AWARDING BODY

EduQual - Online Diplomas UK

MODULES

6 Modules

DURATION

6 Months

DELIVERY SCHEDULE

Self-paced

“The quality of lectures was excellent. The professor was kind and knowledgeable, and he delivered the lessons in a capturing and considerate/responsive manner.”

– Asha Ramaswami Narayan, Graduate

Overview of EduQual Level 7 Diploma in Human Resource Management

The EduQual Diploma teaches you practical, relevant strategic HRM theories and concepts; on completion of this course, you will gain direct entry into a range of Top Up Master’s courses. This diploma is SCQF Level 11 approved.

Course Leader

David Holliman-Online-Learning-Tutor

David Holliman

The academic director of LSM, Dr. David Holliman has over two decades of experience in the education industry and works to ensure that quality standards are maintained in the creation, validation and delivery of the various qualifications provided by LS Education Group. He possesses a Ph.D. in Strategic Management and Culture, an MSc in research methods and an MA in Business Analysis

Modules

Contemporary HRM

The Contemporary Human Resource Management module is aimed to provide learners with the ability to understand and analyse the impact of main internal and external environmental forces on organisational strategy and management of people. This module also enables the learner to analyse the key internal and external environmental forces impacting upon organisations, as well as understand the impact of globalisation and international forces on organisational HR strategies and practices. The learner will also be educated on strategic contexts, terminology and a range of organisational contexts.

Leading, Managing and HR Development

Leading, managing and developing people is an integral part in day-to-day operations of an organisation. Organisational Performance can be enhanced through proper leadership and development of people. This module provides an in-depth knowledge of HRM and HRD, considering an array of theories, models, tools and techniques which will support the learner to develop necessary skills and knowledge in successfully leading, managing and developing human resource within an organisation. To provide learners with the skills to diagnose, evaluate and propose solutions for problems arising in relation to leadership, management and development of human resources in a range of organisational contexts. Learners will be able to appraise the effectiveness of organisational strategies, processes and practices in efficient and effective leadership and management, and evaluate the contribution of HRM/HRD practitioners to organisational change.

Resourcing, Talent Management and Development

The development of human assets contribute to the overall success of an organisation through providing learning, development and training opportunities to improve individual, team and organisational performance. The purpose of this module is to develop competence in understanding and analysing employment markets and demographic trends to create and implement effective, ethical and appropriate resourcing, retention, talent management and development strategies. Also the potential and limitations of the contribution of learning and talent development policies and strategies to formulating and achieving objectives at national, organisational, group and individual level will be discussed. Learners will assess the role of HRM professionals in designing, implementing and evaluating strategic planning relevant to employee resourcing, talent management and development.

Performance Management

Performance management is a key process in any organisation. It assists the management and staff to focus on the key issues and business objectives to ensure sustainability in an increasing competitive environment. People are a major source of competitive advantage. Organisations are challenged in deciding how to nurture, develop and manage its people in a manner that maximises their performance. The aim of this module is to enable learners to understand the main elements that influence the performance of employees at all levels within an organisation and the ways in which such elements can be managed in a constructive manner. This module enables learners to investigate and explore the major systems for enhancing the performance of employees at all levels and to advise their organisations on the most appropriate methods for managing employee performance.

Employee Relations

The success of a business often relies on its relationships with its employees. The term ‘employee relations’ has replaced that of ‘Industrial relations’. The aim of this module is to introduce learners to the importance of good employee relations for business success and the impact of changes which have affected employment relationships. Competencies required by HRM professionals in designing, implementing and evaluating employment relations strategies, plans, policies, systems and procedures to mitigate organisational risk, support organisational performance and meeting the organisation’s business goals will be discussed. Also to develop the ability to make remedies to current/ potential conflict situations in compliance to legal and ethical considerations.

Investigating a Business Issue from an HR Perspective

Investigating a business issue from a human resource perspective is a key skill to be developed. The aim of this module is to develop learner’s skills and knowledge of independent research, diagnose and make recommendations for change or improvements that are realistic, relevant and beneficial to specific organisation. In addition, to enable learners to present a persuasive business report and/or a reasoned and logical case for changes in policies, practices and strategies reflecting academic research and writing skills. At the end of this module, learners will be able to create a logical/clear written argument consistent with the traditions adopted in the chosen discipline to senior management of the organisation, and undertake a systematic analysis of quantitative and/ or qualitative information and interpretation.

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Projects you will be part of for the Diploma in Human Resource Management

Contemporary HRM

This assignment allows the learner to analyse the internal and external environmental forces which trigger the contemporary changes in HRM. Analysis considering an array of theories, models and tools provides the learner an understanding on the role of HR professionals in developing HR strategies aligned with the organisational strategy. Further learner will appraise the significance of leadership, management and development of human resource in a range of organisational contexts.

Employee resourcing and work relations

This assignment aims to train the learner to design and implement employee resourcing strategies through critical evaluation of employment markets trends. Learner will understand the vital contribution of talent management and development process towards organisational performance enhancement. Further learner will examine how corporation between employer and employee leads to good working relations. Knowledge on conflict resolution and employment legislation will be assessed as well.

Performance Management and research HR issue

This assignment engages the learner on exploring the main elements that influence employee performance at all levels within an organisation and understand the performance management as a key process ensuring business sustainability in competitive environment. Moreover the requirement to conduct an independent research will enhance learner’s confidence in investigating and presenting a live business issue from an HR perspective. The applied nature of the report will sharpen the learner’s academic research and business reporting skills.

Entry Requirements If you wish to enrol in this programme, please make sure you meet the following entry requirements:

  • An Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ managerial work experience in Business Managerial roles and evidence of ability to study at postgraduate level.

AND

  • If you are not a native English speaker, we would require applicants to demonstrate a certified level of proficiency in IELTS of at least 6.5 or above, or equivalent.

FAQs

Who should attend?

This programme is ideal for individuals seeking to gain a strategic perspective in Human Resources. This unique programme also suits the fast-paced lifestyle of working professionals, allowing them to study modules when and where they choose.

What’s included before I enrol?

Free consultation – One on one communication with our student advisors to help you select the ideal course for your career development.

What's included after I enrol?

  • A welcome webinar – Conducted by a member from our academic team to provide you with an introduction to the course.
  • Extensive course materials– Includes structured lecture notes, industry examples and case studies which illustrate how theoretical concepts and techniques are being implemented in organisations.
  • A comprehensive e-library– Containing the recommended study texts for your course modules.
  • Interactive online webinars –Conducted by module tutor before and after you submit a draft assignment or face a mock exam.
  • Dedicated one to one tutor support – He/she will work closely with you and provide complete guidance to help pass your assessments.

What happens after I complete the course?

This diploma, delivered by LSM Education, will act as a pathway qualification to your Master’s degree. Upon successful completion of this diploma course, you will gain direct entry into a range of Master’s Top-Up courses.

Can I get additional help?

As an HRM student of LSM, you will be assigned a personal tutor to clarify and sort any enquiries you may have. In addition we also provide student support through the following methods:

  • Mock examinations/ draft assignment feedback – Before your final assessments, you will be given the opportunity to present your work to a tutor for feedback. This will help you to identify whether you meet the requirements, where you could improve and how you could improve.
  • Administrative support – You will be provided guidance from our dedicated administrative team. Their role is to answer all your questions with regard to the course structure, assessment deadlines or any other course related questions you may have.
  • Peer support – Share study questions and ideas with your fellow course mates on our multi-platform accessible learning platform. To gain the best value from your diploma, we recommend that you use this facility to network and build strong connections with your course mates.

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