UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Maximise and align workforce efforts with business goals, using effective human resource strategies

Duration

10 weeks, excluding
orientation

Effort

7–10 hours per week,
entirely online

Learning Format

Weekly modules,
flexible learning

ON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE, YOU’LL WALK AWAY WITH:

1

A theoretical and practical understanding of human resource policies and procedures and the skills to immediately apply these learnings in your role.

2

The ability to build an empowering work environment that optimises productivity and workforce collaboration.

3

The knowledge and skills needed to enhance your career opportunities and do the same for others.

4

A certificate from Africa’s leading university1 as proof of your human resource management expertise.


1 QS Top Universities (Jun, 2019)

COURSE CURRICULUM

Module 1
A Career in HR

Learn how to develop a career in HR.

Module 2
HR and Statutory Requirements

Understand the statutory requirements for HR.

Module 3
HR Systems, Policies and Procedures

Learn about the various HR systems, policies and procedures.

Module 4
Recruitment, Selection, Assessment, and Onboarding

Discover the process behind recruiting, selecting and onboarding employees.

Module 5
Performance Management

Understand the components that make up a performance management system.

Module 6
HR as a Custodian of Change

Discover the role that HR plays during a change initiative.

Module 7
Employee Well-being and Organisational Health and Safety

Learn about employee well-being and organisational health and safety.

Module 8
Facilitating Training and Development

Create a training and development plan for an organisation.

Module 9
Rewards, Incentives and Retaining Employees

Learn how rewards and incentives can motivate and retain employees.

Module 10
Strategic Human Resource Management

Discover the importance of strategic human resource management in an organisation.

 

Please note that module titles and their contents are subject to change during course development.

AN ONLINE EDUCATION THAT SETS YOU APART

This UCT online short course is delivered in collaboration with online education provider GetSmarter. Join a growing community of global professionals, and benefit from the opportunity to:

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Gain verifiable and relevant competencies and earn invaluable recognition from an international selection of universities, entirely online and in your own time

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Enjoy a personalised, people-mediated online learning experience created to make you feel supported at every step

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Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones

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