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HRC 185 - Leadership and Financial Skills



Course Description

Today HR is being increasingly challenged to meet the ever increasing expectations of its stakeholders and partners. These expectations include the need for HR to be an effective business partner, be seen to be adding visible and measurable value and to be proactively contributing to the growth of the business’ bottom line. In order to meet this challenge, HR professionals must have a strong and thorough understanding of financial fundamentals as well as leadership's basic concepts. This course allows participants to hone their skills; it is structured in a relatively easy way to give the knowledge that will be used in the daily work habits, for the benefit of customers and the organization.

Course Objectives

  • Discussing basic leadership skills 
  • Exploring netiotiation skills 
  • Being able to think strategically as a leader 
  • Mastering financial skills needed by HR professionals 
  • Discussing the concepts of Business Process Excellence 

Who Should Attend?

  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • HR staff
  • Anyone involved in HR planning

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • The main (essential) leadership qualities
  • The core functions of leadership
  • Time management as an effective tool for leaders
  • The association between leadership and change
  • Growing leaders in your organization

Day 2

  • Understanding Strategic Models and Paradigms
  • The strategic journey – common models and frameworks for strategic thinking
  • Developing a strategic road map
  • Recognizing and developing the characteristics of strategic agility
  • Understanding and leveraging strategic competences and skills
  • Defining the outcomes

Day 3

  • Definition of financial management
  • Goals of financial management
  • Accounting principles and assumptions
  • Definitions of key financial and accounting terms
  • Using a budget for the overall improvement of the company
  • Preparing a budget
  • Reading, understanding, organizing and using departmental budgets

Day 4

  • Introduction to project management concepts and definitions
  • The role of the project manager
  • Organizational influences and project life cycle
  • Introduction to project management processes
  • Project stakeholders and governance

Day 5

  • The project team and project phases
  • The project management process groups
  • Project initiating, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and closing
  • Project schedule and activities
  • Project resource planning

Day 6

  • Certificate Distribution