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Human Resources Diploma Course


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Summary

Price
£49 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
150 Hours
Qualification
No formal qualification
CPD
150 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price

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Overview

Aimed at beginners and those who wish to refresh and update their knowledge, this course provides a broad introduction to the many facets of human resources, and is designed to give you an understanding of a range of issues facing a typical HR manager in the UK.

What You'll Learn from the Course"The basic mission of human resources will always be to acquire, develop, and retain talent; align the workforce with the business; and be an excellent contributor to the business.”
- Edward L. Gubman, Journal of Business Strategy.

This course describes the impact having an effective HR department has on the health of any organisation, regardless of its size, and the core skills, key functions, and responsibilities of Human Resource Management (HRM). This includes an in-depth study of a mainstream area of the HR remit - Organisational Development (OD), which is central to improving organisational performance through increasing process efficiency and improving interpersonal relations.

It is part of the role of HRM to stress the importance of, and implement a strategy for, staff development within an organisation so that they may remain agile within their marketplace. The course explains this in detail, along with how to design effective training. You will also learn the various methodologies to set, track, and reach performance management goals for employees, which will, in turn, help a business to reach its objectives.

Successful companies are aware of the importance of the motivation and wellbeing of their employees. You will learn how a human resources department can go about advocating a company culture of nurturing employees and ensuring buy-in and job-satisfaction, and the massive impact this can have on organisational productivity. Wellbeing is not just about motivation, however, as the Human Resources Course explains the importance of adhering to up-to-date practices and procedures regarding discrimination and equality in the workplace and during the recruitment process.

Students are guided through the recruitment process and how to succinctly advertise positions and ensure the best candidate is selected. Also covered are the process of inducting a new recruit to the company and the importance of doing this, and what is involved in a contract of employment, the different contract types, and options for varying a contract.

Just as important as hiring the right people, is understanding why some employees leave and while others stay. The course discusses the reasons an employee may choose to cease employment and strategies that can be implemented to increase retention. Also covered are the reasons an organisation may wish to dismiss an employee and the processes to follow to ensure this is done fairly.

CPD

150 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Certification Service

Description

Who Would Benefit from the Course?

The Human Resources Diploma Course is aimed at beginners and those who have some knowledge or experience of human resource management but require a refresher course to consolidate and update their knowledge.

Successful completion of the course provides a good grounding prior to starting the professional pathway through the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, the UK’s professional body for human resource practitioners.

Certification

This course is certified by the IANLPC (International Association of NLP & Coaching) and the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), both of which are internationally recognised organisations. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses. The IANLPC is a global support network for NLP Professionals and coaches, including the fields of Life Coaching, Hypnotherapy Business Coaching, Leadership, Nutritional, CBT, Personal Development and Holistic Therapy.

Who is this course for?

anyone

Requirements

none

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