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HR business partnering for a new era modular program

A new landscape demands a fresh set of business partnering capabilities – whatever your HR role.

This tailored blended group learning program will help your HR function build strong business acumen and trusting partnerships with stakeholders in order to build growth for all and deliver results in this new world of work.

** For a taste of this HR business partnering program we also run a 2-hour virtual workshop which we can run in-house for your team

This program is for HR leaders at every level whose ability to deliver results depends upon building robust and trusting partnerships with their stakeholders, and who want to:

  • Get involved earlier in the business planning cycle
  • Understand business context, priorities and numbers and align HR’s contribution
  • Speak in the language of the stakeholders and be seen as a business leader as well as HR
  • Be more proactive in working with stakeholders in identifying the problems that are relevant to the business
  • Tackling the problems collaboratively with stakeholders
  • Become more business-savvy and credible with business leaders
  • Make tangible and demonstrable contributions to business success.
  • Become trusted partners and advisors to business leaders
  • Understanding client groups’ business, context and priorities
  • The HR success model, analytics and HR metrics
  • Aligning business and HR planning and decision-making
  • Mapping business priorities to talent priorities – the capacity, capability and cost model
  • Communicating in the language of the stakeholders
  • Influencing leaders and managers to create the conditions of success of their teams
  • Identify Agile projects that make a significant contribution to business KPI
  • Drive efficiency improvements using analytics and agile tools and mindset – deliver quick-win projects
  • Tackle cross functional issues and opportunities through collaborative team working.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to achieve operational improvements
  • Anticipating and managing conflict and building common ground
  • Coaching and facilitation skills; helping others to thin
  • Building trust
  • Building clarity despite complexity
  • Being an inspiring, positive and credible leader of business as well as of culture

This program is facilitated by Deborah Wilkes, co-founder of Enable-HR International. Find out more about Deborah. 

As a result of this program, HR leaders will be able to:

  • Understand how business works in the context of customers and competitors
  • Understand business drivers, goals, strategy and priorities
  • Enable their teams and stakeholders to understand the links between talent outcomes and business outcomes and build alignment and synergy
  • Communicate effectively in the context and language of the business / stakeholders
  • Measure and demonstrate the value of HR contribution to the business outcomes
  • Deliver improved talent outcomes – positive conditions for success
  • Build greater personal credibility and influence as business and HR leaders
  • Insights from the latest research, thinking and trends in the world of HR.
  • Workbook to use during the workshop with tools for you to use back at work.
  • Digital badge and certificate for you add to your social media profiles and online CV.
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7 x 3-hour virtual workshops plus 30 hours of supported assignments and group coaching

Please contact us for a discussion about how this programme could help your organisation.

Other upcoming webinars and workshops

Recording: Build your strength as a HR Business Partner

Date: Recording from 12th October 2024 webinar
In HR it’s important to have robust conversations that can lead to solving the tough problems or co-creating more value. During this webinar we looked at how we can help Business Partners in HR to:
  • ‘Reach in’ to build your inner strength and resilience;
  • ‘Reach out’ with confidence to build stronger and more productive relationships with key stakeholders.

Recording: What is strategic business partnering – and how do we ensure it delivers value?

Date: Recording from 18th July 2023 Webinar
During this webinar we shared the latest thinking and real-life experience of how Business Partners (not just in HR) can:
  • Get ‘business’ into business partnering
  • Make the case to senior leaders and win their commitment
  • Change the partnering conversations and change the impact.

Strategic influencing skills for HR leaders

In this 3-hour virtual workshop we will tackle this in three ways:
  • Envision how you want to be seen as a leader;
  • Strengthen your business acumen and how you get this across;
  • Develop powerful skills and behaviours so that you can be influential and business-credible in key situations.
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Targeted coaching special offer

We’ve researched what drives great HR and worked out how to evaluate it, and are offering a targeted one-to-one coaching package. Come away with practical ideas, tools, and inspiration that you can apply immediately, as well as real clarity about what you’d like to develop further. All for a special offer price of £99.