Lean HR Management Certificate

Class commences on December 11!

Lean Management ("Lean") is a popular concept that creates value with limited resources. Because Lean applies in every business and every process and is about people, culture, and leadership, HR has recognizes its importance and has begun to apply the principals of Lean to HR practices, processes and procedures. Lean aligns how an organization thinks and works and includes such principles as communication, teamwork, efficient use of resources, and continuous improvement. In this exciting course, the concepts of Lean Management will be explored through practical examples – from introduction to implementation.

Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from Pace University.  This class qualifies for 14 strategic management certification credit hours towards PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification.

Program Topics

  • Identify the main themes of Lean
  • Identify and discuss the Principles of Lean as well as the thought process for guiding Lean implementation
  • Discuss value stream, mapping and provide examples and exercises
  • Produce a work plan to introduce Lean to the organization
  • Resource Center that includes related links, additional resources and HR updates


Who Should Attend

  • HR Generalists and Managers
  • HR professionals who support operations managers
  • Managers and supervisors
  • Internal HR consultants supporting business units

Course Materials

Each participant will receive a participant Reference Book, which contains slides from the presentations, forms appropriate to topics discussed in class, web addresses and suggested readings for reference.


SHRM, Society of Human Resources Management, Human Resources Management, HR, HRCI, PHR, SPHR
Learn from the Best! 

Pace University is nationally recognized as a Top 5 SHRM Provider and has earned the coveted HRCI Approved Provider designation.


Meet the Instructor

Greg Chartier, Ph.d, SPHR, GPHR is Principal of The Office of Gregory J Chartier, a Human Resources Consulting firm and is a well-known management consultant, educator and speaker.  His practice consists of three broad areas:  human resources management,  outsourcing for firms of less than 100 employees, and management training. His business experience includes management positions with Pfizer, The Chase Manhattan Bank, The Bank of New York and Johnson & Johnson.

Dr. Chartier's seminars are customized to reinforce company mission, vision, value, and culture.  The content is practical for team leaders, managers, supervisors and executives.  His philosophy is simple:  "Management is a skill and you can be a better manager by developing your skills."

Dr. Chartier has a Bachelors Degree from The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Ph.D. in Human Resources Management from Madison University.  He is certified by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

FALL 2014 Course Schedule:

Pace University Midtown
551 Fifth Avenue at 45th Street
New York, NY

Thursday & Friday
December 11 & 12,
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tuition: $595 (includes all materials)
Course# 90733


* Please note that this is a date change from the CPE Brochure. 

Questions?  Please contact us at (212) 346-1186 or ContinuingEd@pace.edu