Effective Business Partnering (1 of 4) – Becoming a Business Partner


This is the first in a series of 4 webinars which will explore the various elements required to become an effective business partner.

A business partner provides more than just required services and / or fixes problems when they arise. Business Partnering is about developing a trust-based relationship with your business leader that allows for interactions focused on still supporting the business but also growing the business.

In this session, Gavin Freeman will outline different components of the Business Partnering Capability Model and lay the groundwork for you to enhance your relationship with your business lead.

We explain why effective business partnering requires that you:
• develop a deeper understanding of your skill set and
• apply the right mindset in bringing those skills to bear
• understand the agenda
• know the decision-making process of your business lead

Webinar Learning Outcomes:
Attendees will gain a conceptual understanding of the Business Partnering Capability Model, providing a practical framework to add value and develop a productive relationship with their business lead.

Suited to:
Finance professionals.

Presenter Bio: 
Gavin Freeman is the Director of Business Olympian. His background is diverse as it is unique – He is a fully registered psychologist with experience in both the sporting and corporate world. He has held a director’s position within a large consulting company as well as an internal head of HR. His 18 years of experience in human capital consulting has been with blue-chip organisations across numerous industries. He is a trusted advisor to numerous executives and works closely with senior teams to promote efficiency, effectiveness and ability to perform in a crisis.

Gavin was also the team psychologist for the Winter Olympic Team in Torino 2006 and the 2000 Sydney Paralympic Games. The 2003 Tongan World Cup Rugby Team has also been a highlight. He is a regular contributor to a variety of TV, Radio and Print media agencies and an in-demand conference keynote speaker.

You will be provided with:
• PowerPoint presentation slide deck
• Any Supporting documentation
• Webinar Recording to view multiple times for up to 6 months
• An opportunity to ask questions to the presenter

It takes more than being ‘good with numbers’.

  • Webinar Recording
    • PD hours: 1
    Stream this recording multiple times at your convenience.
    • $180.00 incl. GST

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Our webinars operate on a 'one-connection-one-fee' basis so you can have your whole team participate for one cost effective price and claim CPD points.


Like the topic but can’t make the time? Register for the Live Session and you’ll receive the Recording regardless! You can watch it as many times as you like for up to 6 months. You will also receive Supporting Documentation.