The Associate Diploma in People Management
has seven units – these cover the full range of people management activities likely to be encountered by people professionals at management and strategic level. The units focus and/or examine:
The connections between organisational structure and the wider world of work in a commercial context. It highlights the factors and trends that impact on business strategy and planning, the digital environment, the influence of culture, employee well-being and change.
The key approaches, practices, and tools to manage and enhance the employee relationship to create better working lives and the significant impact this can have on organisational performance.
How applying core professional behaviours such as ethical practice, courage and inclusivity can build positive working relationships and support employee voice and well-being.
The impact of effective workforce planning in considering the development of diverse talent pools and how to contract and onboard the workforce. It also includes analysis of the cost to the organisation if this is poorly managed and the interventions required to mitigate this risk.
The significance of capturing robust quantitative and qualitative evidence to inform meaningful insight to influence critical thinking. It focuses on analysing evidence through an ethical lens to improve decision-making and how the impact of people practice is essential to creating value.
How internal and external business factors influence reward strategies and policies, the financial drivers of the organisation and the impact of reward costs. It considers the importance of the role of people practice in supporting managers to make robust and professional reward judgements and the impact of rewarding effective performance
The fundamentals of learning and development, taking a closer look at the essential area of Leadership and Management and how this is critical in developing the right culture and behaviours to establish a working environment which is cohesive, diverse, innovative and high-performing.