Learn the core concepts and knowledge areas necessary to make HR a strategic partner in your business. Develop opportunities and resources to support your company's employee development program. Discover how to empower your HR team to provide the most optimal employee experience.
Identify the core responsibilities of HR professionals.
Learn the importance of an empowered human resources team.
Drive workplace happiness and enhance employee experience.
Strategic Human Resources with Catherine Mattice Zundel
Learn how to think and operate as a strategic human resources professional. Align your recruiting, performance management, and training strategies with your organization's vision.
54m 25s • COURSE
Human Resources: Leadership and Strategic Impact with John Boudreau
Make HR an equal partner in your company's future. Learn how to shape organization strategy and make the HR investments that contribute most to company success.
1h 28m • COURSE
The Human Resources Hero with Don Phin
Become your company's HR hero. Learn about how to set the stage for strategic career growth, create a plan, and manage the emotional challenges you'll encounter along the way.
45m 4s • COURSE
HR as a Business Partner with Michael McLernon
Learn about the role of human resources. Explore strategies that can help HR business partners become more effective and help business leaders understand how to partner with HR.
33m 16s • COURSE
Human Resources: Strategic Workforce Planning with Wayne Cascio
Get an overview of strategic workforce planning (SWP). Learn why SWP is critical to the success of an organization and how HR professionals can craft an effective plan.
57m 4s • COURSE
HR and Digital Transformation with Charlene Li
Help your company evolve with the digital age. Learn about the role of human resources in successful digital transformation.
56m 24s • COURSE
You'll learn HR management skills with these experts.
Catherine Mattice Zundel
Catherine Mattice is a professional consultant and trainer who helps build positive corporate cultures.
Her firm, Civility Partners, offers consulting and training in the areas of internal communication processes, conflict resolution, workplace bullying, sexual harassment, diversity, intercultural communication, hostile work environments, and interpersonal communication skills.
Civility Partners has had the pleasure of working with such clients as the third largest energy company in the world, the American Red Cross, the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy, and a variety of universities, hospitals, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private businesses in a variety of industries.
Catherine has presented her research and training programs both nationally and internationally. She has also made several appearances on news stations around the country, including FOX, NBC, and ABC, and she has been cited in such media outlets as MSNBC, Inc Magazine, Entrepreneur, and USA Today. She is coauthor of the book BACK OFF! Your Kick-Ass Guide to Ending Bullying at Work, which business guru Ken Blanchard called "the most comprehensive and valuable handbook on the topic." Catherine has also written articles for a wide variety of industry trade magazines, covering HR, leadership, safety, personal development, employee assistance, and more.
Catherine is past-president of the San Diego chapter of the American Society of Training & Development, now called the Association for Talent Development, and an adjunct professor at National University and Southwestern College. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees in communication from San Diego State University.
Dr. John Boudreau leads breakthrough research on human capital, talent, and sustainable competitive advantage.
Professor Boudreau's field studies include the future of the global human resources profession, HR measurement and analytics, decision-based HR, executive mobility, HR information systems, and organizational staffing and development.
Dr. Boudreau has published more than 50 books and articles, and his research has been featured in Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and Business Week.
Professor Boudreau serves as research director for the USC Center for Effective Organizations and is a professor, management, and organization at Marshall School of Business.
Don Phin is a keynote speaker, trainer, and author on leadership, emotional intelligence, risk management, and sales.
Don has delivered over 600 presentations, providing attendees with insight, strategies, exercises, and tools that can be used immediately. He also provides coaching for those looking to make career changes, gain balance, and up their game.
Don is passionate about the success of people, culture, and processes, and he believes that successfully navigating the emotional landscape is the prime agent for organizations and people to change and succeed. Don's most watched LinkedIn Learning courses are on the subjects of employee engagement and improving employee performance. His most popular presentations include The 40/ /40 Solution to Managing Emotional Energy and The Inspired Workforce.
Michael McLernon is a senior human resources business partner at LinkedIn.
Michael has nearly 15 years of experience helping organizations succeed through the development of their most important asset—their people. Michael has spent his career as an external consultant focused on making HR functions more effective, and served as an internal leader for multiple compensation and benefit teams. In his role at LinkedIn, Michael partners with product leaders, managers, and employees to ensure that the company's talent strategy and programs support the evolving needs of the business.
Wayne Cascio is a University of Colorado professor holding the Robert H. Reynolds Chair in Global Leadership.
He has served as president of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (1992-1993), chair of the SHRM Foundation (2007), the HR division of the Academy of Management (1984), and as a member of the Academy of Management's Board of Governors (2003-2006). From 2007-2014 he served as a senior editor of the Journal of World Business. He has authored or edited 28 books on human resource management, including Managing Human Resources (10th ed., 2015), Short Introduction to Strategic Human Resource Management (with John Boudreau, 2012), Investing in People (with John Boudreau, 2nd ed., 2011), and Applied Psychology in Human Resource Management (7th ed., with Herman Aguinis, 2011).
Wayne is a two-time winner of the best-paper award from the Academy of Management Executive for his research on downsizing and responsible restructuring. In 1999 he received the Distinguished Career award from the HR division of the Academy of Management. He received an honorary doctorate from the University of Geneva (Switzerland) in 2004, and in 2008 he was named by the Journal of Management as one of the most influential scholars in management in the past 25 years. In 2010 he received the Michael R. Losey Human Resources Research Award from the Society for Human Resource Management, and 2013 he received the Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
From 2011-2013 he served as chair of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group that is developing international HR standards, and currently he chairs the SHRM Certification Commission. His work is featured regularly in business media, including The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Time, The New York Times, National Public Radio, and Harvard Business Review, among others.
Charlene Li is a best-selling business author and speaker on leadership, strategy, and branding.
She founded the Altimeter Group was acquired by Prophet Brand Strategy in 2015. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller Open Leadership. She is also the coauthor of the critically acclaimed, best-selling book Groundswell, which was named one of the best business books in 2008. Her latest book, The Engaged Leader, was published in March 2015.
She is one of the foremost experts on business strategy and digital technologies, and a consultant and independent thought leader on leadership, strategy, and marketing. Formerly, Charlene was vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research, worked in online newspaper publishing, and was a consultant with Monitor Group. She was named one of the 100 most creative people in business by Fast Company in 2010 and one of the most influential women in technology in 2009.
Charlene is frequently quoted by leading media channels such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, Reuters, and the Associated Press. She has appeared on 60 Minutes, The MacNeil NewsHour, ABC News, CNN, and CNBC. She is a much-sought after public speaker and has keynoted top conferences such as the World Business Forum, World Economic Forum, American Society of Association Executives, SXSW, and Web 2.0.