Henley Business School launches new Advanced HR Business Partner
on: May 14, 2009, 6:30 am
Author: Judith Hunt
Business School has launched a new Advanced Human Resources Business
Partner programme as part of its executive education programme.
Aimed at senior HR business partners, the programme will help
them focus on aligning the HR agenda with the strategic business
imperatives of their organisations, on deriving competitive advantage
for the business through delivery of that agenda and on developing
their own strategic leadership skills.
HR Business Partner programme is intended to provide HR professionals
looking to move to more senior roles with the necessary leadership
skills to understand and contribute to overall business management.
Typically participants will have been charged by their organisations
to set an HR agenda that is aligned to, and supports, the overall
business agenda - rather than being responsible for a discrete
area of HR.
programme is based on real-world business research by the Henley
Human Resources Centre of Excellence into what is required
from HR today.
Holley, Programme Director, said: "Great human resources
people need to understand what drives the business and focus on
HR's contribution as part of overall business leadership. One
HR Director commented to me that there are many people with strong
HR knowledge but few with the business acumen or personal strength
to challenge and influence their peers. Our research with many
leading international businesses has revealed what a good HR leader
looks like and this programme will enable participants who work
as part of a senior team to develop those commercial and influencing
'Advanced HR Business Partner' programme is part of Henley Business
School's new portfolio of executive
development programmes aimed at helping organisations to develop
effective leadership and the right calibre of managers to survive
and thrive in today's turbulent economic times.
part of an extensive executive education offering, which also
includes both customised and tailored qualification programmes,
courses and leadership courses are highly practical, designed
to create immediate impact and make a real difference back in
the work environment.
Henley Business School:
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was formed in August 2008 from the merger of Henley Management
College, itself founded in 1945, and the Business School at the
University of Reading. It is one of the longest established Business
Schools and the world's third largest supplier of MBA education.
It delivers business management training to managers in more than
112 countries worldwide with in excess of 5,400 people studying
at any one time.
Business School is one of Europe's largest full service business
schools and offers a comprehensive range of management programmes
from undergraduate to board level.
Encompassing the world-ranked Henley MBA, executive and distance
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and development opportunities from the start of a career through
to senior executive levels, from developing strategy to managing
change and achieving sustainable, responsible success. With expertise
in the development and delivery of solutions to the management
and leadership challenges of our times, it is also one of the
very few international business schools to hold triple accredited
status (AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB).
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