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HR Business Partnering Development Program

An impactful, blended HRBP development program tailored to your organisation’s needs

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.

** Please contact us to discuss what you’d like to achieve with your team. If you are considering this program for your organisation, we would welcome the opportunity to run a free virtual in-house taster session.



This program is for HR leaders and HRBPs 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 think
  • 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, and our team of expert HR facilitators and coaches. Find out more about our team. 

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

How to increase your HRBPs’ impact in HR Business Partnering

Would you like a complimentary workshop to challenge your HRBPs’ thinking, and give them a boost? This complimentary 2-hour virtual workshop is a highly interactive session, and provides practical tools to:
  • get the ‘business’ into partnering, and build alignment with the organisation’s priorities;
  • build more trusting and productive relationships with key stakeholders that open up opportunities for HR to add more value.
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How to be a business ally

To be recognised as strong allies in delivering business success, HR leaders have to get close to business leaders.  In this 3-hour virtual workshop we’ll explore how to:
  • understand how your organisation works in order to create value
  • speak the language of the business
  • tackle the issues that worry business leaders.
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Recording: How to influence senior leaders

Date: Recording from 11th April 2024 webinar
Win support for HR’s priorities by understanding the needs of senior stakeholders and creating alignment.  Take a structured approach, and build skills, strength and confidence.

Recording: Build your strength as a HR Business Partner

Date: Recording from 12th October 2023 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.