2023 WI SHRM
Student Conference
and Case Competition
Save the Date!

April 1, 2023
Moraine Park Technical College
Beaver Dam Campus
Beaver Dam, WI



Conference Information

Save the date and mark your calendar to join us for this year's WI SHRM Student Conference and Case Competition to be held at the Moraine Park Technical College in Beaver Dam, WI on April 1, 2023.

Over the course of an exciting day, there will be guest speakers and rounds of case competition oral presentations culminating in a final round and and prize awards!

The Case Competition involves teams of undergraduate or masters students from various colleges and universities from around the state compete in oral presentations. The case is created specifically for the SHRM Case Competition and can focus on any number of HR issues (i.e., Management Practices; Selection & Recruitment; Training & Development; Compensation & Benefits; Employee/Labor Relations; and Health, Safety & Security or a combination). 

There are many benefits to the SHRM Case Competition. The SHRM Case Competition offers the opportunity to bring professional HR professionals, students and student chapter advisors together in a meaningful way. The Case Competition is worthwhile and beneficial to Wisconsin professional members as well as the students. The professionals judging the cases get a fresh look at the knowledge, skills, and enthusiasm of the HR students that are getting ready to graduate. The students receive an opportunity to network with other students and showcase their knowledge to HR practitioners.


Start putting together your team and watch the WI SHRM website
and your inbox for more information and details coming soon!

Questions? Please contact:
Alexis Outlaw, College Relations Director |

Interested in volunteering at the event?  Click here!

Event Pricing


Event Venue

Student (Full-Time Undergrad)
Student Chapter Admin/Advisor
SHRM Member
Non-SHRM Chapter Member



Moraine Park Technical College
700 Gould Street
Beaver Dam, WI 53916


Keynote Speakers


Neil Ihde,
Life IQ
Neil Ihde | Life IQ
4 Secrets to Becoming a S.T.A.R. - How to Attain Success in Your Personal and Professional Life

About the Program:  Successful people have certain characteristics in common.These individuals are in our circles.They encourage us, inspire us...we are better for having known them.Over twenty years ago, I made a list of my most favorite people on the planet and began to examine their influence and what made them so special. They achieved much in their personal lives as well as in their work.I found that each of them was a S.T.A.R. and I uncovered their secrets on how they became that way.We will unpack essential, practical, and life-altering information that you can put into practice today.

About the Speaker:  Neil Ihde (Ee-dee) is a speaker, lecturer, consultant and founder of Life IQ where he motivates groups and individuals to work, play, relate and live intelligently. He has worked with numerous managers, directors, corporate leaders, and teams to improve their personal and professional effectiveness. Neil has worked with over 25 Fortune 500 companies including AT&T, Discover Card, Domino’s, Transamerica, GE among others. Neil has also consulted internationally with clients from a dozen countries. He is a TEDx speaker and his Life IQ YouTube channel recently eclipsed a half-million views. Neil's academic background includes a B.A. in Psychology, a B.A. in Sociology, and a MA in Counseling.  Neil and his wife Deb have two children and live in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Dorothy Enriquez,
Ellevate Collective


Dorothy Enriquez | Ellevate Collective
What it Means to Lead From Every Seat

About the Program: College student, working professional, and contributor to one's community are all titles you each are all working to achieve. Let us explore how these positions and your affiliation as a SHRM student member can be leveraged as you continue to work towards what success looks like for you! Whatever the seat, join the conversation as we figure out what it means for you to take the next steps to claim your position.

What it Means to Lead From Every Seat is designed to help student leaders feel empowered as they unlock their leadership to rise into influential and powerful roles. This workshop offers practical and relatable tips regarding personal and professional growth and success. We will focus on getting into alignment and position to help you accelerate to your ascent. Participants will explore what it would look like to step into their leadership powerfully even in the face of fear. 

 What We Cover: 
 • Align with Your Purpose 
 • Take Your Seat at the Table 
 • Overcome Imposter Syndrome Benefits: When young people are developed, trained, and supported to ascend into powerful roles, they can change the game.

When tomorrow’s leaders lead from every seat they sit in, the organization sees transformation as well as dollars. With the right mindset, skillset and toolset, emerging leaders would be primed to take their seat at the table in today’s current landscape and climate. 

About the Speaker:  Dorothy Enriquez is a third culture kid who grew up to love fashion, gal pal bonding, learning and leadership. Dorothy has found her written works on confidence, competence and closing the leadership gap in Forbes, Training Industry Magazine, The BOSS Network.

Dorothy is known for her effective communication skills, ‘edutaining’ leadership courseware and interactive programs. A 15-year veteran of Corporate America, wielding multiple certifications (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Emergenetics, Situational Leadership & Breakthrough Performance) and a master’s degree in Human Communication, she strives to make transformative development accessible.

In 2018 after giving birth to her daughter, Dorothy went full time as a business owner. The Ellevate Collective, formerly known as The Communication Strategist is dedicated to helping organizations and individuals optimize their leadership so that they are equipped to lead from every seat they sit in.

Serving clients such as African American Leadership Alliance Milwaukee, Apartment Association Kansas City, FUEL Milwaukee, Kohl’s, The Y, Campbell’s The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee, Rockwell Automation & The City of Milwaukee, Ellevate strategically supports you through your leadership transformation in a relatable and impactful way.




Contact Information

Terleen Cheslock

Alexis Outlaw, SHRM-CP
College Relations Director

Phone: 414.382.6104
Term start:  01/01/2022


For the last 14 years, Outlaw has held positions focusing on the functions of Human Resources and Education (K-12 and Higher Ed). Outlaw's experience in executive-level recruitment, talent acquisition, and employee incentive programming has helped shift the organizational culture of a variety of organizations and promote change management. In K-12 and higher education settings, she has passionately served in the public, private and charter sectors, most recently serving for four years, as the Director of Admissions and Enrollment at St. Joan Antida High School, an all-girls school.

Outlaw currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Human Resources at Mount Mary University. Previously she was at Alverno College, her alma mater, serving as Assistant Director of Admissions - High School Recrutiment, Adjunct Faculty in the School of Business, as well as the first Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. It has been a pleasure for Outlaw to be able to serve in all-girl educational spaces and promote college to prospective students and families.

Outlaw got her credentials to be a certified professional of Human Resources by taking the SHRM – CP exam in the summer of 2020. Outlaw served on the Executive Board of Directors at Highland Community Montessori School, is a current member of Milwaukee Metro Society for
Human Resource Management, serves as the Vice President of Membership for the Milwaukee Chapter of the National Association for African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR), is a Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Alverno College, and teaches as adjunct faculty, Human Resources, Business and SHRM certification courses.

In her spare time, Outlaw enjoys watching sports (Go Milwaukee Bucks Go!..... Go Seattle Seahawks Go!), golf, cooking, hosting and MCing social events, and spending time traveling with her eleven-year-old son Che (like Hey but with a C).

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