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Human Resources Business Partner

  • Average Cost
  • Specialized Studies Program
  • Format
    In Person

    6 months

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Are you an experienced HR professional ready to take the next step in your professional development?

The Division of Continuing Education, in partnership with UCI Human Resources, developed the HR Business Partner Specialized Studies program to help accomplished professionals like you increase your presence as an effective business partner and amplify the overall role of human resources within your organization.

In just six months, you’ll master how to:

  • Identify or create the link between strategic HR management and departmental business goals
  • Examine strategies to drive departmental success through human capital development and planning
  • Effectively partner with departmental leadership and collaborate with non-HR entities for improved organizational efficiency
  • Drive results-oriented culture change leading to successful outcomes
  • Implement effective organizational design, where applicable, for employee performance and department success
  • Heighten the role of human resources in strategic organizational leadership, as per personnel models and strategic goals

Program Format, Schedule & Fees

Immerse yourself in a supportive community of your peers as you learn alongside one another on the beautiful UCI campus. The program begins in mid-April and runs through October. In general, courses meet in the late afternoon one time per week. The entire program can be purchased in advance ($2,950) or you can choose to pay by individual course throughout the duration of the program ($250-$400 per course).

Course Topics

  • Linked HR Strategy to Business Success
  • Training and HR Development
  • HR Coaching and Consulting
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Change Management
  • HR Metrics and Analytics
  • Building a Talent Pipeline: From Identification to Succession
  • Your Learning Development Plan
  • Coaching for Your Professional Development

On-site Training Available

Our Corporate Training specialists can deliver this program or customize one that fits your organization’s specific needs. Visit Corporate Training or call (949) 824-1847 for information.

English Proficiency Requirement
All certificate programs at UCI Division of Continuing Education (classroom and online formats) require professional-level English language proficiency in listening and note-taking, reading comprehension and vocabulary, written expression, and oral presentation.