Human Resources Diploma Course

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What Will You Learn?

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.

"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 work-place and during the recruitment process.

Student 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.

Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 1: What is Human Resource Management?
  • Part 2: HRM: Key Functions and Responsibilities
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: What is Organisational Development?
  • Part 2: Analysing drivers for change
  • Part 3: Change Models
  • Part 4: Deming Model: Plan Do Check Act
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Learning Organisation
  • Part 2: The Learning and Development Strategy
  • Part 3: Training Design
  • Part 4: Digital Learning
  • Part 5: Learning Transfer
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: What is Employee Engagement?
  • Part 2: What Drives Employee Engagement?
  • Part 3: A history of motivation theory
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: What is Performance Management?
  • Part 2: Main Tools for Performance Management
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: Equality and Diversity
  • Part 2: The Equality Act 2010
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Part 1: What is Recruitment?
  • Part 2: Attracting applications
  • Part 3: Employment offer
  • Module 9 Assessment
  • Part 1: What is a Contract of Employment?
  • Module 10 Assessment
  • Part 1: Turnover
  • Part 2: Improving Staff Retention
  • Module 11 Assessment
  • Part 1: Dismissal
  • Part 2: Constructive Dismissal
  • Part 3: Redundancy
  • Templates
  • Module 12 Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This 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.

Accreditations

The Human Resources Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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