Weekly study3 hours
Discover how good HR practices can support organisations and their people
HR professionals look after the greatest creators of value (and risk) in organisations: their people.
On this five-week course, you’ll be introduced to the practice of HR, and develop essential skills to help further your career.
You’ll learn what HR means and how it helps organisations achieve business goals and strategic objectives.
Unpack workforce planning in human resources
You’ll delve into the evolution of the HR profession to understand which of the current practices are the most effective.
You’ll also explore the basic principles of workforce planning to ensure your organisation has the right people. Within this, you’ll understand employee recruitment to help bring people into the organisation, and retention to help ensure they stay.
Discover how you can lead performance management
Finally, you’ll find out about performance management, including reward and recognition, to improve employee engagement and support people in achieving goals.
Learn from the experts at the CIPD
By the end of this insightful course from the CIPD, you’ll have a deeper understanding of how to be an effective HR professional and have the skills to start a successful career in human resources.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Describe HR Professionalism and demonstrate an understanding of its importance to people and organisations
- Apply basic principles of workforce planning, including recruitment and retention
- Demonstrate understanding of performance management and how to get the best out of people
- Describe the role of HR in supporting an organisation in meeting its strategy and objectives
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for new or aspiring HR professionals, but may also be of interest to people responsible for people operations.
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