The professional roundtable season runs from September through May, but new participants are welcome to join throughout the season at a pro-rated amount. View the 2016-2017 Professional Roundtable Groups in Minnesota or Wisconsin.
MRA Roundtables Provide Business & Career Benefits
- Gain professional knowledge and insight that benefits your organization.
- Share current and trending best practices with your business peers.
- Make better decisions and gain broader perspective.
- Increase valuable networking relationships.
- Accelerate your professional career development.
This group of accounts payable managers, supervisors and practitioners meets quarterly in November, February, May, and August to share best practices and stay informed on current A/P issues, technology, and trends.
As a customer service manager, you and your staff are on the front line of customer interactions every day. And those interactions not only define how customers view your organization but how they conduct business with you. Meet with a group of your peers to discuss issues and share best practices on topics such as managing difficult direct reports, key performance indicators, and how to motivate and engage staff.
This group focuses on providing a forum for HR professionals to openly share their ideas about the technology they use in their HR functions. Discussion topics include: electronic I-9 storage, mobile recruiting, applicant tracking, document storage and process flows.
Learning & Development
Learning and development managers and professionals meet to share experiences and learn how others are developing training programs that are generating measurable results.
Meet with general managers, owners, and others responsible for the daily operations of a manufacturing plant. Share stories and discuss topics that you deal with on a daily basis including employee safety, OSHA, and how to recruit and hire the best people for your organization. See best practices in action during an annual plant tour.
This group of Payroll managers, supervisors and practitioners meet quarterly to stay informed on current payroll issues and trends and to share best practices in a confidential environment.
Join with your process improvement professional peers at this roundtable. Discuss relevant topics such as supplier impact on business, risk management and processes, best metrics/COQ, and future vision of quality departments.
This roundtable meets every other month for a two hour discussion. You won’t have to reinvent the wheel when you cover requirements, culture, compliance and audits as they relate to environment, health and safety issues.
For two hours every other month, sales managers meet to discuss issues, challenges, and best practices. Topics include forecasting, prospecting, staffing, customer relations, team building, and performance management.
IT professionals and managers meet with their peers to share best practices and stay informed on current IT issues and trends. Topics include training and certifications, Help Desk metrics, asset/inventory management, and mobile data security.