Agile is a team-focused approach that emphasizes adaptability, involving stakeholders, collaborating for solutions that meet organizational and customer needs while also being responsive to change in real time.
Agile HR strategies are now replacing traditional HR strategies which can't keep up with the rapidly changing modern business environment. The modern business environment is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) to say the least.
Agile is believed by many to provide the ideal framework for HR best practices in the modern business environment. Some industry experts have called for 2016 to be “The Year of Agile HR” – as HR success today requires agility. Successful practitioners are well-served by learning how to develop agile strategies to drive their plans and actions. Companies striving to succeed in the rapidly changing VUCA state of the business world must be able to adapt quickly. Join expert Mary White in this webinar and learn what you need to know to apply this powerful approach to HR in your organization.
Topics Covered Include:
Foundations of the agile movement: What it is, how it started and implications for HR
2 Key building blocks of agility: adaptability & team focus
Mastering the agile approach: 10 essential principles of agility
Agile thinking: Applying the “agile manifesto” to HR strategy
Developing an agile mindset: Mastering 2 key changes to your “way of thinking”
Creating an environment that creates results (as opposed to managing for results)
Developing a sense-and-respond mindset (as opposed to focusing on predicting and planning)
Key Benefits of Attending:
Overview of what agile is and how/why it is relevant to HR
Key differences between traditional HR strategy development and developing agile HR strategies
Knowledge base necessary to begin applying the agile approach to developing and implementing HR strategies
Practical tips and suggestions for applying agile to the practice of HR
Developing a habit of agile thinking
Identification of qualities necessary to become an agile HR leader
Who Should Attend
Mary Gormandy White, M.A., SHRM-SCP, SPHR is managing director of MTI Business Solutions, a leading Gulf Coast-based corporate training/talent management firm working with clients throughout the U.S. She specializes in training and consulting services related to HR, management, leadership, workplace relationships, communication, teambuilding, Everything DiSC, Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team, and more.
Mary’s professional background includes extensive experience in management, HR, higher education and instructional design & development. She holds graduate and undergraduate degrees in Communication, holds several HR certifications and is an Everything DiSC Certified Trainer/Accredited Workplace Facilitator.
This webinar has been approved for 1.5 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward California, GPHR, HRBP, HRMP, PHR, and SPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. “The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the activity. It means that this activity has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.”