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Internal Consulting for HR Professionals

HR professionals in organisations are the internal experts on the company’s most important resource – its human resources. To this end, HR professionals need to gain the credibility and buy-in for their role as internal consultants by demonstrating their ability to contribute to the formulation of corporate strategy and implement successful change through their HR-related projects. By attending this course you will acquire the skills to be effective in your role as an HR professional within the organisation and to make a powerful and positive impact as an internal consultant.

Turning 'Theory' into 'Practice'?

The practical tools and techniques that you will learn on the course will help you maximise your contribution to organisational development and to increase the value you add to the organisation.

Who should attend?

HR Professionals and related roles that are responsible for contributing strategically on HR-related matters and implementing operationally within the organisation

Key areas to be covered in the programme and documentation

Role Dimensions of a Successful Internal HR Consultant
• Your role as an internal consultant in the organisation
• Why internal HR consultants get bad press
• Working with the organisational systems and culture
• Aligning your efforts with corporate strategy
• Critical Success Factors for an Internal HR Consultant

Standardising Your Consulting Approach
• The 5-Stage Consulting Cycle and other popular models
• Benefits of standardising your method for HR consultancy projects
• Developing your professional methods

Personal Effectiveness as an HR Consultant
• Ingredients of a relationship built on trust
• Relationship nurturing and rapport building techniques
• Developing your image and credibility in the organisation

Establishing Collaborative Relationships
• Identifying your stakeholders
• Assessing their level of buy-in and support
• Using Value Mapping to understand what is important to them
• Developing a Stakeholder Engagement plan for your HR projects

Models for Diagnosing and Problem Solving
• Useful models in your toolbox
• Problem solving techniques
• Questioning techniques to gather information

Effective Change Facilitation
• The HR Professional’s role and involvement in different types of organisational change
• Understanding individual and collective reactions to organisational change
• Using force field analysis as a decision and risk management tool
• Communication methods for change management

Making an Impact
• Getting buy-in for your proposals and recommendations
• Handling objections and disagreements with your recommendations
• Reviewing your consultancy projects and measuring implementation effectiveness
• Nurturing a learning organisation culture

Your Personal Power as an Internal HR Consultant
• Understanding your areas of personal power and peak practice
• Mapping your Spheres of Influence
• Personal action plans for tomorrow and beyond

Benefits to you

• Understand the strategic, tactical and operational aspects of your role as an internal consultant to the organisation
• Increase your effectiveness as an internal HR consultant by learning how to build collaborative relationships and add value
• Learn practical tools and techniques that you can apply immediately back in the workplace
• Build your confidence and know-how in managing change in the organisation
• Interact with and learn from like-minded HR professionals

Companies already benefiting include:

Duration of Course

2 days Day Course

Course details

29th & 30th September, London, PT2113

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"This course will allow my company to develop its existing strategies to a much greater and hopefully profitable level."

Managing Director, Tarmac