Overview

Human Resource Management is the process of hiring and developing employee performance so that they become a valuable asset to the organisation. Happy, satisfied employees compliment the business’ growth. Labour relations is a supportive practice that specialises in the relationship between the management of a company and its workforce. Scholars in this field need a thorough understanding of labour legislation, human rights and labour practices in South Africa.

 

Typical tasks include:  

• Conduct job analyses,

• Recruit excellent employees, suitable for the job at hand

• Orientate and train staff and employees

• Manage wages and salaries of employees

• Evaluate employee performance

• Assisting and resolving disputes; and

• Communicating with employees at all levels.

Core subjects

Human Resource Management 

  • Introduction to HRM
  • Training and Development
  • Performance Management and Rewards

Labour Relations

  • Introduction to Workplace Relations
  • Diversity Management
  • Workgroup Dynamics
  • Theory and Practice of Labour Relations
  • Management of Labour Relations
  • Conflict Resolution

Degree options

 BCom in Human Resource Management 

Degree duration: 3 years, full time 

Offered at: 

  • Potchefstroom [P]
  • Mahikeng [M]
  • Vaal Triangle [V]

 

BAdmin in Human Resource Management 

Degree duration: 3 years, full time 

Offered at: 

  • Mahikeng [M]

BAdmin in Human Resource Management  - Extended programme

Degree duration: 4 years, full time 

Offered at: 

  • Mahikeng [M]

Admission requirements

BCom in Human Resource Management 

  • APS: 24
  • Mathematics: Level 3 (40%) or
  • Mathematics Literacy: Level 6 (70%)

BAdmin in Human Resource Management 

  • APS: 21
  • Mathematics: Level 3 (40%) or
  • Mathematics Literacy: Level 4 (50%)

BAdmin in Human Resource Management - Extended programme 

  • APS: 20
  • Mathematics: Level 3 (40%) or
  • Mathematics Literacy: Level 4 (50%)

Professional bodies 

 

South African Board For People Practices 

For more information visit their website:

http://sabpp.co.za/

 

 

 

Institute of People Management:

For more information visit their website:

http://www.ipm.co.za/

 

 

Career opportunities 

  • Training and development
  • Recruitment and assessment
  • Safety and risk assessment
  • Management and leadership
  • Human resource management
  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Labour dispute resolution