AIPMS is pleased to announce a Certificate Course in Human Resource Management Online and Distance Learning Course, which starts 1st of every month


Course Overview
While many of the tasks associated with human resource management are centered in the HR Department, all managers have HR responsibilities.  This course will cover the broad range of topics associated with HR management from the perspective of the HR professional, the manager, and the employee.

This Certificate of Human Resource Management is an online professional development course that aims to provide you with the essential foundation knowledge, skills and competencies required to perform effectively in a human resource management team. This online foundation course will give participants essential tools for kick starting their career in HR. It is also a great way for existing HR professionals to expand their knowledge.

The Certificate of Human Resource Management will introduce you to the field of human resource management - and its growing importance to the success of the organization’s overall performance and success. The course introduces students to the theories, ideas, controversies and challenges involved in managing human resources in contemporary work organizations. The course also focuses on the link between an organization’s overall business strategies and an organization’s` HR strategies, policies and practices.


Course Content

  • Introduction to human resource management
  • HR roles and activities
  • HRM challenges
  • HRM and globalization
  • HRM and innovation
  • HRM and sustainability
  • Challenge of attracting and retaining staff
  • HRM and competitive advantage
  • Strategic management
  • Strategic HRM
  • High performing work systems
  • Anti-discrimination laws
  • Equal employment opportunity
  • Affirmative action
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Ethics and HRM
  • Employee relations
  • Industrial relations
  • Diversity management
  • Work-life balance
  • Human resource planning
  • Forecasting
  • Strategic planning
  • Human resource information systems (HRIS)
  • Work and job analysis and design
  • Organizational structure
  • Motivation theories
  • Talent management
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Recruitment and the law
  • Employee turnover and retention
  • Employee engagement
  • Strategic talent development
  • Training and development
  • Organizational learning
  • Employee development, training and careers
  • Career management
  • Succession planning
  • Performance management
  • Employee exit
  • Reward management
  • Motivation and reward theories
  • Pay for performance
  • International human resource management
  • Evaluating human resource management

Computing Requirements:

Participants will need to use email, upload and download word docs,
PowerPoint files and PDFs, and post on the discussion board or send assignments by email.   If you do not have internet speed sufficient to download materials, an offline DVD or hard copies course may be the right alternative for you. Materials Provided: Online delivery of curriculum materials, exercises and templates.


After they have read the material for each unit, students are expected to test their own Learning by completing some relevant exercises and tasks.

In order to demonstrate their understanding of the course content, students will be required to submit three assignments.

DURATION AND COURSE LOAD: 8 Weeks - 5 to 6 hours per week
DATES: (Two Months) Course Starts 1st of Every Month.
ORGANIZERS: Africa Institute for Project Management Studies
LANGUAGE: English only
FORMAT: Web-based and Distance Learning facilitated

Kindly confirm your participation with:

Africa Institute for Project Management Studies  (AIPMS)
Krishna Center 3rd Floor, Woodvale Groove, Westlands Nairobi-Kenya

Tel: +254- 708 257 424
Cell: 0796-417-052