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Essential Recognition for Leaders

Total Credits: 1.5 Contact Hours

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R Scott Russell |  Theresa Harkins-Schulz CRP
1 Hour, 28 Minutes
Audio and Video


Essential Recognition for Leaders is an overview course of Recognition Best Practices developed from years of implementation and research. This online class will help you create awareness and better understand the important role of recognition in the workforce. This online course includes a new Learning Guide for you to implement tools and strategies today.

Essential Recognition for Leaders is perfect for:

  • C-Suite and managers to understand the key principles of recognition and how it drives employee engagement, recruitment and retention;
  • "New to the industry” professionals who are starting their careers in recognition
  • Former CRP grads who need a quick refresher on RPI’s 7 Best Practices® and new research
  • HR professionals in all sectors that need to understand the value and ROI of rewards & recognition



R Scott Russell's Profile

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Director: Engagement Strategies

C.A. Short Company

Scott has more than 15 years of experience in Rewards & Recognition. He is a Certified Recognition Professional (since 2006), as designated by Recognition Professionals International and has served as an officer on their Board of Directors since 2012. He is the current President of RPI. Scott began his career in Rewards & Recognition as the Corporate Sales Manager for RedEnvelope, where he focused on Holiday Gift Giving for employees & loyalty programs. Scott brings his passion for engagement and unique style to his daily life with C.A. Short Company. When Scott isn’t busy recognizing, motivating and inspiring others, he can be found riding his horse, songwriting or traveling the globe, where he encounters other cultures and studies their engagement practices. He lives by his always positive motto, “If at first you don’t succeed…Redefine success.

Theresa Harkins-Schulz CRP's Profile

Theresa Harkins-Schulz CRP Related Seminars and Products

Director-Performance Solutions

Inspirus, LLC

Theresa is a visionary, strategic leader as indicated by the achievement of such esteemed certifications as the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Certified Compensation Professional (CCP). She was an early innovator in the deployment of global enterprise employee recognition strategies by using her training and facilitation skills and knowledge to assist in the implementation of these initiatives. As a chartered professional in the recognition industry, Theresa eliminated the splintered recognition approach in her organization by creating an aggregated program structure to provide a sense of unity and consistency in the company.