The HR Business 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 completing 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.
Understand the core frameworks and methods in organizational design and how it can be used as a lever of strategy execution. Create alignment between components of the organization and the overall business structure. Hone consulting and analytical skills to strike a balance between a facilitative and expert role.
Select three electives of your choice.
Learn how today’s companies are realigning their organizations to manage complex strategies in global markets. Understand today’s frameworks and practices, as well as examples of global and local operating structures that build more collaboration through formal networks to drive growth in organizations that are both agile and aligned for scale.
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.
Understand the changing nature work and information flow within organizations; physical and digital workplace integrations, worker-centered design requiring a differentiated employee experience, technologies that are enabling digital workplace design and decision support; impact on HR's role and processes; implications of working in a digital workplace, and analytics techniques that measurements to create a continuous listening culture.
Master critical communication and leadership skills to effectively manage employees, establish priorities and delegate responsibilities while building awareness of team dynamics and how to engage employees through group problem-solving and decision-making. Gain the commitment of others by being clear about the results you want to achieve, the environment you want to create, and how you will develop and deploy talent. Become an effective leader with the ability to develop productive relationships and ensure alignment and collaboration within the team.
Sustainable organizational change is an art, not a science. Learn to artfully inspire your people and motivate them to change by meeting them where they are—with a fully realized, articulate vision for the future and concrete action steps to get there. 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 innovative and connected talent strategies. This workshop discusses talent development approaches and how to implement effective plans to attract, retain, deploy, and nurture talent. Learn processes for ensuring alignment between talent strategies and desired business results.