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Mercer and American Management Association to Offer Workforce Analytics and Planning Workshop Series


Mercer, a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments, and American Management Association (AMA), a world leader in professional development and performance-based learning solutions, have agreed to offer Mercer’s Workforce Analytics and Planning Workshop series to AMA’s members and customers.

This workshop series is designed to teach HR and corporate management how to effectively convert workforce data into meaningful insights through fact-based analytics and decision making that will help their business succeed well into the future.

“While many organizations do a good job of collecting workforce data, most do not have the tools and expertise to turn that data into useful intelligence that can drive strategic business decisions,” said Orlando Ashford, president of Mercer’s Talent business. “We’re thrilled to work with such a well-regarded leader in enterprise learning solutions and be able to share our knowledge and expertise in this important area with AMA’s vast professional network.”
Mercer’s one-day, highly interactive workshops focus on four key topics—driving business results with data, assembling a data engine, developing a workforce planning process and building a center of expertise— that convey how to fundamentally change the way workforce data influences decision making and planning with respect to human capital.

“AMA is pleased to form this relationship with Mercer and offer this unique workshop series on workforce analytics to our members and customers,” said Edward T. Reilly, President and CEO of American Management Association. “Mercer is an industry leader in the space and these workshops complement AMA’s growing portfolio of seminars, webcasts, research, and books specializing in the important field generally referred to as Big Data.”

Each of the workshops within the series is a stand-alone session and will be held at AMA’s Executive Conference Centers in various cities throughout the year:

Workforce Metrics and Analytics: Driving Business Results with Data
May 13—Chicago
July 8—Washington, D.C.
September 9—New York
October 14—San Francisco

Strategic Workforce Planning: Defining and Fulfilling Business Requirements
March 18—New York
May 20—Washington, D.C.
August 26—Chicago
October 21—Atlanta

Workforce Analytics and Planning Execution: Building a Center of Expertise
April 23—New York
June 7—San Francisco
August 12—Washington, D.C.
October 21—New York
November 18—Chicago

Moving from Data Smog to Cloud 9: Assembling a Relevant Data Engine
April 22—New York
July 1—San Francisco
September 16—Atlanta

Additional information about the workshops and online registration is available at www.mercer.com/mercer-amaworkshops

About AMA
American Management Association (www.amanet.org) is a world leader in talent development, advancing the skills of individuals to drive business success. AMA’s approach to improving performance combines experiential learning—learning through doing—with opportunities for ongoing professional growth at every step of one’s career. AMA supports the goals of individuals and organizations through a complete range of products and services, including classroom and live online seminars, eLearning programs, webcasts, webinars, podcasts, corporate and government solutions, business books and research. Organizations worldwide, including the majority of the Fortune 500, turn to AMA as their trusted partner in professional development and draw upon its experience to enhance skills, abilities and knowledge with noticeable results from day one.

About Mercer
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth, and performance of their most vital asset—their people. Mercer’s 19,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and human capital. With 53,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $11 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy Carpenter, a global leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; and Oliver Wyman, a global leader in management consulting. For more information, visit www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @MercerInsights.

AMA is one of the most widely recognized leaders in business training, having provided corporate training solutions for over 95 years. From leadership, communication and managerial training to sales, customer service and analytical skills, AMA has developed a vast array of content and training solutions to help individuals and organizations achieve business results . Each year, AMA delivers thousands of seminars and courses across the United States. With courses offered in a  classroom near you or live online, AMA is a flexible, convenient resource for all of your organization's talent development needs. AMA also offers customized solutions based on your specific talent development requirements.