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Stephen M. Ross School of Business

Advanced Human Resource Executive Program

Advanced Human Resource Executive Program – Michigan Ross Executive Education
Jul 15—26
12 days
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
USD 24500
USD 2041 per day
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12 days
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
USD 24500
USD 2041 per day
Mar 16—27, 2020
12 days
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
USD 24500
USD 2041 per day
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How it works


Establish HR as a true partner in advancing and driving business goals, and enhance your value as both a member of your senior management team and a leader of the human resource function.

Join HR guru Dave Ulrich, global thought leaders, and top-level executives for the world's preeminent HR executive development program. Learn how to lead your HR operation to advance overall business strategy; deliver value to investors, customers, and employees; and set a new, strategic vision for your HR operations.

The Experience

This two-week program utilizes a combination of action-learning experiences, group discussions, team exercises, lectures, case studies, and projects to deepen learning and maximize impact.


  • Day 1: Introduce the framework for linking HR strategy to the business strategy
  • Day 2: Assessing the value of HR using an “outside in” approach
  • Day 3: Linking HR strategy to the business strategy
  • Day 4: HR practice implications
  • Day 5: Measuring HR impact
  • Day 6: Group presentations and feedback
  • Day 7: Recharge


  • Day 1: 4+2 Formula for sustained HR success
  • Day 2: Performance management
  • Day 3: HR competencies and shareholder value
  • Day 4: Making change happen
  • Day 5: Building your HR agenda

Benefits Organizational

  • Frameworks from the latest HR Competency Study findings
  • Effective models for designing and implementing a talent management agenda and building a competitive business culture
  • Strategies to enter global markets and manage in multinational cultures
  • Metrics to better measure HR’s effectiveness in advancing business objectives

Individual Benefits

  • Enhance your value as a member of your senior management team and as the leader of the human resource function
  • Expand your knowledge of research-based next practices in HR
  • Network with global HR professionals and business leaders from world-class organizations
  • Create a comprehensive executive agenda to align your HR function and gain buy-in from key stakeholders

Who should attend

Senior HR executives and general managers who realize the importance of HR to business success.

Functional areas include human resources, talent management, learning and development, and corporate university.


William F. Joyce is Professor of Strategy and Organization Science at the Amos Tuck School of Business of Dartmouth College. He also teaches Executive Education programs at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Dr. Joyce has consulted extensively with organizations in the Un...
Research Richard W. (Dick) Beatty Professor of Human Resource Management at Rutgers University. He received his B.A. from Hanover College, his M.B.A. from Emory University, and his Ph.D. in Human Resources and Organizational Behavior from Washington University. Professor Beatty teaches in the ...
Research Dave Ulrich is a Professor of Business at the University of Michigan and a partner at the RBL Group, a consulting firm focused on helping organizations and leaders deliver value. He studies how organizations build capabilities of speed, learning, collaboration, accountability, talent,...
Research Joseph Wayne Brockbank's research interests include the relationship of human resource strategies and practices with business performance, competencies of human resource professionals, linkages between human resource practices and business strategies, processes for defining and practi...
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