Strategic Human Resource Management (Online Course)

Strategic Human Resource Management (Online Course)


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The future of managing people in organisations and overcoming contemporary issues & challenges in HRM

This exciting new course is the next level in managing people in organizations. An advanced HR course, your itinerary is focused on framing the urgent and complex contemporary challenges facing HR professionals in a strategic framework. The big question this course answers is: How and in what ways can HR professionals deliver value and contribute to the achievement of the company’s wider strategic goals while navigating people through the complexities and uncertainties of a fast-changing future?

Strategic HR is about aligning HR initiatives with the broader strategic goals and plans of the organization. Strategic HR leads from the front and drives change rather than reacts to it, and strategic HR both saves and makes the company money. This dynamic course explores several key areas where HR has the opportunity to play strategic lead and drive positive change for the organization through the employees and how they work. These new frontiers pose a challenge for HR professionals as for many of us, this is new territory. This course is the help, advice and solutions you are looking for.

Guided by a leading international expert, and through uncovering global best practice examples and experiences from major companies, you will explore the challenges and possibilities of:

  • Discovering the latest trends, challenges and solutions in emerging HR topics
  • Gaining insights into how leading iconic companies are addressing pressing challenges
  • Receiving high-quality learning pack of 150+ PPT slides, usable models, articles, industry cases, assessment tools and take-away bonus booklets
  • Acquiring real knowledge and skills to begin future-proofing your most valuable resource – employees
  • Seeking advice and guidance on specific projects, challenges, or dilemmas that you are facing in your role
  • Building relationships and expanding your professional network by meeting diverse range of professionals attending the program
  • Achieving distinct competitive advantage over your competitors by tackling challenges and providing solutions for tomorrow’s HR issues

This is the course for today’s HR professionals who want to get moving on tomorrow’s challenges and opportunities right away.

Benefits of Attending

  • Leading people and your company successfully through a range of different crises
  • Embracing leading edge technologies to deliver better HR services for customers and employees
  • Building robust solutions to ever-growing costly problem of poor employee mental health
  • Realizing and maximizing the hidden potential of an ageing workforce for competitive advantage
  • Assessing the costs and benefits of strategic HR outsourcing and offshoring to streamline the business and better manage costs
  • Monitoring and surveillance techniques for increased employee safety, compliance and productivity
  • Embracing Green HRM and realizing the many benefits it offers
  • Understanding and leveraging the employer’s hand in the all-important psychological contract we have with each employee
  • Learning from global best practice through case studies and industry examples sharing the ‘secrets’ from leading iconic companies such as: Siemens, PayPal, Bayer, Bank of America, Google, McDonalds, Amazon, IBM, Hilton, US Air force, and many more

Live Online Course – How It Works

The structure of our virtual learning program is designed to keep the same levels of engagement and networking as our on-site public courses. Course content is delivered through our easy-to-use online learning platform and is supplemented by case studies and practical exercises.

Like our classroom-based public courses, you will have live interaction with our course facilitators and other participants. Our live online courses are led by our experienced instructors, who will provide you with easily digestible content, using knowledge learned from many years in the industry, during scheduled times. Delegates will receive copies of the course materials electronically.

This course is scheduled to take place over 5 live online sessions using virtual learning technology.

Course Agenda

Session 1

Framing Strategic Human Resource Management
Know your HR strategy, align with business strategy & adopt a strategic mindset in all that you deliver

HRM and Crisis Management
How to calmly navigate your workforce and lead your company successfully through any crisis

  • EXAMPLE: Applying the HR risk management model
  • Best practice EXAMPLES: Microsoft, Virgin Media, Starbucks, PwC
  • CASE STUDY: Volkswagen

Session 2

Monitoring & Surveillance in the Workplace
Monitor for compliance, safety and productivity in fair, legal and transparent ways

  • EXAMPLE: The law, ethics and the McDonalds surveillance case
  • CASE STUDY: Australian Fair Work Commission – Canon and Toll Logistics

Technology & HRM
Embrace emerging technologies to increase employee effectiveness & achieve better customer outcomes

  • How HR is embracing Virtual Reality – global best practice EXAMPLES: Deutsche Bahn (German Railways), US Air Force, KFC, Walmart, UPS
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Human Resources – CASE STUDY: IBM
  • Wearable Technology – EXAMPLE: Amazon
  • CASE STUDY: Hilton Hotels

Session 3

Mental Health and Work
Increase worker morale, productivity, effectiveness and wellbeing through mental health initiatives

  • ACTIVITY: Assess your own current mental health status
  • ACTIVITY: 2 mental health scenarios
  • Industry best practice EXAMPLE: Buffer
  • CASE STUDY: Employee Mental Health Resource Groups at Google, Johnson & Johnson; Verizon

Managing Older Workers
Activate the unrealized potential of your most experienced and knowledgeable employees: older workers

  • DISCUSSION: stereotyping and discrimination of older workers
  • Industry best practice CASE: Singapore National Environment Agency
  • Industry best practice EXAMPLES: NASA; Google: McDonalds
  • CASE STUDY: University Hospital and age discrimination

Session 4

Outsourcing and Offshoring
How can outsourcing or offshoring HR services improve service delivery and save time and money?

  • DISCUSSION: Managing the HR risks
  • ACTIVITY: The hot topic – outsourcing & offshoring ‘knowledge work’, a look at the Indian experiment
  • Moral, legal & ethical issues – EXAMPLES: NIKE and Starbucks
  • CASE STUDY: Electronic Solutions

Green HRM
Unleash the many benefits for your company of ‘going green’ with your HR practice: An A-to-Z guide

  • EXAMPLES: Industry best practice “Going Green” (Bank of America; Siemens; PayPal; McKinsey; Sky; Bayer; World Wildlife Fund and more)
  • CASE STUDY: Green HR – just a fad, or a realistic model for change?

Session 5

Green HRM (Cont.)
Unleash the many benefits for your company of ‘going green’ with your HR practice: An A-to-Z guide

  • BONUS ARTICLE: Green HRM Practices in the Corporate Sector (takeaway)
  • BONUS BOOKLET: Embedding Environmental Sustainability in Your Organization: A Guide for HR Professionals” (takeaway)

Psychological Contracts
Understand the true nature of the contract more important than the written employment contract

  • ACTIVITY: write out your psychological contract
  • CASE STUDY: Isos Housing Association UK

Training Methodology

The agenda will combine presented materials with plenty of opportunity for Q&A, interactive discussions, and the use of quantitative models to illustrate key learning points. Current market examples and data are utilised wherever helpful.

Pre-Course Questionnaire

We would like to customise the workshop based on your specific needs. Pre-Course Questionnaire will be sent prior to the workshop for analyse in advance and to be addressed during the course.

Course Certificate

Upon the successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion bearing the signatures from both the Course Director and the Course Organiser. This Certificate will testify your endeavour and serve towards your professional advancement.

Who Will Attend

Directors, Managers, Department Heads, Executives, Supervisors, Specialists in private, public and not-for-profit sectors, who are involved in:

  • Career Development
  • Learning & Development
  • Workforce Planning
  • Succession, Talent & Performance Management
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Employee Relations
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • People Strategy
  • Corporate Affairs
  • Organisational Development
  • Leadership/People Management
  • Competency Development
  • Corporate Communications
  • PLUS leaders in functions outside of HR. Managing and leading people is everyone’s responsibility


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