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Human Resource Management Principles and Practices short course

R 13,999
Starts 25th January

Course Details

HR for aspiring HR managers

Human resources is the backbone of an organization, business sector or economy. Human Resource Management is the process of managing an organisation’s employees in a strategic manner in order to optimise their performance and productivity. Resulting in upskilled staff that are motivated, committed and efficient.

The Human Resources online short course content is driven by the distilled, practical experience of one of USB-ED’s faculty members, whose expertise adds immense value to the course, motivating your online learning experience. The course content is aligned to industry leading standards and requirements, as well as the needs of successful future Human Resource managers; ensuring your relevance and usefulness within your organisation.

What will I learn?

  • Gain a critical understanding of the people that make up an organisation and deal with human resource management issues effectively, which you will encounter regularly as a line manager
  • Learn the importance of continuous training and development of an organisation’s employees, resulting in added value to the business
  • Develop a working knowledge of generally accepted labour relations and labour practice essentials
  • Apply sustainable and effective change at a personal and organisational level, driving dynamic change within an organisation
  • Keep up to date with essential safety requirements in the workplace and implement them effectively

Course breakdown

Week 1 - Orientation Module
Week 2 - Introduction to Human Resource Management
Week 3 - Human Resource Planning
Week 4 - Human Resource Development
Week 5 - Legislation in Human Resource Management
Week 6 - Performance Management
Week 7 - Understanding Human Behaviour and Motivation
Week 8 - Building and Managing Effective Work Teams
Week 9 - Change Management
Week 10 - Assignment Module

Is this right for me?

This short course is ideal for aspiring HR managers, who would benefit from HR-based practices and techniques as they seek to build and motivate high performance teams. A business without an organised, cooperative line manager is prone to make conflicting business decisions, which can have a negative impact on an organisation as a whole.This can also lead to mismanaged expectations amongst the businesses personnel. 

USB-ED’s HR Management online short course equips you with vital skills required to identify and manage all challenges that you will encounter as a line manager, with human resource responsibilities. The course incorporates industry leading thinking, which you can physically apply in the modern workplace, almost instantaneously.

Course details

Human Resource Management Principles and Practices short course

Registrations Close:

24 January 2022

Start Date:

25 January 2022


10 weeks


R 13,999


6 - 8 hours

Payment options

The debit order payment option offers you a convenient, affordable, and easy way to pay off your online course with monthly interest-free instalments. Our debit order process allows you to track your payment history, minimizing the stress of manual payments and tailored to your lifestyle. On debit order the enrolment is available at 25% of the course fee. *From as little as R4000pm over 5 months.

*The above amount is illustrative and will be calculated on the actual course price and the start date of the course.
  • A Credit Card payment is the easiest way to ensure an effortless transaction. We accept credit card payments from VISA and Mastercard. We accept a small, 25% initial instalment to enrol and start your course with us.
  • An electronic funds transfer (EFT) allows a simple and effective payment process between two parties by using electronic signals to transfer money. EFT payment options allow for affordable instalments through payment plans and monthly instalments. On EFT, enrolment is available at 25% of the course fee.
  • Ozow offers a payment solution that allows you to make Ozow easy, Ozow secure payments right from your mobile or laptop. Through a simple step-by-step process making Instant EFT safe, quick and easy.
  • Mobicred is an online credit facility that is a smarter, simpler and more convenient way to help you pay for your online course, today. Repayments options of up to 12 months, making it a flexible, affordable and stress-free way to pay.
  • Knowledge is power, and by upskilling it allows your company to benefit and tap into the knowledge and expertise gained from your chosen online course.
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Course faculty

Kevin Henderson (MA (Clinical Psychology) US)

Kevin Henderson [MA (Clinical Psychology) US] is a clinical psychologist, facilitator and motivational teacher with over 30 years’ experience in education, training and development, private practice and employee wellness work. In addition to running a private practice in psychology, he is a seasoned facilitator focusing mostly in the areas of leadership, EQ and people management at the Business School (Executive Development) of the University of Stellenbosch.