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Navigating the 4IR (4th Industrial Revolution) Wave: Top 10 Trends to Stay Ahead

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Human Resource Development
Anthony P. Howard, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
1 Hour


The world of work is in a state of unprecedented transformation. The 4th Industrial Revolution, powered by technologies like artificial intelligence, automation, and big data is reshaping industries and redefining the skills and roles needed for future success. This isn't just about knowledge – it's about transformation. Get ready to reimagine the role of HR as a driving force of organizational success in the 4th Industrial Revolution.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Rethink HR's Strategic Focus: Understand the evolving business needs driven by the 4th Industrial Revolution. Learn to align HR strategies for maximum organizational impact.
  • Reshape Company Culture: Build a culture of agility, innovation, and continuous learning to help your organization stay competitive. Develop strategies to attract, retain, and upskill the talent needed in the new era of work.
  • Revitalize Your Skillset: Identify the vital competencies HR professionals must master to lead in the digital age. Develop a personal plan to build skills in data analytics, tech-savviness, and change management.

Major Subjects
  • Human Resources Strategy
  • Leadership Development
  • Employee Engagement
  • Change Management

Course Materials


Anthony P. Howard, SPHR, SHRM-SCP's Profile

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Anthony P. Howard is an HR Leader who works with HR professionals at all levels in finding the value and pathway to certification. He believes that you can increase your confidence, marketability, and value through the power of certification.

Anthony is an experienced strategic HR Business Partner with a 20+ year history of progressive success piloting large-scale, global initiatives driving organizational change and goals in diverse environments from highly regulated FDA medical devices & biotech industries to unionized manufacturing environments.

His most notable accomplishments include developing, implementing, executing, and ongoing administration of comprehensive and inclusive Global Talent Management Programs (Leadership Development, Performance Management, Succession Planning, Talent Review, Merit Planning), including technology (ADP WorkforceNow, SAP SuccessFactors). He has led global integration efforts, including due diligence and first-day activities. He successfully led a union avoidance effort for a large plant whose employees were targeted by a direct mail campaign. He also created and led an HR Shared Services organization.

He also has led positive culture shifts with his contributions to and through DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) initiatives. He co-led the formation of corporate-wide ERG (Employee Resource Group) initiatives and has been pegged to speak on the topic on webinars, panel discussions, and online courses.

Anthony has incorporated a passion for the learning and development of others into his entire career. He is the founder of HR Certified, LLC. He has held HR Certification since 2009 and currently holds both the SPHR and SHRM-SCP designations. Additionally, he has earned the Leadership Development & Succession Strategist (LDSS) designation from Human Capital Institute (HCI).

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For HR Professionals
Course Developer HR Certified

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy Please contact Jessica Vieira with any complaints at, (617-519-6790).
Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based 

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Please contact the HREN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer. 

SHRM Accreditation Information HR Education Network is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for PDCs. See the course registration page for more information on number of credits and credit types.  For more information about certification or recertification, please visit
HRCI Accreditation Information HR Education Network is a recognized provider of recertification credits. HR Certification Institute® pre-approved this program for credits towards aPHRTM, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRiTM and SPHRiTM recertification.  See the course registration page for more information on number of credits and credit types.  

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