UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN

Human Resource (HR) Management online short course

Starts on 9 January 2017
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Course information

Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours per week
Price:
R13,500 | Options available
University:
University of Cape Town
Language:
English

Course Information

Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours per week
Price:
R13,500 | Options available
University:
University of Cape Town
Language:
English

Introduction

Draw the right talent and ensure that employees are strategically aligned toward the organisation’s goals.

Ensuring that employees are satisfied and engaged is challenging for human resource managers in today’s complex work environment. Moreover, recruiting and selecting the right talent is becoming increasingly competitive as the HR industry grows.

Set yourself apart as a human resource professional with this highly practical online short course designed for working HR professionals, those aspiring toward a career in human resources, and operations and project managers.

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What will set you apart

A certified skill set to make you the best HR manager possible:

  • Explore the theoretical and practical applications of HR activities
  • Create an empowering work environment to maximise and align workforce efforts
  • Design and implement human resource policies and procedures
  • Update your existing HR skill set, manage change, and maximise employee wellbeing and productivity
  • Enhance your career opportunities by improving your ability to do the same for others

Course curriculum

Only 13% of employees are engaged worldwide.1 Learn to use HR management techniques to increase engagement and, consequently, productivity and workforce morale, with this human resources management short course.

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

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.

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Kyle goate

“It has assisted me in further creating structure in the way I manage and lead a team. It’s also helped create a clear path in the right direction to becoming a more all-rounded manager and leader in my organization.”

— KYLE GOATE, HUMAN RESOURCE (HR) MANAGEMENT ONLINE SHORT COURSE

Your success team

In collaboration with the world's top-tier universities, we design online short courses around the insights of experienced faculty members and authoritative industry experts. On the course, you can expect to learn from these specialists via online video lectures, which will be accessible to you anywhere, any time.

Readiness test

This Readiness Test will help you assess your preparedness for this course by asking you a few quick questions relating to time management, technological requirements, your expectations, and the subject matter level - to help you confirm that this online course is the right fit for you.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts on 9 January 2017.
Too soon for you? Register now for the next presentation that starts on 6 February 2017

Still have a question? These may help

WILL I HAVE THE TIME?

GetSmarter’s learning model is designed to help you as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course work is broken up into weekly, manageable bite-sized modules, with incremental deadlines, designed to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the legroom to work when it suits you best.

At the beginning of each week you’ll be presented with all the lectures, notes and assignments necessary for completion.

You also have access to your Course Coach who will help you set goals and track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative requests you might have.

WHAT ARE MY PAYMENT OPTIONS?

You have four payment options available to you, depending on the length of your course:

You can pay your tuition fees in full before the course starts.

You may opt for a two-part payment plan for courses shorter than 9 weeks. You’ll be able to pay your fees in two parts, spread over the duration of your course.

Three-part payment for courses 9 weeks or longer. You’ll be able to pay your fees in three parts, spread over the duration of your course.

A short term loan from FeverTree who will help you fund your studies immediately.

If you want to find out more about any of these options or you want to know which you qualify for, please get in contact with a Course Consultant here.

CAN MY EMPLOYER ASSIST WITH PAYMENT?

By improving your skills and industry knowledge, you’ll be having an influence on the success of your organisation.

Why wouldn’t you ask your boss to help you fund your studies if its going to have an impact on the way you do business?

37% of our past students receive financial assistance from their employers. You can ask for help, too. Here is a guide to show you how.

WHAT IS THE ONLINE CAMPUS?

The Online Campus will be your virtual classroom for the duration of your course. Through its easy-to-use interface you’ll have access to a diverse variety of course content formats, including: interactive video lectures, module notes, practice quizzes, Prezis, assignment briefs, and additional web resources.

On the Online Campus, you’ll also be able to ask questions, interact with your fellow students and Head Tutor through the Online Campus discussion forums. If you’re experiencing tech issues or need advice from your personal Course Coach, you can use the Online Campus to get in touch.

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