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Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

Open University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    OCT-20, FEB-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

If you’re at the start of your a HR career in HR, or aspire to enter the HR profession, or are in a line management position this qualification could be what you’re looking for. It combines an exploration of HR management strategies with opportunities to build skills essential for practitioners. You will develop your understanding of the role of the HR professional, the nature of professionalism and approaches to addressing ethical dilemmas. Throughout your studies, you will be encouraged to explore the challenges facing a rapidly changing profession in a global economy, and consider the relevance of theory to practice in a variety of geographical and sectoral contexts. You will also develop the skills and understanding needed to address business and change management issues and to work at a strategic level.

Key features of the course

  • Provides a thorough grounding in human resource management
  • A strong emphasis on practice-based learning
  • Develops the people management skills essential for HR work such as interviewing, coaching, managing conflict and managing performance

Career relevance

This qualification provides knowledge and skills relevant to HR practice in the workplace. It will also provide training in academic skills that will prepare you for future study in the field of HR.

More generally, by studying a postgraduate business qualification you can expect your salary to increase and for it to have a positive impact on your career progression, as well as bringing improvements to their organisation.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 4,410overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Open University

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    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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