HR for non HR Professionals

Human Resources for non HR Professionals

HR

Credits: 30
Level: 4
Duration: 4 days taught sessions

Increasing numbers of organisations are devolving Human Resource management responsibilities, such as recruitment, performance management, discipline and grievance to line managers.

The following areas will be covered during the module:

  • The functions and activities of HR Fundamentals including employment, legislation and general good practice.
  • The role of line mangers in implementing HR processes.
  • Personal strengths and areas for development related to the HR function.
  • Recruitment and selection activities, including policies, processes, and job descriptions, as well as the variety of approaches to recruitment interviews.
  • Performance management, including the benefits of a system which is fit for purpose for your own organisation.
  • Discipline and grievance situations by understanding how following procedures step-by-step can help lead to a fair and safe outcome.

All employees that want a fuller understanding of the function of HR, especially those that manage others.

  • This module should result in improved performance for your organisation, and help to ensure compliance  with legislation.
  • It will also develop a fuller understanding of the function of HR, the various elements that make up its successful operation and relate them to your own organisational needs.
  • Apply their learning to the practical workplace environment in order to facilitate improved performance.
  • It is important to note that during your period of study you will be supported by a designated tutor.
  • Once you have successfully completed the module you will gain 30 credits that you can put towards further study.
  • It is important to note that during your period of study you will be supported by a designated tutor.
  • Once you have successfully completed the module you will gain 30 credits that you can put towards further study.

The module is supported by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government. For details on funding subsidies, please contact gwlad@uwtsd.ac.uk