Human Resource (HR) Management online short course

Course starts: 7 November 2016
Registrations close: 1 November 2016
Course fees: R13,500
Course starts: 9 January 2017
Course fees: R13,500

Why this course?

Human Resource (HR) Management is an increasing priority for organisations as they compete to attract, engage, develop and retain the right employees. In a diverse and fast-paced work landscape, HR professionals face many challenges in satisfying employees’ increasingly complex work needs, while ensuring that the talent of the organisation is strategically organised and motivated to achieve the organisation’s goals. As such, there are now many exciting career opportunities for those with an up-to-date and practical HR skill set.

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Course overview

This highly practical 10-week online short course will give you the opportunity to explore the theory and practical application of various HR activities. This includes the design and implementation of systems, policies and procedures, compliance with statutory requirements, organisational health, talent recruitment, engagement, development, and retention.

Is this course for you?

The UCT HR Management short course is a good fit for you if you’re a people’s person and you want to move your career into this rewarding field, but need a set of skills and the confidence to get you there. If you already work in HR or are in an HR, operations, or project management-related role and want to better understand HR to add to your current role, or steer your career into HR Management, this course will give you the practical skills to do so.

What you will learn

  • Orientation module Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Module 1 An Overview of Human Resource Management
  • Module 2 Human Resource Management and Statutory Requirements
  • Module 3 Human Resource Systems, Policies and Procedures
  • Module 4 Recruitment, Selection, Assessment and On-boarding
  • Module 5 Performance Management
  • Module 6 Human Resource Management as the Custodian of Change
  • Module 7 Employee Wellbeing and Organisational Health and Safety
  • Module 8 Facilitating Training and Development
  • Module 9 Rewarding, Incentivising and Retaining Employees
  • Module 10 Strategic Human Resource Management

Your success team

Getsmarter john wilter


Training & Personal Development Specialist

John Wilter has been involved in the areas of Human Resources, Organisation Development, and Management and Leadership training and consulting for more than 25 years, at all levels and across a wide variety of industries. During his earlier career, he held senior training management positions in some large SA organisations, including Anglo American Corporation and Engen Petroleum Ltd. He has researched, developed, customised and facilitated training programmes and sessions for companies throughout South Africa, Asia, Europe and Australia. 

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