Human Resource Management

This introductory Human Resource Management course, run over two modules, will be of particular interest to staff that have recently been appointed to either a human resource role or department. The course has been designed to incorporate current best practice in Human Resource Management and recent developments in employment legislation.  It will be delivered online over two modules (one x two day workshop and one x one day workshop).

Introduction To Human Resource Management

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Key Facts

Delivery Method

This course has been modified for online delivery and will consist two x two and a half hour sessions on each of the three scheduled dates.  It will be remotely delivered through MS Teams and facilitated by subject matter experts.

This three-day introduction to HRM course is delivered over two modules. Module 1 is two days duration and Module 2 is one day.

Course dates are: 

  • Module 1*: 22-23 Oct 2020 | Module 2: 4 Dec 2020

*Please note change of previously advertised Module 1 dates of 26-27 October 2020

Commences

22-23 Oct 2020 & 4 Dec 2020 Bookings for this course close one week in advance of start date.

Key Facts

This programme can be delivered in-house for clients in a half-day or one-day Online Workshop format or face-to-face where the necessary COVID-19 related safety measures are in place. For details contact Eoin Smyth – esmyth@ipa.ie

Duration

Three Days

Fees & Enrolment

Fee: The cost of this course is €900 per person. (To be confirmed)

All IPA courses are subject to minimum participant numbers and bookings will typically close one week prior to the course start date. Bookings must be received in writing.

Central Bookings Office 
Institute of Public Administration
57-61 Lansdowne Road, Dublin D04 TC62
Tel: (01) 240 3666 | Fax: (01) 668 9135
Email: training@ipa.ie

Progression

Those wishing to further their studies in HRM, may wish to complete the following IPA Programmes:

CIPD Foundation Certificate in Human Resources Practice.

CIPD Foundation Diploma in Human Resources Practice.

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) - HRM

Bachelor of Business Studies (Hons) - HRM.

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The Programme

This introductory Human Resource Management course, run over two modules, will be of particular interest to staff that have recently been appointed to either a human resource role or department. The course has been designed to incorporate current best practice in Human Resource Management and recent developments in employment legislation.  It will be delivered online over two modules (one x two day workshop and one x one day workshop).

Who is this for?

This Introductory course will be of particular interest to staff who have recently been appointed to a Human Resource Management role or Department. 

It may also be of interest to: 

  • A HR / Learning and Development Administrator who is keen to learn more about the functions of HR
  • A college graduate that wants to close the gap between their academic knowledge of HR and practical application
  • An individual who is looking to improve their knowledge on the practices of HR with a thought on entering into the HR stream

The course provides a baseline for those that want to further their education in Human Resources. The Introduction to Human Resource Management is the start that can lead to other professional and academic qualifications that are also available at the Institute of Public Administration.

Additionally, this course can offer benefit to organisations by way of providing staff with knowledge and understanding of the role of Line Managers, alignment of business plans and objectives, and how and why performance appraisals are carried out.

Organisations and the HR function will also benefit from their employees understanding the correct policies and procedures of Grievance and Disciplinary procedures.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this training, participants will have:

  • A clear understanding of the broader scope and content of human resource management
  • An appreciation of the role of the human resource function
  • Knowledge of sources of further information relating to key areas of human resource management
Course Content

The online course will cover the following areas:

  • The Role and Contribution of Human Resource Management:
    • Understanding Customers and Stakeholders and their needs and expectations;
    • The Customer Service and Service Delivery Focus of HR Activities;
    • Roles and Responsibilities within HR;
    • Models of Human Resource Management.
  • Resourcing Talent and the HRM role in Recruitment and Selection:
    • Workforce Planning; 
    • Methods of Selection;
    • Ensuring Best Practice in Competency Based Selection Interviewing.
  • Performance Management & Development:
    • HR Role in developing and supporting Performance Management and Development in Organisations;
    • The Role of Learning and Development in Organisations.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Good Employee Relations:
    • The Roles and Functions of the Key Employee Relations / Industrial Relations Institutions and Processes;
    • Employment Law, including Contracts of Employment, Employer Duties, Equality and Dignity at Work (including Bullying and Harassment and Stress);
    • An overview of Grievance & Discipline handling in the workplace.
Other Information

This course can also be delivered in-house for clients in an online workshop format or face-to-face with groups of 8+ participants where appropriate safety measures and social distancing arrangements have been put in place.

For further details about delivering this course for your organisation, please contact Eoin Smyth  – esmyth@ipa.ie

Course Leader

The Introduction to HRM course will be lead and delivered by Eoin Smyth, Assistant HRM Specialist in the IPA's HRM Training Team.  Contributions will also be made by other members of the HRM Training Specialist Team over the duration of the course.

 

 

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