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PwC's Academy is the CIPD Approved Center for providing professional qualifications in HR and L&D in more than 12 countries in CEE. Study CIPD curriculum with us.


CIPD is the professional body for HR and people development. They are the voice of a worldwide community of 140,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives.

CIPD have been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years. Through their expertise and research, they provide a valuable point of view on the rapidly changing world of work. And for their members they’re the career partner of choice, setting professional standards and providing the know-how to drive the HR and L&D professions forward.

CIPD is independent and not-for-profit and hold a highly respected Royal Charter. They exist to make work and working lives better. And at a time of unprecedented change they have the vision, agility and strength to make a real difference to their members, to businesses, to the economy and to all working people.

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CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management - Level 5

The CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management qualification is perfect for you if you enjoy developing and managing people. You will expand your knowledge of HR – helping you focus on what matters most to you. 

It is suitable for people with up to 10 years of professional experience who manage an HR professional area (e.g. recruitment, reward, talent management, employee relations, people analytics, etc) or work as HR Business Partners or lead the whole HR function and aspire to grow and make a bigger impact on business.

CIPD Advanced Diploma in Strategic People Management - Level 7 

The CIPD Advanced Diploma in Strategic People Management will give you the perfect platform to further develop your HR career. It will give you a broader perspective of the organisational issues facing HR, help you develop your ability to evaluate the effectiveness of HR models and practices and improve your planning, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Suitable for highly experienced people with 10+ years of professional experience who are at/are aspiring for the top strategic HR role, have strategic impact on their business, might operate in a complex or multinational environment.

What do our certified participants say?

  • "It’s basically a "must" for any HR person, who is interested in professional development and is keen to keep on with the pace of the changing environment we all are facing as HR Professionals."

    Andrea Rečková, HR Business partner, Slovenské elektrárne, a.s.

  • "The whole program gave me a huge knowledge about how HR professional can work in the most efficient way. This course showed me the frame of HR and I really think that I have learnt a lot of useful thing during my studies. "

    Szilvia, HR manager, Hungary

  • „This course allowed me to look at HR position from more strategical perspective. It made me think about what are we doing well in our organization and what are the aspects where we should improve.“

    Martina, HR manager, Production Company.

  • "The entire CIPD course has provided me great value and opportunity to learn relevant HR related matters. As part of the GLH requirements, I have realized how important is to be active and participate in HR industry events to stay on the top of the most updated trends and get insight of other industry specific challenges and achievements. "

    Rita, HR manager, Hungary

  • "Preparing Case Study was interesting, practical part of CIPD study. "

    Jana, HR lead, production company, CR

  • "CIPD CHRM programme was organized and delivered very professionally. Individual and group needs of the participants were actively monitored and taken into consideration. Lectures are relevant, current and in line with the latest trends in human resource management. Additionally, the topics cover a wide range of HR aspects. Programme calendar is designed in a way that makes it possible to fit into the busy personal calendars. Personally, this programme helped me to consolidate certain knowledge and practices, and to get to know and better understand areas in which I have not had experience so far.”

    Jelena Uscebrka Ilic, Learning and Development Manager, Lafarge BFC, Serbia

  • “CIPD CHRM program has systematically enriched my theoretical and practical knowledge in HR management. When writing assessment papers, I found out that some of the recommended literature was extremely useful and I continue to use it. Also, the experience and advice of lecturers and participants from other companies were of great help and importance when developing and upgrading the HR functions in my company, that only began to develop in that sense.”

    Ivana Bunjevac, HR Manager, Agro Fructus Group, Croatia

  • “CIPD is a great way to learn more, meet and extend your network, not only by learning and reading, but also through the exchange of opinions and different business cases and situations. Studying CIPD gave me invaluable experience – it made it possible for me to implement theoretical knowledge into the real life situations and strengthen my self-confidence about various HR topics.”

    Aleksandar Joksic, Head of Operations, British Council, Serbia

We asked some of our tutors what CIPD means to them in one word. See what they said.

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Vanda Šinková


We are truly enthusiastic about connecting and helping the HR professionals to grow into business people doing HR. Helping them and the HR profession to be recognised feels rewarding, inspiring and the right thing to do.


Victoria Bokusheva


CIPD is a professional qualification that opens more opportunities for people's careers, and helps them to make better choices for organisational development.


Svetlana Kruglova


CIPD for me is equal to professionalism, best international practices and passion for HR work. CIPD opens a door to the next stage of professional and personal development, and also helps you to find colleagues and friends.

Natalya Bekbatyrova

Natalya Bekbatyrova

"Knowledge Bank"

CIPD for me is a global organisation connecting HR minds to support and develop them as true professionals helping their organisations to achieve objectives they set. As a professional you see the trends, best practices and their evolution to address current challenges, which help to find a "best fit" in each particular case.


Andrea Szilágyiné Gombos


It is showing not only all directions, but also the comprehensive view of the complete scene of HR management. This CIPD training helps us to find our ways in HR management by understanding the interconnected network of different HR solutions and approaches.


Raluca Gadiuta


I find CIPD a space for sharing practices in HR - starting from the space cipd offers and the resources, to the experience in the classroom when you share experiences with others, best practices etc. also the experience as hr professional.


Vera Bogatykh


CIPD course is an outstanding opportunity for HR managers to share their experience and get access to market best practise.

Meyrick Stevens

Meyrick Stevens


CIPD represents to me personal & professional growth, within the context of a fast growing & developing profession.


Milana Malesev


Raising the level of professionalism and credibility of HR.


About The Academy

PwC’s Academy is the educational business of the global organisation PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Our Academy goal is to help our client's people develop greater knowledge, competence and expertise in areas of PwC's core business competence: finance, HR and management. Our foundation is our team of expert professionals and trainers who share their wealth of knowledge and practical experience gained within leading organisations operating around the world.

We offer a variety of training courses starting from core professional qualifications in financial and HR competencies through open enrolment public courses and including tailored training solutions for a specific client's management. We constantly adapt all our training solutions to meet the needs of modern business and tailor them to our client’s business context.

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Contact us

Vanda Šinková

CIPD Centre of Excellence Leader, The Academy, PwC Slovakia

Tel: +421 911 400 719