Complete HR Business Partner

Complete HR Business Partner

Gain access to the knowledge and skills to operate as an effective business partner and benchmark your experiences against those of other organisations

London: 12th - 13th May 2021

Price: £899 + VAT
   Special offers

Designed as a two day event, with each day also stand alone. Participants can opt to participate in two consecutive days, or two days at different times, or attend the one day that most appeals.

Day one focusses on strategic HR aligned to business need, and using HR analytics, tools and measurement to determine this for your own organization.

Day two focusses on developing partnering relationships of strategic influence and credibility enabling you to work as a trusted advisor with your business managers and leaders, to deliver the value you seek.

Highlights include:

  • Understand what is meant by `HR business partnering` and its impact on your day-to-day work
  • Gain a better understanding of the requirements of an HR Business Partner - and how to ensure smooth implementation
  • Adapt key competencies for a successful transition from operational to strategic HR
  • Develop a new set of competencies: including business acumen, change management and relationship building
  • Learn how other organisations have successfully implemented partnering: HR interventions that make a difference
  • Overcoming resistance and relaying a positive message

Day 1: Achieving business impact through HR

Welcome, introduction and outline of objectives

  • Operating as an HR business partner: exploring how partnering differs from traditional HR, what it takes and what this means in practice for you and your role
  • Recognising the benefits of partnering for yourself and your organisation

Getting HR into the heart of the business: knowing your business inside-out

  • Understanding what is meant by strategic HR and equipping yourself with an in-depth knowledge of your business
  • Interacting with the business to identify needs: understanding your immediate business team and their drivers
  • Delivering to the business: understanding the bigger organisational context and the future vision and strategy of the company, and how to use this to inform your HR priorities

Translating business needs to HR activities with impact

  • Exploring the value you have added through your HR work to date
  • Understanding how HR activity delivers business impact, and using key HR tools to work with your business leaders to better understand needs and determine HR solutions

Making a connection between activity and achievements: measuring your contribution to the business

  • Exploring evidence based HR, the benefits and pitfalls of data and measurement in the HR space, and how to apply it and further integrate it into your work
  • Measuring the impact of HR initiatives against business results – applying a tool to difficult to measure initiatives

Action planning

  • Reflections: taking a moment with your top insights and take aways
  • Your key actions to be implemented when returning to work


Day 2: Developing strategic relationships with business influence

Welcome and introductions to Day two

  • Exploring why developing partnering relationships and growing your influence is as critical as your strategic HR analysis to deliver impact as an HR business partner

Enhancing your credibility and the power of your influence as an HR business partner

  • Ways to increasing your credibility within the business and with your business leaders and managers
  • Influencing decisions as an HR business partner, to ensure your recommendations are heard and implemented: working with key models and research to flex your approaches and enhance your influencing success
  • Understanding yourself and others better to adjust your influencing style for different business leader characteristics and preferences

Growing as a strategic partner and trusted advisor: using key techniques to build your relationships as an HR business partner

  • How to make the transition from HR expert contributor to partner and trusted advisor
  • A framework to assessing your current relationships and ways to adjust and grow how you are viewed by your stakeholders and business leaders
  • Experiential learning: opportunities to try out approaches, share feedback, and reflect on your own personalised next steps

Action planning

  • Reflections: taking a moment with your top insights and take aways
  • Your key actions to be implemented when returning to work
Angela Qureshi

Angela Qureshi

I am an HR strategist and an experienced management consultant, trainer and coach with a background at Ernst and Young and Andersen
Consulting (now Accenture). I have been working with JSB for over 15 years for clients across a wide range of sectors, and across the spectrum of HR, leadership and organisational development.

I lead JSB’s HR Business Partner Development programme initiatives. I have designed, delivered and led teams delivering HR development solutions for a number of global clients as well as for open programmes. I am also an instructor for the American Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), coaching clients through qualification as the SHRM partner provider for a number of European countries.

I am an Ashridge accredited Executive Coach, hold an MSc in Organisational Behaviour from Birkbeck, University of London, and a BSc Honours in Management Sciences from Warwick University.

The HR Business Partner is one of JSB’s most popular events, this expert seminar will help you build this skills set and benchmark your current experience against best practice and other organisation’s activities. I look forward to welcoming you on the course!

The seminar is designed for HR directors and managers, HR officers and advisors, HR business partners, Learning and Talent Development experts, resourcing specialists.

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Special offers

Multiple booking discount

Receive a 20% discount when you book more than one event, or book more than one person on the same event. Please note this discount only applies to the lesser priced booking and when all bookings are placed together.

Registered charities

You are entitled to a 25% discount on your booking if you are a registered charity. This discount will show on your invoice once your booking is submitted. You will need your charity registration number for the booking form.

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Our webinars are designed to be as accessible as possible for all participants.


To join the webinar you will need to have Java installed on your computer. You can download and install Java quickly and easily here.

We use Webex to deliver our webinars. It is entirely web based - all you will need is an internet browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox or Chrome. There is no requirement to download any files to use the Webex system.


You can only listen to the webinar over the internet through the Webex system, for which you will need headphones or speakers. A conference call dial in option is not available.

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