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Luncheons are hosted each month and take place in the Carlsbad area of North County on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.  Luncheons are open to Members and Guests. 

Leadership Roundtable (LR) is hosted monthly and takes place in the Carlsbad area of North County on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM.  LC meetings are for qualifying NCHR-SD Members only. 

Please note, meeting locations change. Refer to the specific Event for location details and save the event to your calendar. Cancellations require 24 notice for full refund. All refunds issued to the original payment method.

    • October 03, 2018
    • Advancia Technologies 1833 S. Oceanside Blvd. Suite A Oceanside CA. 92054

    Management Essentials Certificate Program 

    Starts October 3rd in North County

    SDEA's popular Management Essentials Certificate Program starts on Wednesday, October 3rd in North County, and runs until November 28th. This 9-week program covers all the topics of relevance for a new manager or supervisor. The skills and abilities that make an employee an excellent individual contributor are distinct from the skills and abilities essential to being a successful manager or supervisor. For managers to be accomplished in this complex role, they must be proactive and develop a capacity to listen, to motivate, and to inspire action in those on their team or in their department.

    SDEA's Management Essentials Certificate is ideal for new managers, as well as those interested in expanding their leadership capacity. Expert instructors will teach participants to leverage both technical skills and people skills to meet new challenges with increased confidence and skill.


    • October 10, 2018
    • Modern Postcard 1675 Faraday Avenue Carlsbad, CA 92008

    aPHR Certification Prep Program

    Starts October 10th in North County

    The aPHR Certification Prep program is a 10-week program that starts Wednesday, October 10th and takes place weekly from 6 pm until 9 pm. The program was designed for professionals that are just beginning their HR career and who want to prepare to take the HRCI exam to achieve the designation of aPHR. To be eligible for the aPHR exam, you must have a high school diploma or global equivalent. 

    *No HR experience is required since this is a knowledge-based credential. 

    Participants will learn and study about key Body of Knowledge areas in order to prepare for sitting for the exam. 

    The aPHR is a new designation under the HRCI certifications and is an excellent opportunity to prepare professionals to receive an HRCI designation and advance their knowledge within the field of HR


    • October 10, 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Green Dragon Tavern & Museum 6115 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92011

    How The Right Conversation Cocktail Can Change Your Life

    Every time you enter a conversation, a variety of chemicals flood your body. These chemicals signal your brain to open-up or shut-down to new ideas, concepts and opportunities. Dr. Elizabeth Fried shares the neuroscience of conversations and how you can structure the ideal conversational cocktail and increase cooperation, innovation, and productivity. 


    • Specific techniques that prime trust
    • Why it is important to seek to connect vs. seek to understand
    • How to protect your executive brain from amygdala hijack
    • Who to clear a conversational impasse and generate new ideas
    •  Proven types of words and phrases to say more (or less of) to “upregulate” or “downregulate”


    1. Design a set of rules for engagement aligned with your values to ensure effective meetings that enable greater creativity and generate open communication
    2. Apply specific words and phrases that expands minds and enables quicker solutions
    3. Employ preventative techniques to avoid amygdala hijack by applying simple techniques to calm your mind, stay focused and move forward.


      • $35 Early Bird, Member Rate ($40 after October 5th)
      • $50 Early Bird, Non-member Rate ($55 after October 5th)


      Elizabeth Freid, Ph.D. 

      Dr. Elizabeth Freid will share the latest neuroscience research on how to Transform Your Life and Business by creating the ideal Conversational Cocktail. She’ll show you how words create worlds. You’ll learn to use the right words and phrases to make the difference between optimizing employee performance or dumbing it down.


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