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Diploma in Human Resources (HR)

Learn the important functions and practices of human resource professionals in this free online diploma course.

Publisher: Advance Learning
This course teaches you how to hire, train and motivate staff effectively. Human resource (HR) departments exist to create and maintain productive relationships between employees and their organizations. Sensitive HR management is essential to the success of any organization, making HR managers extremely important in getting the most out of employees. Sign up to polish your HR management skills and increase your value at work.
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    10-15 Hours
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This course covers the role of a human resource (HR) manager in depth. We begin by defining the eight core roles of human resources management (HRM) to establish the importance of a strategic HRM plan. We also review the key stages of the recruitment process and compare various recruitment strategies. We examine the selection process and compare different testing and selection methods.

The course then focuses on the instrumental role that training and development plays in the performance, motivation and retention of employees. We discuss the importance of performance appraisals and explain how HR professionals can manage poor employee performance. The course also illustrates how organizational cultures and strategies can affect ‘change processes’ within large and small institutions.

We then go through the professional processes and procedures for terminating the employment of staff who aren't performing at expected levels. Lastly, the course discusses how to apply motivational theories, management styles and retention strategies to motivate and retain staff. This diploma course suits anyone interested in HR as a career and can also help HR professionals to enhance their skills. Employees play a crucial role in the success of any organization so sign up to learn how to get the most out of them.

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