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. www.gloucestershire.ac.uk Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. HR Academy: University of GloucestershireOn 4 Jun 2002 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more

Survey shows fans choose football over Valentine’s Day romance

first_img Premier League looks to broadcast every behind-closed-door fixture August 28, 2020 Submit Spotlight ups matchday commentary reach and capacity for new EPL Season  August 21, 2020 Related Articles StumbleUpon Share Romance will be in the air for some on Valentine’s Day, but most football fans aren’t willing to skip tonight’s action to spend a romantic evening with their partner.A survey commissioned by The Football Pools found that only 21% want to spend the night with their partner and 45% would prefer to watch the football on TV. 10% of the 2,000 fans that were asked will be heading to a match, on a night featuring UEFA Champions League matches and a full fixture list in the Football League.The consolation for partners of football lovers is that most fans would choose their partner over their club if it meant losing them forever, while 59% would choose to switch allegiances to their arch rival rather than leave their partner.Female fans were more willing to switch, with 66% saying they’d support their team’s arch rival if the future of their relationship depended on it, while 45% of men would rather end the relationship than switch clubs.Stoke City fans were revealed to be the most romantic in the Premier League, with 55% choosing to spend Valentine’s Day with their partner, and 81% willing to stop supporting the club for their other half. AFC Bournemouth fans were shown to be the least passionate, with not a single fan choosing a romantic evening over football.Interestingly, it also seems that football is spilling over into other areas of romance; one in ten admitted to having thought about football during sex, while 80% of Burnley fans said they have thought about football at a wedding. Share Successful summer leaves Leadstar positive over industry’s recovery August 18, 2020last_img read more

Kotoko Board member dig at GHALCA

first_imgA Board Member of Asante Kotoko Jerry Asare has taken a swipe at the Ghana League Clubs Association for their inability to organize this year’s Top 4 tournament.GHALCA on Tuesday confirmed the cancellation of the pre season tournament having explained their inability to put together the competition after failing to secure the Accra and Kumasi stadia.“I believe it is not the best, Alhaji Raji and his guys should be up and doing and check whatever problem they are facing to rectify it so it doesn’t happen again because organizing tournaments and cancelling it is not the best for GHALCA”, said Jerry Aare in an interview with JOY Sports“It’s unfortunate this has happened, we saw it earlier and for kotoko this will not affect our plans in any way”.League champions Asante Kotoko would have battled AshantiGold, Hearts of Oak and Medeama SC for the title as off-season champions.last_img read more