Manager Crash Course Fall 2022

November 8th & 9th, 2022 | 9:00am - 4:00pm PST
Hosted at Urban Office

Join us for an in-person session of our 2-Day HR & Manager Crash Course training in November!

Perfect for anyone on your team with HR or management functions baked into their role – like hiring, performance, coaching, employee relations, culture, and communication.

Registration for this fall crash course is FULL!

Whether you’re a manager, a supervisor, an HR professional, or an owner who wears all the hats, you will gain critical foundational knowledge to provide effective leadership, minimize legal risk, and maximize employee performance.



$ 1,100 / attendee when you register by January 6th, 2023
  • $100 savings!
  • Swag box included
  • Digital & Hard-Copy Attendee Workbook


Attendees will engage with SIX HR experts who will train on compliance and best practices. Learn more about each of our speakers:

Cindy Free
HR Annie CEO

Linda Addy
Sr. Consultant & Training Manager

Jessica Ortman
Head of Recruitment

Erin Frost
Head of Consulting

Brooke Bohan
HR Consultant

Carrie Koble
Senior HR Consultant

The schedule

DAY 1 - Tuesday, November 8th

  • Welcome, Introductions, + Light Breakfast
  • Communication Foundations for Managers
  • Leaders Are the Culture Keepers: A Manager’s Role in An Inclusive & Respectful Workplace
  • Hiring Right the First Time: Recruitment Strategy and Interview Compliance/Best Practice
  • Onboarding/Retention: Building Engagement in The First 90 Days & Beyond
  • Closing + Q&A

DAY 2 - Wednesday, November 9th

  • Coffee, Light Breakfast, + Hellos
  • Leave Of Absence: What Managers Need to Know
  • ABCs Of ADA: Workplace Accommodations - What Managers Need to Know
  • Performance Management: Coaching & Feedback, Performance Gap Analysis
  • Performance Management: Progressive Discipline, Documentation, Difficult Conversations
  • Closing + Q&A
  • Optional Happy Hour

The two days of workshopping are designed to layer and blend well from course to course, as well as give participants the important opportunity to listen and learn from the other attendees/industries on how they are approaching and reflecting on the work they have in common.

This 2-day event is eligible for 10 SHRM/HRCI credits!

Feedback From Past Manager Crash Courses

"I loved the HR Annie CrashCourse because it taught me a lot. I learned new ways to both improve the business I work for, but also how to improve myself as a manager. I will highly recommend HR Annie to other businesses."

"I love the HR Annie CrashCourse because it's engaging and has a lot of real-life examples which makes learning more effective."

"I loved the HR Annie CrashCourse because they cover the basics. Everything you need to know to start out or improve your managerial career."

Have any more questions?

Contact our Training Manager, Linda Addy at, for more information or to see if the Manager Crash Course is right for your needs!