos within an organization. This course navigates through the complexities of the FMLA and ADA and outlines the roles and responsibilities that managers have in managing leaves and disability request in the workplace.

Fair Labor Standards Act

Violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage and hour laws can cost organizations upwards of millions of dollars in penalties and back pay to employees. This course outlines what is and what is not considered compensable time; common misclassification issues; working off the clock issues; equal pay and other wage and hour considerations that many organizations are often challenged with managing.

Communication Courses

Communicating with Impact

Both organizational leaders and HR professionals must be able to communicate with impact through credibility, relationship building, and expertise. With these skills, you are then able to drive organizational success. This course provides participants with key communication skills and behaviors that allows them develop meaningful relationships with their internal and external stakeholders, communicate with style and substance, gain credibility and trust, and add unrelenting value.

Conflict Management

Managing conflict is an inevitable component of managing employees. Having the ability to identify sources and diagnose early warning signs of conflict and knowing how to facilitate effective conversations that resolve conflict can be an effective way to ease tensions within your organization and redirect focus on to what matters most. This course provides managers with the tools and resources needed to effectively manage conflict though sound conflict management approaches and communication styles.

Labor Relations Courses

At Performance ReNEW, we believe that organizations should maintain a direct working relationship with their employees. Union free organizations have more flexibility with hiring the best talent, developing competitive compensation structures, and creating strategies that align with a flexible workforce.

Imagine that you have an employee that can walk by a piece of trash on the ground of your workplace and be prohibited by a union contract from picking it up because it is not part of their job description? At Performance ReNEW, we have years of experience of educating organizations on the union organizing process and helping them to avoid union elections. Maintain a union free workplace, by contacting Performance ReNEW now to provide one or more of our services that will help you to create and maintain a positive work environment.

Management Training and Education

Maintaining a union free workplace does not come without equipping your managers with the knowledge they need to know about unions and the union organizing process. This education should take place well before employees even begin to think about organizing. Key Topics include:

  • Developing and maintaining a positive working relationship with your employees
  • The Union Organizing Process
  • Avoiding Unfair Labor Practices
  • Determining if your employees are organizing and what to do next

Employee Engagement Pulse Strategy

Have you heard rumblings of union organizing? Is your organizational turnover rate high? Are your employees disengaged at work? You may be already at risk for union organizing within your organization. You need to ACT NOW. What we can do:

  • Assess your organization risk for organizing through focus groups, data analysis, and management interviews.
  • Deliver a strategic plan to address any potential issues identified.
  • Conduct training for managers on developing and maintaining a positive working relationship with their employees.

Strategic HR Management Courses

The profession of Human Resources Management has evolved from personnel to the expectation that professionals in human resources are business partners to other organizational leaders. This requires HR professionals to have the ability to strategically align HR initiatives with that of the operations of the business they support. Courses in the Strategic Human Resources Management program give human resources professionals the practical knowledge they need to provide actionable, strategic solutions that yield organizational success.

The Basics of HR Management

This course is designed for human resources professional who are new to the field. Participants will be chartered through the competencies of human resources management as outlined by the Society for Human Resources Management. Additionally, participants will understand their role of supporting the organization’s mission, mitigating risk, identifying a selecting talent, and performance management.

Performance Management

Organizational leaders often depend on their human resources business partners to help them to maximize the performance of their employees. This achieved through strategic goal setting, providing effective and ongoing feedback, and evaluating individual employee performance. In this course, participants will learn how to optimize employee performance through strategic performance management.

HR Analytics

Aligning with business objectives and goals mean demonstrating the impact of human capital decisions and initiatives through data. This course shows participants how to leverage data to increase productivity and employee engagement, show return on investment of HR initiatives, and to make informed human capital decisions.

Strategic Talent Management

This course explores leading practices of recruiting, retaining, and developing a pipeline of leaders. Participants will learn how to align their recruiting strategies with organizational goals and design process that align talent strategies with business objectives.

Change Management

Change is the one thing that constant within an organization, yet many change efforts fail due to the lack of competency by leadership to be able to turn change into an opportunity. This course is designed for organizational leaders, managers, change agents, and human resources professionals alike to create a change management strategy using a proven formula that ensures that your change management efforts are effective, well-executed, and embraced by your employees with minimum resistance.

Communicating with Impact

Both organizational leaders and HR professionals must be able to communicate with impact through credibility, relationship building, and expertise. With these skills, you are then able to drive organizational success. This course provides participants with key communication skills and behaviors that allows them develop meaningful relationships with their internal and external stakeholders, communicate with style and substance, gain credibility and trust, and add unrelenting value.

Conflict Management

Managing conflict is an inevitable component of managing employees. Having the ability to identify sources and diagnose early warning signs of conflict and knowing how to facilitate effective conversations that resolve conflict can be an effective way to ease tensions within your organization and redirect focus on to what matters most. This course provides managers with the tools and resources needed to effectively manage conflict though sound conflict management approaches and communication styles.

The Basics of EEO Law

This course explores the laws and statutes that relate to Equal Employment Opportunity. Participants will learn the latest laws and recent trends and developments in harassment and discrimination, retaliation, and diversity.

Advanced Employment Law in the Workplace

This course provides a deeper analysis into employment discrimination law. A case study approach will allow participants to analyze employee discrimination and harassment issues that are often encountered while managing employees day to day. Participants will be provided with practical techniques that allow them to be proactive rather than reactive to potential discrimination and harassment claims.

Job Protected Leaves and Accommodations

Job protected leaves and disability accommodation request have been identified as one of the most complex challenges for managers. The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) are very broad laws that can be interpreted differently on a case-by-case basis. To add to the complexity, these two laws have enormous intersect that can create confusion and chaos within an organization. This course navigates through the complexities of the FMLA and ADA and outlines the roles and responsibilities that managers have in managing leaves and disability request in the workplace.

Fair Labor Standards Act

Violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage and hour laws can cost organizations upwards of millions of dollars in penalties and back pay to employees. This course outlines what is and what is not considered compensable time; common misclassification issues; working off the clock issues; equal pay and other wage and hour considerations that many organizations are often challenged with managing.

Organizational Leadership Courses

Are you one of the many organizations that promote leaders that have not been prepared for the challenges of leading employees? Becoming a leader means less emphasis on self -development and more on developing, inspiring , and motivating others. The Performance ReNEW program for organizational leadership provides your leaders with the essential leadership framework for navigating through the day to day challenges of managing employees, their own emotional intelligence, and building a culture of peak performance.

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence has been identified as one new of the key competencies that all leaders must have to be successful in an organization. A leader’s emotional intelligence is put to the test each day in the workplace. Each day in the workplace, an employee's emotional intelligence is put to the test. However, Aa an employer, it's important that you recognize that those reactions can also paralyze the work that gets done. This course helps leaders to master their internal reactions to situations and also master his external response so that they can can work with a high level of emotional intelligence and improve business outcomes by through intellectual resources.

Coaching for Success

Many managers feel uncomfortable giving feedback to their employees due to lack of confidence. This course is designed for managers to be able to confidently coach their employees to improve and optimize performance. Participants will be provided with the knowledge of determining when coaching is needed and how to engage in effective conversations by identifying actionable solutions, determining next steps, and dealing with resistance and conflict.

Change Management

Change is the one thing that constant within an organization, yet many change efforts fail due to the lack of competency by leadership to be able to turn change into an opportunity. This course is designed for organizational leaders, managers, change agents, and human resources professionals alike to create a change management strategy using a proven formula that ensures that your change management efforts are effective, well-executed, and embraced by your employees with minimum resistance.

Communicating with Impact

Both organizational leaders and HR professionals must be able to communicate with impact through credibility, relationship building, and expertise. With these skills, you are then able to drive organizational success. This course provides participants with key communication skills and behaviors that allows them develop meaningful relationships with their internal and external stakeholders, communicate with style and substance, gain credibility and trust, and add unrelenting value.

Conflict Management

Managing conflict is an inevitable component of managing employees. Having the ability to identify sources and diagnose early warning signs of conflict and knowing how to facilitate effective conversations that resolve conflict can be an effective way to ease tensions within your organization and redirect focus on to what matters most. This course provides managers with the tools and resources needed to effectively manage conflict though sound conflict management approaches and communication styles.

Strategy Courses

Organizational Strategy

70% of all organizational strategic initiatives fail due to lack of execution. This course is designed to allow leaders to avoid the common pitfalls of failed strategy execution by developing processes, plans, and evaluation and assessment tools that realize organizational success through strategic planning. Key topics in this course include:

  • Defining organizational mission, vision, and values
  • Conducting a SWOT analysis
  • Determining competitive advantage
  • Developing objectives
  • Determining Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
  • Setting Targets and Measures
  • Linking initiatives and projects to business objectives
  • Ongoing analysis and evaluation
  • Communicating strategy effectively

Change Management

Change is the one thing that constant within an organization, yet many change efforts fail due to the lack of competency by leadership to be able to turn change into an opportunity. This course is designed for organizational leaders, managers, change agents, and human resources professionals alike to create a change management strategy using a proven formula that ensures that your change management efforts are effective, well-executed, and embraced by your employees with minimum resistance.

TESTIMONIALS

  Timothy P Leddy
President - CEO, VNS Westchester

We have been fortunate to have Natasha Bowman as a resource and partner as we are focusing on our human capital strategies that will take our organization to the next level of success.

  Madaha Kinsey Lamb
Executive Director, Mindbuilder Creative Arts

As President of a small business, I have relied on Natasha Bowman for her experience with Human Resources and employment related issues. Her partnership has been a tremendous asset to our organization's ability to implement effective personnel policies and insightful strategies that are also aligned with up-to-date compliance and labor requirements.

Testimonials