The rate of change facing organizations has never been greater – changing political landscapes and policies, fragmented customer needs, demographic changes in the labor force, rapid pace of technological changes, increased global and regional competition – and as a country with limited resources, the implications and impact is even far reaching. In these uncertain times, the need for HR role to evolve is getting more pressing. Human resource professionals can no longer afford to be just administrators. They have to evolve from being purely administrative to a more pro-active role as a strategic advisor.
In this context, HR as a strategic advisor is responsible for attracting, aligning and retaining the right resources to support business objectives. They also serve as a consultant on human resources-related issues and lead as an employee champion and be a change agent by anticipating future talent requirement that is critical for the success of the organization.
At the end of the course learners will be able to:
Study the business environment: current trends vs emerging trends
Identify the difference between strategic vs tactical thinking and its impact on business
Adopt strategic HR views and apply strategic HRM
Apply 6-step process of providing strategic HR advice
Establish business needs in consultation with key stakeholders
Develop customized HR interventions aligned to strategic goals
Identify risks and implications of customized HR interventions
Conduct action planning with key stakeholders
Coach key stakeholders on implementation
Conduct post implementation review to assess effectiveness and impact of interventions