Diploma in Human Resource Management
Africa Center for Project Management is pleased to announce a Diploma Course inHuman Resource Management Online and Distance Learning Course, which starts 1st of every month.

Course Organizers:

Africa Center for Project Management was established in 2004 in Amsterdam with the Africa regional offices in Nairobi.The organization was corporate organizations in Africa and Asia by offering Online certificates and In-House trainings. The organization has over ten years experience working with development partners in capacity building in. We have trained over 5000 development and Business Professionals in various thematic areas.

Overall Course Overview:
While many of the tasks associated with human resource management are centered in the HR Department, all managers have HR responsibilities. This course will cover the broad range of topics associated with HR management from the perspective of the HR professional, the manager, and the employee. This Diploma in Human Resource Management is an online professional development course that aims to provide you with the essential foundation knowledge, skills and competencies required to perform effectively in a human resource management team. This course will give participants essential tools for kick starting their career in HR. It is also a great way for existing HR professionals to expand their knowledge. The Diploma in Human Resource Management Course will introduce you to the field of human resource management - and its growing importance to the success of the organization’s overall performance and success. The course introduces students to the theories, ideas, controversies and challenges involved in managing human resources in contemporary work organizations. The course also focuses on the link between an organization’s overall business strategies and an organization’s HR strategies, policies and practices.

Course Outline:

Module 1
a) Responsibilities of a professional Manager
b) Tasks of a professional manager
c) Structuring Human resource Management
d) The changing context and emerging issues in HRM
e) Concept and function of HRM
Module 2
a) Concept of Organizational Socialization
b) Concept of Mobility
c) Contemporary Issues in managing Demand and Supply
d) Changing nature of Roles
e) Job Analysis
f) Contemporary issues in Job Analysis
Module 3
a) Performance and Potential Appraisal
b) Career Succession and Planning
c) Dislocation and relocation of Employees
d) Selection
e) Recruitment
Module 4
a) Human Resource Accounting
b) Human Resource Audit
c) Human Resource Information Systems
d) Managing Trade Unions
e) Issues and Trends in Common Bargaining Agreement
f) Dealing with trade Unions
g) Negotiating Skills
This course is designed specifically for development organizations.

There are four assignments (continuous assessment tests),research paper and one examination to be offered at the end of the course. Assignments account for 40%,research paper counnts for 30% while Examination accounts for 30% of the mark. Upon completion of the course you shall be issued with a Diploma Certificate and a course transcript.

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

DURATION AND COURSE LOAD: 24 Weeks - 5 to 6 hours per week
DATES: (Six Months) Course Starts 1st of Every Month.
PARTICIPANTS: Development Professionals
ORGANIZERS: Africa Center for Project Management
LANGUAGE: English only
FORMAT: Web-based and Distance Learning facilitated