Certificate In HR Skills I & II
A comprehensive guide to update and extend your knowledge in the basics of HR Management and HR Development
Certificate In HR Skills I
14 – 18 September 2014 • Venue TBC, Doha, Qatar
12 – 16 October 2014 • Dusit Thani Hotel, Dubai, UAE
Certificate In HR Skills II
21 – 25 September 2014 • Venue TBC, Doha, Qatar
19 – 23 October 2014 • Dusit Thani Hotel, Dubai, UAE
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This programme, which has a strategic focus, consists of two four-day course examines the HR needs in organisations, and how to audit and evaluate HR. The programme establishes the context for HR, examines up-to-date concepts to improve your HR performance and explores the main specialisms within HR. As well as covering HR technical issues, the programme includes some personal management and supervisory skills development.

Course Content

Course I: Certicate in HR Skills I

  • Human Resources in context
  • Defining the HR role today
  • Leadership in HR
  • Motivation
  • Competencies
  • Human Resource audit
  • Recruitment
  • Becoming an Employer of Choice

Course II: Certicate in HR Skills II

  • Policies and procedures
  • Training and development
  • Performance management
  • Pay and reward
Who Should Attend

This programme has been specifically designed to provide background in HRM for HR practitioners in all industries. The first course is suitable for new entries to the HR profession and the second course focuses on developing some of the themes highlighted in the first course. The second course is most suitable for HR practitioners with two – three years of experience.

Benefits Of Attending
  1. Develop eective HR policies and procedures, based on a thorough understanding of HRM, and its impact on your organisation
  2. Discover the importance of training and development activities and their impact on the bottom line of having the right sta, with the right skills, in the right place at the right time (and at the right cost)
  3. Examine the issues around performance management and its implementation to understand its links to organisational performance and the organisation’s bottom line
In Association With

    The George Washington University (GWU)
    Website: http://www.sbpm.gwu.edu

    The George Washington University School of Business is dedicated to excellence in its teaching and research about management within the United States and internationally. The school has a 75-year history of preparing men and women for leadership in both the private and public sectors. Known internationally for its dedication to academic excellence, the school draws students from all parts of the US and around the world. For further information on George Washington University School of Business, please visit their website www.sbpm.gwu.edu

    As IIRME's academic partner, GW reviews a selected range IIRME business and finance certificate courses and programmes. Delegates successfully completing these courses receive an IIRME/GW Certificate of Completion. GW is also our academic partner for ESI courses.

    Charles Wilson
    The Consultancy, UK

    Charles Wilson is enjoying a successful international HR career. He has extensive experience in the Gulf region. Charles has watched the area develop and has played a leading role in national development schemes in Oman, the UAE and Kuwait. His major professional interests in the Gulf region lie in the areas of development of Nationals, management education and cross-cultural management. His current research is centred on ER in the Gulf Region and international HRD, with an emphasis on leadership.

    Charles lives on the Isle of Man in the British Isles from where he operates his company, “The Consultancy”. His work with IIR in the Gulf Region began 16 years ago. He has led many courses and presented and chaired conferences throughout the region.

    Charles is a graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He holds Fellowships of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, The Institute of Administrative Management and the University of Suffolk (UK). He is a Director of the UK Council for Administration and a Commissioner for the Isle of Man Government Service.

    Dusit Thani Hotel

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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    Phone: +971 4 343 3333
    Fax: +971 4 343 4222
    Web: http://www.dusit.com/hotels/uae/dubai/dusit_thani_dubai

    Dusit Thani Dubai hotel is an iconic five star hotel that captures the essence of Thailand in the vibrant centre of Dubai's Business District. With easy access to business and leisure pursuits, this luxury hotel is located a few minutes from the World Trade Centre, Dubai's International Convention Centre, Dubai International Financial Centre, Burj Dubai, Dubai Mall and is a short drive to Dubai's International Airport and major shopping malls.

    Dusit Thani Dubai is the only five-star hotel in the UAE that combines modern luxuries with the warmth and grace of traditional Thai hospitality. The hotel building was designed to resemble the Thai "wai" (a gesture of greeting, welcome, and thanks. Both hands are pressed together to resemble a lotus flower.) Stepping inside Dusit Thani Dubai, guests will instantly experience a sense of warm welcome and tranquility. The hotel's 321 rooms and suites are furnished to ensure guests' highest comfort with touches of Thai design., while the hotel associates are always on hand to help take care of even the smallest details to make each guest's stay a unique and memorable experience.

    Dining at Dusit Thani Dubai provides a gastronomic experience second to none. Our signature restaurant, Benjarong, offers authentic Royal Thai cuisine in a traditional Thai setting with Thai classical dance and music performances, while Dusit Thani Dubai's Friday Brunch is recognized as one of the best in the city and has become a Dubai must-do.

    Total Rooms 321
    Total Floors 36
    Year Opened 2001
    Hotel Type 5 star


    Five minutes away from Dubai's World Trade Centre and Exhibition Halls. 20-minute drive from Dubai International Airport.


    Special delegate rates have been negotiated at selected hotels and we highly recommend you secure your room reservation at the earliest to avoid last minute inconvenience. You can contact the Hospitality Desk for required assistance on:

    Phone: +971 4 407 2693
    Fax: +971 4 407 2517
    Email: hospitality@informa.com


    Delegates requiring visas should contact the hotel they wish to stay at directly, as soon as possible. Visas for non-GCC nationals may take several weeks to process.

    Doha, Qatar

    Doha, Qatar

    Doha is located half way down the east coast of Qatar and is a burgeoning modern city, especially around the smart Doha Corniche area.

    Doha has a population in excess of 600,000 if one includes Al Rayaan on its western edge. This is around three quarters of Qatar's total population, so the Doha conurbation totally dominates Qatar economically.

    When it comes to quality shopping, Doha is really well served. From the largest, modern shopping complexes and malls to the tiny shops of the traditional souqs, or Arab markets, eager shoppers will find everything they need and more.

    Facilities like the City Centre Doha,the largest shopping complex in the Middle East, offer world-famous brands alongside many exciting facilities for families.

Certificate In HR Skills I Event Code Book 11 weeks before Book 8 weeks before Final Fee
14 – 18 September 2014 BC5256 US$ 4,150 US$ 4,650 US$ 4,950
12 – 16 October 2014 BC5258 US$ 4,150 US$ 4,650 US$ 4,950

Certificate In HR Skills II Event Code Book 11 weeks before Book 8 weeks before Final Fee
21 – 25 September 2014 BC5257 US$ 4,150 US$ 4,650 US$ 4,950
19 – 23 October 2014 BC5259 US$ 4,150 US$ 4,650 US$ 4,950
Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions and successfully complete the course assessment will receive an Informa/GW Certificate of Completion.
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