HRBP Development Assessment

HR Business Partners are among the most pivotal HR professionals in your organization.
Are you confident they have the right skills for the future?

The HRBP is a challenging and visible role. HRBPs must successfully build coaching, trusted advisory, and partnering relationships with business leaders and HR peers across the organization. They perform strategic work that demands business acumen as well as a broad understanding of core HR.

The HR knowledge required today often delves deeper into more advanced areas such as talent planning, talent risk management, and people analytics. Are your HRBPs equipped with the necessary skills for today— and the future?

i4cp’s HRBP Development Assessment:

  • Defines the key areas of successful HRBP performance
  • Identifies existing strengths and development needs for individual HRBPs
  • Pinpoints common areas for improvement across an HRBP community
  • Provides a wealth of resources to upskill HRBPs quickly and effectively


  • Improved support for the business
  • Better effectiveness and efficiency of key HR resources
  • Greater job satisfaction and career growth for people in the HRBP role

i4cp’s HRBP Assessment Model™

Utilizing a model based on a combination of input from senior HR leaders, industry experts, and i4cp research, the assessment covers six major areas for HRBP development:

  • Business acumen
  • HR knowledge and expertise
  • Relationship and interpersonal skills
  • Consultation and influence
  • Talent planning and risk management
  • People analytics

Multi-Rater Assessment

Using an online multi-rater tool based on i4cp’s model, HRBPs receive developmental feedback from key contacts, such as business unit leaders, peers in HR COEs, their managers, etc.

The assessment produces a personalized report that speaks directly to the skills/and skills gaps of each individual.

HRBPs also benefit from a personalized consultation, which provides developmental resources curated from i4cp’s research database—all designed to advance HRBP knowledge and capabilities.

Reporting and Analysis

i4cp's HRBP Development Assessment™ is designed to stand alone or be integrated into existing HRBP development initiatives. It provides both individual and aggregate reports showing results for groups of HRBPs across the enterprise, with detailed analysis for future development.