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University of Cape Town

Advanced Human Resource Management

Jul 22—Oct 30
ZAR 18500 ≈USD 1287

How it works


As productivity and profit become increasingly dependent on employee engagement levels, human resource (HR) managers, top-level executives and business owners need to use advanced HR practices to motivate and develop their workforce.

Master the strategic complexities of human resource management, such as the integration of advanced HR into financial planning, the recruitment and hire of executive-level staff, and how best to align human resources with a company's overall strategy.

In just 8 weeks, you’ll become a strategic partner and better leader in your organisation, backed by a certificate in human resource management from UCT.

What will set you apart

Walk away from this advanced HR online course as a Human Resource Manager with the skills to:

  • Understand the strategic function of HR management, and apply it to meet challenges unique to the industry
  • Investigate a competency development model that provides for high performance, sequential development and career planning
  • Explore a succession planning process to recruit, develop and retain talent in senior levels of resource management
  • Retain top talent and strategically leverage the value that employees bring to your organisation with the knowledge from this advanced human resource management course from UCT

Course curriculum

This advanced human resource management online short course covers everything from improved talent acquisition to training executive-level leaders.

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: Strategic models and frameworks for HR competencies
  • Course Module 2: Diagnose an organisation's HR functions and conduct a stakeholder analysis
  • Course Module 3: Learn to increase the agility of an organisation and make use of an HRIS
  • Course Module 4: Learn how to acquire the best talent to suit an organisation in the 21st century
  • Course Module 5: Discover how to measure, encourage and optimise performance
  • Course Module 6: Learn best practice for talent management and the development of company culture
  • Course Module 7: Managing risk
  • Course Module 8: Learn how to manage leadership succession and about HR approaches into the future
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