HR Skills for Non-HR Managers Overview

HR Skills for Non-HR Managers Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction

  • Definition of Human Resources
  • Personnel Management and HR
  • Challenges to HR Professionals

Module 2: Employment Law

  • Employment Law Overview
  • Employment Contracts
  • Fundamental Employment Rights and Employer Responsibilities
  • Employee Handbook
  • Employee Rights
  • Data Protection
  • Data Protection Act
  • Health and Safety Regulations
  • Redundancy
  • What is Discrimination and What are the Different Types of it?

Module 3: Management Roles within HR

  • Links Between Manager Role and Employment Law
  • HR Generalist Activities
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Inductions
  • Cost Efficiencies
  • Recruitment
  • Talent Management
  • Remuneration
  • Documentation
  • Gap Analysis
  • Training Requirements
  • When to Involve HR Managers in Relations with Team Members

Module 4: Managing Absence

  • Absence and Sickness
  • Identifying Reasonable Levels of Sickness 
  • Authorised and Unauthorised Absences
  • Firm but Fair Approach to Absence
  • Return to Work Interviews
  • Employer Rights in Line with the Law

Module 5: Dealing with Difficult Employees

  • Communication with Employees
  • Effective Employee Communication
  • What is a Grievance and What Causes One?
  • Types of Grievance
  • Performance Management
  • Planning Performance
  • Coaching Performance
  • Reviewing Performance
  • Performance Management
  • Dealing with Poor Performance
  • Dismissal
  • Redundancy
  • Preventing Poor Performance
  • Efficient Discipline Structure
  • Putting Planning Strategies into Place to Deal with Difficult Situations

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Who should attend this HR Skills For Non-HR Managers Course?

The HR Skills For Non-HR Managers Training Course is a valuable investment to help the delegates become more effective managers and leaders. This course is ideal for anyone who is in a managerial role and would like to learn the fundamentals of HR. The following professionals can benefit from attending this course: 

  • Team Leaders And Project Managers
  • Executives and Senior Leaders
  • Customer Service Managers
  • Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners
  • Employees in Leadership Development
  • Operations Managers
  • Sales Managers

Prerequisites of the HR Skills For Non-HR Managers Course

There are no formal prerequisites for the HR Skills for Non-HR Managers Course. However, the course will be most beneficial for those with a basic understanding of HR concepts and practices.

HR Skills for Non-HR Managers Course Overview

The HR Skills for Non-HR Managers Course is a specialized training program designed for professionals who are not directly involved in human resources but require a foundational understanding of HR concepts and practices to effectively manage their teams and support organizational objectives.

Non-HR managers across various departments and functions should prioritize enrolling in the HR Skills for Non-HR Managers Course. This course equips them with the essential HR skills and knowledge required to address people management issues, enhance team performance, and foster a supportive work environment, thereby enhancing their effectiveness as managers and leaders within their organizations.

This intensive 1-day HR Skills for Non-HR Managers Course offered by The Knowledge Academy, delves into essential HR concepts tailored for non-HR managers. Delegates will gain a working knowledge of recruitment, retention, employee relations, and legal compliance. By the end, delegates will be equipped to lead more effectively and contribute to their organisation's HR strategies.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the role of HR in supporting organizational objectives and fostering a positive work culture
  • To develop essential HR skills for managing employee relations, performance, and development
  • To learn strategies for effective communication, conflict resolution, and team management
  • To gain insights into HR compliance requirements and ethical standards
  • To enhance leadership abilities and promote employee engagement and productivity
  • To empower non-HR managers to effectively address HR-related challenges within their teams and departments

Upon completion of this course, non-HR managers will be better equipped to navigate HR-related issues, support employee development, and promote a positive work environment within their teams. They will have the confidence and skills needed to effectively manage people-related challenges and contribute to organizational success and growth.

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What’s included in this HR Skills For Non-HR Managers Course?      

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors       
  • HR Skills For Non-HR Managers Certificate     
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led HR Skills for Non-HR Managers. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's HR Skills for Non-HR Managers, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's HR Skills for Non-HR Managers. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led HR Skills for Non-HR Managers sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


Great value for money

Achieve certification without breaking the bank. Find a lower price elsewhere? We'll match it to guarantee you the best value

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy’s In-house/Onsite HR Skills for Non-HR Managers at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

Leverage benefits offered from a certification that fits your unique business or project needs


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

Our HR Skills for Non-HR Managers offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


Monitor employees progress

The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

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HR Skills for Non-HR Managers FAQs

The Knowledge Academy offer training in a variety of locations across the UK and around the world, making it easy to find a training venue near you.
There are no prerequisites for enrolling on this HR Skills for Non-HR Managers course.
No, delegates do not need to take an examination to pass this HR Skills for Non-HR Managers course.
Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
The training fees for HR Skills for Non-HR Managers certification in the United Kingdom starts from £995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for HR Skills for Non-HR Managers.
Please see our HR Courses courses available in the United Kingdom
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Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


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Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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