Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management

Course Overview
According to Armstrong (2003) Human Resource management (HRM) is an important department of an organization, that make people who works there, responsible indirectly and directly for the company goals. Human resource management (HRM) is undoubtedly being considered as an indivisible element of the organizations from the outset.
From recruitment to employee retention, HRM has always committed to assist company to search and retain talents that have values toward the sustainable development. In view of the fact that, there are several studies with evidences presented to prove that there is a relationship between HRM and organizational performance, in which some HRM theorists also suggested that there is a causal link between them. The effective training of problem solving skills, social communications skills and technical skills can help employees to tackle with issues and remove bottlenecks that emerge from the changing market. Studies have shown that companies that put forward formal training programs have 19% increased in productivity than those who have not. The extensive recruitment and selection as well as effective trainings on different skills enhances employees according to resource-based view, which eventually lead to the increased in productivity and standard of products guaranteed.

Course Modules

1. Overview of Human Resource Management
2. Introduction to Human Resource Management
3. Strategic Human Resource Management
4. Employee resourcing
5. Recruitment and selection
6. Human Resource Development
7. Gender issues in Human Resource
8. Strategic Management in Human Resource Management
9. Personnel Management
10. Public Relations Management & Human Resource Management
11. Industrial and Labour laws
12. Research project
13. Final examination

Course Assignments

Participants will be required to submit 10 assignments, a research paper and one final examination for the period of 12 months to demonstrate their understanding of the course content. Assignments account for 60%, research paper accounts for 30% while Examination accounts for 10% of the marks.

Certificate and Transcripts will be given after the successful completion of the course.

Organizers: Action Institute For Professional Studies

Course Duration: 52 weeks (12 months)

Target Region: Global

Language: English

FORMAT: Web-based and Distance Learning facilitated




Tel no: +254 727 616 783

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Enrolled: 24 students
Duration: 12 Months
Level: Intermediate
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