Fundamentals of Human Resources Management

Rating: | Fields: Human Resources | Specializations: Business

In this course you will get the fundamental knowledge to become a competent entry level HR professional. This course will equip you with the necessary requisite to become a HR professional and manage today’s workforce.

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  • Learn basic Human resource management process
  • Learn Human Resource Architecture
  • Learn Human Resource function
  • Learn Recruitment, Selection and Reward Management
  • Learn Human Resource processes and systems
  • And a lot more!

Course Description

Human resource management (HRM) is an important function of any organisation. Human Resources covers the processes and systems that ensure the effective and efficient use of human talent to accomplish organizational goals.

Employing and retaining the right people is vital to the survival, growth and sustainability of every organisation. This HRM course is a fully packaged training that will equip you with the necessary requisite to become a HR professional and manage today’s workforce.

Your Outcome

With this course, you will acquire the fundamental knowledge to become a competent entry level HR professional. You will become conversant with the structures, processes and functions of HR in any organisation. You will learn enough to be able to make a difference and contribute to HR solutions across any industry and department. With this course you will finally be ready to embark on a successful HR career.

What You Will Learn
  • Understanding Human Resource Management 
  • The HR Architecture
  • The HR Function
  • The HR Professional
  • Recruitment
  • Selection
  • Reward Management
  • In depth Knowledge of HR Processes and Systems
  • Becoming a Human Resource Professional

By the End of this course you will be well on your way to being a seasoned HR Professional.

This course includes;
  • 67 minutes on demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and desktop
  • Online exams and tests
  • Certificate of completion

Course Outline

Introduction to Human Resources Management 3 min, 31 sec
  • What is human resource management? 1 min, 32 sec
  • Goals of human resource management 56 sec
  • Belief of human resource management 1 min, 2 sec
The Hr Architecture 50 min, 23 sec
  • What is Hr Architecture 53 sec
  • Human Resource (HR) Processes 1 min
  • Recruitment & Selection 1 min, 15 sec
  • Recruitment Processes - Internal Recruitment 2 min, 13 sec
  • Recruitment Processes - Internal Recruitment (Pros & Cons) 3 min, 3 sec
  • Recruitment Processes - External Recruitment 3 min, 37 sec
  • Rewards Management 1 min, 9 sec
  • Rewards Management II 5 min, 18 sec
  • Employee Relations 6 min, 34 sec
  • Learning and Development 2 min, 32 sec
  • Training vs Development 2 min
  • Training Methods 2 min, 54 sec
  • Performance Management 56 sec
  • Performance Management Cycle 2 min, 41 sec
  • Performance Evaluation / Appraisal Process 1 min, 50 sec
  • The Appraisal Meeting 1 min, 12 sec
  • Feedback Methods 4 min, 48 sec
  • Errors in Performance Appraisal 6 min, 21 sec
The Hr Function 8 min, 3 sec
  • Key Roles Of The Hr Function 3 min, 37 sec
  • Structure Of Hr Function 58 sec
  • Types Of Hr Structure 3 min, 27 sec
The Hr Professional 6 min, 11 sec
  • Roles Of Hr Professional 48 sec
  • Roles of Hr Professional (contd) 2 min, 9 sec
  • Role Of Line Manager 3 min, 13 sec


There is no formal prerequisite for this course.


This course is designed for individuals interested in Human Resources, individuals who are starting a career or switching careers to Human Resource or individual who wants to understand the basic of people’s management.

About Instructor

Adora Ikwuemesi

A prolific speaker and writer on Human Resources Management, Adora is the founder of Kendor Consulting Ltd, a Human Resources Management Consulting firm specialising in Learning and Development solutions. she is also the author of the award winning self-help book, Change Your Career.

Adora has a Master’s degree in Management Information Systems from Cranfield University, UK, a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Reading, UK and a Diploma in Psychology from Middlesex University, also in the UK. She is a certified Project Manager and an accredited Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR).

A talented and multi skilled professional, her experience spans the IT, Telecoms and Consulting industries. With current focus on transforming Human Resources Management practices in Nigeria, she has led several innovative initiatives that demonstrate her dedication to developing the next generation of HR Professionals and People Managers. Notable initiatives include the provision of the Nigerian Labour Act app and creation of the HR Nigeria platform, an online forum dedicated to the management and development of people.

Prior to founding Kendor Consulting, she headed HR Transformation at Transnational Corporation Plc where her primary focus was on aligning human capital with organizational strategy. Prior to joining Transcorp, she headed the Human Capital Group of Interswitch Ltd.

Her consulting experience spans several years at Phillips Consulting where she led Process Improvement teams as part of several restructuring projects. Other areas of focus include Strategic Alignment, Change Management and Team Building. Her telecoms experience extends several years working for Nokia UK as a Design Engineer. Working extensively on a number of projects, she was responsible for the specification and design of the first Multimedia and Java supported Nokia mobile phones.

Adora has written several published articles for a number of National Newspapers. She has hosted several seminars, spoken at several conferences and facilitated numerous training programs. She enjoys writing, reading, technology, public speaking and creating opportunities for individuals and organizations to develop their potential and realise their dreams.

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Frequently Asked Questions
  • What is Human Resource Management (HRM)?

    Human Resource Management is the process of recruiting, selecting, inducting employees, providing orientation, imparting training and development, appraising the performance of employees, deciding compensation and providing benefits, motivating employees, maintaining proper relations with employees and their trade unions, ensuring employees safety, welfare and healthy measures in compliance with labour laws of the land. Human resource management as a department in an organisation handles all aspects of employees.

  • What is the role of a Human Resource Officer?

    Human Resource Officer responsible for formulating and designing of Human Resource policies in compliance with labour laws and sees all Hr related activities staring from hiring to firing of an employees in an organisation.

  • What is the role of a Human Resource Manager?

    The Human Resource Manager is responsible for overseeing human resources activities and policies according to executive level direction. They supervise human resources staff as well as see staffing, compensation , assessing and providing employee benefits, providing training & development, safety & welfare of staff, maintaining healthy labor relations, providing employee handbook and maintaining employment records as required by the employment laws.

  • When does the course start and finish?

    It is a self-paced course, meaning you can take it at your own speed and time. You decide when you start and when you finish.