Postgrad.Dip. Human Resource Development and Training Management

University of Portsmouth | Portsmouth, United Kingdom
This work-based learning programme is aimed at helping experienced and aspiring human resource development (HRD) specialists, training managers and consultants to enhance and consolidate their skills and knowledge. It will provide you with the tools to become an effective HRD or training management professional in any size or type of organisation. Managers of other disciplines who need to understand how to manage HRD within the wider human resources and business context will also benefit from this course. Knowledge and understanding is developed in relation to strategic, tactical and operational HRD.

Description

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What will I experience?

On this course you can:

  • Gain a professionally-recognised Level 7 CIPD qualification
  • Study at your own pace for up to four years
  • Gear your learning around your job so you and your employer benefit
  • Progress on to MSc Human Resource Development top-up for a full masters qualification
What opportunities might it lead to?

We are an Approved Centre for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). On completion, you will be eligible to seek Associate Membership of the CIPD and you may meet the criteria for Chartered Membership (depending on your previous experience). The CIPD is the world's largest internally-recognised Chartered HR and development professional body.

Graduates from this programme are like to be in high demand by organisations looking for:

  • HRD specialists
  • HR managers
  • Training managers
  • Training consultants

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee

More fee information can be found at www.port.ac.uk/tuitionfees

Not specified
Start date , January 2017
Duration full-time 60 months
Languages
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time

Course Content

The PgDip programme comprises four work-based learning units:

Training, Learning and Talent Development will help you develop a critical understanding of the creation of learning and talent development policies and strategies in order to achieve objectives at all levels. It will explore the implications of professional practice and provide opportunities for applied learning and critical reflection for continuous professional development.

Consultancy, Coaching and Mentoring encourages learners to examine the theory and practice of these disciplines and explore the implications for professional practice in the workplace and beyond.

Leadership and Management Skills will enable you to develop an understanding of the complexities of leading and managing organisations in order to facilitate change and growth.

The Training Manager and the Business Context gives insight into the environmental contexts facing leaders within contemporary organisations. You will learn how managers and HR professionals are shaped by the internal and external forces beyond their immediate control and how they may respond to the opportunities choices and constraints when faced with difficult decisions that will shape their future.

English Language Requirements

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language. Find English courses on Language Learning Portal.

CAE score
193(Grade B)

Requirements

Please contact the University of Portsmouth for further information.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with a minimum score of 6.0 in all individual components, or equivalent.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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