Strategic Human Resources Management Program *IN PERSON*

A cutting edge program designed to provide a dedicated space for human resources professionals to learn, discuss, examine, challenge, and support new ideas and one another in today's rapidly changing world of work and human resources management.

Organizations continue to look to their human resources teams to provide innovative and strategic solutions to business problems, all while creating competitive and inclusive workplaces that attract top talent. Keeping pace with change is essential to human resources professionals today. Participants will explore current trends, technologies, and hot topics; and their merits and opportunities within the workplace.

The Strategic Human Resources Management Program moves beyond the traditional or transactional to bring learning that arms human resources professionals with both a broad and deep understanding of the field of human resources. This program provides participants with the tools and knowledge they need to become a high-impact human resources professional, capable of playing a pivotal role for their organization in this new world of work.

Each course is delivered by subject matter experts and practitioners who provide current and practical content combined with real-world experiences and learning activities to solidify participant knowledge and practice.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the breadth and impact human resources has on an organization and its culture.
  • Increase understanding of HR fundamentals including the overarching impact and use of technology in human resources.
  • Learn best practices to support organizational wellness, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Know how to recruit, engage, reward, and retain top talent.
  • Increase confidence in managing employee relations, labour relations, and employee exits.
  • Learn how to assess, design and implement HR strategies.
  • Examine your own HR role, department, processes, and structures and identify opportunities for transformation.

Program Content

Optimizing HR Technology - May 28, 2024
Examine the critical role HR technology plays in helping employees and organizations meet their goals and improve processes.

Introduction to Employment Law - June 18, 2024
Protect the rights of your employees and create better employee/employer relationships through a better understanding of essential employment law topics.

The Role of Human Resources in Cultivating Company Culture - July 25, 2024
Explore the breadth and complexity of the field of Human Resources and the role Human Resources professionals play in forming, fostering, and cultivating a positive company culture.

Employee & Labour Relations in the Workplace - September 17, 2024
Understand and effectively manage employee issues in a unionized environment.

Performance Coaching - October 16, 2024
Master the process for effective performance management and development of your employees.

Hiring in Today's Talent Landscape - October 28-29, 2024
Gain the knowledge, strategies, skills, and tools needed to acquire top talent.

Succession Planning - November 12, 2024
Implement a succession planning strategy that will prepare your organization for key personnel changes that will occur in the future.

HR Policies & Programs - December 5, 2024
Learn to assess, create, update, and communicate new HR policies and be able to critically assess and identify gaps in an existing HR policy.

Creating a Healthy & Inclusive Workplace
Support diversity, equity, inclusion, anti-racism, and mental wellness in the workplace.

Engaging & Retaining Top Talent
Learn the importance of engaging and recognizing employees and the impact this has on productivity, profits, and employee retention.

Strategic Compensation & Pay Equity
Evaluate and design a competitive and equitable compensation strategy with confidence.

Investing in Learning & Development
Facilitate employee and leader growth and development with top retention tools and techniques.

Employee Exits
Understand best practices when concluding employment relationships, how to learn from them and minimize impact to company culture.  

HR Strategy & Transformation
Become equipped with the strategic tools and insights necessary to develop, implement, and adapt human resource plans that align with organizational objectives and navigate the evolving landscape of work effectively.

Courses can be completed in any order. 

Upon completion of all 14 courses, participants will be issued a digital badge and framed certificate, acknowledging focused skills development in professional discipline.

Recommended Background

  • Human resources practitioners with at least 2+ years of experience.
  • Human resources specialists seeking to move into a generalist or management position.
  • Human resources leaders who would like to brush up on the changes and innovations in the HR space.

Program Endorsements and Partnerships

CPHR Newfoundland and Labrador and Gardiner Centre have partnered to collaborate on professional development and career building opportunities for human resources professionals.

This program qualifies for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as defined by the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR-NL).

In addition, a special one-time association membership discount is available for participants enrolled in the Gardiner Centre's new Strategic Human Resources Management Program.

To learn more about CPHR NL visit their membership page.

CPHR NL will provide a one-time discount on annual membership fees to participants of the program for both new and existing CPHR NL members.  The discounted fee is $50 (verses $200)

Continuing Education Contact Hours: 105


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