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How to Select an HRIS
Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 7:15AM - 9:30AM
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Please join us for breakfast and a presentation from Susan Stults and Dave Whitinger of Phoenix Group LLC on How to Select an HRIS. This program has been approved for 1.5 SHRM recertification credits and 1.5 General HRCI credits.

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In this program, we will discuss the following in regards to selecting the best HRIS for your organization:

  • Determine Application Architecture Direction
  • Identify Critical Knock-Out Criteria
  • Develop RFP
  • Software Market Survey
  • Negotiate Contract
  • How to prepare Management Presentation


Susan is an executive professional with over 30 years of IT and industry experience across Consumer Packaged Goods, Manufacturing, Retail, Construction, Automotive, Government Defense Contracting, Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences, Medical Imaging, Food Processing, Financial Services, Hospitality Services, Furniture Manufacturing, Commercial Printing, Professional Services, and Non-Profit organizations. Her strength areas and core competencies include effective and efficient leadership, strategic and operational planning, technology portfolio planning, IT organization assessments, IT outsourcing, application software assessments, RFx and contract management, and business process improvement. Susan excels at bringing high-quality IT services and solutions to organizations while simultaneously reducing IT costs.


David has a broad background in information systems and technology procurement with over thirty-five year’s industry experience. His in-depth knowledge of category management, strategic sourcing and contract negotiations enables him to manage complex sourcing projects and deliver high quality solutions to clients. Solutions that both reduce the risk a client assumes and minimizes cost. 

David’s broad-based experience includes deal-making for hardware, software, telecommunication and services. David possesses the ability to work effectively with all organizational levels across business functions to focus activities and drive highly successful deals for clients.  His worldwide deal-making experience includes all of the major technology suppliers doing deals for major corporations and non-profits.

David holds a finance MBA from Indiana University’s Kelly Graduate School of Business and is also a Certified Technology Procurement Executive.

Location Prince Conference Center at Calvin College
Registration, breakfast, and networking: 7:15am - 8am
Program: 8am - 9:30am Breakfast Menu: New Dawn

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