Fundamentals of Human Resources - Revised 2017
Learn about the employment cycle, recruitment, and training with this free online human resources course.
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The Fundamentals of Human Resources course begins by reviewing the factors that influence the workforce and strategies for motivating employees. It will then cover the duties of an HR manager in implementing these strategies. The course will then teach you the most important considerations of the employment cycle, including employee training, recognition, and rewards. It also describes in detail the important responsibilities of HR staff such as job analysis, recruitment, selection, contracts, and termination of employment.
As you progress through the course, you will study the different human resources management styles and how to deal with potential conflicts between management and employees. Change is constant in HR, so the course explains why HR staff must be aware of continual changes in areas of technology, legislation, and workplace employment conditions. This will get you ready to embrace any positive change that affects HR practices when you are a full-time HR professional.
If you want to work as staff or manager in a HR department, you are on a rewarding career path. This course will help you to learn more about the responsibilities as well as the qualities of effective human resources personnel. This will kick off your career journey and help you to talk the talk of an informed HR professional. So why wait? Check out the course today, and start moving forward.
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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Each of the online human resources courses on Alison are free, as are all of Alison's online courses. Alison's learners do not have to pay anything to take these courses unless they want a digital or physical copy of the course certificate.
Alison's free online HR courses will help you understand the fundamentals of this practice a lot better. HR is of utmost importance in every organisation, as this department works towards enhancing productivity and harmony of the organisation. By recruiting the right kind of people, mentoring and training them, HR professionals make a great contribution to the business. This course can help you enhance your career as a HR professional and also add value to your existing HR knowledge base.