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In the evolving landscape of modern enterprises, the role of CHROs is increasingly crucial in sculpting an organisation that is fit for the future. The Future CHRO programme is strategically developed to empower HR leaders with advanced strategies and insights, enabling them to be at the forefront of organisational change and digital innovation within the HR spectrum.
HR leaders will acquire a comprehensive understanding of the digital landscape, reshaping the HR function to be more adaptive and forward-looking. They will gain the skills necessary to lead with innovative digital strategies, driving transformation and guiding their organisations through the intricacies of the digital era.
Elevate your thinking to lead the HR function and advise and counsel the CEO to get your organisation future-ready
Drive synergy by integrating business strategy and human capital management
Design the organisation for a future in flux
Future-proof your role and bring the HR function to the forefront of corporate decision-making
Understand the financial impact of people-related business decisions
Engage managers to deliver exceptional employee experiences
Revisit comp & benefits strategies to address next-gen requirements
Help leaders lead from the front amid disruption
Retire, renew, and renovate legacy HR systems
Connect people’s data with business decisions by driving people analytics
Gain perspectives on self-leadership, global HR leadership and best practices
Learn to manage talent in a hybrid/ virtual model
Advance your career with high-impact networking and diverse industry perspectives
Is This Programme For You?
This programme is best suited for senior executives with 15+ years of work experience, on track to or ambitious of becoming a CHRO. Professionals aspiring to be trusted advisors to CEOs and CXOs with future-ready capabilities to drive business growth and digital transformation should attend this programme. Exposure to the fundamentals of business strategy, people systems, and processes would be an advantage. The programme is also beneficial to senior HR professionals holding VP, GM, CHRO titles to keep up to date with the latest advances in the discipline.
ISB Executive Education programmes are replete with distinctive teaching methodologies and an intense and challenging learning environment that pushes participants’ learning horizons beyond their pre-existing beliefs. Through lectures from distinguished faculty, local and global case studies, business simulations, and group discussions with extraordinary peers from a broad range of industries, regions, and functions, you will be equipped with the strategies, tools and insights required to transform your thinking and achieve ambitious business objectives. You will return to your organisation, fully ready to apply what you have learned. You will also take with you a rich network of relationships that will enrich your personal and professional lives long after you complete the programme.
The learning experience at ISB is a rich blend of on-campus classes, live virtual sessions, and self-paced online modules taught by the best minds in academia and industry.
Blended Programme: Our blended programmes combine in-person and live virtual learning. Our live virtual sessions deliver a rigorous and rich learning experience that is comparable to our in-person programs.
To ensure a dynamic and diverse batch profile, candidates will be evaluated based on multiple factors, including but not limited to:
Appropriate experience profile for this programme
Evidence of professional achievement
Industry and functional background
Motivation to participate in the programme and the ability to benefit from it
Ability to cope with the rigour of the programme
We admit candidates based on a rolling, space- available basis, and encourage you to apply as early as possible to secure your seat in the programme.
The On-campus sessions are subject to the evolving global situation. Programme content, dates, schedule, fees, delivery platforms, and faculty are subject to change. The programme fee includes food and accommodation at the ISB campus, or an equivalent facility based on availability.
Module 1: Business Strategy and Human Capital Management
Get an overview of strategic perspective and thinking
Familiarise yourself with the drivers of competition & strategy
Formulate strategy for multi-business corporations and MNCs
Explore strategies for the digital economy
Create a vision for the execution of your strategic roadmap
Shaping of strategy by CHROs for building people-centric organisations
Module 2: Organisation Design for the Future
Explore various forms of organisations and linkages to strategy
Learn about teams and coordination mechanisms (centralisation, decentralisation, flat and agile)
Reimagine organisations for the future – study the impact of work from anywhere, hybrid work, and digital transformation
Module 3: Business Finance Essentials
Revisit business finance essentials
Enhance your knowledge of financial statements and terminology.
Gain an understanding of how people-related business decisions impact financial metrics
Module 4: Talent and Leadership Development
Identify the right talent and build a pipeline of future leaders
Drive next-generation Performance Management and feedback systems through managers
Craft leadership development strategies and journeys
Design and deliver exceptional talent experience
Coach and partner people managers to design and execute a robust talent agenda
Leverage new-age talent ecosystems and reimagine careers
Module 5: Leading Culture and Change
Learn the building blocks of organisational culture
Renew and renovate culture
Learn theories and frameworks related to change management
Learn to execute organisation-wide change effectively
Understand the essentials of persuasion and influencing
Explore the role of CHRO as a change agent
Module 6: People Analytics
Connect people’s data to business decisions.
Study and appreciate successful use cases in people analytics
Gain a hands-on understanding of the latest people analytics tools and frameworks for insights and informed decision making
Module 7: Self-Leadership
Reimagine leadership in an age of disruption
Learn how to be an influential leader at work
Develop your leadership journey
Learn to find meaning at work through job crafting
Drive mindset transformation at the workplace
Usher in the new-age CHRO
Module 8: Global HR Leadership
Gain diverse perspectives of global HR leadership
Discover competencies of future global HR leaders
Understand the role of cross-cultural intelligence
Overcome challenges and gain insights into cross-border people management
Module 9: Future of Work
Gain an understanding of the post-pandemic perspectives on the future of work
Deep dive into organisation design considerations and choices (Work-from-Office/ Home/Anywhere), and hybrid work
How to make hybrid work, work
Learn how to collaborate, manage, and lead people in the virtual world
ISB faculty includes leading academics with credentials and teaching experience from top global business schools as well as accomplished practitioners who have managed large enterprises.
Professor of Organisational Behaviour (Practice), ISB; Programme Director - Future CHRO
Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship (Practice), ISB
Professor of Organisational Behaviour (Practice), ISB
Professor of Organisational Behaviour (Practice), ISB
Professor of Finance (Practice), ISB
Assistant Professor of Strategy, ISB
Adjunct Faculty, Singapore University of Management; Visitng Faculty, ISB
Professor of Management & Organisation; Visiting Faculty, ISB
After successful completion of this programme, you will be awarded an ISB Executive Education Certificate, formal recognition of your professional development.
ISB Executive Alumni
On successful completion of this programme, you will be awarded an official certificate from ISB Executive Education and become a lifetime member of the ISB Executive Alumni community.
You will also gain exclusive access to the ISB Executive Network, a community of over 49,000 executives and entrepreneurs.
In addition to the above, ISB Executive Alumni receive the following additional benefits:
Personal ISB Email ID
Access to the support team over the telephone
Access to ISB Executive Alumni Directory & Portal
20% discount on open executive education programmes
In addition to the above, ISB Executive Alumni are eligible to receive ongoing access to a variety of ISB research, information, and resources.