Human Resources - HR Essentials for Managers

Venue: Broomfield Hall
Hours: 7.00
Cost (£): 350.00

Course Overview

Build a better understanding of your HR-related responsibilities, ensuring you are following best practice approaches and keeping within the law. This course provides an overview of the key HR areas for which managers are responsible, improving your confidence in dealing with crucial people-related matters.

Course Content

•  Defining HR-related responsibilities
•  Today’s workforce and supporting flexible working
•  A successful and fair recruitment process checklist
•  Easy four-step approach to interviewing
•  Elements of a robust performance
management cycle
•  Dealing with high and poor performance
•  Defining short-term and long-term absence
•  Actions to deal with absence
•  The disciplinary process and your role in it
•  Conduct quiz – what is the right process?
•  Defining discrimination
•  Group activity with example scenarios, deciding the correct actions to take and discussing the consequences
•  How to handle grievances – the four-step structure and actions to take
Benefits for the individual
  • Tools to meet the HR considerations of today’s organisations
  • Understanding of equality and diversity
  • Knowledge of flexible working and restructures
  • Ability to create a culture of performance and fairness
  • Clarity of HR responsibilities and employment law
  • Improved confidence in tackling people issues
Benefits for the organisation 
•  Performance, reward and development aligned to your needs
•  Recruitment and retention of talent
•  Increased morale
•  Reduced potential risk of legal challenges relating to discrimination
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