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Business Acumen: Aligning Business Operations and HR

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:

HR Competencies:
Business Acumen
Analytical Aptitude 
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.
*All Live Online sessions are recorded and available to watch for a full year after the program.
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 Locations and Recommended Hotels
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

All Live Online and Virtual seminars contain automatic captions. Do you need additional accommodations, such as the need for CART or Transcripts for a disability? If so, please submit an accommodation request:

Accommodation Request

Online (credit card only)

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

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