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    September Dinner Meeting: The Battle of Gettysburg – A Business Case Study: Learn From the Past to Excel in the Future

    Date: September 9, 2013, 5:30pm – 8:00pm
    Hyatt Regency Princeton, Carnegie Center, Rt. 1.
    Networking & registration begins at 5:30pm, meeting starts at 6:00pm.
    Our in-transition group meets at 4:30
    Pre-registered: members $40, non-members $50, students and qualified In-Transition $20; All walk-ins add $10.
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    This is a revised speaker and program for this month. 

    ***Approved for 1 general recertification credit by the HR Certification Institute*** 

    REGISTER & PAY:   Online registration opens up approximately two weeks prior to the event and closes the Thursday before the meeting at midnight.  Walk-ins are always welcome after that time!

    2013 marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. In addition to being one of the most important events in American history, the Battle of Gettysburg also provides an interesting business case study, offering many lessons and insights to today’s and tomorrow’s HR professionals.


    This exciting program examines how organizational culture, structure, operating philosophy, and talent affected the organizations involved, and ultimately the outcome of the battle. The analysis, discussions, and lessons learned during this presentation provide attendees with unique insight into leadership as well as organizational dynamics, and strategic planning and execution. Furthermore, this historic event can enrich us with a new understanding of employee engagement and talent management that participants can apply today in their own organizations.

    Learn from the past to excel in the future!

    Our speaker:

    Dan Sell is Principal of Dansumur Consulting LLC. He is an HR professional, executive, and consultant with over thirty years of extensive leadership and senior level management experience.

    He has worked in both public and privately held companies in various service and manufacturing industries including pharmaceuticals, engineering and engineering services, transportation, industrial distribution, chemical, and industrial and commercial construction products manufacturing.

    In 2003 Dan was recognized as the Delaware Valley HR Person of the Year, which is sponsored by seven SHRM chapters representing over 5,000 HR professionals in the greater Philadelphia area. He has been a member of SHRM for over thirty years. He is Past President and current member of the Board of Directors of the Tri-State Human Resource Management Association, an affiliated SHRM Chapter, and was recognized by Tri-State with its Life Membership award in 1995.

    He attained his professional certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) in 1990 and holds a Life Certification. Dan is an instructor for the Professional Human Resource Certification Preparation Course sponsored by the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship of the Rohrer School of Business at Rowan University, and has served in that role since 1996. He has been a guest lecturer on HR Management for both the MBA and undergraduate programs at Rowan University and Rutgers University – Camden. He holds a BA in History from Juniata College, and has represented the college as a member of the Executive Committee of the Alumni Council, a Juniata Admissions Volunteer, and member of the Career Advisory Team. Dan has spoken to both professional organizations and college classes on HR management issues.

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    Corn and Jersey Tomato Salad

    Chicken Chasseur with Seared Scallops in Orange Peel Butter

    Served with Chef’s Selection of Seasonal Vegetable and Starch

    Lemon Tartlet with Fresh Berries

    Vegetarian Option: Crispy Zucchini - Potato Cakes with White Bean Puree and Sherry Vinegar Macerated Apples