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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 ProgramMay 10, 2021

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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 ProgramMay 12, 2021

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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 ProgramMay 17, 2021

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Elevating Equity

Elevating Equity is not a traditional diversity, equity, and inclusion program: this is a Program centered on effective actions that drive real, measurable change. Addressing the systemic inequalities baked into our organizations is a challenge that taps into the very core of the “human” mission of our work as HR professionals. It also poses the opportunity for us to lead one of the most important strategic business initiatives of the decade, forever expanding the cross-functional role of HR.

  • Learning Time4-5 Hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramMay 19, 2021

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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 ProgramMay 26, 2021

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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 ProgramJune 9, 2021

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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 ProgramJune 14, 2021

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Wellbeing at Work

Wellbeing programs shouldn't be viewed as "nice-to haves." They are essential to ensuring employees can perform at their best and stay motivated over the long haul. Designing and managing successful wellbeing programs has never been more important and the available tools to do so have never been more abundant—but navigating the landscape isn’t easy.

  • Learning Time5-6 hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramJune 16, 2021

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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 ProgramJune 21, 2021

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The Remote Work Bootcamp

As teams around the world move their work to remote platforms, they will need to focus on the human element at least as much as they think about technology. And they are going to be looking to HR for leadership and advice. This Program is here to help. It is designed to help you and your organization navigate THIS public health crisis. But it will also help improve the way you and your organization work remotely, long after the crisis has passed.

  • Learning Time4-5 hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramJune 23, 2021

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Resilient HR

Drawing on powerful new research from Accenture and the JBA, The Resilient HR Program will help you and your teams build more resilient workplaces, processes, and culture. Learners may have the opportunity to outline how they plan to accelerate and expand the interventions that have allowed them to successfully adapt to help the business, and how they’ll retire the things that are no longer working.

  • Learning Time4-5 Hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramJune 28, 2021

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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 ProgramJuly 5, 2021

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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 ProgramJuly 7, 2021

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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 ProgramJuly 12, 2021

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Workplace Public Health

Built by our partners at Nomadic with the experts and epidemiologists from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, this is the world’s first training program for workplace public health specialists and we are excited to offer it to the Josh Bersin Academy community. Workplace public health—which combines the science and policy dimensions of public health with the managerial, leadership, and communication skills necessary for impact in modern organizations—has become the defining HR skill set for 2020. After completing this Program, you’ll have the knowledge, tools, strategies, and confidence to make the often difficult decisions needed to guide your workforce through this pandemic and beyond.

  • Learning Time5-8 Hours

  • Duration5 weeks

  • Next Scheduled ProgramComing Soon

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The Voice of the Employee: Engagement, Insight, Action

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 ProgramJune 2, 2021

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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

The HR Consultant: a Masterclass with Bill Pelster May 10, 2021 June 14, 2021
People as Competitive Advantage May 12, 2021 June 16, 2021
HR in the Age of AI May 17, 2021 June 21, 2021
Elevating Equity May 19, 2021 June 23, 2021
The Agile Learning Organization May 26, 2021 June 30, 2021
The Voice of the Employee June 2, 2021 July 7, 2021
The HR Tech Workshop June 9, 2021 July 14, 2021
The Strategic HR Business Partner June 14, 2021 July 19, 2021
Wellbeing at Work June 16, 2021 July 21, 2021
People Analytics June 21, 2021 July 26, 2021
The Remote Work Bootcamp June 23, 2021 July 28, 2021
Resilient HR June 28, 2021 August 2, 2021
Performance Management Reimagined July 5, 2021 August 9, 2021
Coaching at Scale July 7, 2021 August 4, 2021
Voice, Values, and HR July 12, 2021 August 16, 2021
The HR Consultant: a Masterclass with Bill Pelster July 14, 2021 August 18, 2021
People as Competitive Advantage July 19, 2021 August 23, 2021
Elevating Equity July 21, 2021 August 25, 2021
HR in the Age of AI July 26, 2021 August 30, 2021
The Agile Learning Organization July 28, 2021 September 1, 2021
The HR Tech Workshop August 11, 2021 September 15, 2021
The Strategic HR Business Partner August 16, 2021 September 20, 2021
Wellbeing at Work August 18, 2021 September 22, 2021
People Analytics August 23, 2021 September 27, 2021
The Remote Work Bootcamp August 25, 2021 September 29, 2021
Coaching at Scale September 1, 2021 October 6, 2021
Resilient HR September 6, 2021 October 11, 2021
Voice, Values, and HR September 13, 2021 October 18, 2021
Performance Management Reimagined September 15, 2021 October 20, 2021