Join a discerning group of senior HR executives, who appreciate a critical reality: An HR Executive success lies not just in being able to foresee and prepare for the future, but also the ability to lead their organizations there.

Delivered in partnership with the ILR School of Cornell University, the Aligning HR Strategy with Business Strategy Program develops the abilities needed to assess how organizations create value and align the HR function to effectively execute the organization’s strategy. Participants analyze the Balanced Scorecard approach as a means of vertically aligning the HR function with organizational objectives and create a vertical-alignment strategy to improve HR decision-making, people outcomes, processes, customer outcomes, and financial results.
This thought-provoking program provides an opportunity to discuss:

  • How an organization can deliver value through integrating people strategies, processes, and technologies
  • The alignment of HR decision-making with business to maximize employee performance
  • How to develop a plan to structure an organization's people, processes, and technologies to create maximum value for stakeholders

At the Aligning HR Strategy with Business Strategy Program, discussion and executive-level networking will allow participants to not just rehash past learning, but to acquire new learnings to lead organizational success.

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Christopher Collins

Christopher Collins
Associate Professor and Director, CAHRS

Human Resource Studies ILR School. Cornell University

Christopher J. Collins is an Associate Professor of Human Resource Management and Director of CAHRS in the ILR School at Cornell University. He earned his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

Dr. Collins' teaches, conducts research and does consulting in the areas of strategic human resource management, the role of HR practices and leadership in driving employee engagement, and the role of HR in driving firm innovation and knowledge creation. His research has been accepted for publication in the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Human Resource Management Review, and Human Performance. In addition, Dr. Collins serves on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of Management, and Personnel Psychology. Learn more.

Who Should Attend This Program?

Our leading-edge series is designed exclusively for HR executives, who have at least 15 years of experience, and who have been given the responsibility of helping shape the strategic direction of their organizations.



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About The Series

HR PEOPLE + STRATEGY Executive SERIES Explore the deepest issues facing our profession, and our relationships with C-suite colleagues. In an intimate setting, debate the impact of HR on the bottom line, and how to sharpen an ability to look beyond the horizon. Use an alternate lens and gain a new perspective on business, leadership, and executive communication.