Creating Competitive Advantage Through People
The war for talent becomes more fierce with each market and organizational shift, yet people are the firm’s most valuable resource as the engine that drives innovation, execution, and ultimately success. In this unique collaboration with the ILR School at Cornell University of 4-5 human resource professionals have the opportunity to propel the HR function from a reactive to a value creating business partner in planning and organizational change efforts. Each team is required to bring an organizational challenge for project work and will benefit from expert faculty interaction, networking among peers, and an internal support structure upon return to work.
Who Should Attend
The program is designed for teams of four to five mid to senior level HR generalists and managers or multifunctional teams that include HR managers. Participants in our program come from a wide range of industries and functions and from small, medium and large sized organizations.
Christopher J. Collins, Ph D. : Cornell University Associate Professor of Human Resource Management | Director of the Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies
D. Brent Smith, Ph.D.: Rice University Associate Professor of Management & Psychology | Sr. Associate Dean of Executive Education, Jones School of Business
In order to address an organizational challenge, teams will work on an action plan throughout the week and have opportunities to test ideas with colleagues and faculty.
We use the team approach in this program to: