HR as Change Architect: Preparing Your HR Team for Strategic Leadership
Is your HR team ready to take the lead in driving a major organizational change or transformation? Whether your organization is preparing for a merger or acquisition, launching a new strategy or implementing a new technology, HR has a critical role to play. Join us for a practical discussion on how to prepare and position your HR function to take a leadership role in organizational change.
• What it means for HR to be a change architect and the unique contribution HR can make during a major transformation.
• How to expand your organization's view of change and help key stakeholders understand HR's value in the change process.
• Best practices and common challenges for HR leaders preparing their teams for change.
• A tool to assess your HR department's strengths and weaknesses.
• Practical tips to build your team's change leadership capabilities.
-Silvia Masini, Managing Director, Organization Transformation & People, BPI group
-Emily Smith, Senior Manager, Organization Transformation & People, BPI group
Silvia Masini is the Managing Director of Organization Transformation & People with BPI group. Silvia brings over 25 years of experience in leading and advising organizations on organizational change and transformation, as well as developing and delivering human capital and HR strategies and solutions. In Silvia's role as Managing Director, she leads BPI group's Organization Transformation & People practice, working with and advising leaders on organizational transformation and change, cultural alignment, operational effectiveness, and structure/role design. Her primary areas of expertise include organization effectiveness and alignment, talent development and engagement, culture change, operational excellence, process redesign, and M&A integration. Prior to joining BPI group, Silvia worked as Chief Human Resources Officer for a top 10 national accounting and financial services firm, where she led organizational transformation efforts in the context of a merger and held additional responsibility for leading the development and implementation of human capital strategies to attract, engage, and retain talent in order to achieve the firm's aggressive growth goals. Silvia holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Northwestern University.
Emily Smith is a Senior Manager in the Organization Transformation & People practice with BPI group. Emily brings a strong track record of helping clients address their human capital needs during major transformations. She has successfully managed projects with Fortune 500 and non-profit organizations across industries such as healthcare, financial services, professional services, manufacturing, marketing, and energy. Emily has deep experience in organizational effectiveness and talent management. She helps organizations navigate business shifts through change management, organization design, assessment and selection, succession planning, leadership development and competency modeling. In each engagement, she seeks to develop a strong, collaborative partnership with cross-functional leaders. Emily holds a bachelor’s degree in learning and organizational change and a minor in international studies from Northwestern University. She also is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).
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