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Certificate of Excellence in Human Resource Management

The CEHRM program is best suited for entry level HR professionals. Participants with no prior knowledge or background of HR will also be eligible.

To effectively meet the needs of learning and provide practical skills to HR employees to equip them to better understand HR issues facing organizations today and to select, manage and retain critical talent to support the achievement of organizational objectives.

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Key Competencies

  • HR Operations
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Business Trends and Total Rewards
  • Learning and Development and Virtual Workplace
  • Legal Considerations and Employer Branding
  • Change Management and HR Analytics 

Program Structure

  • Participant orientation (30 mins)
  • Pre-assessment (60 mins). Baselining, no min marks requirement.
  • 48 hours of instructor led learning (mix of virtual and in-person sessions) supported by pre and post reading + reflection assignments
  • Post-assessment (60 mins). Knowledge check. 70% passing marks required.
  • Language: Arabic or English (bi-lingual format also available)
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Program Construct

SEBHRM Program Construct

Program Content

HR Operations
  • Alignment between HR Practices and Organizational Objectives
  • Alternate HR Structures
  • HR Operational aspects in alignment with overall HR Strategy
Talent Acquisition
  • Workforce Planning integral to Strategic Planning
  • Workforce Analysis and Planning for Future Needs
  • Talent Acquisition Framework: from sourcing to recruiting and on-boarding
Business Trends and Total Rewards
  • New Trends in HR Management
  • Basics of a Total Rewards System
  • Compensation System Design and Roll Out
  • Role of base pay, differentials and incentives
Learning and Development and The Virtual Workplace
  • Evolution of Learning and Development
  • Adult Learning Principles and Designing Learning
  • Delivering on Employee Experience
  • The Evolving Virtual Workplace and HR’s Role
Legal Considerations and Employer Branding
  • Legal Considerations in Hiring and Talent Management
  • Employer Branding for Talent Acquisition and Retention
Change Management and HR Analytics
  • Change Management Frameworks and HR’s Role in Change
  • Basics of HR Analytics
  • Exploratory Analytical Tools
  • Measuring what Matters