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Your Role as the HR Business Partner | Strategic HR
10 – 14 December 2017
Venue TBC, Dubai, UAE
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Overview

Your Role as the HR Business Partner
Develop the necessary skills to become an effective HR business partner and maximise the value of HR in your organisation. Explore the positive impact of the HR business partner role and how the use of an HR business partner structure improves HR services across an organisation. How to build a business case and engage in group discussions to enhance your consulting skills, business acumen and analytics to strategically contribute to organisational goals.

Strategic HR
Strategic HR involves organisational planning to achieve success and create value for stakeholders. HR demonstrates value by contributing its perspective and expertise to development of the enterprise strategy, and by developing, implementing, and evaluating an HR strategy aligned with the organisation's goals, values, and tactics, as defined in the enterprise strategy. A case study is used at the end of each lesson to reinforce the learning objectives.

Course Content
  • Understanding the Organisational Connection to the HR Business Partner Role
  • Developing Business and Financial Acumen
  • Developing an Effective Business Case
  • Building the Business Relationship with Effective Consulting Skills
  • Workforce Analytics and the Balanced Scorecard
  • Understanding Organisational Strategy
  • Formulating an HR Strategy
  • Creating and Executing an HR Implementation Plan
Who Should Attend

This comprehensive HR certificate is ideally suited for:

  • HR generalists or HR specialists seeking to gain further practical skills and up-to-date insights in key domains of HR
  • Individuals currently working in HR who lack a formal academic qualification in business or HR
  • Individuals considering transitioning into an HR managerial role
  • Individuals holding a professional HR or academic qualification acquired over 5 years ago
  • Individuals who believe in competency-based, practical, real-world learning experiences
  • HR practitioners who prefer an experiential learning environment combined with a shorter, less complex, knowledge-based exam to verify their learning
Benefits Of Attending
Your Role as the HR Business Partner
  • Identify key leadership skills for HR Business Partners
  • Demonstrate effective internal consulting skills
  • Demonstrate business acumen and an understanding of the financial drivers of company performance
  • Align your recommendations with the strategic direction of the organisation
  • Create and deliver a compelling presentation to inform and influence others

Strategic HR
  • Define and describe organisational strategy and recognise the major components of a good organisational strategy
  • Create an HR strategy that is linked to an organisational strategy
  • Create an HR strategy implementation plan in order to execute strategy
In Association With

    Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

    Founded in 1948, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to Human Resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. SHRM’s motto is, leading people, leading organisations. Professional development programs offered by SHRM are created using proven global standards of best practice with an applied focus. Today, theory is not enough, the application is crucial.

    One of SHRM’s four strategic pillars is to be a global organisation. SHRM’s global growth increased by 32% in 2011 and over 8,500 members currently reside outside of the US. SHRM is also leading in the development ISO Standards for HR and competency models, by the profession, for the profession.

    A SHRM learning experience delivers the confidence of value and brand recognition that can only come from the world’s largest HR association


    Tom Raftery

    it’s all about people, Dubai

    Tom Raftery has established a human capital consulting company – it's all about people – based in Dubai, using his extensive experience in HR strategy, processes and systems, organisational design, leadership, change management, and compensation and benefits.

    Prior to this, he was VP HR for Arc International, the world's largest glass and tableware manufacturer and was responsible for a workforce stretching from Japan to Africa, based in Dubai. Tom has over 30 years' international HR experience and has spent over 18 years in the Middle East, including working at Board level with the Nazer Group in KSA and as a consultant with a local HR consultancy.

    Tom was the head of HR for a major division of British Aerospace, and HR Manager for a subsidiary of Sedgwick Forbes based in Athens. Tom has extensive consulting experience gained working for Towers Watson, Meirc, Arthur Andersen and his own consulting company. This experience covers all aspects of HR, large change management projects, leadership development, and facilitation work with senior executives.

    Tom is now focusing on Human Capital Consulting, that involves listening to and understanding the client's needs and then developing appropriate solutions, along with the business case. This ensures that the solution adds value to the business.

    Tom has a degree in industrial sociology, an MBA from Warwick University and is a member of SHRM and CIPD. He has presented at various conferences in Europe and the Middle East and is an engaging facilitator and trainer.

    Tom has been awarded the Human Resource Business Professional (HRBP®), a global, competency-based credential designed to validate professional-level core HR knowledge and skills.



    Dubai, UAE

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Dubai is a luxurious city destination offering a contrast of east meets west, where the traditional and modern blend in harmony. Dubai is one of seven emirates that belong to the United Arab Emirates located in the Middle East.

    Some fast facts about Dubai, UAE

    • About 80 airlines land daily at the Dubai International Airport.
    • English is spoken quite fluently even though Arabic is the official language
    • Dubai has the largest free trade zone in the Middle East
    • The currency used is UAE Dirham which is pegged to the US Dollar
    • The time zone is GMT +4
    • Friday most businesses stay closed as it is the day of Friday prayers (Jumu'ah)
    • In 2016 Ramadan will take place in June

Date Course Fee Before
1 October 2017
Course Fee Before
5 November 2017
Final Fee
10 – 14 December 2017
(BC6913)
US$ 4,495 US$ 4,995 US$ 5,195

Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions will receive a Certificate of Attendance.


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  • Not applicable in conjunction with corporate discounts
  • Payment to be settled before start of the course to avail the offer
  • This offer is not applicable on Early Bird Prices

For more information, email Andy Watts on a.watts@informa.com

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