Why book this course?
As a manager, your role will necessarily overlap with that of human resources. Whether you’re looking to better manage performance within the workplace, recruiting new staff or resolving grievances, it’s vital that you have a solid understanding of resource management and the fineries of employment law.
This two-day HR Essentials for Managers course will introduce you to the fundamentals of HR Management, providing you with the relevant information you will need if you have limited HR experience. You’ll learn about the employment life cycle, the processes for recruiting new staff, and how to manage performance in a legal and effective manner.
Who is the course for?
This course is ideal for line managers and HR managers who need to understand the essentials of human resource management and employment law.
The knowledge from this course is also helpful for anyone looking to better understand their rights within the workplace, and how HR functions within a business.
What content will the course cover?
Day 1: Employing Staff
Key stages of the employment life-cycle
Employer obligations and employee rights
Using the internet to attract the right candidates
The contract of employment
Essential policies and procedures and the staff handbook
Welcoming new staff and the induction process.
Day 2: Managing Staff Performance
Engaging and motivating employees
Overview of the appraisal process
Introduction to training needs analysis
The basics of job evaluation
Overview of handling poor performance
Managing absence and turnover
Handling disciplinary & grievance situations.
What will I get out of the training?
You will learn how to recruit the right staff, and how to support employees with appropriate policies and procedures. Covering key employment issues including recruitment, employment law and performance management, you will look at how to help progress employees’ careers, and how to best manage performance issues.
At Kent Trainers, we’re proud to adapt our courses to the needs of businesses across the region. Our HR Essentials for Managers course uses practical exercises and individual feedback to tailor the course to your needs. By discussing issues with your trainers and peers, you’ll gain an understanding of training that applies to your workplace and bolsters your skill set.
What is the duration of this course?
This is a 2-day course.
The course commences at 9:30am and we aim to finish at approximately 4:30pm each day.
On all our scheduled courses, lunch is included and refreshments are provided throughout the day.
For virtual courses, timings will vary. Details can be found next to each scheduled course date.
Who is this accredited by?
Our HR Essentials for Managers training course is accredited by The Institute of Leadership & Management and aligns to their Associate Membership Grade, which is equivalent to the ILM Level 3 qualification.
On our Scheduled courses, you will now be automatically registered to become Members with The Institute for 1-year, providing access to all their brilliant online resources, and you can also use letters after your name (AMInstLM).