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HR Practices: Professional Skills for HR Specialists

HR Practices require skills in writing documents and leading effective interviews and appraisals.

Knowledge is only credible if it can be meaningfully and effectively applied.

This course is designed to audit and update your knowledge and to establish your value in the organisaiton  - be a competent and professional practitioner.

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Venue: Supply Chain Academy, Upminster, London (UK) Fee: £1,975 plus VAT - Book 4 delegates or more and save 20%

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Increasingly the role of the human resource professional requires them to be highly skilled and equally agile.  The demands from within the organisation will vary from day-to-day, from moment-to-moment and from one issue to another.  

No two situations are identical and yet HR professionals are expected to respond promptly, accurately and efficiently.  The HR professional is required to be someone rather like a juggler.
This course is designed for those people who wish to deepen their understanding and the application of some core HR practices. It focuses on the evolving roles that are expected of HR in today’s organisations. It will also dispel some myths about how the role could be by challenging some assumptions. 

Whilst the programme is predominantly designed to build skills there will also be an examination of the relationships with line managers, employees and other stakeholders
At the end of the course, participants will be better able to:
  • Describe the different roles that HR has to carry out to enable the smooth-running of the organisation
  • Explain the different responses that might take place to different requests from HRs customers
  • Take stock of the options available to be an effective and well-respected HR professional
  • Influence outcomes that lead to enhanced organisational effectiveness
  • Work on their own effectiveness through improved self-awareness and the construction of a personal improvement plan
  • Work with a range of tools that are critical to the smooth running of the company
Topics will include:
  • The changing roles of human resources in today’s organisations
  • Workforce planning principles
  • The fundamentals of motivation
  • Working in partnership with line managers in particular with:
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Inducting new employees
  • Managing performance, including handling underperforming employees
  • Working with external suppliers, including:
  • Recruitment agencies
  • Training providers
  • Organisational Development Consultants
  • Writing Role Specifications, Job Descriptions and the principles of Job Evaluation
  • Preparing for and conducting competency-based interviews in partnership with line managers
  • Reward and recognition that is aligned to the business strategy
  • Performance management
  • The key components of a good appraisal scheme
  • Extracting learning and development priorities
  • Core principles of career management and development
This course is available for in-house delivery if required.

This course will be conducted in the English language.

Testimonial from a satisfied participant

"A good HR programme for anyone looking to horne their skills in Human Capital development"
Omobolanie Imafidon, United Securities Ltd

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