Human Resource Professionals deal with major program and organizational changes brought about by offshoring, outsourcing, restructurings, downsizing, as well as ongoing changes in revising and updating human resource programs. There is an overwhelming need for human resource professions to do more with fewer resources.
As an HR professional, you are already managing projects every day! Human resource professionals, regardless of their specific role and responsibilities within the organization, must know how to manage projects in order to effectively support the business.
This highly interactive and specialized course is designed to expand your understanding of project management principles for the HR professional, it will raise awareness of skills and knowledge needed to successfully execute project plans and manage change initiatives, build understanding of potential risks and pitfalls as well as provide a framework for leadership and teamwork excellence.
This program covers key project management techniques for human resource professionals through a series of dynamic presentations, cutting edge videos, exciting group activities, and real-world applicable case studies. Delegates will learn about the practical skills required to manage projects and operations successfully and at the same time gain insight into how such skills can be applied by the human resources professional.
Upon completion of this training course you will recieve your certificate which has been fully accredited by Qualifi, an official UK government recognized awarding body.
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Compile an essential toolkit for running effective HR projects
Develop a Work Breakdown Structure when defining and assigning project tasks to teams
Understand and apply various change management models.
Identify and analyze stakeholders and the level and frequency of stakeholder engagement in a project.
Learn the common project pitfalls and how to mitigate them to ensure project success.
Define the leadership qualities needed to manage, monitor and direct project teams, establish accountably, level of authority, problem solving and motivate performance.
*Successful completion of the course materials, and exam makes you a Certified Project Management for Human Resources (PMHR)™ . You can use the designation of PMHR™ on your resume and business card.
Topics That Will Be Covered
Introduction to Project Management
History of Project Management
Definition of a project
Project life cycle
Key knowledge areas of project management
Why do projects fail
Case Study: The Trophy Project
Project Planning and Scheduling
Scheduling and Planning (Work breakdown structures)
Gantt and PERT Charts
Critical Path of project activities
Project Scope Management
Develop Human Resource Project Plan- Overview of the Human Resource Project Plan
Overview of the Human Resource Project Plan
Human Resource Project Planning Process
The Three Inputs to Develop Human Resource Project Plan
Tools and Techniques for the development of Human Resource project Plan Process
Introduction to financial management
Why HR Professionals should learn financial management
Estimation techniques: Earned Value Analysis
Decision Making Techniques and Risk in Human Resource Projects
Quantitative Risk Management
Fundamentals of risk (e.g., what is risk?)
Methods for dealing with risk and uncertainty
Risk assessment and project management process
Decision trees: To hire or not to hire?
Stakeholder Analysis and Management
Stakeholder Analysis: Importance vs. Influence
Sorting the stakeholders
The stakeholders engagement pyramid
Project lifecycles and stakeholders analysis
Case Study: Kellogg’s
The 6 Principles of Global Project Talent Management
Alignment global project talent management with corporate strategy using example from General Electric (GE)
Internal Consistency using example from Siemens
Cultural Alignment of Management and the Project Team: aligning global talent with the corporate culture using example from IKEA and IBM
Involvement of all levels of management using example from Procter and Gamble (P&G)
A Balance of global and local needs, the importance of consistency using example from Rolls Royce
Employer branding through differentiation using example from Shell
The Change Management as a Human Resource project
Emotional Cycle of Change
John Kotter’s 8 step process for leading change
Project Scope: Change request
Develop the Optimal Human Resource Project Team
Form, Storm, Norm, Perform, Adjourn
Group Activity: Johari Window Self- Awareness Activity
Leadership Styles – The Foundation for Team Effectiveness
Hershey-Blanchard Model for managing project teams
Group Activity: Emotional Intelligence
Strategies for optimal project teams
Incentives – What really motivates us?
Case Study: Harrods
Case Study: Ikea
*Personality Profiling Test valued at $275 is included in this program
*Earn Professional Development Units towards maintaining your relevant certification/license.
*Earn PDUs (Professional Development Unit) upon successful completion of this program to maintain your PMI Certification.
* Earn PDC’s (Professional Development Credit) upon successful completion of this program toward SHRM.
Who Should Attend This Program
This course is designed specifically for the Human Resource Function and is applicable to Human Resource Professionals in all stages of career development.
- HR Policies and Procedures
- Employee Relations
- Employee Communications
- Personnel Administration
Delegates must meet the following criteria to be eligible for certificate of completion:
Attendance – delegates must attend all sessions of the course. Delegates who miss more than two hours of the course sessions will not be eligible to sit for the Certified Project Management for Human Resources (PMHR)TM Examination.
Successful completion of the course work and exam – Upon completion of this training course you will receive your certificate which has been fully accredited by Qualifi Limited; a UK recognized awarding organization (Ofqual registration 04619981).