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Curtin University

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Graduate Certificate in Human Resources

  • Graduate Certificate

Design solutions for a range of workplace HR issues.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
12 months full-time
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In person

About this course

In this course, you'll develop a broad understanding of human resource management (HRM) theories, functions and communications. You will explore the contribution of HRM towards organisation effectiveness and efficiency.

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What you will learn

  • synthesise relevant theories, concepts and techniques and apply them to designing solutions to a range of workplace-based human resource and management issues
  • critically evaluate advanced theoretical and technical knowledge and skills relating to human resource management functions; assess contextual variables in determining which models and theories best inform possible solutions to human resources problems
  • gather and evaluate credible information from multiple sources to make supported judgments and decisions about human resources issues
  • employ empathetic and effective communication practices relevant to diverse audiences and human resource management contexts
  • use relevant technologies, recognising their benefits and limitations when applied to human resource management functions and activities
  • build personal and professional knowledge that advances goals and professional outcomes
  • describe how human resource and industrial relations practices in developing countries differ from those found in developed countries
  • critically evaluate and model the contribution cultural diversity can make to improving business and professional practice
  • demonstrate ethical practice, professional integrity and emerging leadership skills when working within a team and independently

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