Professional Diplomas

Developing HR Professional Diploma Developing HR Professional Diploma

+ Program Dates

Program starting on:
  • 13-09-2015
  • 06-02-2016
  • 16-05-2016
  • 03-09-2016
  • 10-12-2016
  • 13-02-2017
  • 08-04-2017
  • 04-06-2017
  • 19-08-2017
  • 16-10-2017
  • 02-12-2017

+ Overview

Human resource management (or simply HR) is the management process of an organization’s workforce. It is responsible for the attraction, selection, training, assessment, and rewarding of employees, while also overseeing organizational leadership and culture and ensuring compliance with labor laws. In doing so, HR professionals must develop their skills to create and implement new HR initiatives to cope with the ever changing demands of the workforce and the business.

+ Outlines

The aim of this study is to provide participants with the latest techniques and best practices in the HR field.
This program is designed on modular basis to facilitate the study process. There are nine main topics covering the program as follows:

0. Introduction and Assessment (2 hours)
Objectives:
- To identify the participants’ actual KSA (knowledge, skills and abilities) level and use it as the reference when measuring learning progress.

1. Talent Management (4 hours)
Objectives:
By the end of this topic, participants will be able to:
- Describe the talent management stages
- State the talent management process
Topics:
- HR Evolution
- Talent Management Process
- Talent Management Strategy

2. HR Strategic Management (12 hours)

Objectives:
By the end of this topic, participants will be able to:
- Describe the strategic role of the HR in organizations
- Implement the strategic planning process
- Assess internal and external environment
- Set HR’s strategic targets
Topics:
- HR Management Skills
- Strategic Planning Process
- Assessing Internal/External Environment

3. Workforce planning (18 hours)
Objectives:
By the end of this topic, participants will be able to:
- Identify workforce requirements
- Identify internal and external recruitment sources
- Develop & implement selection procedures
- Evaluate the recruitment effectiveness
- Conduct competency-based interviews
- Conduct job analysis and write comprehensive job descriptions
Topics:
- Competencies
- Job Descriptions
- Recruitment & Selection
- Recruitment Evaluation

4. Training and development (18 hours)
Objectives:
By the end of this course, attendees will be able to:
- Align training activities with organizational goals and objectives
- Conduct training needs assessment (TNA)
- Set training SMART objectives
- Define appropriate training delivery method(s)
- Implement Kirkpatrick’s 4 levels of evaluation
- Issue training plan
Topics:
- TNA
- Design
- Development
- Implementation
- Evaluation

5. Performance management (18 hours)
Objectives:
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Set performance standards (KPIs) in alignment with the organization’s strategic goals
- Use the performance appraisal as a development tool
- Conduct effective appraisal meetings
 Will be able to link appraisal outcome to other HR functions (training, promotions, succession planning, compensation and benefits …etc)
Topics:
- Introduction to Performance Management
- Organizational Values & Goals
- Performance Management Standard
- Employee Motivation and Performance
- Performance Appraisal
- Business Results & Employee Growth

6. Career Management (12 hours)

Objectives:
By the end of this course, attendees will be able to:
- Sate the career development definition and purpose
- Implement succession/replacement plans
Topics:
- Career Development
- Career Development Model
- Employee Development Programs

7. Compensation and benefits (18 hours)
Objectives:
By the end of this course, attendees will be able to:
- State the key legislations affecting the compensation & benefits programs
- Develop compensation & benefits programs in alignment with the organization strategic direction
- Conduct job evaluation
- Develop a grading matrix
- Develop a pay scale
- Utilize market salary surveys
- Evaluate the effectiveness of compensation and benefits programs.
Topics:
- Introduction to Compensation & Benefits
- Organization’s Strategic Direction
- Compensation Structure
- Compensation Systems
- Benefit Programs
- Evaluating the Compensation & Benefits

8. Employee relation (12 hours)
Objectives:
By the end of this course, attendees will be able to:
- Ensure that employee & labor relations (ELR) activities are compliant with the laws
- Assess organizational climate by obtaining employees input
- Establish workplace policies & procedures
- Develop, administer and evaluate grievance and dispute resolution
Topics:
- Laws Affecting Employee Relations
- Organizational Culture
- Employee-Involvement Strategies
- Measuring Employee Attitudes
- Policies, Procedures and Work Rules
- Discipline and Complaint Resolution

9. HRIS (12 hours)
Objectives:
By the end of this course, attendees will be able to:
- State the basic principles of data base management systems
- State the relation between the HR processes and the HRIS
- Define the HRIS selection criteria
Topics:
- Introduction to Data Management
- Features of Excellent HRIS
- How it Works (automation of processes)
- HRIS Outcome (demo & sample reports)
- HRIS Selection

10. Final Exam (3 hours)
 

+ Key Benefits

By the end of this program, participants will be able to:
- Develop and implement actual practical processes in running the HR function
- Implement HR strategic planning process
- Forecast workforce requirements and evaluate recruitment effectiveness
- Develop job descriptions based on comprehensive competency-based job analysis
- Develop, implement and evaluate training ROI based on its impact on business
- Develop and implement the Performance Management System
- Develop and implement Career Management initiatives and programs
- Develop and implement compensation & benefits programs
- Execute job evaluation, create grading matrix and develop pay scale
- Develop HR policies and procedures to maintain a healthy employee relation
- Define the selection criteria of HRIS based on business needs

+ Participants' Profile

This program is designed for executives for whom the management of people is an important element in their own careers, and employees whose responsibilities are concentrated around human resources and its implications of business-driven change. HR personnel, organizational development and training professionals will equally benefit from the diploma.

+ Practical information

Location: Regional IT Institute Premises. Duration: 126 hours. Schedule: Once a week – Full day Registration Requirements: Registration form, Copy of graduation certificate, copy of ID and 1 photo.

+ Accreditation

The program is accredited by The HR Certification Institute (HRCI). The HRCI is a global leader in developing rigorous exams to demonstrate mastery and real-world application of forward-thinking HR practices, policies and principles. The Institute offers a comprehensive portfolio of advanced professional credentials for HR professionals worldwide. Through the combination of formal education, adherence to high ethical standards, demonstrated knowledge and achievement through exam and a renewed commitment to continuing professional development, HR professionals certified by the HR Certification Institute enhance their professional credibility and the organizations they serve. Since 1976, the HR Certification Institute has been the global leader in professional credentialing for the HR profession.

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