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Strategic HR Leadership Programme

Developing the HR Directors of the Future.

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Are you an experienced HR Business Partner or Assistant People Director who wants to move into a more strategic HR leadership position? Do you see yourself as a Director of People in the future? Would you like to understand what skills and capabilities are needed to be a Director of People and to have an opportunity to develop them? Then our Strategic HR Leadership Course may be for you.

Roffey Park Institute has been a leading force in developing HR Practitioners and leaders since its establishment and the Strategic HR Leadership Course draws upon our deep experience of developing leaders and people professionals in the public, private and third sectors.

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at:

  • Experienced HR professionals or People Directors who want to enhance their strategic capabilities
  • Expert HR professionals looking to take the next step in senior leadership
  • Senior leader introducing business partnering to their organisation. Transforming from a traditional structure to having a seat at the decision-makers table
  • HR Business Partners wanting to develop the skills needed in a senior position


  • Grow your confidence and credibility as a senior HR leader
  • Learn the ability to articulate your value and purpose as a senior HR leader
  • Demonstrate understanding of strategic challenges to HR and potential responses
  • Flex your influencing style in order to generate positive outcomes with senior leaders
  • Act as an internal consultant to build effective relationships with key stakeholders
  • Take ongoing responsibility for your continued development

Organisations who employ or work with a participant who has taken part in the Aspiring HR Leaders Course are likely to see improvements in:

  • An enhanced talent pipeline for your HR leaders of the future
  • Confidence in occupying a people space at your organisations top table
  • Increasing capability in demonstrating strategic influence
  • Enhanced performance of your people team as they experience improved leadership

Course Outline


The Strategic HR Leadership Course is delivered over four days face-to-face or eight half-days virtually. The face-to-face programme begins with a half day virtual launch call


The course encourages experimentation within a supportive learning environment


The group will engage throughout in peer feedback based on practice facilitation experiences that are designed to help you better understand your impact and push yourself forward in how you facilitate


The course includes a Firo-B assessment and feedback

Venue for Face-to-Face Courses

Roffey Park Institute in the UK

Our venue, set in the idyllic Sussex countryside, is a welcome contrast to the sometimes-intense workplace. This environment enables teams and individuals to develop as people and professionals.


We deliver the Practical Facilitation Skills Course as either an in-house programme for teams or as part of a wider, tailored development programme.

For more information please contact us.

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Your face-to-face experience starts the evening before your programme as you join your fellow participants for dinner so you can get to know each other. Check-in is available from 2pm, providing you with the option to either work from our venue or take advantage of our leisure facilities. Our bar opens at 6pm and dinner is served in the restaurant at 7.30pm. Accommodation, meals and materials are all included in the fees.

We can also deliver the Strategic HR Leadership course as either an in-house programme for teams or as part of a wider, tailored development programme. For more information please contact us.



Technology was once used to facilitate the virtual delivery of our open programmes. Now, technology is used to enhance your learning journey. Through our progressive learning experience programme, MyRoffeyPark, learners have access to the tools, module materials and support whenever and wherever they require – including prework, mindtools and a platform to connect with their peers as well as their facilitators.

At Roffey Park, our purpose is to work with you to support real and sustainable growth; this is not limited solely to face-to-face but through virtual learning, development and consultancy also.


*The price excludes VAT.

We offer a limited number of discounted places to registered charities, please contact our client services to find out more.

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Still have questions?

If you would like further information regarding consultancy and tailored work, or any general queries about our courses and qualifications contact us using the button below.

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