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Human Resources Foundations

Start Date
01 Mar 2024
David Cutajar
Over 4 Weeks Part Time
Course Level
Foundation - those who qualify can upgrade to the Full MQF level 5 - same timetable but with extra 1-1 tutorials and assignments
Good level of spoken and written English and good overall competency using IT for online communications and document handling.
Certificate of Completion and Attendance with CPE hours

Who is it for?

This course is suited for HR professionals, managers and supervisors responsible for leading people, and skilled professionals who want to develop and enhance their people management skills and add new skills to their existing competencies.


Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will have significantly improved your ability to:

a)     Show understanding of the evolution and journey of the Human Resource Profession from administrative to operational and strategic objectives.

b)      Exhibit awareness of the main areas of HRM: Recruitment and Selection, Onboarding, Training and Development, Performance and Reward, Talent Management, Employee Engagement, Succession Planning and Offboarding.

c)      Build on recruitment techniques and selection methods. 

d)      Understand the HR Strategic Management Process from the start of the creation of the mission and goals of the organiation, to the application of HR practices to achieve the results; to the use of the Gap Analysis and development of HR plans to support change management.

e)      Link  Succession Planning to Talent Management, Performance management and Leadership Development.

f)       Identify the challenges and opportunities of managing teams; the importance of recognizing people strengths and focus on using them for team results.

g)      understand employment law in Malta, key employment terms and their significance.

h)      Understand what constitutes a valid employment contract, the different types of contract and what conditions of employment need to be identified on the contract.

i)        How termination of employment needs to be for a good and sufficient cause for an employer to avoid liability.


Course Topics

  • Origins of the Profession and its development from Personnel
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Job Analysis
  • HR Planning
  • Managing Individuals and Teams
  • Leadership
  • Performance Management
  • Employee Training and Development
  • Compensation
  • Global Human Resources Management

What will I gain?

Whatever industry or role you are in, there's a fundamental need to support the people that work there. This course is intended for you to further understand your role: from attracting, interviewing, and hiring candidates to establishing a pay strategy and creating systems for internal training and development. The role that HR plays in career development, performance management, and managing an international workforce is also covered. It focuses on the ‘value adding’ function of HR and gives the participant the opportunity to ask questions and discuss with fellow professionals. 

This course is also offered level-rated at MQF Level 5 for those who qualify !

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Course Schedules

  01 Mar 2024 - 27 Mar 2024 €600.00
   01 Mar 24 17:20 20:00
   05 Mar 24 17:20 20:00
   07 Mar 24 17:20 20:00
   08 Mar 24 17:20 20:00
   11 Mar 24 17:20 20:00
   12 Mar 24 17:20 20:00
   14 Mar 24 17:20 20:00
   15 Mar 24 17:20 20:00
   18 Mar 24 17:20 20:00
   19 Mar 24 17:20 20:00
   21 Mar 24 17:20 20:00
   22 Mar 24 17:20 20:00
   25 Mar 24 17:20 20:00
   26 Mar 24 17:20 20:00
   27 Mar 24 17:20 19:30

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