Enlisting support for HR initiatives

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  • Instructor: Deb Calvert

  • Level: Senior, HR specific
  • Study time: 90 minutes
  • Bonus Resources
  • Exams: Quick Quiz
August 1, 2024
2:00-3:30pm Central time

The People First Leadership & Navigation Series for HR Professionals
To enroll in the full 10-part series at a discounted rate, go to the Series Registration Page. This course stands alone or can be accessed as a total series. All participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

NOTE: to receive SHRM recertification credits, participants must attend the full workshop which is only offered live. Attendance and time attended will be documented for SHRM recertification credits.
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Earn SHRM Recertification credits
People First Productivity Solutions is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP recertification activities. 

Don't let your HR initiatives end up on the back burner! 

This 90-minute workshop is a WORKshop! Participants will learn and practice with a 5-step process that enlists broad support for HR initiatives.
  • Discover how to align HR initiatives with business strategies.
  • Gain support from the executive team so HR initiatives make it through budget cuts.
  • Demonstrate the vital importance of people practices and ongoing development. 
  • Use a simple, 5-step process to confidently and compellingly build consensus. 
  • Build business acumen to influence business strategy and ensure that HR delivers high-value solutions.  
  • Earn recertification credits in the Leadership & Navigation BASK competency. 

Learning Objectives

  • Translate HR's vision
  • Promote buy-in
  • Build consensus
  • Inspire colleagues
  • Influence business strategy

SHRM Competencies 

Leadership & Navigation -- Managing HR Initiatives: Collaborates with leadership to remove obstacles to the successful implementation of HR initiatives. 

takeaway tool

Simple 5-step process to create the "business case" for HR initiatives and enlist senior executives' support + frontline manager buy-in for sustained effectiveness. 
Meet the instructor

Deb calvert

Deb Calvert is a former HR Director with a Fortune 500 company. She founded People First Productivity Solutions in 2005 and People First Leadership Academy in 2021. Deb is a frequent speaker for SHRM Chapter meetings. She is a Certified Master of The Leadership Challenge and an ICF-certified Executive Coach. Her clients count on Deb for support in building strong people practices.
Patrick Jones - Course author