Courses for human resources leaders.

Our Programs cover the most important issues facing human resources professionals today.

Our curriculum of industry-leading human resources courses helps managers and leaders navigate complex HR issues, stay at the cutting edge of innovation in HR, and bring their whole selves to their work. From topics like AI in HR; to implementing new strategies in employee engagement or hybrid work; to exploring global insights in diversity, equity, and inclusion, our human resources academy is full of Programs that will help you make your mark on the future of the HR field.

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Coaching at Scale

The Coaching at Scale Program, based on research from BetterUp, offers a new look at the power and reach of coaching in today’s challenging climate. Designed primarily for an HR audience, it offers both a philosophical look at how the mindset around coaching has shifted, as well as a practical look at how we can best scale coaching across organizations of all sizes in today’s uncertain and highly remote environment.

  • Learning Time3-5 Hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramSeptember 19, 2022

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People Analytics

Data is everywhere. As HR professionals we need to both understand and harness it to improve outcomes for our organizations. People Analytics is a comprehensive Program built in partnership with Visier to help HR professionals take control over the data at hand and allow it to inform our day-to-day decisions and strategy.

  • Learning Time4-6 hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramSeptember 26, 2022

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Five Roles of the Manager

In HR, we spend so much of our time helping managers throughout our organization learn to thrive. However, in order to stay cutting edge and help the organization continue to grow, we also need to refine our own skills and techniques in the critical task of managing people—especially as the role of the manager is evolving quickly.

  • Learning Time5-8 Hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramSeptember 28, 2022

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Talent Acquisition at a Crossroads

Talent acquisition is the most urgent challenge facing HR today. Our organizations need new skills and capabilities, but talent is scarce and competition is fierce. In all the uncertainty, one thing is clear: those who can recruit, retain, and develop great talent will quickly gain a competitive advantage.

  • Learning Time4-6 Hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramOctober 3, 2022

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Design Thinking for HR

The Design Thinking for HR Workshop draws on design thinking principles to create a practical framework that is immediately applicable for any HR professional solving complex problems within their organization. Because it’s a workshop, you’ll get your hands dirty right away, identifying a real-world problem at the start. You’ll then work in collaboration with other learners to find a solution and participate in their problem-solving processes, too. Through this practical, hands-on approach, you’ll develop a core set of design thinking abilities that will make you more creative and effective in solving complex problems moving forward.

  • Learning Time4-6 Hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramOctober 5, 2022

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Leading L&D

The Leading L&D Program explores the ways the learning landscape has evolved and offers tools for developing new strategies that align with what both employees and organizations need to thrive.

  • Learning Time4-5 Hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramOctober 10, 2022

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People as Competitive Advantage

If we don’t have the right people in the right roles with the right skills, our organizations will not survive in today’s fast-paced highly competitive business environment. We must re-envision how we leverage our talent and our own roles.

  • Learning Time4-5 hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramOctober 10, 2022

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The Agile Learning Organization

These are complex times to be in the business of learning. Organizations are under constant pressure to grow in directions that are, at times, counterintuitive; more agile, but also more globally aligned; more innovative, but still familiar and stable to our long-term customers. The key to survival is the ability to constantly learn and grow—as individuals, teams, and organizations.

  • Learning Time6-8 hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramOctober 12, 2022

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HR in the Age of AI

For more than a decade, AI has been the future of HR. Now, the future has arrived. HR Teams that aren’t implementing AI or preparing their workforce to thrive in an AI-driven enterprise risk falling rapidly behind. HR in the Age of AI is a comprehensive Program built in partnership with IBM to help HR organizations thrive in the world of AI.

  • Learning Time5-6 hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramOctober 17, 2022

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The New World of Wellbeing

Featuring a collection of global stories that demonstrate how (and why) organizations across industries are shifting the role they can play in employee wellbeing, this Program explores into the history and current state of employee wellbeing, covering all five areas that make up a holistic wellbeing initiative at work.

  • Learning Time6-8 hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramOctober 19, 2022

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The Voice of the Employee

This Program is all about the future of authentic employee engagement. Based on insights from top HR leaders across a range of industries, the Program will give you the knowledge and skills you need to take the most important step in any employee engagement initiative: putting your people first.

  • Learning Time4-5 hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramOctober 24, 2022

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The HR Tech Workshop

We cannot survive in today’s environment without a clear understanding of today’s technologies and the insights they provide. This workshop helps learners make sense of the crowded HR tech landscape so they can make better decisions.

  • Learning Time5-6 hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramOctober 26, 2022

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The Strategic HR Business Partner

HR Business Partners are at the frontline of today’s talent strategy. They must have an intimate understanding of the business challenges their team is working to solve and be able to re-frame those challenges through the lens of talent and employee experience. This Program is for HR Business Partners committed to taking their own work and their team to the next level.

  • Learning Time5-8 hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramOctober 26, 2022

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The Employee Experience Workshop

The past year has led many people to reconsider what they want and need from their work—and what they expect from their leaders. Drawing on the latest research from the Josh Bersin Academy, this Workshop offers a new view of employee experience today.

  • Learning Time3-5 Hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramOctober 31, 2022

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Change Agility

The pace of change is accelerating, and the organizations that can respond quickly and effectively are quickly gaining a competitive advantage. Go beyond legacy change management tools to learn how your organization and not only respond to, but learn to thrive within, change.

  • Learning Time4-6 hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramNovember 2, 2022

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Hybrid Working

The Hybrid Working Program provides best practices and strategies for navigating hybrid work from the world’s leading thinkers on work, organizations, and the human experience. Created by Nomadic and Charter for the Josh Bersin Academy, Hybrid Working is all about both the big picture and the day-to-day details of this massive workplace transformation, providing a path toward a new way of working that’s creative, connected, and deeply human.

  • Learning Time5-6 hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramNovember 2, 2022

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Voice, Values, and HR

Managing values conflicts is a core part of our work in HR. This Program offers a new approach for how to do this work, by voicing, acting on, and listening to values. Created in partnership with professor Mary Gentile, this Program is based on her Giving Voice to Values (GVV) methodology. The Program builds on Prof. Gentile's approach to empower HR professionals who want to create organizations where employees at all levels are able to effectively raise and resolve values conflicts.

  • Learning Time5-6 Hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramNovember 7, 2022

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Human-Centered Leadership

The human-centered leader drives meaningful growth by putting the needs and experiences of people on par with profitability. This Program explores the rise of this new kind of leader, including how to foster and measure progress in human-centered leadership skills.

  • Learning Time4-6 Hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramNovember 7, 2022

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Elevating Equity

Our diversity training course delivers industry-leading DEI training for teams & individuals that lead to real and substantial change.

  • Learning Time4-5 Hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramNovember 9, 2022

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Performance Management Reimagined

The way we evaluate and empower performance is drastically changing, and as HR professionals we need to be at the forefront of that transformation. We can succeed by making sure our efforts are aligned with the networked, collaborative nature of work and are making work easier, not harder.

  • Learning Time4-5 hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramNovember 14, 2022

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Advanced EX Technology Workshop

As an organizational discipline and practice, employee experience (EX) can be nebulous and hard to navigate. What has the most real-world impact on EX? Where do we start if we want to improve it? Answering these questions with an understanding of the tools and technology that can support EX has never been more important. Our ability to enable great EX will determine whether we have people who will see us through uncertainty and disruption now or in the future.

  • Learning Time5-8 hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramNovember 16, 2022

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The HR Consultant: a Masterclass with Bill Pelster

Unlike other Programs in the Josh Bersin Academy, the Masterclass centers on the insights, lessons, and stories of a single expert, and offers a deep dive into the more advanced skills today’s HR professionals need to grow in our careers and make change within our organizations. Our guide for The HR Consultant is the JBA’s own Chief Client Officer, Bill Pelster. In addition to his previous role as the Chief Learning Officer at Deloitte, Bill has over 20 years of consulting experience across North America, Europe, and Asia.

  • Learning Time3-5 Hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramNovember 16, 2022

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Program Schedule

Below are the dates for each of our current Programs over the next 6 months. We will be adding more dates for each Program (and more Programs) soon, so check back for regular updates.

Program

Start Date

End Date

Coaching at Scale September 19, 2022 October 24, 2022
People Analytics September 26, 2022 October 31, 2022
Five Roles of the Manager September 28, 2022 November 2, 2022
Talent Acquisition at a Crossroads October 3, 2022 November 7, 2022
Design Thinking for HR October 5, 2022 November 9, 2022
Leading L&D; October 10, 2022 November 14, 2022
People as Competitive Advantage October 10, 2022 November 14, 2022
The Agile Learning Organization October 12, 2022 November 16, 2022
HR in the Age of AI October 17, 2022 November 21, 2022
The New World of Wellbeing October 19, 2022 November 23, 2022
The Voice of the Employee October 24, 2022 November 28, 2022
The HR Tech Workshop October 26, 2022 November 30, 2022
The Strategic HR Business Partner October 26, 2022 November 30, 2022
The Employee Experience Workshop October 31, 2022 December 5, 2022
Change Agility November 2, 2022 December 7, 2022
Hybrid Working November 2, 2022 December 7, 2022
Voice, Values, and HR November 7, 2022 December 12, 2022
Human-Centered Leadership November 7, 2022 December 12, 2022
Elevating Equity November 9, 2022 December 14, 2022
Performance Management Reimagined November 14, 2022 December 19, 2022
Advanced EX Technology Workshop November 16, 2022 December 21, 2022
The HR Consultant: a Masterclass with Bill Pelster November 16, 2022 December 21, 2022
Coaching at Scale November 21, 2022 December 26, 2022
People Analytics November 23, 2022 December 28, 2022
Five Roles of the Manager November 28, 2022 January 2, 2023
Talent Acquisition at a Crossroads November 30, 2022 January 4, 2023
Design Thinking for HR December 5, 2022 January 9, 2023
Leading L&D; December 7, 2022 January 11, 2023
People as Competitive Advantage December 7, 2022 January 11, 2023
The Agile Learning Organization December 12, 2022 January 16, 2023
HR in the Age of AI December 19, 2022 January 23, 2023
The New World of Wellbeing December 21, 2022 January 25, 2023
The Voice of the Employee December 28, 2022 February 1, 2023
The HR Tech Workshop January 2, 2023 February 6, 2023
The Strategic HR Business Partner January 2, 2023 February 6, 2023
The Employee Experience Workshop January 4, 2023 February 8, 2023
Change Agility January 9, 2023 February 13, 2023
Hybrid Working January 9, 2023 February 13, 2023
Voice, Values, and HR January 11, 2023 February 15, 2023
Human-Centered Leadership January 11, 2023 February 15, 2023
Elevating Equity January 16, 2023 February 20, 2023
Performance Management Reimagined January 18, 2023 February 22, 2023
Advanced EX Technology Workshop January 23, 2023 February 27, 2023
The HR Consultant: a Masterclass with Bill Pelster January 23, 2023 February 27, 2023