HRM Strategy, Learning & Development Transformation: Mini MBA

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Dubai - UAE , 20241111 11 - Nov - 2024 10 - Day $9,900 Register


Does your business strategy explicitly recognize that the success of your organization is totally dependent on your people? Are you interested in building a world-class people business so that you can attract and retain the best staff and provide them with great personal development opportunities? Are you looking to create a working environment that will ensure all customers, both internal and external, want to do more business with you, which in turn will create real value for your shareholders? If the answer to any of these is yes, this programme is for you. This course will help participants to learn how to transform HR department by implementing a strategic vision for HR.

The purpose of any Learning & Development (L&D) department must be to maximize value. How close does your L&D Department come to realizing this? Does your L&D department understand the critical differences in people contribution required to deliver your organization’s strategic goals? After all, only human capital and managerial/leadership leverage can deliver sustainable value and competitive advantage. The premise of this course is that L&D’s role is to develop people capability at an optimal cost whilst delivering an internal customer experience that supports the organization as a premium brand employer. This course emphasizes that L&D personnel should clearly understand strategic organizational priorities and that demand for training and development interventions should be aligned to these priorities.

This training course of two modules which can be taken as a 10 Day Training course, or an individual, 5 Day courses

Module 1 – Tomorrow’s HR Department-Transform The HR Function

Module 2 – Optimizing Learning & Development: Strategy to Enhance Organizational Performance


HRM Strategy, Learning & Development Transformation Training course is based on accomplishing the following objectives:

  • Optimize the contribution of employees through HR best practices.
  • Explain the key principles and practices involved in implementing strategic HR
  • Leading and working in the HR function to create tangible business value
  • Crucial HR processes and the relationship with business results
  • Becoming an “Employer of Choice”
  • The use of values, competencies and branding HR
  • Attracting staff, career development and managing talent/succession/reward
  • Employee Relations and handling grievances handling
  • Work/Life balance
  • Corporate social responsibility/diversity issues
  • Identify the principal methods for successfully creating an L&D strategy
  • Assess your organization’s readiness for such a strategy
  • Collaborate with others to successfully implement and monitor planned changes
  • Manage resistance to the change
  • Process and evaluate and align department objectives with organizational vision and strategies
  • Transform your organization’s approach to L&D. Specifically:
    • how to (re)structure the department to create an integrated business-driven approach?
    • how to systematically extend and improve your product offerings and infrastructure?
    • how to (re)brand the department?
    • how to measure the impact L&D has in the organization?


HRM Strategy, Learning & Development Transformation Training course is suitable for a wide range of audience, especially:

  • All professionals interested in implementing a strategic vision for HR
  • All HR and L&D professionals who wish to be able to develop and implement a strategy to enhance organizational performance.


This practical and results-oriented programme is based on adult learning concept. Designed as an intensive training, and knowledge sharing exercise, where group work and role play facilitates learning. Through a set of lectures and practice exercises, delegates will be introduced to the advanced knowledge of how a strategic and proactive HR Department should be organized and engage with the business, and delegates will be introduced to the advanced knowledge working in a strategic L&D department. Participants will learn through active participation, discussions, video materials. Practical cases and examples illustrate the variety of current HR and L&D practices that build people capabilities for delegates.

Pre & Post course assessments will be used to measure the effectiveness of this training and measure the skill and ability of participants.


Module 1 - Transforming HR

  • KeyTopics:

    • The transformation from Human Resource Management (HRM) to Human Capital Management (HCM)
    • The difference between HRM and HCM
    • Getting management to think of the HRM system as a source of strategy implementation and achieve business priorities
    • Identifying business priorities and focusing on business outcomes rather than HR inputs
    • Know the number one priority for the value-creating HR department
    • Delivering measurable business benefits

Module 2 - Human Resource Management vs Human Capital Management

  • KeyTopics:

    • Making HR a strategic core competency (and not only a market follower)
    • Creating a high-performance HR work system that creates real value
    • Aligning HR competencies with key business priorities
    • Understanding the human capital dimension of each of the organizations key business priorities
    • Making proposals to communicate how solving these human capital problems directly impact operating performance

Module 3 - HR Process Redesign

  • KeyTopics:

    • Making HR practices an integral part of company systems and organizational capability development
    • Ensuring HR practices and processes fit with each other and with the organizational strategy
    • Getting HR to have a full partnership role in the following business processes:
      • Developing strategy
      • Designing the organization
      • Change/process implementation
      • Integrating performance management processes and practices

Module 4 - Integrating Systems

  • KeyTopics:

    • Integrating systems and helping HR to reinvent its structure and approach
    • Deliver the systems and business partnership behaviors that make the organization more effective
    • Ensuring CEO and the Head of HR share a focus on one key question: how to architect and implement a HR strategy aligned with business priorities and capable of rapidly adapting to a shifting competitive landscape?
    • Clarify HR function objectives and roles aligned with business requirements
    • How to manage the HR functions resources more effectively and efficiently
    • Learn how to identify business requirements

Module 5 -Evaluating HR

  • KeyTopics:

    • The role and positioning of HR’s impact in the organization
    • Influencing critical developmental requirements
    • Management accountability for HR strategy implementation – evaluating results
    • How to plan and prepare HR’s work proactively
    • Practical guidelines for delivering HR resources effectively and confidently to deliver strategic (rather than just administrative) business objectives
    • Learn how to work to eliminate duplication of effort and develop positive relationships with stakeholders

Module 6 - Creating an Integrated, Business Driven L&D Approach

  • KeyTopics:

    • Introduction to managing for value from an L&D perspective
    • Latest trends in L&D that improve training outcomes, product offerings and, at the same time, deliver organizational capabilities
    • Understanding training needs and what to do with them
    • The Strategic Diagnosis Model – an analysis tool that supports L&D strategies, planning process and set priorities to ensure L&D does maximize business value

Module 7 - Prioritizing L&D Interventions

  • KeyTopics:

    • What changes in the way people think or behave in the organization would make a big difference to business performance?
    • What differences in behavior, skills or attitude would people be showing?
    • What organizational or business changes exist which will change these requirements?
    • What new products or services should be planned?
    • What are potential interventions required for compliance/customer service and business growth?

Module 8 -Creating the L&D Structure and the Business Relationship Role

  • KeyTopics:

    • Organizational and Employee Relationship Management
    • L&D Planning – delivering organizational strategies and training needs
    • Impact measurement/ROI of L&D interventions
    • Development & execution of specific L&D interventions

    Job Descriptions and department responsibilities:

    •  Head of L&D, L&D Manager etc.
    • Rebranding L&D

Module 9 -Key Steps to Achieving the Right L&D Culture and Competency Framework

  • KeyTopics:

    • Optimizing L&D’s internal human capabilities
    • Updating the internal performance development process and management reporting
    • Updating the internal L&D competency framework
    • Ensuring all L&D personnel have a personal development plan
    • ‘Engagement Workshops’ and ‘Lunch and Learn’ concepts that deliver value

Module 10 -Engaging the Business and e Learning

  • KeyTopics:

    • Gaining entry and contracting with business units
    • Diagnosis and evaluation suggestions of interventions
    • Program design/redesign and L&D delivery
    • Overview of the latest eLearning successes and failures
    • Innovations in blended learning
    • Linking eLearning to building competitive advantage and benefits required

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