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How to Be a Better Business Partner
Arie Crown Theater
Monday 06/18/2018 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM Add to calendar
1.25 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: Relationship Management, Leadership & Navigation, Business Acumen | Intended Audience: Midlevel
Workplace Application:
You will learn how to become a better business partner so that you can help drive HR's agenda forward while creating alignment with your organization's strategic plan. 

You were attracted to the career because you felt you were “a people person.” That's great as those skills have value and make a difference. But if you want people to really value your ideas and insights, trust your judgment and leadership and leverage your talents, you need to show you can think like a business professional. One who happens to have expertise in HR. After participating in this session, you will know how to seize opportunities, evaluate costs against a value proposition, prevent problems early on (and quickly solve ones that do arise) and present the business case for changes you want to make in your organization. Transform your thinking and the business around you by learning this decision-making process and how it relates to successfully presenting your ideas. This session will help you:

  • Create a strategy for finding and evaluating opportunities against your organization's strategic objectives.
  • Understand the potential value of the result of a decision to determine the return on investment (ROI).
  • Discover how to work with others in your organization to find solutions that solve business problems that impact the bottom line.


Joe Rotella, SHRM-SCP Photo
Joe Rotella, SHRM-SCP, Chief marketing officer,
Delphia Consulting, LLC