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January 12th 2018
CRF Learning 2018 Open Programme: Becoming an Effective HRD
This programme will improve capability in planning, implementing and evaluating HR initiatives and supporting delegates in managing key organisational relationships. Attendees will typically be the Head of an HR Centre of Excellence / Expertise, Head of an HR Shared Services Operation or a Senior HR Business Partner, with aspirations of a first HR Director role, or be new in position as a HR Director, or be looking to significantly increase the effectiveness and business impact as an existing HRD.
CRF Learning 2018 Open Programme: HRBP- Business Catalyst
This programme will go beyond developing skills to shifting mindsets, and will focus on moving from a HR focus to a business focus. Attendees will be existing HR Business Partners, specialists moving into the role or HR Managers ready for a more strategic position.
CRF Learning delivers a suite of development programmes aimed at enhancing the capability of the HR function and the individuals within it. The annual programme of learning is complemented by custom programmes that are designed to specifically meet the needs of your organisation. Download the 2018 CRF Learning Programme to view the range of open courses available for enrolment.
What did 2017 look like for us? Well...nearly 2,000 HR professionals attended CRF-led events, with over 300 hours of learning delivered. 400 senior HR and business leaders joined us in Amsterdam for our 9th International Conference and 200 participants attended CRF Learning programmes. Download our 2017 summary to find out more about our key deliverables from the past 12 months.
CRF Learning Programme: Commercial Thinking for HR
This HR Development Programme focuses on business impact, what it means and how to achieve it, especially in HR. Focus will be placed on understanding financial metrics for those not based in financial jobs and to understand how value is created in organisations. It is aimed at HR Managers, HR Business Partners and functional HR specialists. The programme will help attendees appreciate what commercial acumen is, understand strategy and help HR professionals create value for their organisations. The programme is lead by Doctor Rebecca Homkes, Teaching Fellow at London Business School and Nick Holley, Director of CRF Learning.
CRF Learning Programme: Becoming an Effective OD & Change Leader
The final HR Development Programme in 2017 is designed to build the capability and confidence of senior HR, L&D and OD professionals to work effectively withing their organisations, and to bring about more successful and sustainable change outcomes. It is aimed at HR, L&D and OD professionals with 5+ years' experience of supporting organisational change. The programme is lead by Dr L. Mee-Yan Cheung-Judge, a leading thinker in organisational change management field.
This issue of Progress, CRF's e-magazine, is fifth in the series and covers a range of topics from future of work to finding your next executive search firm. Progress was launched to assist in the development of your role, to support your career and broaden your awareness of the changing business environment we operate in.
CRF's upcoming programme is aimed at senior and experienced HR professionals, likely to be on high potential programmes, enabling this to be integrated into your own HR talent management programmes. With first module of the programme starting on 9 May 2017, the programme will share the insights of existing board level HRD’s and business leaders to create an individualised programme to develop capability in the areas attendees most require.
The purpose of HR is not simply to 'do HR' but to build organisational capability. With this in mind, the next CRF Learning HR development programme will expand on this business centric approach. Starting on 27 April 2017, the programme is aimed at HR professionals aspiring for their first HR Director role, those new in a position of Human Resources Director or those looking to increase their effectivenes as and HR Director.
CRF Learning's upcoming programme is a development course aimed at existing HR Business Partners, specialists moving into the role or HR managers ready for a more strategic position. This programme will examine the attitudes that differentiate great HRBP’s and by working through CRF’s Strategic HR framework, enhance your capabilities in a range of areas to increase your effectiveness.