Strategic Human Resource Management

As profit and productivity becomes increasingly dependent on employee engagement levels, human resource (HR) managers, executives, and business owners need to make use of strategic HR practices to further business goals. The Strategic Human Resource Management course will teach you how to align HR functions with a company’s overall strategy to boost organisational performance. You’ll explore the high-level complexities of talent management, and learn how to successfully recruit and hire executive-level staff, use diagnostics to analyse workforce needs, and make sound decisions to improve staff retention and performance. Gain the confidence to mitigate risks and manage company-wide change, while developing your ability to play a key strategic role in your organisation.

This course is aimed at professionals who want to deepen their knowledge of strategic HR management. It’s suited to mid- and senior-level managers looking to leverage strategic people-management skills in their roles, and business owners and executives who want to better align HR practices with company goals. Consultants wanting to help clients to integrate effective HR processes into their operations will also benefit from the content. There are no prerequisites for this course, but it is recommended that students have a foundational knowledge of practical HR.

Advantages On completion of this course, you’ll walk away with:

  1. An understanding of the strategic function of HR management and how it can be applied to address modern organisational challenges.
  2. The tools to optimise staff performance, and the expertise to create career-development plans for employees.
  3. The skills to manage leadership succession, and strategies to recruit and retain senior-level talent.
  4. The ability to strategically leverage the value provided by employees to achieve business goals.


South Africa

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Each course starts every Monday of each week. Please book your training on a date that is a Monday.

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When filling the online application form; please take note of your desired Training Month, Duration in Weeks and Training Session. This will give us the exact dates you will be attending your classes.

Also note that Tuition Fees must be paid upfront on or before training start date. This is to ensure that all resources are made availabe for you before you start. You will not be allowed into training if fees are not paid and verified.

Also note that Tuition Fees Cancellations must be made 14 business working days before the starting date of training. This will allow us to do a 50% refund of the total amount paid. If cancellations are made thereafter note that no refund will be made to delegates.

Tuition Fees include teas and lunch as well as either a laptop or tablet which a delegate will take home free of charge.

Tuition Fee DOES NOT include Accommodation, Dinners and other Extra Curricular Activities or Incidentals. Delegates are expected to fund this on their own. AATICD will not be held accountable for any incidents to delegates.

In-House Trainings are also available for 3 or more delegates for any duration. Please consult with our Administration for such In-House training bookings.

Course Outline

Orientation module

Welcome to your AATICD

Module 1

Strategic models and frameworks for HR competencies

Module 2

Applying HR diagnostics

Module 3

Implementing HR strategy

Module 4

Aligning talent acquisition to organisational strategy

Module 5

Encouraging high performance

Module 6

Retaining talent

Module 7

Managing risk

Module 8

Sustainable succession