Bradford S. Bell is the William J. Conaty Professor of Strategic Human Resources and Director of the Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies (CAHRS) in the ILR School at Cornell University. He received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Maryland at College Park and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Michigan State University. Professor Bell’s research and teaching interests include talent management, team development and effectiveness, and virtual work. He is a former editor of Personnel Psychology and a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and the American Psychological Association (APA).
This course is designed to expose you, the HR professional, to current practices and future trends in remote work and key "success factors" for remote work programs that you will be able to apply in your own organizations. Assess alignment of remote work with business goals, determine the best fit for your own organization and ensure measurable results. During the course, you will examine changes in leadership and technology to ensure a successful transition to virtual work environment.
Key Course Takeaways
- Demonstrate an understanding of the business and human capital implications of remote work
- Partner with multiple stakeholders (e.g, operations, real estate, finance, IT, legal) to build a company culture that supports remote work
- Develop effective remote work policies and agreements
- Screen and select employees for remote work
- Use internet technology (IT), particularly social media, to keep remote workers connected and engaged
- Prepare managers to lead in a virtual environment
How It Works
3-5 hours per week
100% online, instructor-led
Who Should Enroll
This course is intended for: HR Business Partners, HR General Manager, Business Leaders with large number of off-site or global reports, and Program Managers of Worklife Balance Programs.