Ron is the former CEO of Great Place to Work-Gulf and CHRO of Al Raha Group, based in Riyadh. He holds certifications from HCI as Global Human Capital Strategist (GHCS), Master Human Capital Strategist (MHCS), and Strategic Workforce Planner (SWP).
Ron was cited by CIPD as one of the top five HR thinkers in the Middle East. He received the Outstanding Leadership Award for Global HR Excellence at the World Human Resources Development Congress in Mumbai, and was named as one of the 50 Most Talented Global HR Leaders in Asia.
Ron’s prior roles include senior HR roles with Xerox HR services, IBM, and Martha Stewart Living.
Ron’s board memberships include the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council, McKinsey Quarterly Executive Online Panel, and HCI’s Expert Advisory Council on Talent Management Strategy.
Ron’s work has been featured in the Wall St. Journal, Inc. Magazine, Workforce Management, and numerous international HR magazines covering Africa, India, and the Middle East.
Who Should Attend
Anyone who formally or informally leads a team
Anyone who wants to be a people leader in the future
Anyone whose team’s performance needs improvement
In HR, we are often responsible for engaging and developing our employees. In many cases, we lead initiatives that provide real value to our organizations. Yet, there is a lack of dedicated development for HR leaders, despite the responsibilities we typically have or the partnerships we have with other leaders. We think you deserve more than that, and our research backs us up.
As you know, leadership is about enabling team members to work effectively together and achieve results. It’s also about you displaying the right leadership behaviors that increase your credibility, influence, impact, and executive presence.
In this Strategic HR Leadership (SHRL) Certification course, you’ll discover what makes teams effective and how to apply these practices to the vital HR leadership role you currently play or want to play in the future. You’ll receive practical tools that you can use right away to bring your team’s or your performance to a new level.
What You’ll Learn
The highest performing teams and workgroups, according to HCI research, demonstrate three key elements: Intention, Interaction, and Influence. You’ll learn how to develop your skills in these areas.
Connect Your Team to a Larger Purpose
Give purpose to your team’s work by articulating the link to business strategy.
Lead Teams with Intention
Assemble a diverse, inclusive team with a clear purpose and unambiguous expectations.
Optimize Team Interaction
Build skills and behaviors that allow you to empower your team, foster a team mindset, and offer continuous development and feedback to team members.
Grow your influence within and outside of your team by building relationships, evaluating outcomes and behaviors, and exhibiting the right leadership behaviors.
Assess Your Team Leadership Skills
Identify opportunities to continue your development and apply the tools and techniques you learn.
What to Expect
Leave every HCI program with a free toolkit, access to additional videos and research, and a set of skills that you can use on the job immediately
Access log-in information, certification materials (participant guide and toolkit), and the exam in your MyHCI profile
Chat and interact with your facilitator and peers via WhatsApp Group available on mobile or desktop after the training course
Earn your HCI certification by attending all of the sessions, complete all classwork, and pass the multiple-choice exam with a score of 80% or higher
Attend this training and earn 13.5 HCI, 13.5 HRCI, 13.5 SHRM, and 12 ATD recertification credits