HRMAC - Business Essentials

HRMAC's Business Essentials courses are strategic half-day skill-building courses to help HR leaders become better business partners. Over 600 people have attended our highly successful Business Essentials courses ranging from topics on financial fundamentals for HR professionals, how to be a better influencer and how to achieve corporate goals in a global setting.

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Courses are led by Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (LFGSM) business leader faculty™ that spend more time in boardrooms than classrooms and are on the front lines practicing what they teach. These leaders are navigating change and growth and putting leading-edge best practices in place every day. With LFGSM you get real-world, relevant business expertise to move your career and your organization forward.
  • BruceSuchPhoto.jpg HR's Strategic Role in Global Business: Bruce Such, Manager, Global Training and Development, Hollister Incorporated, and Faculty Member, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.


  • MaureenKiernan.jpg Financial Fundamentals for HR Professionals I & II: Maureen Carson Kiernan, CPA, MBA, Financial Management and Healthcare Financial Management Professor, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

  • SuzanneCoonna(1).jpg Influencing Strategies: Suzanne Coonan, PHR, Faculty Member serving as a facilitator and coach for Corporate Learning Solutions, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.