Human Resource Development Professional Award – Update of Syllabuses

2:22pm GMT, Monday, 20 March 2017

The syllabuses for the following subjects have been updated.

  • Employee Relations
  • Human Resource Development I
  • Human Resource Development II
  • Training & Development

The revised syllabuses will be utilised in Examination Question Papers from the March 2018 Examination Sitting onwards.

Please ensure that the recommended textbooks are used in order to deliver these subjects to students.

  • Employee Relations

Recommended Textbook:  Employment Relations: A Critical and International Approach, 2011, P. Dibben, G. Klerck and G. Wood, McGraw-Hill Education. ISBN: 978-1843982685

  • Human Resource Development I

Recommended Textbook:  Human Resource Management: A Contemporary Approach, 7th edition, 2014, J. Beardwell & A. Thompson, FT Publishing International. ISBN: 978-1292002729

  • Human Resource Development II

Recommended Textbook:  Human Resource Management: A Contemporary Approach, 7th edition, 2014, J. Beardwell & A. Thompson, FT Publishing International. ISBN: 978-1292002729

  • Training & Development

Recommended Textbook: Designing, Delivering and Evaluating L&D: Essentials for Practice, 2014, J. Stewart & P. Cureton, McGraw-Hill Education. ISBN: 978-1843983606

Copies of the named recommended textbooks can be purchased directly through the Institute, upon request.

The Human Resource Development handbook has been updated and can be downloaded here.

Copies of the Human Resource Development handbook containing the previous syllabuses are available upon request.

Please be aware that no changes have been made to the subjects Business Law, Business Management & Administration and International Business Communications.

Changes to the Management Theory & Practice syllabus can be found here.

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