Organisations are becoming more aware that human resource management is fundamental to the strategic business decision-making process. Human Resource Managers are becoming key players in senior management teams.
New Zealand organisations are increasingly recognising the importance of Human Resource Management (HRM). Strategic decision-making without the input of HRM is doomed to failure.
People provide an organisation with the ability to respond quickly and effectively to a rapidly changing market. To capitalise on this, people need to be managed effectively. HRM provides systems, policies, and procedures that allow an organisation to make the best use of their human resources.
Graduates often take up generalist human resource positions in private companies or in the public sector. Others specialise in areas such as recruitment, training and development, and employment relations.
For those already working in the field, the diploma will give you additional skills and bring you up-to-date on theory and practice.