Programme Structure of Certificate in Human Resource Practice by CIPD
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Module I (2 days)
Introductory Workshop and Professional Development
- Understand the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be an effective HR practitioner, whether the role is generalist or specialist.
- Learn how to deliver timely and effective HR services to meet organisation’s needs.
- Be able to reflect on own practice and development needs and maintain a plan for personal development.
Module II (2 days)
Managing, Recording, Analysing and Using HR Information (1 day)
- Understand what data needs to be collected to support HR practices (data accuracy), data management in all areas of HR (planning, recruitment, selection, performance and reward management, absence
management, disciplinary and grievance procedures).
- Learn how HR data should be recorded, managed and stored (manually or electronically) and its legal implications.
- Be able to interpret and analyse HR information and present findings clearly and accurately to support decision making.
Understanding Organisations and the Role of HR (1 day)
- Understand the purpose of an organisation and its environment.
- Understand the structure, culture and function of an organisation.
- Understand the role of HR operations within an organisation and how HR activities can support the organisation.
Module III (3 days)
Job Analysis (1 day)
- Be able to explain the principles, purposes and practice of job analysis and job design, articulate the purpose of disaggregating jobs into component parts and contribute to the process.
- Explore additional ways how job analysis is used, including but not limited to recruitment, selection, job evaluation and equal pay.
Resourcing Talent (2 days)
- Introduction to the resourcing and talent planning process, understanding the factors that affect an organisation’s talent planning, recruitment and selection policy.
- Identify appropriate recruitment and selection methods and benefits of attracting a diverse workforce.
- Writing job descriptions, job advertisement process, shortlisting, face-to-face or telephone interviews, job offers and rejection letters.
- Key legislation for recruitment and selection.
- Good practice in employee induction and retention.
Module IV (2 days)
Performance and Reward Management
- Understand how motivational theories and associated tools can be used and can have a positive impact on the business objectives.
- Good practice related to performance management reviews and the role of financial and nonfinancial benefits, determinants of reward decisions.
- Learn how to conduct and reflect upon a performance review.
Module V (1 days
Change within Organisations
- Identify the main factors that must be considered in the change process and understand why the organisation needs to change – internal and external factors.
- Understand the impact of change on employees and the role of HR, analyse how people respond to change.
- Explore different ways of managing change.