The Strategic HR Partnering Certificate challenges HR professionals to think strategically, leverage their HR insight and apply decision frameworks to work collaboratively with business partners. Participants will blend theory with practice and gain a perspective on how to assess, implement and measure core organizational and human capital initiatives that enable optimal results.
This advanced certificate is designed for HR professionals who:
- Consult business leaders on performance and productivity
- Work with senior teams and contribute to strategic planning
- Take responsibility for or involved in transformational change
- Contribute to business model designs and business alignment
- Integrate HR alignment for business functions and/or across functions
- Manage within a complex organization
- Serve as HR decision maker responsible for strategy
Earn this certificate by completeing five workshops: two mandatory workshops and three electives. Workshops may apply to only one certificate.
Become the voice of your organization and influence others to do the same. Develop core capabilities to build relationships and consult internal clients. Learn techniques to guide clients in establishing goals, achieving desired outcomes and managing expectations.
Better understand organizational design and how it fits within broader organizational development work. Hone consulting and analytical skills to strike a balance between a facilitative and expert role, and create alignment between components of the organization and the overall corporate framework.
Select three electives of your choice.
Learn frameworks and tools adopted by some of the largest, most complex global companies that prepare you to modify your organization’s structure in response to competitive disruption, technological advances and any other change facing the world of work. Explore real-life examples to better understand the sophisticated global and local strategies organizations use to design efficient operating structures that engage leaders and build formal networks to ensure optimal performance in a matrixed environment.
Build skills for an engaging coaching relationship that nurtures talent and improves team performance. Establish an understanding of when coaching is needed and practice using a coaching model that facilitates effective coaching conversations. Review theories for changing behavior, examine imperative coaching elements, and formulate a successful development plan.
Design thinking is a methodology for innovatively solving complex problems by putting people at the heart of the solution. Organizations are leveraging the approach at a growing pace, in all functional areas and levels.
Communicate the impact of HR and engage business leaders by leveraging data to simplify how organizations make decisions about their people. Implement HR analytic strategies and processes to eliminate potential human errors and mine for good data. Identify key business drivers and learn to translate them into metrics to boost performance and drive employee engagement.
Learn how to master critical communication and management skills to effectively lead employees, establish priorities, and delegate responsibilities. Add value to your organization by being clear about the results you want to achieve, the environment you want to create, and how you will develop talent. Become an effective leader with the ability to build relationships, gain the commitment of others, and manage workplace communications.
Learn to embrace what can sometimes feel like chaos, and turn change into opportunity. Understand change and its impact on teams and organizations; recognize your strengths and challenges in managing change and leverage effective change tools to become a better leader. This workshop offers a self-assessment, a method to navigate real-world scenarios and a personal action plan.
Discover what it takes to build a talent pipeline of next generation leaders through game-changing talent strategies. Examine innovative talent development approaches and how to implement effective plans to attract, retain, deploy and nurture talent. Learn processes for ensuring talent strategies are aligned with desired business outcomes.