The Essence of Human Resources Management

An overview of Human Resources Management and its role within the corporate strategy

This unique training program can help you take your first steps into the realm of HR. During two days; we will initiate you into the different HR fields and instruments, and examine how they are interrelated. We translate the course topics into real-life cases, stimulating an interactive exchange of experiences against the canvas of an integrated HR policy. We frequently discuss new trends and HR hypes.

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After completing this intensive training program, you will:

  • be more aware of the role and position of the human resources manager
  • have acquired some practical knowledge about the main HR fields
  • be in the know about current HR trends
  • be a worthy discussion partner round the HR table

Target group

This two-day training program is aimed at everyone who wishes to acquire a better general insight into the role and added value of Human Resources Management:

  • every junior human resources officer in need of a short introduction into HRM as their first step
  • every management assistant wanting to learn about the main
    HR fields and concrete working methods
  • line managers in search of a practical framework and a global outline of HRM


First, we examine how Human Resources Management fits within the corporate strategy. Then, we further explore the relationship between the different HRM mechanisms, zooming in on each mechanism separately.

Following topics are covered during the training program:

  • Outline and role of HRM within the company
  • Personnel planning
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Reception and introduction
  • Motivation and satisfaction
  • Staff appraisal
  • Remuneration policy
  • Training
  • Career Development
  • Outplacement
  • Internal communication 
  • HRM and the line


Kristien Manteleers

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