The Strategic HR Business Partner


Course Details

This course can only be taken as part of the Certificate in Human Resources Management.

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About this Course

How does HR assume a more strategic role within an organization? How is this defined? And how can you grow your skill set to realize this opportunity and advance your career?

This course will provide an overview of the functions and capacity of HR business partners and how they add value to an organization. We'll cover how to transform from a tactical, process-focused HR practitioner to a performance-enhancing strategic business partner. We’ll examine the various roles that HR business partners can serve within an organization. We’ll also discuss the best ways you can demonstrate the value of a strong talent strategy to business leaders. 

Throughout the course, we’ll work on creating a sense of community within the classroom to enhance your professional networking.

What You’ll Learn

  • The business fundamentals, foundational skills and value of HR business partners
  • How to formulate an HR strategy based on an organization’s business strategy
  • Key HR metrics and how to apply them to organizational outcomes
  • Best practices for responding to ethical issues in HR
  • Different HR roles and career paths and how to uncover your personal career values

Get Hands-On Experience

You’ll complete a group research project on best-in-class HR practices at a local organization.

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Program Overview

This course is part of the Certificate in Human Resources Management.

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