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Introduction to Human Resource Concepts Course

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Introduction to Human Resource Concepts Course


As the central and the most important function of any organisation, Human Resources is a must have skill for individuals working in HR or those who plan to make a career out of it. The Introduction to Human Resource Concepts will teach learners everything they need to know to run a robust human resources department. Learn all about people, what drives them and how human resources keep the organisation running smoothly and effectively. The Human Resource Concepts course is perfect whether you operate a small business, HR personnel looking to advance their career or someone who is completely new to the industry. The goal of this course is to fully equip individuals with the right HR skills and knowledge.

The Introduction to Human Resource Concepts course will cover key topics on understanding the overall principles of human resources in an organisation, motivating employees, knowing legal and ethical limits to managing staff and how the HR department provides support to the entire organisation.

If you want to leverage key concepts in HR the Introduction to Human Resource Concepts course is perfect for you. Gain an understanding of how HR functions can be structured to support your organisation. The course is internationally recognised and accredited to a training organisation and you will be issued an internationally recognised qualification following full completion of Introduction to Human Resource Concepts course.

Why consider 1Training?

As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility makes it a superior learning method.

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your skill and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, Nus Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a strong overall understanding of human resource concepts.
  • Learn how to apply HR concepts in an office enterprise.
  • Learn the HR skills required to apply in a working environment.
  • Learn the process of recruitment, training and development
  • Learn how to motivate employees and keep them healthy and happy in their job.

Course Titles

  • Module 01: HR Assistant Introduction
  • Module 02: Attract and Retain Employees
  • Module 03: Recruit, Select, and Orientation
  • Module 04: Training and Development
  • Module 05: Performance Appraisal
  • Module 06: Legal Environment of HRM
  • Module 07: Motivating Employees
  • Module 08: Motivation Theory
  • Module 09: Motivation Techniques
  • Module 10: Teams and Teamwork

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at anytime.

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • The course is aimed at Mid-Level Managers.
  • Small business owners.
  • Students who have an interest in human resources.
  • The course is for individuals looking for a career change.
  • HR Managers

Entry Requirements

  • You must be 16 or over
  • You should have a basic understanding of English and basic IT knowledge
  • You will need a computer or tablet with internet connection (or access to one)

Method of Assessment

At the end of the Introduction to Human Resource Concepts course you will be required to take a multiple choice question assessment test. The multiple choice question assessment will be automatically marked with learners receiving an instant grade.


Those who successfully complete the exam will be awarded the certificate in Introduction to Human Resource Concepts.

Awarding Body

The certificate will be awarded by CPD and iAP. This internationally recognised qualification will make your CV standout and encourage employers to see your motivation at expanding your skills and knowledge in the IT enterprise.

Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully complete Introduction to Human Resource Concepts you will be qualified to work in the following positions. The Introduction to Human Resource Concepts qualification will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to is given below.

  • Office Administrator – £17,158 per annum
  • Office Manager – £24,073 per annum
  • HR Manager – £35,813 per annum
  • Human Resources Administrator – £19,387 per annum
  • Human Resources Officer – £24,441 per annum

Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Excellent Tutor Support Service (Monday to Friday)
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Quizzes, tests mock exams, practice exams to ensure you are 100% ready
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card

Key Features

Gain an accredited UK qualification

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

Course Curriculum Total Units : 136
➤ Module 01 - HR Assistant Introduction
Course Introduction
1.0 Human Resources Assistant Introduction
1.1 Human Resources Assistant
1.2 Potential Careers
1.3 Employment Outlook
1.4 Lesson 01 Review
➤ Module 02 - Attract and Retain Employees
2.0 Attracting and Retaining Employees
2.1 HRM Overview
2.2 HR Planning
2.3 Forecasting Demand
2.4 Forecasting Supply
2.5 Matching
2.6 Cultural Diversity
2.7 Demo – Diversity Survey
2.8 Lesson 02 Review
➤ Module 03 - Recruit, Select, and Orientation
3.0 Recruiting, Selection and Orientation
3.1 Job Analysis
3.2 Human Resources Assistant Job Responsibilities
3.3 Demo – Application
3.4 Demo – Bad Resume
3.5 Demo – Good Resume
3.6 Demo – Cover Letter
3.7 Recruiting
3.8 External Recruiting
3.9 External Recruiting Advantages
3.10 External Recruiting Disadvantages
3.11 Internal Recruiting Advantages
3.12 Internal Recruiting Disadvantages
3.13 Selection
3.14 Gathering Information
3.15 Employment Tests
3.16 Interviews
3.17 Typical Interview Questions
3.18 References
3.19 Orientation
3.20 Demo – Form I-9
3.21 Demo – Form W-9
3.22 Demo – Form W-4
3.23 Demo – Form 1095-B
3.24 Compensation and Benefits
3.25 Compensation Decisions
3.26 Wage Level
3.27 Wage Structure
3.28 Individual Wage Specifics
3.29 Comparable Worth
3.30 Compensation Types
3.31 Lesson 03 Review
➤ Module 04 - Training and Development
4.0 Training and Development
4.1 Personal and Professional Development
4.2 Rewards of Training and Development
4.3 Analysis
4.4 Methods
4.5 Evaluation
4.6 Demo – Training Evaluation Form
4.7 Lesson 04 Review
➤ Module 05 - Performance Appraisal
5.0 Performance Appraisal
5.1 Objective and Subjective Methods
5.2 Sample Rating Scale
5.3 Common Techniques
5.4 Demo – Appraisal
5.5 Performance Feedback
5.6 Lesson 05 Review
➤ Module 06 - Legal Environment of HRM
6.0 Legal Environment of HRM
6.1 National Labor Relations Act
6.2 Labor-Management Relations Act
6.3 Fair Labor Standards Act
6.4 Child Labor
6.5 Tip Credit and Enforcement
6.6 FLSA Additional Information
6.7 Equal Pay Act
6.8 Civil Rights Act
6.9 Age Discrimination in Employment Act
6.10 Occupational Safety and Health Act
6.11 Employment Retirement Income Security Act
6.12 Affirmative Action
6.13 Americans with Disabilities Act
6.14 Lesson 06 Review
➤ Module 07 - Motivating Employees
7.0 Motivating Employees
7.1 Motivation
7.2 History
7.3 Soldiering
7.4 Scientific
7.5 Hawthorne
7.6 Maslow
7.7 Physiological Needs
7.8 Safety Needs
7.9 Social Needs
7.10 Esteem Needs
7.11 Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
7.12 Maslow’s New Pyramid
7.13 Herzberg
7.14 Motivation-Hygiene Theory
7.15 Motivation and Hygiene Factors
7.16 Using the Motivation-Hygiene Theory
7.17 Theory X and Theory Y
7.18 Theory X Assumptions
7.19 Theory Y Assumptions
7.20 Theory Z
7.21 Type J Firm Characteristics
7.22 Type a Firm Characteristics
7.23 Type Z Firm Characteristics
7.24 Reinforcement
7.25 Lesson 07 Review
➤ Module 08 - Motivation Theory
8.0 Contemporary Motivation Theory
8.1 Weakness of Maslow and Herzberg’s Theories
8.2 Equity Theory
8.3 Expectancy Theory
8.4 Goal Setting Theory
8.5 Lesson 08 Review
➤ Module 09 - Motivation Techniques
9.0 Motivation Techniques
9.1 Management by Objectives
9.2 Step 1
9.3 Step 2
9.4 Step 3
9.5 Step 4 and Step 5
9.6 Job Enrichment
9.7 Job Enlargement
9.8 Job Redesign
9.9 Behavior Modification
9.10 3 Step Process
9.11 Flextime
9.12 Flextime Schedule
9.13 Part-Time
9.14 Job Sharing
9.15 Telecommuting
9.16 Telecommuting Employee Disadvantages
9.17 Empowerment
9.18 Employee Ownership
9.19 Lesson 09 Review
➤ Module 10 - Teams and Teamwork
10.0 Teams and Teamwork
10.1 What is a Team?
10.2 Problem Solving Teams
10.3 Self Managed Work Teams
10.4 Cross Functional Teams
10.5 Virtual Teams
10.6 Stages of Development
10.7 Forming
10.8 Storming
10.9 Norming
10.10 Performing
10.11 Adjourning
10.12 Roles Within
10.13 Team Cohesiveness
10.14 Team Conflict
10.15 Benefits and Limitations
10.16 Lesson 10 Review
10.17 Course Closure
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