Conducting HR audit entails a detailed analysis of HR policies, practices, procedures of the organisation and ascertaining whether it aligns with the organisational strategy and purpose. Further the audit process involves benchmarking the systems against best practices across organisations of similar size and industry. The areas covered under the HR audit include, but not restricted to employee relations, performance management systems, compensation system, record keeping, employee health and safety, legal compliance and so on. The program aims at developing the capabilities of the participants to conduct an in depth audit of HR systems in their organisations by providing detailed inputs on the process of HR audit through case studies.
In the contemporary business world the role of HRM is considered to be strategic, where HR is seen as a business partner, involved in designing and implementing organisational policies and striving towards organisational goals. The onus, thus, is on HR department to accomplish more with less and to add value to the organisation. To ascertain if HR is contributing to the organisational goals and if so, how, we need to clearly assess and demonstrate the impact of HR policies and practices on the organisation HR audit, to say the least, enables the organisation to assess the effectiveness of HR.
The importance of HR audit, however, extends much beyond assessment of HR function. It indeed sets the way of transforming the HR systems and processes and enhances the alignment between HR and the organisation. HR audit identifies the strengths and the weaknesses in the HR systems, paving the way for potential improvement in design and implementation of HR.
HR as investment centre
Multiple approaches to HR Audit and its organizational implications
Understanding the Audit process
Posing the right questions
Data collection- The role of Qualitative and Quantitative data
Data analysis- Qualitative and Quantitative methods
A mix of senior, middle and junior managers involved in HR policy design in organization and having key decision making responsibilities.
The programme will use a mix of case studies, lecture sessions and exercises. Participants are encouraged to engage in active interaction through classroom discussions and presentations.