HR Basics
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This two-day course moves through each core HR function to understand the role and responsibilities of HR in each stage of the Employment Life Cycle.

2/6/2019 to 2/7/2019
When: Wednesday-Thursday, February 6-7
9:00 am-4:30 pm (check-in starts at 8:30 am)
Where: Meetings On Pointe Training Center
2190 North Loop West, Suite 311
Houston, Texas  77018
United States

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Pre-registration and pre-payment is required; space is limited.
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HR Basics*


Presented by Tracy L. Frazier, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Director of Advice & Counsel Services, Memorial Herman Health System and Staci Atchison, SHRM-SCP, Director of HR, Silver Eagle

HR Basics is a two-day workshop that introduces you to the field of Human Resources.

Are you new to HR or to human resources subject matter? Moving from a specialist to generalist position or administrative to exempt?  Has your small company employer asked you to assume an HR role?  This two-day program led by Senior HR Professionals provides an overview of the major areas of HR practice.

Beginning with a review of employment law, you’ll then move through each core HR function to understand the role and responsibilities of HR in each stage of the Employment Life Cycle:

  • Recruiting & Selection
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Employee Relations & Retention
  • Performance Management
  • Training & Development
  • Workplace Planning & Record Keeping

You’ll gain an understanding of the evolving role of HR as a strategic business partner in supporting the company’s mission and goals. Along the way, you’ll begin to build your personal development plan to lead to a proficiency in the field.

Your registration includes a comprehensive workbook packed full of information, practical considerations, examples and other resources that you’ll be able to use as you move forward in your career.

Credit Hours

*The workshop offers 12.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP and 12.25 hours of HR (General) credit towards PHR and SPHR recertification requirements.


TRACY L. FRAZIER, SHRM-SCP, SPHR is a results-oriented HR Leader with 18+ years’ experience in HR management, with an emphasis in recruiting, mediation and employee relations.  Tracy landed her first HR position as a recruiter.  As she grew in her career, Tracy developed a strong love for employment law and HR development and transitioned to a generalist role.  She’s since held positions of increasing responsibility with Fort Bend County; Methodist Sugar Land Hospital; SYSCO Corporation; Air Liquide America; Direct Energy; and currently serves as Director of Advice & Counsel Services, Memorial Herman Health System.

STACI ATCHISON, SHRM-SCP has over 17 years of broad range hands-on HR experience in union and non-union environments across diverse industries including manufacturing, food and beverage, logistics, and oil and energy.  In her current position, Staci is Director of Human Resources for Silver Eagle Distributors.  Staci began her career with Anheuser-Busch as an Operations Area Supervisor; and also held the positions of Training Manager, Senior Assistant HR Manager and Senior Manager, People Department.  In 2009, Staci was hired by Sunoco Logistics to be the HR Manager for western area operations, and was later promoted to Senior HR Manager, HR Director and finally Vice President, Human Resources. In addition to her operational HR responsibilities, Staci oversaw executive compensation, partnered with the CEO and executive team on strategic initiatives, and worked closely with the Board of Directors.

Payment & Terms
  • HR Houston Member  $575.00
  • HR Houston NonMember  $675.00 *
    * NOTE: This special rate includes a 1-year HR Houston Professional/General Membership for NEW members; you will receive the membership application at check-in on the first day of the workshop.


Cancellations may be made with a full refund up to 5 business days prior to the workshop.  Individuals who register and neither cancel nor attend are not eligible for refund or rescheduling.  Substitutions may be made at any time; however, substitutions may incur an additional fee due to differences in the member type, e.g., substituting a non-member for a member registration. If you have any questions about this course, please contact HR Houston at 713.426.2646 or email


Map & Driving Directions

Make Your Commute Easier: 2190 North Loop West is NOT located on the feeder for the North Loop. You must turn onto East TC Jester and travel North approximately 2 blocks to "Entrance 5" of the office park named "The Preserve". Turn Right at Entrance 5 and look for the garage marked Building 2190 for parking. For additional information to help you avoid rush hour and/or construction back-ups, see our Optional Area Routes Guide (PDF).

P.O. Box 4240
Houston, TX 77210-4240