Course Description

Human Resource Management

Western Management Centre

Western Management Centre offers this part-time Human Resource Management course in Galway.

This Human Resource Management programme focuses on the core competencies required by progressive Human Resources Professionals. This highly regarded and popular programme has been revised and upgraded. The programme covers the core skills and knowledge in human resource management and has a strong focus on the practical implementation of the subject matter.

The programme looks at the context of HR in business alongside sound knowledge of employment law, recruitment & selection and performance management.


Course Content:


    • Business Issues and Context of Human Resources
    • Resourcing & Talent Planning
    • Improving Organisational Performance
    • Developing Professional Practice
    • Employment Law
    • Using Information in Human Resources


  • Managing and Coordinating the Human Resource Function
  • Contemporary Developments in Employee Relations & Industrial Relations (Elective)
  • Reward Management (Elective)
  • Electives are subject to student numbers and may change


An innovative assessment structure is in place which promotes both the understanding of academic principles and the application of skills. Assessment is by means of skills assessment, projects, case assignments and exams.

College Name Western Management Centre
Course Category Business, Human Resources & Personnel
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Dangan, Galway, Ireland
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Fee POA
Course Duration Certificate: 1 year (21 Saturdays) Diploma: 8 Saturdays
Awarding Body CIPD
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Course Provider

Western Management Centre

(091) 528 649
Galway Business Park, Galway, Republic of Ireland

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