Programs & Workshops

Human Resource Professional in Agricultural (HRPA)Julia Rubbo, HRPA Office Manager Valley Farm Management, Inc.

APMA Human Resource Professional in Agriculture Certificate Program has a unique focus on agriculture and incorporates a wide range of topics that will help HR professional advance to the next level. It was developed and now being presented by the leading consultants in the field. The program is designed for working adults, with classes scheduled strategically to minimize disruption to your work. We invite all HR professionals to complete this certificate program and stay current on various issues, from legal compliance to employee relations.  Graduates for this program will receive a prestigious designation of Human Resource Professional in Agriculture (HRPA).

New! To enter your HRPA Recertification Requirement please click here

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Due to COVID-19, we will be offering HRPA Certificate Program via Zoom.  Please register online and we will send you Zoom invitation via email.

UPCOMING SESSIONS: HRPA Virtual Class Schedule 2021

All sessions are offered in 2 parts from 9 AM to 12 PM.   

9 classes (6-hours each) are required for program certificate.  Classes can also be taken individually.  Please contact us 831-422-8023 if you have questions about the program. Each session is conducted in 2 Parts from 9 am to Noon.

101: Elements of Human Resource Management – February 22 & 23, 2021 – HR 101 Webinar 2021
102: Introduction to Labor and Employment Law  – March 8 & 9, 2021 – HR 102 Webinar 2021
103: Recruitment, Selection & Retention – March 25 &  26, 2021 – HR 103 Webinar 2021
104: Managing Employee Compensation Programs – April 15 & 16, 2021 – HR 104 Webinar 2021
105: Managing Employee Benefit Programs – May 10 & 11, 2021 – HR 105 Webinar 2021
106: Human Resource Development – April 29 & 30, 2021 – HR 106 Webinar 2021
107: Information and Cost Analysis in HRM – May 20 & 21, 2021 – HR 107 Webinar 2021
108: Management and Leadership for HR Professionals – June 3 & 4, 2021 – HR 108 Webinar 2021
202: Workers’ Compensation in California – June 17 & 18, 2021 – HR 202 Webinar 2021      

2020 HRPA graduating class

2020 HRPA graduation list 2nd class – Congratulations to all HRPA Certificate Program graduates!           

 

2021 Employment Law Update and Virtual Roundtable on COVID-19
January 19, 2021
9 am – 3 pm 
Please click here to view Event Page.
Webinar recording
Power Point presentation: PP 2021 Law Update
Handout: 2021 Labor and Employment Law Update
Links from Roundtable discussion: Links from Roundtable chat 1.19.2021         

 

Bi-Weekly Bull Sessions

Please click on the flier to see Zoom information and schedule: Bull Session Flyer (APMA)
Previous recordings:
Feb. 3, 2021 (Leg Update and Case Law) – Video and Power Point
Feb. 17, 2021 (COVID-19 Employer Prep) – Video and Power Point
March 3, 2021 (H-2A Updates) – Video and Power Point
March 17, 2021 (H-2A and COVID-19) – Video and Power Point

 

Coffee with an Attorney: New California COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave
March 30, 2021
10 AM – 11 AM
Please register online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/special-webinar-series-new-ca-covid-19-supplemental-paid-sick-leave-tickets-147876146535 
Flier: APMA Special Webinar Series 3.30.2021

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to encourage and develop creative leadership and effective personnel management within the agribusiness community. We accomplish this by disseminating information through area meetings, workshops, newsletters and bulletins, and our Annual Forum.