BUSINESS PARTNERING IMPACT PROGRAM

Drive Business Value. Elevate The Experience.

Join the growing list of companies experiencing the Business Partnering Impact Program...Australia Post, Cricket Australia, REA Group, RMIT, Melbourne University, Victoria Police, Hesta, Latrobe University, Milan Industries, Federation University and more.

Frequent change and disruption. Market uncertainties. Increased business risk. Rapid innovation.

These are some of the many considerations in today’s
organisations. This era of transformation will require more from the Business Partner role, specifically, an increased responsibility for driving and owning business outcomes. The Business Partnering Impact Program is designed for Business Partners, who are ready to enhance their business partnering capability. This includes, HR, Finance, Procurement, Risk, Legal, Compliance, Marketing and IT.
The Program will focus on the commercial, strategic and behavioural attributes required for business impact. This unique experiential learning experience will also foster stronger collective business partnering skills and improved commercial acumen using a pragmatic and actionable approach.

Program Structure

The seven (7) core modules include:

1. UNDERSTANDING THE BUSINESS
Systematic approach to leveraging your business strategy
This module sets the scene, establishing a clear definition on what it
means to think strategically and nurture a strong commercial mindset. It
covers the broad and inter-related areas of connecting company
strategy, structure, vision/mission and values and how to support
business execution with informed decision making.

2. MACRO MARKET OVERVIEW
Understanding external influences to benefit decision-making
Business decisions are influenced by internal and external factors. This
module focuses on building a strong “outside-in” view of the world and
how macro factors impact a company’s direction and how they operate.

3. CULTIVATING FINANCIAL NOUS
Improve business knowledge and the ability to convey financial insights
If strategic direction and culture is at the core of a healthy organisation,
understanding the mechanics of company cash flow is the fuel, enabling
investment and growth. This module focuses on understanding how the
business generates revenue and the key costs that drive the business
and inform decision making.

4. EVOLVING BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS
Core capabilities for strategic partnering
This module identifies the roles in business partner relationships,
including key clients and colleagues. We focus on the importance of
building trust, effective communication skills and having presence in the
business partnering relationship for optimal impact.

5. BUSINESS PARTNERING TOOLKIT
High impact skills for greater effectiveness
In this module, you will be introduced to tools such as the Partnering
Navigator and the power of thought-provoking questions as you expand
your knowledge of models and frameworks. We also cover Contextual
Partnering and understanding when to navigate between delivering,
coaching, advising and partnering.

6. DELIVERING AND MEASURING YOUR VALUE
Key drivers necessary for strategic success
To know you’re having impact, you need to be able to measure your
value as a Business Partner. This module explores your Personal Value
Proposition and provides a framework for you to use in assessing the
value you are creating.

7. CLARITY 4D
Clarity 4D helping you discover your ‘clarity’ and ‘purpose’
This diagnostic tool provides deep insights into our behaviours, providing greater awareness of ourselves. how we communicate, interact and how we are received by others.

Your Learning Experience

After completing the Business Partnering Impact Program, you will:

  • Be equipped with the relevant skills to meet the demands of key
    stakeholders
  • Create a stronger foundation for your relationships with key
    business stakeholders and secure buy-in
  • Increase your credibility with your business leaders and
    colleagues, positioning you as a highly valuable and trusted
    strategic advisor
  • Improve your strategic and commercial acumen to complement
    your expertise

Future Program Dates

Virtual Delivery Available.

The world has changed.  Rapidly.

We’re Ready. The Business Partnering Impact Program is available for virtual delivery, tailoring for public and in-house sessions.

For further information on dates and online programs, please complete form below.

Please contact us for further program information. We facilitate tailored in-house sessions, including individual team-based sessions, as well as broader business sessions.

Rita Cincotta
rita@humand.com.au
+61 409 800 557
George Liberopoulos
george@tobeconsulting.com.au
+61 404 459 507

About Your Facilitators

George Liberopoulos

George is a disciplined and focused commercial and rewards leader with over 20 years’ experience working with local and regional Executive teams. This included time at AXA Australia, General Electric and most recently Aon. At Aon, George held the position of Chief Commercial Officer, Pacific and was a Member of the Pacific Executive Management Committee. George was responsible for growth strategies, which included leading the sales and client management teams, bid management & customer experience. In addition, George previously led the Aon Victorian Rewards Consulting Practice and was responsible for the delivery of professional rewards advice to clients across many broad industry sectors in Australia. George is the Founder and Principal Consultant of To Be Consulting.

“At the core of this Program is the need to empower all business partners. This Program focuses on breaking down the real or perceived barriers preventing more effective business partnering relationships, driving business impact and mitigating business risk.”

Rita Cincotta

Rita is an experienced Facilitator, Executive Coach and Human Resources practitioner. Over a 20-year career, Rita has led HR teams and held c-suite roles in Human Resources. Rita’s industry experience includes technology, health, financial services and higher education and has worked in a variety of organisations including AXA Australia and Swinburne University. At Swinburne, Rita was the Vice-President People and Culture and a member of the Swinburne Executive Group. Rita also held the role of Chair of the Science and Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Committee and Chair of the Financial Inclusion Action Plan (FIAP) group.Rita is the Director and Principal Consultant of Human Dimensions and non-executive Director of Peninsula Health.

“The Business Partner role is a privileged position as it immerses itself in the business and crafts people initiatives that support the overarching strategy. In doing this you gain new perspectives which strengthen the level of advice and support provided to leaders.”

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