This postgraduate-level course will teach you to plan, implement and evaluate internally consistent reward structures in order to support strategic organisational goals.
You'll gain a theoretical and practical understanding of the diverse approaches to reward management and be able to critically reflect on the strengths and limitations of these approaches in promoting individual and organisational performance in a fair and equitable way.
You'll explore the relationship between traditional, contingent and developmental choices of rewards; the use of diagnostic and evaluative skills in designing flexible reward strategies; and the challenges of international and executive pay arrangements.
This is an Advanced Level 7 course, so you should have a good level of HR experience and be prepared to undertake postgraduate-level study.
A degree-based educational background would also be beneficial.
If English is your second language, we recommend you have an IELTS 6.5/ESOL Level 2 or equivalent, but we're happy to review your case on an individual basis.
The course consists of one module from the CIPD Level 7 Diploma taken as a standalone qualification.
Both the course and assessment are fully online. You'll learn to:
On completion of this course, you'll achieve a CIPD Level 7 Advanced Award in Human Resources, and your certificate from CIPD will reflect this.
The subject you studied will be specified on your attached transcript.
Please note that this Award won't qualify you for CIPD associate membership.
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