Northern California Human Resources Association

HR as Business Partner: A Talent, Not a Title (Sacramento) **CLASS IS FULL**

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM)

Regional Meeting Details

Qualifies for 1.5 Strategic/General Recertification Credits - Registration: General $0 / NCHRA Members $0


Partner: One associated with another especially in an action (Miriam Webster). It has been more than 15 years since Dave Ulrich introduced the concept of the HR Business Partner as a future model for impactful HR. At its core, the HR Business Partner represents a function integral to and imbedded in the organization, at the business unit level in large organizations or small. It doesn’t have to “align” because it is already “part of.” And yet, almost two decades later, few of us bear the title or have organizational structure that reflect that kind of integration.

The good news? It is about YOU, and your skill set, your contribution — more than the title or the reporting relationships. Query most HR leaders who found the way to the much lauded “table” and they share a common path — whether they had the title or not, they operated as partners — from the beginning.

What are the skills of a successful HR Business Partner? Analytical ability, accountability systems, courage, ability to see the big picture, power and influence, to name a few. And most importantly, a focus on solutions and results from the organization’s point of view. Join us for the first of six dynamic sessions that form the theme of our 2013 Regional programming as we explore the concept of the HR Business Partner skill sets through the experiences of those who have mastered them.

About the Presenter

Danika Davis,  CEO, NCHRA
Danika Davis has held HR positions to the senior management/officer level in a variety of industries for the better part of two decades. Areas of professional HR responsibility have spanned the full spectrum of all HR related disciplines, with a deep focus in total rewards, organizational effectiveness, employee relations, union negotiations, strategic alignment, leadership development and internal/external communications. In October, 2005, Davis took the role of CEO for the country’s largest regional HR association, the Northern California HR Association, where her focus is client service, long-term organizational sustainability and growth, and advancing both the profession of human resources and the careers of those who have chosen it.

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Cancellations received less than seven calendar days from the program date are not refundable. If cancellation within seven days of the program is unavoidable, a credit for a future event will be granted, minus a $75 administration fee ($15 for regional meetings). Credits must be used within one year of issue. A substitute attendee is allowed at the applicable NCHRA member/non-member rate in lieu of credit. Separate cancellation policies apply for the HR West Conference and Certification Preparation Courses.


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