The Institute of Human Resource Professionals (IHRP) has announced a new partnership with BeNext to accelerate the business impact of HR professionals in Singapore. Under this partnership, HR professionals and employers in Singapore will be able to qualify for 10 IHRP recertification hours and skill badges by participating in five selected BeNext certification programmes.
The eligible programmes are:
Mayank Parekh, CEO of IHRP, said about the partnership: "There are major trends impacting the workplace today, from managing technological and generational shifts, to the more recent need to navigate the post-pandemic business environment. The way that HR needs to respond is rapidly evolving and that requires an urgent need to upskill and reskill in new capabilities. The partnership with BeNext in the key areas will significantly enhance our HR community’s capabilities to drive the much-needed change and transformation.”
Ester Martinez, CEO of BeNext, expressed her pride in this collaboration with the BeNext offering. “We are two organizations that share a common purpose and passion to impact the community of HR professionals. Investing in emerging skills is critical for HR leaders to accelerate business impact, innovation, and drive results. We are honored to work together with IHRP.”
IHRP was set up by the Ministry of Manpower, the National Trades Union Congress, and the Singapore National Employers Federation to professionalise and strengthen the HR practice in Singapore. The Institute has awarded certifications to over 5,000 HR professionals, onboarded over 450 corporate partners, and helped more than 1,000 companies with its Human Capital Diagnostics Tool.
BeNext was launched in June 2020 in response to the global shift in talent management and as part of the effort to support the HR community's transformation. BeNext offers 18 training programs on critical skills needed for the HR community to design and execute solutions to emerging business challenges, led by 86 trainers of 12 nationalities. Since its launch, BeNext has certified more than 5,000 participants from 32 countries.