More than 20 years on from Dave Ulrich’s “HR Champions”, business partnering is still the aspect of HR transformation which organisations find most difficult to implement. In many cases, the intended behaviours and impacts of this role never materialise. But there are organisations which are implementing business partnering well – it can be done.
Enrol on this course to catch-up with the latest thinking on strategic HR business partnering and to fully understand the approach, the role and the job. We review the skills and behaviours involved, and in particular, the important contribution of effective project and relationship management. HR business partners need to pay attention to both of these as they travel though multiple consulting cycles often with multiple business clients.
We also consider how existing HR generalists can transform themselves into effective business partners. And we review how HR leaders can build the credibility and contribution of their HR functions by creating or renewing embedded HR business partnering teams. You can reflect on how the role can be tailored to, and then developed in your own organisation.
Key concepts covered include:
- Latest thinking on strategic HR business partnering
- Skills and behaviours
- Effective project and relationship management
- Creating and embedding HR business partnering teams