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Change Leadership: How HR Drives Organizational Change
Presented by James Sayno, Director Talent Development & Rewards
United States Olympic Committee
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Registration - 2:30 pm
Presentation - 3:00pm - 5:00 pm
Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center Visitor's Center - Presidential Conference Room
1 Olympic Plaza, Colorado Springs CO 80909
(Corner of Union and Boulder next to Memorial Hospital)
After this course session, participants will be able to:
- Understand the change process and levers used to reinforce change initiatives
- Be aware of the Heart of Change framework and its utility in driving large scale change
- Understand and articulate Human Resources professionals unique role in driving change
In this two hour course session, participants will learn about the unique ability of Human Resource professionals to drive or support organizational change. Drawing on the facilitator’s knowledge and experience of leading change for Fortune 500 companies, the participants will examine case studies in change from several different industry verticals and become aware of the traditional HR disciplines that act as levers in driving change initiatives from New Hire Orientation, to Training and Development, through Compensation and Rewards.
James Sayno currently serves as the Director, Talent Development and Rewards at the United States Olympic Committee. In this capacity he oversees four main focus areas – Training and Talent Development, Organizational Development and Effectiveness, Compensation and Rewards, and the HR Management System. In addition to his main duties, James was deployed in support of the organization’s mission for the 2011 Pan American Games, 2012 London Summer Games, and the 2014 Sochi Winter Games. He was also named by HR Executive magazine as a 2014 HR Rising Star.
Prior to joining the USOC in 2010, James was a Senior Human Capital Consultant in the San Francisco office of Deloitte Consulting, LLP specializing in Leadership and Change Management projects for clients in the Insurance and Financial Services sector. Due to his experience, he quickly became a trusted advisor to some of the largest insurance companies on the west coast merging his industry expertise in insurance service operations with the need for change management services around multi-million dollar projects and complex software implementations.
In 2007, James earned his MBA in Global Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona. While gaining his MBA, James served as the president of the student government, allocating over $100,000 in student funds to activities and events to keep the Thunderbird mystique alive and provide a vibrant student life on the campus. James graduated with honors and was accepted into the distinguished President’s Circle at the top of his class.
James began his career in 1992 working as a clerk at a local independent insurance agency. It was there that James learned the importance of a solid work ethic and the basics of customer service. From there, he moved to California Casualty Management Company, an insurance company that primarily served public sector worker affinity groups where he thrived for nine years. James held various positions from Underwriter to Claims Handler before finally settling into his dream role as a Training and Development Consultant. It was here that he found his passion for training and development that became the foundation to his future endeavors.
In addition to the MBA in Global Management, James earned a Bachelor of the Arts in Economics from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2001.
James is a husband and proud father of two boys. When not working or spending time with his family, James practices martial arts and in 2012 earned his 4th degree black belt in Chinese Kempo Karate, a discipline he has studied for over 20 years.
HRCI & SHRM Recertification Approval:
This program has been approved for 2 recertification credit hours toward PHR and SPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HRCI homepage at www.hrci.org. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HRCI of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met HRCI’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.
This program has been approved for 2 recertification credit hours toward SHRM-CP / SHRM-SCP recertification.
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