Award in HR, Employment Law & New Technologies (MQF 5)€895
About this course
The MQF Level 5 Award in HR, Employment Law & New Technologies qualification brings human resources, employment law and the latest tech trends together to give participants the ability to understand, evaluate, implement and manage a broad range of human resource matters, employment legal issues and new technologies within their respective organisations. The training programme is comprised of four modules and covers a wide spectrum of topics that are essential to professionally and legally deal with human resources in the workplace. Topics include: employment law; recruitment; diversity and equality; performance management; employee engagement; GDPR; introduction to the latest tech trends (AI and Blockchain) and how they can be implemented in the HR field; managing difficult situations; and terminations.
Benefits for individuals:
- Participants will learn about the most important areas of employment law and HR matters and the vital role they play when managing people in the workplace.
- Participants will be able to see the bigger picture and think strategically when managing or consulting in their respective organisation.
- Participants will also learn from each other’s experiences, through discussions incorporating also recent employment cases and HR matters.
- Participants shall be in a better position to apply their learning into work actions that benefit employees and employers alike.
Benefits for employers:
- Increased best practices in the workplace resulting in reduced risks and damages caused through non-compliant practices.
- Increased ROI and better alignment of business strategy.
- Improved performance management practices and better employee engagement.
- Increased attraction and retention of best people.
At the end of this course, learners will develop the technical knowledge, strategic insight and practical expertise needed to effectively carry out human resource management and employment litigation responsibilities at their place of work. This Award is comprised of 4 ECTS credits and can be achieved in 3 months.
There are no formal entry requirements to join this programme.
To achieve the Award in Advanced Employment Law, candidates need to successfully complete one oral exam/interview and three written assignments. There is no overall exam.
This programme is delivered online.
Who is this course for?
This course is intended for those who are aged 21+ and aspire to work or are already working in HR.
Language of Instruction
This programme will be delivered in English.
How to Apply
To apply for this course, please submit your application here. You will be requested to submit all relevant documents required to process the application. Your application will be reviewed by our admission team who will send a confirmation of acceptance or otherwise by email within 24 hours of receipt of application.
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- Examination fee
- Qualification certificate
- Course material tutorial support notes
- Networking coffee breaks
- Access to online course resources
This training programme is made up of four modules covering a wide spectrum of topics which are essential to deal with HR professionally and legally, namely: recruitment, diversity and equality; employee growth; organisation design; performance management framework; employee motivation and engagement; data and technologies; managing absence/stress; investigations; disciplinary boards; dismissals; and terminations.
Module 1 - 1 ECTS 0/1
Recruitment, Diversity and Equality
This module will cover the recruitment aspect of the employment relationship and deal with recruitment within the parameters of the law. Furthermore, there will be a special focus on diversity and equality which are essential elements in the recruitment stage and throughout the employment relationship, such as when dealing with promotions and decisions to dismiss employees.
Module 2 - 1 ECTS 0/1
This module focuses on four very important topics which HR professionals deal with frequently in their work and which they need to nail for effective people management in the workplace. Topics include: Organisation Design, Performance Management Framework, Keeping your Employees Motivated and Supporting Change in Organisations.
Module 3 - 1 ECTS 0/1
HR, Data and Technologies
This module delves into the digital realm and highlights the latest tech trends which can be used to transform and revolutionise the Human Resource field. The module explores the technologies that twenty-first-century professionals need to be aware of, understand and implement in order to deliver stellar performances as modern-day HR specialists. Some topics covered in this module include: data protection, with a particular focus on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR); Artificial Intelligence and its impact on HR; and the new technology Blockchain.
Module 4 - 1 ECTS 0/1
Managing Difficult Situations
In an employment relationship HR professionals are bound to deal with difficult situations. This module will tackle such situations and will help participants understand and learn how to deal with such matters. This module will focus on managing absence/stress, investigations, disciplinary boards, dismissals, termination of employment, and preparation for Industrial Tribunal.