021 – Emerging Trends in HR Management and Corporate Career Development

Date: May 2 – 6, 2022 | Nov 21 – 25, 2022
Location: Houston, Texas USA
CEUs: 6.0

Registration Discount: $3,900 – You must Register 60 days in advance and payment must be Paid In Full 30 days prior to the start of class.

Course Overview

This course is designed to aid participants in enhancing their human resource skills for improved performance in their current roles as well as gain personal insights into their strengths and development needs to be effectively positioned for career advancement when opportunities arise. This learning experience is designed to promote performance improvement and professional development, and to facilitate organizational learning to achieve HR needs and objectives. Our goal is to discuss and review how performance management can enhance professional growth and development at the individual and unit level, as well as promote best practices and build capabilities organization-wide.

We will do this by providing concepts, techniques and methods on how to acquire and retain talent, train and develop employees and motivate human assets to improve their skills, knowledge, abilities, and competencies necessary for individual and organizational efficiency and productivity. Our course focuses on how high-achieving individuals make great workplaces succeed and the importance of joint responsibility and cooperation between the employee and the employer to ensure achievement of work-related performance, individual growth, career development, and overall organizational success.

Course Objective

The objective of this course is to provide a program of HR and Performance Management which improves organizational effectiveness and productivity by enhancing the skills, knowledge, abilities, and competencies brought to the position by the employee. Talent management and career development programs will be explored and through lectures, best practice reviews, presentations and discussion, and various innovative learning activities, participants will be achieve the following learning outcomes:
• Demonstrate an understanding on the core competencies needed for managing HR and the Performance Management lifecycle
• Illustrate how to effectively use techniques to acquire, engage, and retain talent
• Design and Implement career development plans and mentoring programs
• Understand how to engage employees and improve relationships to enhance performance

Target Audience

Directors and Managers, Team Leaders, Human Capital Managers, Human Resources Professionals, Training and Development Managers, Business Managers, Recruiters and Talent Acquisition Managers, HR Management Consultants, Directors and Managers of Organizational Change, Commissioners and Board of Directors

Course Outline

MODULE 1: Human Resource Management and Planning
• The HR Management Life Cycle
• Primary HR Roles and Responsibilities
• Essential Skills and Management Competencies of HR Managers
• Challenges and Trends in HR Management
• How HR makes a difference and promotes organization growth
• Strategic HR Planning
International Best Practices Review: HR Management

MODULE 2: The Performance Management Process and Performance Appraisals
• Performance Management Life Cycle
• Determining and Benchmarking Performance Metrics
• Performance Appraisal Types, Uses and Benefits
• 360 degree assessment process
• Performance and Potential; Skill vs. Will
• Leadership and Aptitude Assessments
Case Study: 360 Degree Assessment

MODULE 3: Performance Feedback and Improvement Plans
• Why Feedback is Critical to Improving Performance
• On-going Feedback and Performance Management
• A 7 Step Approach to Delivering Negative Feedback
• The Performance Improvement Plan (PIP)
• Documenting Employee Performance and Corrective Action
Experiential Exercise:Preparing the PIP

MODULE 4: Talent Acquisition: Engaging and Retaining Talent
• The Value of Talent Acquisition
• The Talent Acquisition Life Cycle
• Developing a Talent Acquisition Strategy
• Creating a Leadership Development Program
• Talent Development Models and Retention Methods
• Rewarding, Engaging, and Retaining Key Talent
Experiential Exercise: Talent Acquisition Strategies

MODULE 5: The Value of Talent Management
• The Importance of Talent Management
• Trends in Talent Management
• The Manager’s Role as Talent Leader
• Achieving ROI and Value for Money through Talent Management
• Technology and Talent Management

MODULE 6: Career Development and Succession Planning
• The Human Capital Value Chain
• The Career Development Process
• Strategies for Career Growth and Development
• Succession Planning: How to do it Right
• Competency Based Succession Planning
• Current Trends in Succession Planning
Action Plan: Career Development and Succession Planning

MODULE 7: Coaching and Mentoring for Success
• The Coaching Framework
• Coaching Models
• Motivation and Behavioral Theories
• Communication and Active Listening
• Characteristics of an Effective Mentoring Program
• Finding and Developing a Strong Mentor Relationship
• Stages of the Mentoring Relationship
• Leadership in Mentoring
Best Practice Review: The Mentor and Mentee Agreement

MODULE 8: Employee Relations and Employee Engagement
• Understanding Employee Dynamics
• The Value of Employee Engagement
• Engagement Definitions and models
• How to Improve Employee Relations in the Workplace
• Using Emotional Intelligence to Promote Employee Relations

Tuition: $4,000