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In this course we discuss how to make the strategic connections between the organization’s strategy and the people strategy.

We begin with a review of how linking Human Resources (HR) processes effectively to support the organization can drive strategic value. Next we discuss how to develop HR’s influence at the senior level in the organization and transform the HR function’s effectiveness.  Then we work through the key aspects of HR strategy from identifying organization needs and priorities and defining situation specific, integrated HR strategies that drive value for organizations in key areas.

This course serves Human Resource professionals who need to develop their strategic thinking and translating their learning into practical plans for implementing a HR strategy in the workplace. 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the key Human Resources (HR) issues and external/internal strategic context for organizations
  • Explore the key steps to developing an effective HR Strategy that is suitable for the organization
  • Discover situation specific integrated HR strategies that drive value for organizations in key areas.
Last updated/reviewed: May 14, 2022

Included In Certifications

This course is included in the following Certification Programs:

11 CoursesHuman Resources Management (HRM) Certification

  1. Developing an Agile Organization
  2. Human Resources (HR) Strategy Development
  3. Using Data for Human Resources (HR) Decision Making
  4. Leading and Managing People
  5. Becoming an Employer of Choice
  6. Talent Management and Succession Planning
  7. Systems of Strategic Reward Management
  8. Training Design for Return on Investment
  9. Strategic Change Management
  10. Human Resources (HR) Influencing at the Board Level
  11. HR Strategy Development (Article)

2 Reviews (9 ratings)Reviews

Member's Profile
Links nicely with the business strategy classes, explains the relationships between the two and how HR can drive business strategy by developing their own strategy
Anonymous Author
The steps for completing a business strategy are clear for me to now take forward and implement in my work place.


Course Complexity: Intermediate

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
Course Syllabus
  1:38Introduction to HR Strategy Development
  10:05Key Terms and Definitions
HR Strategy Development
  13:08The Context for HRM
  11:36Identification for Environmental Factors
  6:15Driving Strategic Value
  9:30Influencing at a Senior Level
  6:28Situation Specific
  4:23Course Conclusion
Continuous Play
  1:03:04HR Strategy Development
  PDFSlides: HR Strategy Development
  PDFHR Strategy DevelopmentGlossary/Index