Strategic human resources and talent management - Workshop 2017

Strategic human resource management is an approach to managing human resources that supports long-term business goals and outcomes with a strategic framework. The approach focuses on longer-term people issues, matching resources to future needs, and macro-concerns about structure, quality, culture, values and commitment. Strategic HRM can encompass a number of individual HR strategies such as delivering fair and equitable reward, improving employee performance, and streamlining corporate structure. Strategic HRM is the overall framework that determines the shape and delivery of the individual strategies, systematically linking people with corporations by integrating HRM strategies into corporate strategies to deliver corporate value and goals.

Key topics covered:

  • Strategic Human Resources Management: What it takes?
  • Integration/linkage of corporate strategy and HRM strategy
  • Matching corporate strategy and HRM
  • Talent Management in Strategic HRM
  • Strategic HRM and corporate performance

Trainer profile:

Edmund Lam is a seasoned HR practitioner with the banking and finance industry and expertised in training & development, talent and leadership management, organisation development and HR management. He is the past president of the ASTD (now Assn for Talent Development) Global Network Hong Kong and holds postgraduate qualifications from the Leicester University of UK and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He serves the banking industry, HR field and the community via the platforms of HKIHRM, Immigration Dept and universities in Hong Kong. He is also a MBTI-accredited, DDI-certified, and 7-Habits certified trainer.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the growth and nature of strategic human resources management
  • Examine the integration/linkage of corporate strategy and HRM strategy
  • Identify the role of talent management in SHRM and relevant initiatives
  • Discuss the main perspectives on SHRM and corporate performance


This workshop is suitable for accounting professional and anyone who are interested in gaining knowledge in strategic human resources and talent management.

3 hours