Honing leadership capabilities through an immersive program experience with a focus on the future of work.
Srividya Srinivasan is a dedicated human resources professional with over 16 years of experience in IT and the ITES industry. An expert in managing recruitment at various levels for new or established organizational setups, she has the ability to work with the senior management team to integrate HR functions driving corporate goal attainment. Through her career she has worked with brands such as HCL, Valgen Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Doyen Systems PVT Ltd. and more and gained experience in recruitment, performance management, organizational development, people policy design/implementation, resources allocation, employee relations and performance appraisal. She participated in the pioneering cohort of NUS HRLP in 2022 and shares her experience of the program.
How was your program experience?
The 6-month NUS Global HR Leadership Program was an immersive experience for me. The great thing is that it is designed in a way that it helped me develop a keen sense of what HR leadership looks like in the future of work. Unlike other programs, this program focuses heavily on opportunities for individuals to further develop their self-awareness as leaders of the current trend.
What are your views on the HRLP curriculum?
Overall the course curriculum is fantastic and is suitable for the current VUCA world. It helped me understand the importance of factoring in a digital mindset in the workplace and the role of HR in implementing a people strategy in the digital age. I was able to understand the digital strategy in an organization, as well as the impact of technology on people in organizations where emotional intelligence (EI) meets artificial intelligence (AI).
Digital transformation is not just about transforming the organization to digital, it is all about employee experience using our design thinking.
Another thing that really resonated with me was that thought leadership is not about technology, rather the core thought leadership areas include selflessness, compassion and empathy together with purpose, values and sustainability. DEI is not only supporting a diverse workplace but also equalizes opportunities across all areas of workplace life such as decision-making influence, access to sensitive information, career advancement, job security.
What impact did the learning journey have on your professional growth?
During my learning journey, I was able to build upon my leadership story within the context of my organization as well as the industry. The focused action plan that we worked on helped me to understand my core strengths as a leader and the areas where I need further development. I was able to ask myself and dive deep to build upon essential questions such as; what are the environmental and economic trends shaping the direction of the industry that I work for? How will these trends impact my organization? What is the call to action I have to take as a leader?
What is your overall takeaway?
I have learned that the human brain is capable of learning new things at any age, in any situation, under any work pressure, and with personal priorities. At the end of the course there was a case competition in which my group won first place. It was a completely new experience to learn and compete with other participants. This whole learning experience has given me a sense of fulfillment and happiness.
OCT, 2020 – SEPT, 2021
INDIA & UCLA CAMPUS
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DEC, 2020 – AUG, 2021
Hong Kong, New Delhi, London & Chicago
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The Global HR Leaders Program (HRLP) from the National University of Singapore Business School is a comprehensive leadership program for Global HR Leaders that is focused on the Future of Work and the associated opportunities for HR Leaders to strengthen and enable their organizations for the digital era.
APR, 2023 – DEC, 2023
UCLA CAMPUS (LOS ANGELES, USA)
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DEC, 2022 – NOV, 2023
INDIA & UC BERKELEY CAMPUS (CALIFORNIA, USA)
The Berkeley Executive Program in Management (Berkeley EPM) is a year-long distinguished general management program that prepares participants for the next level of leadership. Created to transform proven leaders into global executives ready to lead the charge, Berkeley EPM encourages reflection, enhances strategic thinking, and develops authentic leadership.
JAN, 2023 – DEC, 2023
INDIA & ONLINE
The UCLA Post Graduate Program in Management for Professionals (UCLA PGP PRO) is a comprehensive general management program for working professionals. The one-year program is focused on covering general management principles for high calibre professionals looking to grow by improving their management skills.
SEP 2022 – APR, 2023
MIT CAMPUS (CAMBRIDGE, MA, USA)
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ONLINE & LIVE ONLINE
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