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Diploma in Human Resource Management

Duration: 11 weeks part-time , one evening per week, 6.30pm - 9.30pm

Location: Wellington Quay Only

Start Date: 20th September 2018

Days: Thursday


Accredited By: IBAT

Fee: €1395

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Seats are limited, so reserve yours now. Flexible payment plans are available. Contact Admissions team for more information.
Are you interested in developing skills in Human Resource Management (HRM)? 
  • Do you want to gain practical knowledge and understanding in the area of Human Resource Management?
  • Do you want to improve your workplace performance and enhance your career and employment prospects in the area of Human Resource Management?

Diploma in Human Resource Management Course OverviewDiploma in Human Resource Management Course at IBAT College Dublin

A key element of this the Diploma in Human Resource Management Course will be the alignment and linkage of HR management to business strategy. If you are (or wish to become) involved in or responsible for making decisions that have a strategic impact for your organisation, this practical and interactive programme will help you make more effective decisions through the application of HR management. A strong focus on key HR concepts in terms of recruitment and training features on this programme.

What will I learn?

On completion of this programme you will be able to understand HR processes and their complexities. You will:

  • Have a firm understanding of the key areas within HRM, including
    • recruitment and selection
    • grievance procedures
    • training and development processes
    • employee benefits/well being
    • supporting employee motivation and engagement
  • Be able to explain the importance of HR Management within your organisation to sustain business success.
  • Assess the problems and issues associated with HR Management.
  • Learn how to use key techniques that will support strategic HR management decision-making processes.
Modules Description
  • Definitions and key activities of human resource management (HRM)
    • Structure of the human resource function
    • HR legal environment
    • The strategic role of HRM
  • Individual and group behaviour
  • Managing team development
  • Performance planning, objective setting, evaluation and management
  • Motivation and leadership
  • Strategic human resource and employment planning
  • Job analysis, design and specification setting
  • Recruitment, selection and probation
  • Retention, training & development, training needs analysis
  • Grievance and disciplinary processes
  • Reward and benefits management and compensation administration
  • Organisational career management
  • Employee relations - culture, arbitration, negotiations
  • International HRM – influence of diversity and multi-national companies and cultures

What are my Career Prospects with the part-time Diploma in Human Resource Management Course?

This Diploma in Human Resource Management is aimed at participants who are looking for a knowledge and understanding of the whole area of HRM in practice. It is also aimed at those thinking about a career in HR or people management.

How long is the Business Course?

This Diploma in Human Resource Management course will take place over 11 weeks,  part-time, one evening per week from 6.15pm-9.30pm.


The course will be assessed through a project (by continuous assessment), which may include assessment of one’s own organisations application of human resource policy to a typical business challenge (through case study).

What are the course fees?

The Diploma in Human Resource Management (HRM) course fees are €1,395 per year.

What do I get for my fee?

Am I eligible for the IBAT College Dublin Diploma in Human Resource Management Course?

Entry to this HR course is based on each applicant's merits and work experience and is ideally targeted toward the individual who wishes to develop human resource management practices to better manage their team or organisation.

I would like to apply. What should I do?

Direct application can be made via our website using the Apply Online option above. 
Alternatively, please feel free to contact Richard O'Brien our admissions specialist for business courses on 01 807 5055 to set up a meeting to discuss the course further. You can also email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please feel free to visit the college anytime and our course content experts will be more than willing to discuss any queries you may have. We look forward to seeing you.

Students who were interested in pursuing the IBAT College Dublin Diploma in Human Resource Management were also interested in:

Diploma in Supervisory Management
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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  • IBAT Student - Jessica Bezerra

    I work in retail concession as a manager an this course gave me excellent skills in supporting my team to succeed in their roles and drive the business and the lecturer was very inspiring.

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  • IBAT Student - Ana Maria Talpalaru

    This course greatly benefited me, I've found a new job and it has also greatly improved my skills as a manager.

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Business and Management Lecturer Profiles

  • Jackie Kennedy

    Jackie is a senior lecturer in Human Resource Management studies and teaches a range of topics in Strategic Human Resource Management and Development, Management, Leadership and Communications. She has extensive lecturing experience at Masters, post graduate, undergraduate and professional levels in private and state educational institutions in Ireland and Asia. Jackie holds an MA in Strategic Human Resource Management and a Post Graduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching. She is a member of the UK and Irish Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and of the American Society of Human Resource Management. Jackie has over 20 years’ experience of HRM Reward and Performance Management in the Financial Services industry in both senior management and consultant roles. She combines her extensive range in industry experience and practice with her strong academic achievements to provide an insightful, enjoyable and valuable learning experience for students.

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IBAT College Dublin
16-19 Wellington Quay 
Dublin 2, Ireland. 


+353 1 8075055