This course is delivered by IBAT College Dublin an academic partner of GISMA Business School. IBAT and GISMA are both members of Global University Systems (GUS), which is an international network of higher-education institutions, brought together by a shared passion for accessible, industry-relevant qualifications.

In mid-August 2018, it was predicted that over 1,350 opportunities in the human resources domain were advertised on Indeed.com for Ireland, meaning that now is a great time to pursue a qualification in the subject. Throughout this programme, you will learn everything you need to know to become an adept HR professional with contemporary knowledge of the industry.

Why choose this programme?

By the time you have completed the programme, you will have a sophisticated knowledge of human resource management, enabling you to improve your workplace performance. Your new skills will also allow you to pursue roles including:

  • HR generalist
  • HR officer
  • HR assistant
  • HR executive assistant
  • HR recruitment assistant

Objectives of the programme

Throughout your time on the programme, you will develop your understanding of staff recruitment, training, retention, development as well as industrial relations. This will enable you to play an active part in helping an organisation’s employees be successful.

You will focus on HR concepts, particularly in terms of recruitment and training. You will also consider the relationship between HR management and business strategy, allowing you to pursue roles which will have a strategic impact in an organisation.

Who is the course suitable for?

Designed for those interested in developing their skills in human resource management, this course will help you get started in your career. The course is also suitable for those looking to improve their workplace performance and enhance their career prospects.


IBAT College Dublin is committed to providing a range of programmes in the areas of business, IT, sports, tourism and the English language to both domestic and international students. With a broad range of industry connections, a state-of-the-art campus and faculty who come from a range of different backgrounds, students thrive at the college which is why we have achieved a student satisfaction rate of 98% in recent years. By the time they graduate, our students feel they have gained the knowledge and soft skills needed to start their careers in some of the most in-demand industries.

Why study with IBAT?

  • Industry-relevant programmes: We recognise where the skills shortages are and provide programmes that will fill these gaps. We are also connected with private institutions, NGOs and many SMEs across Ireland, helping students to gain experience of a real-life business setting.
  • Global connections: IBAT College Dublin became part of the Global University Systems group in 2016 allowing it to broaden its portfolio and offer programmes to a wider network of students. We also collaborate with a range of GUS partners.
  • Small class sizes: We believe that students learn best in a personal and interactive environment which is why we keep our class sizes small.
  • Industry experts: We employ faculty with experience of working in the industries they teach in. Due to this, students get an understanding of what it is actually like to work in their area of interest.
  • Student experience: Our students have access to a range of services. We also aim to mentor and support them throughout their education journey.

Through this programme you will gain an understanding of HR processes within an organisation, and the complexities involved. You will be able to explain the importance of HR Management to sustain business success within an organisation.

You will gain a firm understanding of the key operational areas within HRM, including recruitment and selection; grievance procedures; training and development processes; employee benefits/wellbeing; and what you need to do to support employee motivation and engagement. In addition, you will learn how to use key techniques to support strategic HRM decision-making processes.

Modules

  • Definitions and key activities of human resource management (HRM)
  • Structure of the human resource function
  • HR legal environment
  • The strategic role of HRM
  • Individual and group behaviour
  • Managing team development
  • Performance planning, objective setting, evaluation and management
  • Motivation and leadership
  • Strategic human resource and employment planning
  • Job analysis, design and specification setting
  • Recruitment, selection and probation
  • Retention, training and development, training needs analysis
  • Grievance and disciplinary processes
  • Reward and benefits management and compensation administration
  • Organisational career management
  • Employee relations – culture, arbitration, negotiations
  • International HRM – influence of diversity and multi-national companies and cultures

Entry is based on each applicant's own merits and work experience. No prior academic qualification or professional experience in human resource management is required. The programme is ideally suited if you wish to develop human resource management practices to better manage your team or organisation, or you are considering a career in this area.


  • Part-time
  • Online
  • 11 weeks
  • Continuous
  • € 980 per course

Course awarded by IBAT College Dublin


IBAT College Dublin is committed to providing a range of programmes in the areas of business, IT, sports, tourism and the English language to both domestic and international students. With a broad range of industry connections, a state-of-the-art campus and faculty who come from a range of different backgrounds, students thrive at the college which is why we have achieved a student satisfaction rate of 98% in recent years.

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