Learning & Organization Development

Growing people to help your organization thrive

Continuous Learning … Continuous Growth

Moving you forward with technology, innovation, and strategic development for your organization and your people.

Professional Development

We provide professional training and growth opportunities to give your employees practical skills and knowledge they can immediately apply to their jobs.

Business Results

From strategic workforce planning to employee engagement, skills assessments, and coaching, MRA helps position your organization for success.

Learning Options

We provide instructor-led training courses, webinars, conferences, and professionally facilitated roundtables.


Accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), MRA is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices.

Professional Development

Learn at Your Location

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Putting together a plan for your people and your organization

Organization Development

MRA partners with industry experts to provide you the best training

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Training for Everyone

  • Training Programs

    Training Programs

    Training Catalog

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  • Conferences

    Conferences & Events

    Employment Law Update:

    • January 30, 2020: Palatine, Illinois
    • February 6, 2020: Bettendorf, Iowa
    • February 20, 2020: Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Live stream available)
    • March 12, 2020: Minnetonka, Minnesota (Live stream available)

    HR Conference:

    • April 23, 2020: Waukesha, Wisconsin (Live stream available)
    • September 17, 2020: Minneapolis, Minnesota (Live stream available)

    Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Conference:

    • May 13, 2020: Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Live stream available)
    2019 WI HR Conference Session
  • Roundtables


    Share, Connect, and Grow with your Peers

    Engage in trending, relevant, and focused discussion as you cultivate valuable partnerships with your colleagues in a confidential forum. Participating in MRA Roundtables enhances your professional growth while producing positive results for your company and your team.

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  • Webinars

    Upcoming Webinars

    Interviewing Do's and Don'ts: 1/31/20

    Affordable Care Reporting 2020: 2/3/20

    Recruiting for Success: 2/5/20

    What’s New in Onboarding: 3/5/20

    Metrics Calculations: 4/6/20

    Recruiting and Managing a Nontraditional Workforce: 6/5/20

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  • Virtual Classes

    Virtual Classes

    Supervisor and the Law: 2/14, 2/21 & 2/28/20 OR 5/8, 5/15, & 5/22/20

    PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation: Every Other Week 2/20/20 – 4/30/20

    aPHR Certification Preparation: Weekly 4/6/20 – 5/18/20

    Time Management: 4/17/20 & 4/24/20

    Managing and Engaging Remote Workers: 6/19/20

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New Location, Same Great MRA Training!

Starting 10/1/19, MRA will host its training and events in Palatine, IL at Harper College's Wojcik Conference Center.

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Christine A. Specht-Palmert

Cousins Subs develops leaders throughout our restaurants and organization. As CEO, I always look for new strategies that are relevant and practical for our environment. MRA provides a host of learning and organization development programs that work for us.

Christine A. Specht-Palmert, President/CEO, Cousins Subs

Meet Our Team

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Amy Wangerin
Director, Learning & Development, Product Management

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