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Krannert HR Executive Conference

Transform. Empower. Deliver. 

Transforming HR, Empowering Leaders, Delivering Results

The Purdue Human Resources Executive Conference and Case Competition is committed to providing an opportunity for future and current HR professionals to learn, network, and showcase their talents by interpreting cutting-edge problems facing businesses today and providing alternatives and new possibilities through HR strategy and strong business acumen.

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The 1st Krannert HR Executive Conference and Case Competition 

Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana

November, 7-8,  2013

The purpose of the HR Executive Conference (Nov. 8) is:

  • To advance the field of human resource management.
  • To identify, build, and maintain a strong and collaborative network of HR experts dedicated to advancing their own careers and the field of human resource management.
  • Grow Purdue and Krannert’s reputation as a leading think tank for human resource education, research, and practice.
  • Provide participants an opportunity to receive continuing education credits in HR (CEU supported by SHRM).

The purpose of the Case Competition (Nov. 7) is:

  • To allow students the opportunity to apply their knowledge and talents to a real-world business issue.
  • To give students a chance to network with and showcase their skills to top companies.
  • To give students and Universities an opportunity to receive a financial reward that can be used to help with their educational, career, and personal development. 
People that should attend the HR Executive Conference include:
  • Senior HR executives
  • HR managers and staff 
  • Scholars seeking to bring greater HR relevance to their research 
  • Current students of Human Resources Management or similar degrees
  • Any person interested in learning more about the field of HR

This is a critical time for companies and alumni of Krannert’s highly regarded Masters of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) program to meet current students. We also welcome any HR practitioners, including those who are interested in acquiring continuing education credits through the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).


Undergraduate & Graduate Students

$40 - Student Group Discount: $4 off per person for each group of 10

Faculty & Staff

$80 - Faculty & Staff Group Discount: $8 off per person for each group of 5

Krannert/Purdue MBA & HR Alumni

$100 - Alumni Group Discount: $20 off per person for each group of 5

Industry Professionals

$195 - Professional Group Discount: $20 off per person for each group of 5

Purdue SHRM Chapter Members


Please contact us at to recieve your registration dicsount code!



All sponsorships include a number of benefits including a prominent display of corporate logo on Conference promotions and  up to 10 complimentary registrations for attendees. Continued sponsors also enjoy being a judge for the Annual Case Competition. For more information on becoming a corporate sponsor, contact Professor Brad Alge at

Registration for this event is now closed. 


2013 Agenda  2013 Speakers