Certificate Course in Strategic HR Business Partnering

Course Description:

This course is aimed at developing the HR practitioner’s competencies in translating business strategies into organizational capabilities and ensuring that these become sound HR practices. The emphasis of the course is on equipping the HR practitioner with a basic grounding in the various functions of a business enterprise, with the end in view of becoming effective business partners. As such, the course is applications-oriented, and is focused on translating what is learned in class to real-life corporate situations.

Course Objectives:

As a result of the certificate course, the participants would be able to:

  1. Assess themselves vis-a-vis the role and competencies of an HR strategic partner
  2. Understand basic concepts in strategic management
  3. Describe the functions and concepts in the business value chain
  4. Describe how HR can contribute to business strategies and needs

Course Outline:

In these modules, participants will learn about the nature of business and strategy. Utilizing the strategic management model, participants will also learn how to conduct internal and external analysis. The business value chain, from concepts, processes, to analysis is also discussed.

  • Module 1: The Strategic Business Partner.
  • Module 2a: Understanding Business & Strategy: External Analysis
  • Module 2b: Understanding Business & Strategy: Internal Analysis

In these modules, participants are given an overview of the various business functions particularly in (a) marketing, sales and service, (b) finance and other support functions; and (c) operations and other logistics.

  • Module 3a: Understanding Business & Strategy: Operations and Marketing
  • Module 3b: Understanding Business & Strategy: Marketing and Finance
  • Module 3c: Understanding Business & Strategy: Finance

These modules focus on how to formulate and execute business strategies. Furthermore, the alignment of HR plans and fostering HR-Line partnership is discussed.

  • Module 3d: Understanding Business & Strategy: Strategy Formulation and Execution
  • Module 4: Linking Business and HR Strategy

Synchronous Session Schedule:

  • Monday to Thursday; 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Onsite)
  • Monday & Thursday; 8:30 AM – 12:00 NN (Online)

Target Participants:

  • HR specialists and practitioners

Participant Requirements:

  • Participants shall sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement and Data Privacy Form

Technical requirements:

  • Computer installed with Zoom
  • Stable internet connection for live or synchronous sessions


  • No. of learning hours for online program: 32 Hours
  • Equivalent no. of days for face-to-face program: 4 Days


  • Php 25,000.00 - Onsite
  • Php 20,000.00 - Online

Available Dates:

  • February 6 to 9 (Onsite)
  • June 1, 5, 8, 15, 19, 22, 29 (Online)
  • October 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31 (Online)

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No. of Days: 
4 Days (32 learning hours)
5 weeks

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