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Induction to Human Resource Management in the Public Service

11 July 2016

This course is presented over three (3) working days.

Booking Closure Date: 2016-06-24

To have a sound understanding of the context of Human Resource Management in the Public Service and capacitate them to perform Human Resource Management functions as a strategic partner, a change agent, employee champion and an administrative expert within their department.

Target Group
The course is intended to develop the skills and competencies of Human Resource Managers, Practitioners and Line Function Managers in the Public Service with reference to managing people on a daily basis. The course will also be beneficial to new entrants to managerial posts.

Minimum Requirements for Enrolment
This course is written with the assumption that the learners can communicate, use language and have numeracy skills on an NQF level 4 (equivalent to Matric / National Senior Certificate).

Pre-course work

In preparation for the course learners are required to complete the following actions, prior to attendance of the course.

Action 1: Pre-attendance Activity: Learners are required to complete the Pre-attendance Activity as part of their preparation for the course. The Pre-attendance Activity will be sent (e-mailed) to accepted learners two (2) weeks prior to the commencement of the course.

Action 2: Questions: Learners are required to bring their questions and challenges around Human Resource Management with them to the course as this will assist in relating new knowledge and skills to the workplace.

NOTE: Learners must notify their supervisor/manager in order for him/her to support you on this journey. In so doing they will be able to successfully complete this course and take the learning back to their workplace. To this end the availability of time, resources and an enabling environment will benefit both learners and their department.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course participants should be able to:

Explain Human Resource Management in the context of the Public Service;
Explain and apply partnership roles within Human Resource Management; and
Compile a plan for own Human Resource unit.
This course is non-credit bearing. A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to learners for full participation in the course.

Unit Standard ID Title NQF Level Credits
n/a HR326 0 0

Assessment Approach
The course follows an integrated assessment approach comprising:

Pre-course Assignment;
Formative Assessment activities which include workplace based activities to apply knowledge and skills gained during the course; and
No Post Course Assignments / Assessments are required.

This course is presented over three (3) working days.


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