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developing the skills of a HR manager
developing the skills of a HR manager
developing the skills of a HR manager
developing the skills of a HR manager

This online training toolkit is made from three individual modules for HR professionals.

Upon completion of these modules, learners will gain the skills and knowledge they require to be an efficient and lawful HR Manager. You’ll also get a deeper understanding of the roles of the HR Manager, and the challenges and skills you will face within the HR industry.

  • Online, self-paced training
  • Interactive modules with colourful animations
  • Complete in approximately six hours
  • 24 hour learner support
  • Instant digital certificate on completion

Overview - Developing the Skills of a HR Manager/HR Business Partner

This HR management toolkit was specially designed to provide HR managers with the knowledge and skills they require to become a great people manager in their business. It is suitable for those who are also non HR managers or even for those who are looking to progress into a HR management role.

Why take this toolkit?

Applying great HR practice as a manager is vital. This toolkit explores the key elements of what helps you as a manager to get the best from your team, by role modelling HR best practice. Learners will be provided with the essential HR knowledge and skills they need when managing people and people rated activities such as recruitment, reward and performance management.

Upon completion, learners will understand how HR practise can have a direct influence on business success, how they can select and set HR objectives, and how to manage and evaluate HR resources to ensure they have a positive impact on business performance.

E-learning modules

  • What makes a great HR professional
  • Performing as an HR professional
  • The what and how of CPD

Training outcomes

Having completed these modules, learners will be able to:

  • Explore what's expected of HR in organisations and understand the skills, knowledge and behaviour that is involved with being a Human Resource Manager to be able to adopt good people practice.
  • Understand how to use good HR practice through new project management skills and how to embed critical thinking into your line of work.
  • Understand what CPD is, how it works and why it is crucial for yourself as a HR individual and how it affects your work within your organisation. You will also be able to use self-assessment techniques to identify your development.

Target Audience

This toolkit is suitable for HR managers focusing on development training, or even for those who are looking to progress into a HR management role.


The content of this toolkit has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this toolkit.

How It Works

Frequently asked questions

Do I need an e-mail address to buy this course?

Yes, you will need an e-mail address to buy this course. This is because we use your e-mail address to create an account for you in our learning management system - where you will take the training. We also need your email address to send your purchase receipt.

If you buy more courses in future using the same e-mail address during checkout, then these will automatically be added to your system account.

If you pay by PayPal, we will use your PayPal email address to create your system account.

Can I buy this course and give it to other people?

Yes, you can buy the training using your own email address and then give it to other learners from your system account.

Each learner will need to have their own email address. This is so that we can send them a link to the training and give them their own system account.

Is there a refund policy?

We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. We offer a 30 day, no hassle, no quibble, money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.

To request a refund, you should email our learner support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed. You, or your learners, must not complete the training in order to make a valid refund claim.

Will the course work on a tablet or mobile phone?

We recommend using a desktop or laptop for the best learning experience. This course can also be taken on tablet and mobile devices - including iPads and iPhones.

Is a specific internet browser recommended?

For the best possible experience, we recommend learners use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 or Firefox. Please ensure there are no updates pending on your browser.

How long do learners have to complete a course?

There is no set completion time for this course. Learners can study in their own time at their own speed and may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.

Does the course contain sound?

Yes, this course contains sound. For those without sound on their computer or device, the narration is covered in an optional text box at the bottom of the training.


Bulk discounts

Bulk discounts are available on purchases of 10 or more courses.

If you wish to discuss a large individual order for this course, and/or would like to be invoiced in advance, please call our sales team on 01943 885 085 to make an enquiry.

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