Building Your Dream Team

Developing a top-quality team can be expensive, time-consuming, and frustrating. Here is your opportunity to make it cost-effective.

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VMC H.R. Boot Camp

Get the Human Resources Skills Your Clinic Needs

The top challenge of any flourishing veterinary practice is human resources. Your practice will not succeed without an effective, well-trained, and fully engaged team. Even if you currently aren’t quite sure what HR is all about, this lively two-day program will enable you to walk out with the knowledge and resources of an HR manager superstar.

We’ll teach you how to achieve your HR goals, gain insight about real-world situations, and find practical solutions. Learn the secrets to retaining valued team members, and create a workplace culture that’s positive and productive, making your practice the clinic of choice.

Our HR Boot Camp focuses on all the fundamentals of managing people:

  • Recruiting, hiring, training, developing, and retaining team members.
  • Benefits and compensation.
  • Policies and procedures (including the dreaded employee manual).
  • Personnel issue resolution.
  • Legal requirements and regulations.


Day 1 of H.R. Bootcamp for Veterinary Practice Management

  • The Hiring Process: Learn how to create a resource pool of applicants that will allow you to hire “10” employees.
  • Policies and Procedures: You’ll develop an employee manual for your veterinary practice to include the appropriate policies, procedures and legal requirements.
  • Performance Planning and Evaluation: Learn new and exciting ways to handle performance planning and evaluations, and look at various incentive programs.

Day 2 of H.R. Bootcamp for Veterinary Practice Management

  • Common HR Mistakes and How to Avoid Them: We’ll discuss requirements for documentation and employee law.
  • Handling Personnel Issues: Learn to get involved and when to stay out of the situation.
  • Compensation, Benefits, Motivation, Delegation, and Discipline: Learn the techniques to become an efficient delegator and how to motivate your team to greater practice success. If termination is necessary, learn the “broken record” response and other techniques to liberate employees professionally and without consequence.
  • What To Do Next: Each participant will leave with an action plan to implement immediately back at the office!

Getting Started

Tuition Fee

Tuition Fee: The tuition fee is $685 per person. The fee includes all workbook materials, seminar instruction, 2 continental breakfasts, 2 lunches and refreshments during the 2-day event. Please note that tuition does not include lodging or parking expenses.

Registration Confirmation

Registration Confirmation: All registrants of our H.R. Bootcamp for Veterinary Practice Management training seminar will receive a confirmation and receipt within three business days of processing registration.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy:  You may cancel your registration for the H.R. Bootcamp for Veterinary Practice Management course up to 14 business days before the seminar. Your registration fee will be refunded, but there will be a $25.00 service charge. Cancellations 14 days or less before the event will forfeit your tuition. You are responsible for your own lodging reservations.

Workshop Locations and Lodging

Workshop Locations and Lodging: A small number of rooms have been held on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call the hotel directly to make reservations for the “VMC Group Rate.” Please note rates and cut-off dates below.

Continuing Education Credits

Continuing Education Credits (RACE APPROVAL): This program was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for 11 hours of continuing education. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program at should you have any comments/concerns regarding this program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.

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