People Management


People (human resources) are viewed by most experts as the most important asset of any organisation. Managing the people within an organisation is often the most challenging and complex task required of a manager. The objective of the course is to teach the basic principles of human resource management — how an organisation acquires, rewards, motivates, uses, and generally manages its people effectively.

NOTE: Please select the month you wish to start your course:



After the successful completion of the programme, the student will receive a certificate (NQF level 5) issued and endorsed by the UFS. Recognition to the Higher Certificate in Management Development is available.

In this programme participants will learn to:

  1. Manage oneself and people with different behavioural styles.
  2. Facilitate self-understanding and emotional intelligence in order to enhance personal effectiveness.
  3. Equip the participant with stress management skills.
  4. Understand the role of human resource planning within the strategic environment of an organisation.
  5. Perform a job analysis as part of the human resource planning process.
  6. Understand and apply best practices in the recruitment and selection processes.
  7. Understand job evaluation methods, specifically within a South African context.
  8. Effectively manage the performance and motivation of employees.
  9. Understand and apply the various steps in the human resources training and development process in practice.
  10. Apply the principle of ensuring a significant return on investment of training interventions planned and implemented.
  11. Understand career management and the function thereof in the human resource system.

Programme Content

  1. Human resources planning
  2. Job analysis
  3. Recruitment and selection
  4. Training and development
  5. The meaning and nature of motivation
  6. Theories about work motivation
  7. The components of the career development perspective
  8. The nature and content of performance appraisal
  9. Performance appraisal techniques
  10. Job evaluation methods
  11. The nature and essence of self-development
  12. Influence of self-image on the individual’s general functioning
  13. Strategies for improvement of a positive self-image
  14. The nature and meaning of stress
  15. Symptoms of stress
  16. Strategies for handling stress effectively

Your Lecturer for this online Programme: People Management

Joanita Radivoev
MCom Business Management

Additional information



, , ,

Course Level



Language Available




Nqf Level

Course Type

Start Month

, , , , , , , , , , ,

You may also like…