HR Business Partner

The HR business partner works directly with business units within an organization. It marks a shift from the traditional way of running HR to a newer, more integrated role within each function of the business. They are typically involved with individual units within an organization, rather than just overall administrative duties. They work with department managers on developing a plan to hire the right people with the skills needed specifically for a job opening in that area. By working closely with department managers on a hiring strategy, an HR business partner has a better idea of the context surrounding each job opening. Rather than listing a generic job opening for an accountant, they understand the specific job duties as well as the goals a manager has for that position. Their work is directly related to current and future business success. They are concerned less with administration and compliance issues and more on how a strategic plan for employee recruitment and retention can improve the effectiveness of a business unit. In short, rather than being an administrative support position on employee issues, the HR business partner is an operational and strategic resource position.

With the shift to a business partner role, HR professionals are more active in working with that department manager on an overall strategy for hiring personnel. They know, in detail, what the manager hopes to achieve with the employee in that position and how it serves overall department goals.

Chartered Human Resources Business Partner ™ (CHRBP)

The Chartered Human Resources Business Partner ™ (CHRBP) credential is a professional benchmark that demonstrates the attainment of a defined level of technical knowledge in supporting the enterprise HR and organizational strategies, professional practice, and ethical behavior. It forms the basis of the assessment that applicants must pass to gain the Chartered Human Resources Business Partner ™ credential and inclusion in the Register of The Global Academy of Finance and Management® Certified / Chartered Professional. Individuals with several years of experience performing the role as a HR Business Partner are encouraged to acquire this certification. A guide book shall assist candidates to pass in the examination besides providing a valuable source of reference for an individual to excel toward becoming a Chartered Human Resources Business Partner. Take the challenges ahead with Chartered Human Resources Business Partner ™ certification.

GAFM Global Board of Standards issues the Chartered Human Resources Business Partner ™ Certification

Study method: Self-paced learning style with the aid of a Guide book “The Chartered Human Resources Business Partner”.  

Requirements:   i)  Degree in Human Resources or equivalent       ii) 3+ years experience as HR Business Partner or similar role    iii)  Pass the CHRBP examination 

HOW TO APPLY: To qualify for the Chartered Human Resources Business Partner ™ certification, you need to complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the Mandatory Candidate Information (MCI) 
  2. Complete the payment upon receipt of the invoice
  3. Take the exam when you’re ready

Examination: email to request the examination questions when you are ready to take the exam.  Examination comprised of 50 questions; Passing grade is 70%.  Course fee:   Includes Chartered Human Resources Business Partner certificate,  membership certificate, examination fee, and shipping. 

Mandatory Candidate Information : please include the Title of the Certification Course that you wish to apply in the subject line when submitting the following information and include a latest copy of your C.V. email to certification@gafm.com.my 

1) Full Name:     2) Shipping Address:     3) Name on Certificate:    4) Mobile number:

The GAFM International Board of Standards  is  the first graduate global Board of Standards for industry professionals to earn Accreditation under the TUV-OE European Standards for ISO 9001 Certification and ISO 29990 Certification. GAFM is also a chartered member of the CHEA  Council for Higher Education Accreditation – International Quality Group (CHEA/CIQG) Memorandum of Affiliation is designed to engage quality assurance and accrediting organizations in a shared effort to affirm and promote fundamental principles for higher education quality.  GAFM is listed as “International Board of Standards” in CHEA/CIQG.

Founded in 1988, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) is a global business education accrediting body and the first organization to offer accreditation to all levels of collegiate business educational degree programs from associate to doctoral.  ACBSP ignites a standard of excellence with an accreditation process based on the Baldrige Education Criteria for Performance Excellence. By evaluating aspects of leadership, strategic planning, relationships with stakeholders, quality of academic programs, faculty credentials, and educational support, ACBSP assesses whether or not business programs offer a rigorous educational experience and commitment to continuous quality improvement.

For more than 10 years, ACBSP and GAFM have benefited from a mutual articulation agreement.  The current agreement between ACBSP and GAFM International Board of Standards states: 

  • All ACBSP baccalaureate/graduate degree schools that have attained accredited status will be officially recognized by the GAFM with an educational and degree path toward certification eligibility. 
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  • ACBSP accredited business school programs are recognized as GAFM/AAPM eligible programs for credentials listed at GAFM.COM.MY

The GAFM has earned ESQ Accreditation along with ISO 21001 Certification for Educational Organizations.  

The GAFM AAPM IBS International Board of Standards is the first certifying body in the world to achieve these qualifications and certificates of ISO 9001 and ISO 21001.  

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