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Introduction to Modern Human Resource Management - Revised

Learn how to effectively manage your organization's human resources as well as recruit and train your ideal team.

Human Resources
Free Course
This free online Introduction to Modern Human Resource Management course will teach you how to strategically manage your HR responsibilities so that your organization can achieve its objectives and goals. This is one of the core factors that contribute to the success of an organization, as maximizing employee performance is essential for driving a company forward. Acquire effective HR management skills to power organization-wide success, today!





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The course begins by introducing you to the seven main roles that Human Resource Management plays in an organization and how they can have an impact on the success of a company. The course will then teach you the fundamentals of recruiting and hiring processes, which includes how to develop a job analysis, a job description, and job specifications. You will then learn about the important procedures involved in the selection process of an employee.

Next, you will study the main factors involved in choosing your ideal team, which includes criteria development, application and resume review, and the most important interview styles and techniques. You will learn why a compensation plan is used to motivate employees to work at their peak performance and improve their morale. The course will then discuss the key concepts involved in compensation planning such as providing the right salary, holiday pay, health benefits, and retirement packages.

Every business manager need to be equipped with the right knowledge in order to propel the organization and everyone in it to succeed. Effective human resource management skills are a core part of this knowledge. By the end of this course, you will have learned some professional and powerful human resource skills, which help you drive your company's success. These are great skills, so check out the course today, and keep your professional development moving forward.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the seven main responsibilities of HRM managers
  • List the seven main areas of HRM focus
  • Determine current and future human resource needs
  • Explain the need to alter strategic plans and goal settings as the internal and external environments change
  • Discuss why diversity and multiculturalism are important to the success of organizations
  • Outline the recruitment and selection process


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