The Fundamentals Of Human Resource Management


The most powerful fundamentals of human resource management course. With editable content.

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This fundamentals of human resource management course material can help you explore essential HR topics such as recruitment, compensation, performance management, and more.


What’s included?

  • Up to 8 hours of easy to deliver training content.
  • Instant access to everything you need.
  • A before you start guide on how to deliver your course.
  • Editable workbook where learners get the detailed content.
  • All the slides needed for visual learners.
  • 17 versatile training games to encourage greater participation.
  • 17 powerful training icebreakers that are quick and easy to use.
  • 15 practical training guides to improve the quality of your courses.
  • 2 course tests to measure all learning.
  • Easy to deliver activities and exercises designed for precise learning.
  • Selected reading list to expand learning after the course.
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  • Action plan for long-term delivery of learning objectives.


Sample materials.

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Topics covered.

1. Introduction to human resource management

  • A definition of human resource management.

2. Explore the five main human resource management functions

  • Human resource planning
  • Recruitment and selection.
  • Compensation and benefits.
  • Performance management.
  • Training and development.

3. Understanding human resource planning skills

  • How human resource planning (HRP) is the process that identifies current and future human resource needs.
  • Demand and supply analysis.
  • How to estimate deficits/surpluses.
  • How to develop an action plan.
  • The essential aspects of the human resources planning process.
  • Essential perspectives on human resource planning within companies.

3. Recruitment and selection skills

  • What is job analysis?
  • What are job descriptions?
  • How to source candidates.
  • What is the recruitment interview?
  • Psychometric testing.
  • Reference checking and making an offer.

4. The five main types of compensation and benefits

  • Flat rate only.
  • Flat rate plus payment by results.
  • Merit pay.
  • Profit/gain sharing.
  • The concept of piecework.

5. Eight performance management techniques

  • Ranking.
  • Paired comparisons.
  • Critical incidents.
  • Free-form/narrative techniques.
  • Self-assessment.
  • Assessment centres.
  • Assessing performance.
  • Rating.

6. Training and development

  • What is training?
  • The training cycle.
  • The main approaches to training and development.
  • What is a training needs analysis?



Your participants will:

  • Understand the fundamentals of human resource management.
  • Understand the essential HRM functions.
  • Explore a human resource planning process.
  • Understand the importance of recruitment and selection.
  • Examine the main types of compensation and benefits systems.
  • Explore an effective performance appraisal process.
  • Understand the function of training and development.