Advanced Certificate in Human Resources - International Human Resources
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Who is the Advanced Level Certificate in HR for?

  • Those who have responsibility for Human Resource (HR) decision making within an organisation at either operational, tactical or more strategic level;
  • Those who are HR professionals in a team; with an HR functional management role, who seek to enhance and develop their career, have responsibilities for the HR function and activities within an organisation without a specialist function;
  • Those who are independent or employed HR consultants, who support organisations in meeting their goals.

What are the benefits?

  • An understanding of how the HR strategy supports an organisation’s strategy and assists the achievement of business objectives;
  • An opportunity to benchmark and explore HR practices in your own company with the newest theories and best practices;
  • A broader perspective of the organisational issues of HR professionals enabling you to develop effective policies and strategies.

Programme syllabus


A key purpose of this module is to encourage learners to develop a strong sense of self-awareness and of their own strengths and weaknesses as managers and team members. The module is primarily concerned with the expansion of skills, and specifically seeks to develop and improve a range of definable skills that are crucial to successful management practices and to effective leadership. These include critical thinking and decision–making, control of financial information and budgets, team work, development of interpersonal skills, personal effectiveness and credibility at work.

Leadership and Management Development (7LMD)

The focus of this module is on the development of leadership and management in facilitating organisational, team and individual change and growth. This module encompasses the development of leadership and management at all levels ranging from first line to senior managers and draws on the established body of knowledge and theory in both leadership and management and learning and development, in addition to the growing body of specialist knowledge in leadership and management development. The module will enable learners to develop a critical understanding of the complexities and contested nature of leadership and management and the
contextual opportunities for development.

Organisation Design and Development (7ODD)

This module covers organisation design and organisation development. It will enable learners to develop a critical understanding of the theory and conceptual framework of organisation design, along with the principles and practices of organisation development. Organisation design is about shaping an organisation to maximise its effectiveness, aiming for flexibility in delivery of its services. Through breaking down departmental barriers, seeking improved supply efficiencies, teamwork & collaboration and working towards better customer management & retention, organisations can enhance their performance and ensure that organisational goals and targets are achieved. The module also focuses on how an organisation’s culture, values and environment support and enhance organisational performance and adaptability.

Reward Management (7RWM)

This module examines total rewards in an organisational and international contex and provides learners with the knowledge and understanding of environments in which reward professionals plan, implement and evaluate employee reward policies to support strategic organisational goals. They will acquire both theoretical and normative understanding of the diverse approaches to reward management and be able to critically reflect on the strengths and limitations of these approaches in promoting individual and organisational performance in a fair, reasonable and equitable way. The foundations for pay and benefits management in modern
organisations in the private, public and third sectors and how these traditions can be integrated into appropriate strategic designs. Learners will be able to comprehend the relationship between traditional, contingent and developmental choices of rewards, the use of diagnostic and evaluative skills in designing flexible approaches to reward and the challenges of international and executive pay arrangements.

IHR Bulgaria deliver the CIPD qualifications in partnership with Acacia Learning UK  – premium CIPD provider.

Next course starts November 2020!

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