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Human resource development programs and courses are designed for students who want to learn about the field of improving the experiences of employees. In their studies, students can explore the ways in which employees are trained and educated to strengthen their abilities.
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To learn the fundamental differences between critical and strategic thinking. Learn to apply the Strategic Thinking Acting and Learning model to resolve business issues and improve organizational performance. [+]
What you will learn:
Using the model for Strategic Thinking Acting and Learning© developed by Dr. Jim Rand and the process for Critical Thinking, you will enderstand the differences between strategic and tactical thinking and when to apply one or both.Clear, analytical and objective thinking in complex, ambiguous situations Disciplined, results-oriented decision making Development of reasonable, consistent, creative action plans
Four Half-day sessions
Purpose of this course:
To learn the fundamental differences between critical and strategic thinking. Learn to apply the Strategic Thinking Acting and Learning model to resolve business issues and improve organizational performance. ... [-]
This course focuses on the skills needed to gauge your organization’s readiness for change and techniques for keeping the momentum alive. [+]
ASTD HPI Certificate Program- Transitioning to Human Performance Improvement *
New Dates to be Announced
How do I get buy-in to transition my department to performance consulting? How do I overcome resistance from my training staff? How can I describe what I do so people understand my new role? I think I have the skills I need to be a performance consultant. Now what?
Telling management that HPI brings bottom-line results will not be enough. You will need to articulate the changes you are bringing about and build support for your efforts. This course focuses on the skills needed to gauge your organization’s readiness for change and techniques for keeping the momentum alive. Create a transition plan that, when put into action, creates an environment that supports the ideals of HPI. Highly interactive, with class and instructor feedback. ... [-]
Typically, chairs receive little opportunity for orientation and preparation for their assignment. This workshop is designed to assist academic department chairs in their growth and development. [+]
Academic Chairs used to be thought of as stately faculty members who set the tone for a department and watched others fall into line.
There are still success stories, but more frequently chairs complain about being picked on by people inside and outside the department and about how much time they devote to pushing paper.
Academic Chairs lack the power of middle managers in the corporate world, yet they are still responsible for their department's bottom line.
This workshop is designed to provide up-to-date and practical leadership information. There will be an opportunity for feedback (self and others) on your leadership practices. Reflection and dialogue time will be provided and encouraged.... [-]
By engaging in active dialogue around real HR issues confronting your organization, your team will gain practical knowledge to help you develop and implement strategies that deliver value to your business. [+]
* Integrate human resource strategy with business strategy * Acquire a comprehensive framework for human resource strategic development * Identify and build competitive organizational capabilities* Frame and execute powerful change initiatives
Who Should Attend This program is primarily designed for the private sector, and is intended for those professionals who are responsible for the design and implementation of human resource strategies. Past participants of this program have held positions as Vice Presidents and Directors of a variety of specialty functions within HR, Organization Development Manager, Staffing Director, Director of Performance Management, and VP of Organizational Effectiveness. HR generalists at every level will also benefit.... [-]
The material presented in the program is based on a comprehensive award-winning study, conducted by University of Michigan Ross School of Business faculty Wayne Brockbank and David Ulrich [+]
* Acquire a new HR skill set as defined by the 2002 award-winning HR Competency Study * Align your company's HR practices with your business strategy * Create a customer-focused culture * Learn to articulate the value of your HR investments Who Should Attend Typical participants are human resource managers responsible for establishing policy at corporate or divisional levels of major corporations, or are policy-making heads of HR functions in smaller companies. You should be familiar with HR areas and be ready to adopt new perspectives. This program is of particular benefit to you if your company is undergoing changes, or if you are a line executive who needs to refine and further develop your HR skills.... [-]