SHRM® Business-Focused Courses

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Available As

  • 1–day or multi-day Programs
  • Customizable Programs

Recertification Hours

8 per day (Majority are approved for Strategic Business Management credit)

These courses focus on the business acumen HR professionals need to become strategic HR leaders. Your HR team will learn the business skills they need to be key players in setting your organizational strategy.

SHRM Business-Focused Courses Help Your Staff

  • Increase knowledge of business essentials 
  • Understand how changes in the economic landscape impact your business 
  • Articulate how HR contributes to the core components of the business plan 
  • Think more strategically 
  • Confidently discuss core business issues 
  • Analyze financial statements

 Program Offerings

  • Understanding the Basics of Finance
  • Financial Decision-Making
  • Operating Plans and Budgets
  • Strategic Mindset: A Financial Perspective
  • Corporate Governance, Ethics and Internal Controls: What Sarbanes-Oxley Means to HR Professionals
  • Measuring Return on Investment
  • Strategic Management of Mergers and Acquisitions
  • The Legal Environment for Business Professionals
  • Developing Business Models
  • Global Business Strategy and Cross Cultural Management
  • HR Metrics: Driving HR Success though Analytics
  • Negotiation Skills for Successful Business Results
  • Effective Communication in the C-Suite
  • Conflict Resolution Skills for HR Professionals
  • Managing Individual and Organizational Change
  • Internal Consulting: Building Key Partnerships
  • Creating a Culture of Innovation
  • Quality Tools and Methods for Measuring Business Performance
  • Business Process Outsourcing: Essential Tools & Methods
  • Leading Human Capital for Peak Performance
  • Making the Business Case for HR Initiatives
  • HR Business Partner Program (4-day program)
  • HR’s Critical Role in Challenging Times
  • Developing Training Strategy for Effective Leadership
  • Business Acumen
  • Managing Projects Large & Small – Getting Your Work Done on Time and on Target
  • Positive Employee Relations
  • Maximizing Your Talent: Building Your Succession Planning Strategy

Who Benefits from these Programs?

  • HR Directors
  • VP Human Resources
  • VP Operations
  • Training & Development professionals
One and two-day programs are available across a range of topics and can be combined and customized to meet your organization’s specific needs and training objectives. New titles are constantly added.  SHRM Organizational Training & Development can work with you to identify the most appropriate curriculum for your group.

Contact us at or 703-535-6496.
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