Business Acumen: Aligning Business Operations and HR

Recertification:
SHRM: In-Person/Virtual: 15 PDCs

Intended Audience:
Individuals looking to communicate HR-related needs in language that resonates with their organizational leaders.
 
HR Knowledge Domain:
Organization

HR Competencies:
Business Acumen
Critical Evaluation
HR Expertise (HR Knowledge)

Program Overview

An essential skill for any effective human resource professional is solid business acumen. This course, designed to promote practical application within your organization, will teach you to speak business language and to analyze and interpret reports and metrics for key business functions. You will also learn how to better align business functions with your organization's strategic goals. Through facilitated group discussions and carefully planned activities, you will have the opportunity to practice your new skills in a safe learning environment before using them in your own workplace.

Program Objectives

This program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to:

• Explore the scope, challenges, and integration of key business functions including operations, product development, marketing and sales, finance, and IT, especially in a global business environment.
• Review and interpret typical operating reports for key business functions.
• Describe the value and use of business intelligence.
• Develop strategies to drive organizational results and clarify the role of HR.


Program Outline 



Program Schedule
FOUR-WEEK VIRTUAL PROGRAM
Apr. 20 - May 13: Held on Mondays & Wednesdays | 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., ET

All virtual sessions are recorded and available to watch for a full year after the program.



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Questions? E-mail us at shrmeducation@shrm.org

**These are Seminar prices only and do not apply to the courses offered at SHRM conferences.

Member: $1,395.00
Nonmember: $1,665.00

Online (credit card only)

Phone (U.S.; credit card only)
703.548.3440, option #3
800.283.7476, option #3

Fax
703.535.6490
(Allow 5-7 days for processing)

Mail
SHRM Seminars
PO Box 79482
Baltimore, MD 21279
(Allow 3-4 weeks for processing)


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Additional Registration Information

Organizational Training & Development

Bring this program to your organization.
orgtraining@shrm.org
+1 703.535.6496