CRF Learning builds on Corporate Research Forum’s 20+ years of unparalleled experience in the research, discussion and practical application of contemporary topics arising from people strategy, learning and organisational development. CRF Learning delivers a suite of development programmes aimed at enhancing the capability of the HR function and the individuals within it.
The suite of open programmes engages specific HR communities with interactive sessions to improve their effectiveness in impacting organisational performance.
The annual programme of learning is complemented by custom programmes through the design and delivery of tailored solutions. To find out more about a selection of HR development programmes on offer in 2017, please download or view the 2017 Programme. The schedule includes the following courses:
To find out more about individuals programmes, their content and the faculty involved, please click on each of the programme titles to view individual content flyers.
Please note that CRF members qualify for a discounted rate at each of the CRF Learning programmes. Please view the overall programme or the individual flyers for pricing.
Should you wish to receive more information about CRF Learning overall, or if you are looking for a customised development programme for your HR community, please contact Harry Cloke, Business Development Executive on +44 (0) 20 3457 2640 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
9th International Conference Retrospective: Collaboration in a Competitive World
If you have missed CRF's 9th International Conference in Amsterdam - Collaboration in a Competitive World: Driving Innovation, Efficiency and Productivity - access a summary of all speaker presentations and conference proceeding here. Our keynote speakers included Amy C. Edmondson, Rob Cross, Hamish Taylor, Margaret Heffernan and Alex Steele.
Reclaiming Your Day: How Successful People Manage Collaborative Overload
The collaborative intensity of work has exploded over the past decade. Collaborative time demands have risen by more than 50 percent over the past decade, and most knowledge workers or leaders now spend 85 percent or more of their work time on email, in meetings and on the phone. To help address this critical issue, Rob's team conducted both quantitative and qualitative research over the past several years looking into collaborative overload.
Download this article, kindly shared with CRF by Rob Cross, to find out how top executive can reclaime 18 - 24% of their time spent on collaborative tasks.
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'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.