Sign-up today to join over 5 million learners already on ALISON:

Fundamentals of Human Resources


Fundamentals of Human Resources

Fundamentals of Human Resources

Learn the important skills required when managing change and effective planning as a human resource manager.


Students: 25,217
Course Description

This free HR course introduces you to the world of Human Resources management (HRM) and is a useful introduction to those who wish to learn and understand more about the role it plays within organisations.


The lessons examine the various functions of HRM in organisations including responsibilities and objectives, the employment cycle, job analysis, recruitment and selection, and performance appraisal as well as employee relations, and managing change within the workplace.
Read More

Certification

To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to identify the factors that influence the workforce, the role of the human resource manager, the strategies for motivating employees and many other interesting concepts. You will have a good knowledge of the employment cycle, including recognition, rewards, planning, job analysis, training, recruitment, selection, contracts, termination and much more.You will know understand employee relations, the different management styles, key performance indicators, and potential conflicts between managment and employees.
Read More

You will effectively learn how to manage important changes such as technology, legislation, and workplace employment conditions.
Read Less


Manage a Group of Learners

Share This Course!

 
Module Title
Human resource management
The employment cycle
Employee relations
Managing changes to human resource management
Assessment

Study for Free at Your Own Pace! Start This Course

Background  
Course Rating (By Learners)
Course Title Fundamentals of Human Resources
Course # 227
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 9
Content Origin Australian School Curriculum
Course Description 

This free HR course introduces you to the world of Human Resources management (HRM) and is a useful introduction to those who wish to learn and understand more about the role it plays within organisations.


The lessons examine the various functions of HRM in organisations including responsibilities and objectives, the employment cycle, job analysis, recruitment and selection, and performance appraisal as well as employee relations, and managing change within the workplace.

License 
Release Date 18 April 2013
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only Low
Animation
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Post-Secondary
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
Marketing Information
Case Study We are currently seeking case studies for this course. Click here to Submit One
Course Advisor We are currently seeking subject experts regarding this course. Click here to become a volunteer subject expert advisor
Course Forum  View

Study for Free at Your Own Pace! Start This Course

  • Christopher Oburhie Nigeria It is a real eye opener to the world of human resource management. Precision points that can be applied in any organization and the impact will be felt positively. 2015-03-24 15:03:57
  • LEE RIPPERGER United States of America I thought the information provided was thoughtful and presented well. I knew most of the information; it was a good refresher. 2015-03-19 18:03:45
  • Erin Tomko United States of America Very good thought provoking lesson on the needs of employee's and managing changes in the human resources dept 2015-03-16 17:03:24
  • Katie Perry United States of America Never having the title myself, this gave me an real good insight of what goes on around the walls of the HR Department even though I was never oblivious to most of their responsibilities. Thanks again Alison. Great information to help with growth and knowledge in just about any field. I hope someday to have this title as I excel. 2015-03-06 20:03:07
  • KAY CARMEN MARIE KRAVCHUCK United States of America This was really a good entry level hands online human resources course. Great for those who are starting a career in this field. 2015-03-05 22:03:28
  • M.Pearl Taylor United States of America I found this course to be very interesting because of the economy outsourcing is a word the American workers do not like to hear.The hidden cost, the threat to security and confidentiality, quality problems, financial well being of the company. 2015-03-04 00:03:08
  • Anita Kirby United Kingdom A very useful and informative course. 2015-02-28 14:02:00
  • Gloria Jackson United States of America Very good introduction of Human Resources. 2015-02-26 05:02:12
  • Oluwatosin Odejobi United Kingdom HR managers are connected to every individual in an organisation from the top managers to the lower managers (including the CEOs) 2015-02-25 04:02:53
  • Maria Tetteh-dellafosse Italy Recruitment is very important so as the worker will know exactly what their are suppose to do on the job 2015-02-13 01:02:27
More Comments and Reviews >>

Study for Free at Your Own Pace! Start This Course

Free, Online Fundamentals of Human Resources Course.