Participate in the only training provided to Public Sector HR Executive Leadership.

The pathway to becoming an IPMA-HR Certified Executive (IPMA-CE)

Are you a high-level HR Professional looking to further develop an executive approach to HR Management? 

IPMA-HR’s newest course offering will provide three days of in-person learning through lectures and activities designed to enhance practical application within your own organization in our new HR Executive Leadership Program.

The training allows public sector HR leaders to:

  • Deepen and Embody Their Leadership Vision
  • Navigate the Political Terrain
  • Develop Executive Perspective
  • Transform Strategy to Action


Module 1 – Deepening and embodying your HR leadership vision – Business Acumen, Strategic Orientation, Innovation

  • Be able to articulate the “why” for each of the lenses
  • Understand the operational realities of each of the three lenses

Module 2 – Navigating the Political Terrain

  • Communicate with directors/elected officials to create buy-in.
  • Art of influence and collaboration/coalition building
  • Understand the needs of stakeholders and neutralize opposition
  • Systemic approach to stakeholder/organizational needs

Module 3 – Developing Executive Perspective

  • Systems thinking approach to HR
  • Framework for Executive Road Map
  • Customer Feedback
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Gap Analysis/Brutal Facts Assessment

Module 4 – Transforming Strategy to Action

  • Creating an HR Strategic Plan
  • Developing Goals & Initiatives
  • HR Work plan
  • Accountability metrics – defining outcomes and measuring success
  • Communications Plan
  • Change Management

Module 5 – Individual Development Plans/Capstone Project

  • Program Recap
  • Individual Development Plan
  • Capstone Project instructions and timeline

Who should participate?

HR Director or Deputy Director

Manager who supervises employees and is in charge of core HR functions



Member: $1500

Non-Member: $1600

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