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Introduction to the Role and Function of Human Resources.

The role of HR in organisations continues to evolve and develop. 

The role that human resource departments play needs to be flexible and able to adapt to differing circumstances and situations.

A 5-day course

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Venue: Supply Chain Academy, Upminster, London (UK) Fee: £1,975.00 plus VAT - Book 4 or more delegates and save 20%

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This introductory programme provides a foundation for those people who want to learn about the important role that the Human Resources dpartment fulfills in present day organisations.  The programme follows the entire employee lifecycle from selection through induction, managing performance, rewarding, developing into retirement.

The programme is designed for staff who are new to the HR function as well as HR practitioners who currently perform an operational role and want to gain a broader understanding of their role and contribution.

It is also suitable for those moving into HR and wish to explore the breadth and depth of HR activities
By the end of the programme participants will be better able to:
  • Describe the critical roles that HR can have in today’s organization
  • Make decisions about how their effectiveness can be enhanced
  • Work with a range of recruitment and selection methods
  • Explain the value and importance of a robust performance management process
  • Advise others on the range of methods that can be used to improve individual performance
  • Work more effectively with colleagues in HR, line managers and employees
Topics covered will include:
The Role and Purpose of HR in Today’s Organisation
  • The changing roles from Welfare, to Personnel, to the HR role in enabling business effectiveness
Getting the right people in the right place
  • Recruitment and selection methods
  • Job specifications and person specifications
  • Where to find the right people
  • The links between Job Profiles and Key Result Areas
Developing staff and enhancing performance
  • Identifying training and development needs
  • The role of HR and line managers in training and development
  • Introduction to competencies
  • Identifying and assessing external providers
Performance Management
  • Monitoring and evaluating performance
  • Appraisal systems: advantages and disadvantages
  • Role of appraisal in motivation, communication, etc.
  • Essential role of HR in the management of performance

This course is available for in-house delivery if required.

This course will be conducted in the English language.

Testimonial from a satisfied participant

"Highly beneficial to gain a better insight and understanding of the HR function"
Barbara Sullivan, Saudi Aramco, KSA

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