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HR and Strategic Management

  • Midland Hills Country Club 2001 Fulham Street Roseville, MN, 55113 United States (map)

HR professionals play an important role in helping organizations plan for the future. HR as strategic partners need to help leaders develop strategic plans that are market-driven and people-focused. They do this successfully when they have a ‘seat at the table’ and are positioned to share their knowledge of the organization and the marketplace for talent. Moreover, they need to help design performance systems and create cultures that facilitate the successful implementation of strategic plans. To that end, HR also needs to develop innovative HR specific strategies that are aligned with overarching plans. It is important that these HR strategies are unique, high impact, and they help an organization grow and achieve its intended vision. 

In this workshop, participants will be have an opportunity to learn about strategic management and how a strategic mindset and specific strategic planning skills can enhance HR’s credibility and help organizations be more effective. Furthermore, this workshop will focus on strategy design and implementation with a focus on measurement. Steve will facilitate an interactive workshop that will provide the following…

  • A process for HR and organizational strategic planning

  • Approaches for developing HR vision, mission, and organization values

  • Specific methods for organization strategic assessment

  • Two frameworks for assessing the current capabilities and opportunities that exist with their organization

  • Important HR processes that help leaders execute on and measure progress toward stated strategic goals

  • Models and specific examples for competitive differentiation within the context of HR

  • A discussion on several frameworks for successful strategic implementation

Program Presenter:      Dr. Steve Manderscheid

Date:                                 Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Time:                                  8:00am to 5:00pm

Location:                           Midland Hills Country Club - 2001 Fulham St., Roseville

Fee:                                    $400 for hrc members ($550 for guests of member)

                                            $600 for non hrc members (2 or more $550 each)

Dr. Steve Manderscheid

Dr. Steve Manderscheid

“Steve is a true practitioner at heart.”  Steve has twenty years of experience and a diverse background working with business leaders on organization and leadership development initiatives in several large and small national and international organizations. Steve works with clients to find the right solutions that have real positive financial impact. Steve challenges his clients to look past quick fix solutions and identify changes that will be effective in the short and long term. Steve loves to travel and has made his way to 28 countries to teach, consult, and explore culture. He has also facilitated strategic planning and leadership development workshop in several industries, including nonprofit. Steve’s research agenda and practice is focused on leadership development. In particular, he has published and co-published 14 peer-reviewed journal articles, one book, and two book chapters.

To register:  Contact Sandra Howard at or call 612.925.8340.