- Should be reasonably fluent in both written and spoken English
- Possess a good level of IT skills
- CV and pass the English Assessment for review and final approval prior the course commencement
- People professionals operating at management and strategic level with a current and future focus.
The new Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management is made up of seven units of study:
1.Organisational Performance and Culture in Practice: The connections between organisational structure and the wider world of work in a commercial context. It highlights the factors and trends that impact on business strategy and planning, the digital environment, the influence of culture, employee well-being and change.
2.Evidence-Based Practice: The significance of capturing robust quantitative and qualitative evidence to inform meaningful insight to influence critical thinking. It focuses on analysing evidence through an ethical lens to improve decision-making and how the impact of people practice is essential to creating value.
3.Professional Behaviours and Valuing People: How applying core professional behaviours such as ethical practice, courage and inclusivity can build positive working relationships and support employee voice and well-being.
4.Employment Relationship Management: The key approaches, practices and tools to manage and enhance the employee relationship to create better working lives and the significant impact this can have on organisational performance.
5.Talent Management and Workforce Planning: The impact of effective workforce planning in considering the development of diverse talent pools and how to contract and onboard the workforce. It also includes analysis of the cost to the organisation if this is poorly managed and the interventions required to mitigate this risk.
6.Reward For Performance and Contribution: How internal and external business factors influence reward strategies and policies, the financial drivers of the organisation and the impact of reward costs. It considers the importance of the role of people practice in supporting managers to make robust and professional reward judgements and the impact of rewarding effective performance.
7.Leadership And Management Development: The fundamentals of learning and development, taking a closer look at the essential area of Leadership and Management and how this is critical in developing the right culture and behaviours to establish a working environment which is cohesive, diverse, innovative and high performing.