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Strategic HR Business Partnering Program

Identify Critical Business Challenges. Learn From Experts and Peers. Design Solutions.

We coach your team to take meaningful action.

Collaborate with Cornell faculty and with teams from a diverse set of companies for this action-learning program to shape creative, business-driven solutions for your organizations.

Schedule and Price

Dates and Location

11-week program
September 15 – November 30, 2021 – FULL Spring 2022 dates to be announced soon.

Live virtual instruction via Zoom
Asynchronous on-demand lessons

Program Fee*

Teams of 4 or 5: $30,000
Teams of 6: $34,000

*CAHRS members receive a partner discount

Collaborate with Cornell faculty and with teams from a diverse set of companies for this action-learning program to shape creative, business-driven solutions for your organizations.

With your chosen team of HR business partners and COE/specialists (intact, matrix or project-based), you'll partner with Cornell faculty to develop value-added solutions for one of your company's critical business challenges.

During the program, our faculty will provide research, case studies and tools to help participants understand the relationship between business imperatives and talent investments. As part of guided discussions, teams will also brainstorm ideas, learn and share best practices, and exchange feedback with other teams.

As part of this immersive experience, you will:

  • Bring a real-world project to work on and leave with an action plan to implement change
  • Participate in thought-intensive team-building exercises
  • Receive personalized guidance from faculty, benefiting from their depth of HR content expertise
  • Enjoy time for invaluable in-person networking with professional peers

Throughout the program, teams will synthesize learnings regarding their projects and, with faculty supervision, identify HR solutions to take back to their respective organizations.

Learning Objectives:

  • Differentiate business strategy models and growth opportunities
  • Assess talent gaps and evaluate strategic HR options
  • Integrate systems thinking to optimize performance
  • Adopt a design thinking approach to develop solutions
  • Leverage internal HR partnerships effectively
  • Identify metrics to gauge ROI

Who Should Participate

Your chosen team of HR business partners and COE/specialists

Recognition of Achievement

Certificate of Completion from the Cornell ILR School

Earn Continuing Education Credits

This program qualifies for Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) credits or Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) credits.

Recertification credits are awarded upon successful completion of this program.

Program Agenda

Commitment: 

  • Live virtual working sessions with faculty and peers
  • Faculty-led individual project team coaching sessions
  • Access to on-demand faculty lessons for self-paced learning
  • Team project group work

Schedule

Weeks 1–3
Program and project kick-off
Team coaching session
Team project group work

Weeks 4–6: Working Sessions
Aligning HR and Organizational Strategy
Creating a Comprehensive Talent Management Strategy
Developing Creative HR Solutions

Weeks 7–8
Mid-point check-in
Working session: Leveraging Data to Influence Change

Weeks 9–11
Team project group work
Team coaching session
Final presentation and program close

The Participant Experience

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