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Fundamentals of Human Resources - Revised 2017

Human Resources
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Learn about the role human resources plays in modern businesses in areas such the employment circle, recruitment and training.
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    1-2 Hours
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  • Certification

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Human Resources is a key component in successful organizations and businesses and the course Fundamentals of Human Resources introduces you to the various functions of HR in organizations 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.

The course begins by reviewing the factors that influence the workforce, including strategies for motivating employees, and the role the HR manager plays in implementing these strategies.

The course reviews the employment cycle and looks at factors such as training employees, employee recognition and rewarding employees. It describes in detail important responsibilities of HR staff such as job analysis, recruitment, selection, contracts, and termination of employment.

Next, the course also examines different management styles and how to deal with potential conflict between management and employees. Change is a constant in HR and the course explains why HR staff must be aware of continual changes in areas such as technology, legislation, and workplace employment conditions.

This course will be of great interest to all learners who would like to learn more about the role HR plays and who are interested in HR as a career.

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the factors that influence the workforce, the role of the human resource manager, and the strategies for motivating employees.
  • Describe the employment cycle, including recognition, rewards, planning, job analysis, training, recruitment, selection, contracts, termination and more.
  • Describe employee relations, the different management styles, key performance indicators, and potential conflicts between management and employees.
  • Explain how to manage important changes such as technology, legislation, and workplace employment conditions.

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Course Reviews

one year ago

thanks very much its quite inspiring studying with this program

Nelson  Marcos M.
one year ago
Nelson Marcos M.

excellent learning resources and organised learing programs

Debabrata M.
one year ago
Debabrata M.

Very Good.

Audith J.
one year ago
Audith J.

Thank you, the course was an absolute reminder of things I did in my degree program. The course was set to provide food for thought and allow participants/business to revisit or verify all stages of compliance in the human resource management processes.

Oussama B.
one year ago
Oussama B.

it was very helpful course and i work very hard to accomplish it. THANKS Alison Team.

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