• Helping Nonprofits Do More Good.

    April 18, 2019

    Join us for a complimentary event designed exclusively for nonprofit professionals to understand the top trends in the nonprofit sector and the best practices of tax planning and employment law.   Keynote: Top Trends in the Nonprofit Sector Donna Murray-Brown | President and CEO of Michigan Nonprofit Association A statewide and national perspective on the […]

  • How New Marijuana Legislation Affects your Business

    October 2, 2018

    As of today, both medical and recreational marijuana are illegal under federal law. On November 6, voters will cast their ballots on Michigan Proposal 1, the Marijuana Legalization Initiative. The Proposal will allow adults aged 21 years or older to possess and use marijuana for recreational purposes. Opioids and addictions are also serious issues. It […]

  • The Future Forum: Exploring the New Frontiers of Technology, Workspace Design, and Employment

    September 17, 2018

    Course Description:             Major innovations are transforming the workplace in all areas of technology, workspace design, and employment. This seminar is designed to help business owners, operational directors, and human resource professionals understand the trends ahead and prepare your organization in all the areas of technology, workspace design, and employment.   Presenters: Richard Benoit | Workplace Consultant | Steelcase Keith […]

  • Building a Self-Funded Health Insurance Program

    August 22, 2018

    Description: Increasing costs in health insurance are drawing a large number of employers to evaluate self-funded health insurance programs. Self-funded programs afford employers the opportunity to reduce costs by eliminating certain taxes and fees, carrier profit margins, and claim reserves as well as provide the opportunity to access claim data and design a flexible, efficient […]

  • Session Three | Baby Please Don’t Leave Me: Surviving the FMLA/ADA/WC Blues

    May 29, 2018

    Webinar This webinar focuses on the interplay between the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and Workers’ Compensation (“WC”) laws.  All three allow or mandate leaves of absence for employees with serious illness or injuries, but what they require for compliance differs significantly. This webinar will provide supervisors and human resource […]

  • Session Two | #MeToo and You: A Sexual Harassment Toolkit for the Post-Weinstein Era

    May 28, 2018

    Webinar The #MeToo movement is a worldwide campaign against sexual harassment and assault, which includes preventing it at work. Our sexual harassment prevention webinar will train supervisors and HR professionals to recognize behaviors and situations that can lead to sexual harassment claims, develop strategies for responding to and investigating claims, identify ways to create a […]

  • Session One | Tweet What? Social Media in the Workplace

    May 27, 2018

    Webinar Social Media platforms continue to drive connections not only in personal relationships but also professional circles. Organizations embraced the use of social media, however, research suggests that nearly 45% of employees say their employer does not have a social media policy. Attend this one hour webinar to understand: Business risks and challenges associated with […]

  • Empower Hour: Planning for a Financially Fit Future

    February 9, 2018

    Join us for a complimentary seminar as we outline strategies for young professionals and families to secure a financially fit future. This collaborative conversation incorporates best practices of financial, insurance, estate and tax planning.   Conversation & Discussion Leaders: Geoff Sadek | Argus Financial Consultants Lauren Hinton | BDO Brian Boer | Boer Insurance Group […]

  • Strategic Acquisitions Seminar

    January 30, 2018

    Build Your Playbook Economic conditions in West Michigan continue to favor organizational growth through acquisition. This interdisciplinary panel will provide real life applications and strategies to help executives identify and manage the next organizational growth opportunity. Our panel will share insight on the following: Sourcing proprietary (or “off-market”) acquisitions Structuring and financing the deal Conducting […]

  • Honoring Your Father and Mother: A Legal Perspective on Elder Care

    January 24, 2018

    This conference will explore aspects of legal and practical issues that arise as people age including estate planning essentials, caregiver collective, Medicaid planning and pitfalls, and current topics in elder law. Presenters will identify differences between wills and trusts, how to avoid legal entanglements with your family, differences between Power of Attorney and Patient Advocate, […]