4WBS0012 People Resourcing (Lvl 4) (Online)

About the course

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Who should attend this course?

  • Anyone interested in engaging in Continuous Professional Development (CPD) at any level
  • Anyone who would like to test their aptitude for study and take advantage of the opportunity to earn credits for individual Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) 
  • If you do not meet the entry requirements for the full BA Business Administration (online) you can sign up for three modules, and if you pass the modules you will be allowed to enrol onto the full course.

Course content

 The module provides an introduction to people resourcing and contemporary practice in organisations. It examines the activities associated with attracting, selecting and employing people at work. Content includes:

  • the role of HRM and the context in which people resourcing operates;
  • the psychological contract
  • recruitment advertising and new trends;
  • selection methods;
  • HR planning and job design;
  • flexibility at work and the outsourcing/off shoring debate;
  • equality and diversity: issues for the resourcing practitioner;
  • the future of work. 

Why choose this course?

Successful students will typically have a knowledge and understanding of:

  • People resourcing and the activities that an HR professional will undertake within a competitive environment.
  • Recruitment and selection taking account of the equality and diversity agenda.
  • The role of HR planning, job design and flexibility.

Entry requirements...

  • Relevant qualifications/experience (e.g. Access) to be assessed by the Admissions Tutor
  • Applicants are required to have a minimum GCSE English Language qualification at C* grade and above or its equivalent
  • For entry requirements when applying for the full BA programme, please visit the course page 



Start DateEnd DateLink
21/01/201931/05/2019Apply online (Distance (Part Time))


Start DateEnd DateLink
20/01/202031/05/2020Apply online (Distance (Part Time))

Course fees

Credit level for this course is 15 credits, total fee is £680 for the academic year 2018/19.

Teaching methods

Distance learning