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Strategic People Management for Improved Performance



Today's leading organisations recognise and understand that motivated and inspired people are vital with regards to achieving business success. This course exposes participants to the latest strategic concepts associated with aligning people management strategies and organisational goals. Participants will acquire the confidence to develop adaptable, winning people strategies aimed at stimulating growth and driving their organisation forward.

Who should attend

This challenging course is recommended for managers and decision makers working to align and integrate people management and organisational strategy. It would also greatly benefit senior HR practitioners responsible for formulating policy.

10 days

London | £5750


Leading Organisational Change

  • Building strategic readiness by understanding:
    • Human Capital
    • Information Capital
    • Organisation Capital
  • Making people your strategic differentiator
  • Identifying and overcoming barriers

Strategic Management

  • Recognising cross-border integration in the global marketplace
  • The differences and benefits of Globalisation, Glocalisation, Localisation and standardisation
  • Exploring emerging competition using Porters 5 forces
  • Strategic analysis
    • P.E.S.T.L.E
    • McKinsey’s 7 S model

Co-dependency of People and Strategy

  • MEGA Trends and challenges
  • Linking people and organisational performance to strategic intent
  • Designing talent strategies

Designing Dynamic People Strategies for Operational Effectiveness

  • Identifying cornerstones
  • Building a flexible and adaptive manpower strategy
  • Conducting a human asset appraisal

Becoming an Employer of Choice

  • Creating a unique HR value proposition
  • Redesigning organisational structures
  • Becoming a credible people-first organisation

Frameworks for Performance Management

  • Organisational effectiveness
  • Identification of strengths
  • Performance improvement
  • The effect of poor performance

Designing a Performance Management System

  • Types of performance management systems
  • Self/peer/team appraisal
  • 360 degree appraisal
  • Management by objectives
  • Performance and development reviews
  • Quantitative or qualitative characterisation of performance
  • Balanced Scorecard (BSC)
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
  • Activity Based Management (ABM)

Effective Performance Management

  • Performance management checklist
  • Performance and development reviews
  • Evaluation, feedback and rewards
  • Motivating staff for better performance
  • Common performance management errors or bias

Personal Effectiveness

  • Setting personal and team objectives
  • Coping strategies when overload situations occur
  • Effective delegation

Collective Problem Solving and Decision Making

  • Persuading other team members to use their initiative
  • Creativity and idea generation for improvement
  • Solving problems collectively as a team

At the end of this programme participants will be able to:

  • Align HR with organisational strategy
  • Develop talent management strategies
  • Implement effective HR practices
  • Conduct a human asset appraisal
  • Identify corporate performance targets and opportunities
  • Design valuable organisational structures
  • Design a performance management system
  • Understand how to implement balanced scorecards
  • Identify key performance indicators
  • Employ activity based management
  • Motivate staff for better performance
  • Identify and correct poor performance
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Decision Making
  • Delegation
  • Giving Constructive Feedback
  • Human Resource Strategy
  • Motivating Staff
  • Organisational Development
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Performance Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Reward Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Workforce Planning

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