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HR for Non-HR Managers Programme

Introduction

Human Resource Management is a strategic process having to do with the staffing, compensation, retention, training, and employment law and policies side of the business. It has shifted from being an administrative role to strategic by ensure the right people are hired and trained for the right job at the right time.

In every profession, the most important resource necessary is human capital. It is essential for managers, and team leaders across all board to have “hands on” people management skills. This will strengthen their workforce to reflect their true business values, culture and growth objectives while filling critical talent needs. The future of work brings with it unprecedented changes such as artificial intelligence, automation of work and fluid workspaces. There is also an increasing demand, in employees for creativity, imagination, social and emotional intelligence, and passion.

This course is designed to build a solid foundation and enhance human resource management skills in a way that gives organizations a sustainable competitive advantage. We shall also explore the emerging trends in the future of work and how to navigate through the various challenges, from a Human Resources professional perspective

Programme Objective

To orientate non-Human Resource professionals/managers on the intricacies of the Human Resource function and address common Human Resource challenges through equipping the participants with the know-how on HR techniques and applications.

This would translate to greater efficiency in the resolution of HR issues.

Participants

All professionals who incorporate HR duties into their daily work life and require basic H.R training so as to increase efficiency and output.

Programme  Structure

  1. HR alignment to Business Strategy
  2. HR as a business partner
  3. HR Metrics
  4. Line Managers role in:
    • HR Compliance
    • Recruitment, Interviews, Selection & Induction
    • Compensation and benefits
    • Performance Management
    • Industrial Relations
    • Reward Management
    • Discipline & Grievance handling
  5. Coaching, Mentoring & Counselling
  6. Workforce Planning
  7. Succession Planning & Leadership profiles
  8. Learning &. Development
  9. Desired Personality Traits
  10. Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  11. Building and Sustaining Teams

Programme Benefits

After attending this programme, participants should be able to:

  • understand the key stages of the employee life-cycle (from pre-recruitment to post termination) and the associated legal obligations of employers and rights of employees
  • understand various functions of HR: Staffing, Development of Workplace Policies, Compensation and Benefits Administration, Retention, Training and Development, Dealing with Laws Affecting Employment, Worker Protection, and Communication
  • understand the strategic role for HR in achieving organisational success
  • understand the importance of employee engagement and managing the ‘psychological contract’
  • identify the means of establishing employee performance standards and subsequently monitor and review that performance

Programme Delivery

The delivery of the course employs a combination of interactive lectures, discussions, reflections and case studies delivered by human resource experts (both academics and practitioners).

The case methodology as a learning technique gives participants a chance to analyse real scenarios, and participate in collaborative problem-solving.

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Contacts

For more information, write to eeopenprograms@strathmore.edu or Richard on rwanjohi@strathmore.edu. Tel: +254 (0) 703 034 796 / Cell: +254 (0) 722 488 399. Visit www.sbs.strathmore.edu.



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Key Details

Date: 22 – 25 October 2019

Cost: USD 850 / Kshs. 85, 000

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