The purpose of this unit is to introduce the major areas of employment legislation and the employment law system, focusing in particular on ways in which day-to-day HR activities are subjected to some form of regulation. The unit is intended to provide an overview, rather than to focus in detail on the operation of specific employment laws, for those who need to understand and be able to evaluate emerging developments in the management of the employment relationship in local and international jurisdictions. This unit is suitable for persons who:
The course will be delivered over 8 weeks in our University Centre on the main campus in Blackburn.
This course, set at Level 5 (second year degree level) is designed to give an all round grounding in the main skills and knowledge used by line managers and human resources practitioners when managing employees and dealing with the associated human resource management problems.
This unit information is based on the CIPD Unit specification and will be assessed via a 3,000 word written assignment.
CIPD Level 5 Certificate or Diploma in Human Resources