HR's Role in Influencing Your Organization's Strategy

SHRM 2016 Annual Conference & Exposition
Workplace Application: This session will help you confidently discuss strategic planning and its components with business leaders.

Repeated Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.

For HR leaders to gain the ear of senior executives, we must be able to confidently speak and understand strategy. HR's role in facilitating change shapes our power to influence strategic thinking and strategic planning. Hone your knowledge on what it takes to create a solid plan. This session will show you how to:

  • Identify the essential components of your strategoc plan, including the critical difference between mission versus vision, goals versus objectives, values versus guiding principles, and critical success factors versus strategies.
  • Confidently discuss strategy and strategy components with business unit leaders.
  • Apply a strategic planning framework to solving business and HR issues.
  • Avoid the 10 common pitfalls that plague many strategic planning efforts.