Advanced HR for HR Managers

The purpose of the programme:

Recent and ongoing research clearly indicates that the role of the human resources practitioner has migrated extensively towards integrated HR and business solutions and will continue to migrate as such.

In order to lay a foundation for this next level of thinking and work requirement, this intensive 4 or 5-day programme, staggered over a number of iterations, will stretch the thinking of the senior HR Practitioner that has practiced successfully in HR, but who requires the theoretical foundation to enter the journey of being repositioned for further business value add.

Detailed attention is given to HR and business strategy, the HR value proposition, HR roles and operating models, the creation of value, employee engagement, transformation, governance, HR metrics and high performance teams and organisations.


Module 1 Outcomes: Business Acumen:
Define the concept business strategy; Describe selected strategic management concepts and models; Define selected marketing concepts and their interrelationships; Apply selected strategic management concepts; Briefly describe drivers of customers value; Briefly describe how a company value chain creates value for customers; Define operations management; Briefly explain the contribution of operations to the business gaining a competitive advantage; Give an overview of techniques to improve the operations value chain.

Module 2: HR Foundation:
Key stakeholder interaction; HR & Line roles; The triad of work; The concept of HR Business Partner; 5 perspectives of HR Value; 3 levels of HR contribution; The value chain concept; Value creation and profitability; Porters value chain; HR Value Chain; Job Analysis; How to write a job description; Competency profiling; Leadership Competence Frameworks; Employee Engagement; The building blocks of Talent Management; Talent demand and supply; The talent agenda; The Talent Balance Sheet; The principles of targeted selection; Capability versus competence; People Development, Learning focus; Organisational coaching; Training ROI; Balanced scorecard; Performance Management; Performance contracting; Performance review, Performance tracking; Performance management and counselling/discipline; Performance and remuneration; High Performance Cultures.

Module 3: HR Value Proposition:
External business realities; aligning HR strategy with business strategy; Basic business taxonomy; Building blocks of strategy; Strategy formulation; HR architectural design; HR Metrics; HR Shared Services; Employee engagement; Designing an engagement strategy; Building a value proposition.

Module 4: HR Transformation:
The dynamics of change; HR as a change agent; Building change readiness; Managing resistance to change; The Kotter change model; Transformation change journey; Building leadership; The leadership landscape; Change communication model.

Module 5: HR Governance:
Requirements for good governance; Elements of HR governance; Talent Management governance; Talent review governance structures; HR governance structure; Governance philosophy; The HR scorecard; Benefits realisation; HR Metrics; High Performance Organisation; employee performance dynamics; High performance drivers.

Additional Info:

Duration:4 or 5 days (spread over a few weeks)
Minimum per Group:8 delegates
Maximum per group:15 delegates
Language:Afrikaans & English
Cost:Contact our offices for a quotation
Includes: Work file and lunch

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The course is also available for in-house presentation.
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The course is also available for in-house presentation. Please contact our offices for more information.