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POSTPONED TO 12/19/13: How to Be a Human Resource Strategic Business Partner
Start Date: 12/19/2013Start Time: 4:30 PM
End Date: 12/19/2013End Time: 6:00 PM

Event Description:


The University of Arkansas Global Campus offers a workshop to help you position yourself as a strategic business partner in your organization by increasing your business acumen.  Focusing on the knowledge, skills and abilities C-suite executives require in true business partners, this class will identify the financial tools you will need to succeed in the role of strategic advisor to the management team.  You also will be introduced to data analysis concepts that will enable you to present information to management in meaningful ways.

As a result of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the business skills needed to be an effective human resource business partner
  • Recognize the most common budgeting methods used in business today
  • Understand the tools used to measure your organization’s financial health
  • Create effective business cases for your HR initiatives

Course instructor Cynthia Y. Thompson is the principal and founder of The Thompson HR Firm, LLC, a human resources consulting company in Memphis, Tenn. She is a senior human resources executive with more than 20 years of human resources experience concentrated in publicly traded companies and is a sought-after speaker on HR Strategic Leadership. She is currently teaching an HR certification exam prep course at Bethel University in Memphis.

Cost:  $49

Offered face-to-face at the Global Campus-Rogers and online via Blackboard Collaborate

University of Arkansas Alumni discount:  10 percent


This program has been submitted for 1.5 strategic business management recertification credit hours per session toward PHR SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

Contact Judith Tavano, Global Campus professional development program director, at for more information or to schedule customized training.
Location Information:
Off Campus - Global Campus - Rogers facility  (View Map)
3300 Market St.
Suite 402
Rogers, AR 72758
United States
Phone: 855-402-3300
Contact Information:
Name: Judith Tavano
Phone: 855-402-3300
Admission Information:
Cost: $49
Offered face-to-face at the Global Campus- Rogers and online via Blackboard Collaborate
University of Arkansas Alumni discount: 10 percent
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