HR as Business Partner: Managing Talent for Organizational Success
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An organization's talent is the key to its success, and HR is perfectly positioned to contribute to that success by optimizing the workforce and engaging employees to use their knowledge, skills, and abilities to support the organization's goals and objectives. This course covers ways in which transformational HR can direct all its talent management processes toward driving performance and achieving high-level business goals. In transformational HR, talent management must be flexible, tailored to the business strategy, entrenched in the organizational culture, and integrated across HR processes and functions. It should also be based on evidence and outcomes, and be future-oriented. This course explores how to use workforce planning to fulfill business strategy through a process of determining your business goals, analyzing the workforce and talent markets, conducting a gap analysis, and setting HR priorities. The course also describes how, at the individual appraisal level, HR can meet business goals through performance management activities, including goal setting, appraisal, feedback, and development planning.
Managers, team leaders, human resources and other professionals who want to evolve the HR department from a transactional cost center into a strategic business partner in their organization