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Human Resource Management Short Course

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The Human Resource Management short course is an entry-level introduction to HR for those interested in a career in Human Resource Management and those whose work brings them into contact with HR matters.

Why choose this course?

From practical topics such as recruitment, remuneration and administration, to more theoretical components such as fostering good employee relations; this Human Resource course is the ideal way to develop HR knowledge and expertise.

Delivered over 10 weekly evenings in central London, our Human Resource Management short course provides students with a solid foundation for understanding the role of HR in organisations.

Course overview

The hands-on, practical approach in the course provides students with the key tools and skills to make the most of the opportunities and gain a good understanding of HR procedures.

Topics include:

  • The role of human resources in organisations
  • Recruitment and interviewing techniques
  • Human industrial relations
  • Training and development
  • Remuneration and administration.
  • “ The tutor is a great professional, he loves what he does and really motivates people. He is very helpful and always willing to help. It has been a great experience! ”

    Nuria Nunez Dominguez

    Former student

  • “ Very informative course with a lot of theoretical input, yet also including practical case studies. And all squeezed in to only two hours a week! ”



What will I learn?

What will I learn?

Over the course of 10 weekly evening classes on the Human Research Management course, you will learn to:

  • Understand the importance of human resources and their management within organisations;
  • Become aware of alternative approaches to the management of people with an organisation;
  • Appreciate the technical competencies (knowledge and techniques) in the control and management of human resources with due cognisance of legal requirements;
  • Recognise the importance of good employee relations;
  • Understand the job brief design: analysis/specification/description/recruitment and selection methods.



English requirements

Applicants must be proficient in reading and speaking in English.

Teaching & assessment

Teaching & assessment

Informal assessment will take place through group discussion and class room activities as guided by your tutor.

Recommended reading

Recommended reading

  • Armstrong, M (2009) Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, Kogan Page

Tutor information

  • Saud Ahmad

    Saud Ahmad is a marketing consultant providing services to business clients and holds a Masters degree in International Business from London Metropolitan University.

    His work focuses on how leaders, brands and organizations learn to communicate by telling their stories of identity. He regularly consults with executives from a variety of fields to help create marketing solutions in today's business environment.

    Saud currently teaches marketing at different educational institutions in the UK and Europe.

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