HR Academy: University of Gloucestershire

first_imgHR-specific/related courses: MA/Postgraduate Diploma/PG Certificatein Human Resources Development, full/part-time study, HNC, part-time HND orfull/part-time degree (this offers a full or part-time work placementopportunity). Successful completion of the PG Certificate and Diploma givesgraduate membership of the CIPD. The university also runs CIPD Core Management,Core Personnel and Development, Personnel and Development Electives, as well asbespoke courses for corporates. Founded: Roots go back to the 1800s to the local Schools of Art andScience and the Mechanics and Evening Institutes. Cheltenham and GloucesterCollege of Higher Education was created from a merger in 1990 and it gaineduniversity status in 2001. College CV: One of the country’s newest universities, it operatesfrom three campuses in Cheltenham with a fourth opening this year inGloucester. There are just under 10,000 full-time and part-time students. Ithas received 20-plus QAA ratings in three subject areas and four out of five inthree research areas. Staff from the HR faculty within the business school arealso engaged within the Human Resource Management Research Centre. Founded in1991, the centre undertakes consultancy, bespoke training and academicresearch. Entry: For the MA, a good honours degree or equivalent , or arelevant postgraduate or professional qualification, or appropriate employmentexperience. For the HNC/HND/degree, applicants must satisfy the minimumuniversity entry requirements. Star academics: Adrian Thornhill, head of HRM, who has co-authoredthree books on downsizing and redundancy and managing change. Mike Milmore,whose main areas of interest are recruitment and selection, HR planning,performance appraisal and strategic HRM. He has conducted research andconsultancy in these areas. Barry Baker, whose maininterests are ethicalHRM,occupational psychology including psychometric testing, stressandperformance. Alumni: There is an active alumni network. Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. HR Academy: University of GloucestershireOn 4 Jun 2002 in Personnel Todaylast_img

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