Pearson India, the world’s leading learning company, in partnership with SP Jain School of Global Management (SP Jain Global), a Forbes #12 ranked business school, has launched an executive HR Leadership program catering to the growing need for relevant new-age skills in a post-COVID transformed work environment. The leadership program aims at fostering talent and workforce transformation by providing skill-based learning and adaptation to the changing work ecosystems.
The Executive HR Leadership Program is a live online interactive course designed to help professionals with 5-12 years of work experience transition to leadership roles within the HR function. The three main aspects of this program are 1) how to re-think HR, 2) becoming a trusted advisor, and 3) digital transformation.
HR professionals will need to commit three hours per week for nine months to complete the program. Learning will be supplemented by interactions with industry stalwarts who will share their insights on the trends and dynamics of the new workplace and the evolving role of HR leaders in the workforce of the future.
Scott Anderberg, VP-University Partnerships, Pearson said, “The pandemic made businesses re-evaluate the way they operate, putting the HR function right at the centre of the ensuing changes and crucial to effective management. Through our market research, we identified the deeply felt need among professionals to upgrade their credentials and the requirement for content specifically designed for managers and leaders. SP Jain School of Global Management’s academic excellence and expert professional faculty is the perfect ingredient to add value to the leadership program and will help HR professionals adeptly take the transformational leap”.
Siddharth Banerjee, MD, India & Asia, Pearson added, “At Pearson, we are committed to bringing in trusted partners and global expertise which can cater to new age requirements. This unique collaboration and the introduction of a tailor-made program for HR professionals in the country will address a large segment of the Indian workforce. With SP Jain as our partners, we are sure to create a learning environment that is rich, friendly, supportive and conducive of growth”.
Dr Vanita Bhoola, Assistant Dean (Executive MBA and Executive Education) at SP Jain Global, said, “There is an urgent need for transformational HR learning modules of global standards that can enable HR professionals to not just fast-track their careers, but also bring about a shift in how HR as a function operates and contributes to the larger business objective. Pearson is reputed for their deep-rooted expertise in developing well-researched content, and we are thrilled to be partnering with them to build a program of global repute and wide influence.”
Designed for professionals from across functions, including HR generalists, business partners, recruitment & staffing, compensation professionals, L&D professionals, safety & health professionals and labor relations professionals, the program is an advanced-level HR course covering the latest practices, cutting-edge technologies, and their applicability in modern HR.
Professionals will learn how to leverage HR as a strategic enabler for the business, build credibility as a trusted advisor and join the “inner circle” of leaders in their organization. They will learn how to apply Artificial Intelligence (AI) in HR, set up people analytics and interpret data, including measuring impact and ROI, creating a high-performance culture and designing organizational structures to fit business needs.