Queen's University IRC

Advanced Human Resources

A Unique Program for Mid-Career HR and LR Professionals

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There are currently no dates scheduled for this program. Please call 1-888-858-7838 or email us at irc@queensu.ca for more information, or to be added to our waiting list.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Having a solid grounding in the functional areas of traditional HR, such as compensation or recruitment and retention, is now just the price of admission. To really make your mark and have a measurable and recognized impact, you as a human resources and labour relations professional need a deeper tool kit. As one of Canada’s most respected and specialized management development units, Queen’s IRC has developed a new program that will help you go far beyond transactional mastery.

In the unique Advanced HR program, learn how to pull on key HR levers and make adjustments within the HR function for greater impact in the larger organization.

The program’s curriculum has been validated by both scholarly and professional research. It incorporates the ground-breaking work by David Ulrich and others, that identifies the knowledge and abilities that people management practitioners require now and in the coming years to be credible and valuable contributors.

DATE, LOCATION & FEE

Please contact Queen’s IRC at 1-888-858-7838 or email IRC@QueensU.ca for more information.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Human Resources and Labour Relations professionals with at least three years experience managing an HR department or functional specialists.

TAKEAWAY TOOLS

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

PROGRAM DETAILS

The program’s curriculum has been validated by both scholarly and professional research. It incorporates the ground-breaking work by David Ulrich and others, that identifies the knowledge and abilities that people management practitioners require now and in the coming years to be credible and valuable contributors.

a) You as a Credible Activist

What does it take to move into a business support role? How does a highly skilled HR Specialist build trusting relationships with the business units they support? This module focuses on what it takes to work from the “outside in” with a business unit, understanding how unit leaders think about the business and what’s important from their perspective. Take away a plan for building credibility with your business unit.

b) You as an HR Innovator and Integrator

Moving into a business support role means learning to look at the unit as a whole. What HR support does the unit need, and what is your role in understanding, integrating, and interfacing where appropriate? Participants will create a learning plan to build their capabilities in understanding when and how to leverage all facets of HR in supporting the business.

c) You as Capability Builder

Advanced HR practice requires the ability to work at the intersection of culture and leadership development. This unit focuses on the HR leader’s role in culture and organizational capability building. Discussion will focus on how the HR leader can significantly influence culture through leading the talent development efforts of the organization.

d) You as Strategic Positioner

Success as a senior level HR practitioner requires an absolute understanding of the external customer and how the organization’s understanding of that customer frames the entire context for strategy. Participants will be introduced to a model for understanding that framework and how understanding the work requirements of various levels of the organization strengthens the strategic position.

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