Program: Accelerating HR’s Business Impact

Develop HR skills that add measurable value to your organization and prepare your team for fulfilling careers in HR.

Program Highlights

Help your people connect HR to business strategy

  • Duration: 4 Weeks
  • Time Commitment: 30 minutes of formal learning per day
  • Certification: RBL Certificate of Completion
  • Target Audience: HR professionals at all levels

Run this program privately within your company.


  • Take steps to ensure the HR team focus is outside-in, and use tools and approaches to pursue new revenue opportunities for your company.
  • Discover and develop HR competencies defined within the 2021 8th Annual Global Competency Assessment.
  • Learn why and how to simplify complexity in business and HR practices.

Participants will…

  • Learn and apply the STEPED tool to understand the business context for your organization’s HR initiatives.
  • Explore the complexities within your current practices and define actions that are necessary for simplifying work.
  • Begin to create a digital agenda for your HR function, and review emerging trends in talent, leadership, and organizations.

About the experts

  • Professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
  • Ranked #1 most influential international thought leader in HR by HR Magazine
  • Partner at the RBL Group, providing consulting and research for half of the Fortune 200
  • Nobels Colloquia Prize for Leadership on Business and Economic Thinking
  • Partner and co-founder of the RBL Group
  • Author of eight books and over a hundred articles about leadership and organization effectiveness Leadership Brand, Leadership Code, Leadership Sustainability and Agile Talent
  • Recognized by Harvard Business Review for “innovative and ground-breaking work on effective leadership”
  • Former faculty member in executive education at Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

Program Overview

  • Understand why HR from the outside-in means connecting actions and organizational capabilities to value creation activities
  • Learn how today’s HR functions create value for customers, investors, and communities in addition to employees and business leaders
  • Apply the STEPED tool to discover opportunities for revenue growth
  • Learn how to use digital information to improve decision making
  • Identify from a four-phase evolution the level of maturity in your HR digital capabilities
  • Explore approaches to attracting, developing, engaging, and retaining talent
  • Review talent initiatives for developing employee competence, commitment, and contribution
  • Understand how HR builds a brand for the organization’s leadership team that is valued by investors
  • Analyze employee performance trends through career stages and how high potential talent differs
  • Learn to apply the 7 drivers that strengthen employee commitment
  • Examine key factors that drive employee contribution
  • Understanding the importance of finding meaning at work
  • The making of abundance
  • Strategies for defining meaning at work
  • Understanding your personal meaning and vision
  • Constructing an EVP
  • Evaluating what your talent values most
  • Building a positive work environment
  • Increasing abundance at your organization
  • Understand how critical thinking becomes a tool to “simplify complexity”
  • Learn to manage your career, assess your resources, adapt to change, and practice self-coaching
  • Learn how to develop your personal brand

Enroll your team in this program