Upskilling HR to Deliver Impact: Using Strategic Business Analysis Skills to Stand Out

Date and Time

Starts:02/16/2023 12:00 PM

Ends:02/16/2023 1:30 PM

Registration Closes:02/16/2023 10:00 AM

Event Type: Webinar

1.5 CPD Hour(s)



HRPA Members: Free

Non-Members: $30 + taxes

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Many CHRO’s and business leaders expect more from the HR function. They want HR to be more target and business minded and to leverage quality data to make people-related decisions. But, many HR professionals have never been trained in the discipline of Business Analysis.

Join us for a discussion on how upskilling HR to deliver impact can be accomplished using strategic business analysis skills to stand out.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Overview of what CHRO’s have identified as opportunities for HR to deepen its influence and impact
  • Introduction to four strategic HR practices and alignment to current workplace trends and challenges
  • Key skills, techniques and analysis processes covered in Radical HR program
  • Personal experience from an HR leader on their experience in the program


Link to the Radical HR: Upskilling From Service Provider to Solutions Expert Registration

Speaker bio(s)
Kristina Tierney, CHRP, CHRL, Vice-President, HR and Learning

Kris Tierney is the Vice-President of Human Resources and Learning at the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA), Ontario’s regulator of the Human Resources profession. In her role, she provides strategic leadership to the Association’s professional development and learning programming for the HRPA’s more than 24,000 students and members; as well as serving as a member of the executive leadership team providing expertise in the areas of people, culture and HR strategy.

Kris is a passionate HR and business executive who believes that outstanding businesses run on outstanding workplaces where people and culture are strategic priorities. Kris spent more than 15 years’ leading HR and strategic talent programs in high growth, tech companies in automotive and financial services where she served as a trusted people and culture strategist, advisor and business partner to the C-Suite.

Known for her easy and approachable style, she thrives when helping others live their lives with purpose, belonging and value, and is a sought-after speaker and HR, culture and leadership expert. Kris holds the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) and Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designations as awarded by the HRPA.

Ian McGinty

Ian’s HR executive roles span multiple sectors including: automotive, heath care products, energy, and consumer packaged goods. While his experience is primarily in human capital, he also held roles as a Business Unit GM and in strategy, continuous improvement, manufacturing, logistics, and customer care. A long serving HRPA member and past board member of the local HRPA chapter, Ian currently teaches in multiple forums including the University of Guelph, McMaster University, and with the Canadian Professional Management Association. He is a senior mentor and industry specialist with Innovation Guelph, and an Accelerator Guelph mentor with the Research Innovation office (University of Guelph). Currently the Vice Chair of St. Joseph’s Health Centre board in Guelph, he holds an Industrial Administration degree and MBA. Ian truly believes employees are the most critical dimension to achieving organizational success.