About the Course

Human Resource Management (HRM) is an essential function that focuses on the recruitment, development and remuneration of the people who work in an organisation. With the launch of the HR Industry Manpower Plan, HR professionals will increasingly be expected to become enablers of human capital development and play a crucial role in the acquisition of talent in support of business goals. As companies move towards a manpower-lean model, HR will have to find ways to develop employees to their fullest potential and maximize their performance. The Specialist Diploma in Human Resource Management offers a deepening of HR knowledge and skills to working professionals. This programme seeks to provide opportunities for adult learners who are either currently holding HR jobs or considering a future HR career progression or option. Modules taught in this programme will enable participants to play the role of a strategic partner, crucial in contributing to the success of the organisation in today’s business environment.
  • Course Aim

    The Specialist Diploma in Human Resource Management aims to:

    Enable participants to acquire sufficient breadth of knowledge, deeper insights and greater understanding of Human Resource Management (HRM) today. Provide participants with a structured training for personal and career development and job knowledge.

  • Course Outline

    Post-Diploma Certificate in HR & Talent Management (135 hours);

    - Talent Acquisition

    - Talent Management

    - Strategic International HRM

    - Organisation Development and Change Management

    Post-Diploma Certificate in Performance & Compensation Management (135 hours)

    - Employment Law

    - Employee Relations Management

    - Performance Management - Strategic Compensation Management  

  • Target Participants

    The course is suitable for:

    - HR professionals who would like to enhance their employability, capabilities and market value. - Working professionals who would like to consider a future HR career progression or option.

  • Certification

    Participants will receive a Post-Diploma Certificate upon successful completion of each semester and will be conferred a Specialist Diploma in Human Resource Management upon obtaining the two Post-Diploma Certificates.
  • Admission Requirements

    A diploma from a local polytechnic or degree with minimum of 1 year of work experience, preferably in a related field.

    Holders of other equivalent academic qualification from foreign institutions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on:

    Evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience; OR

    Supporting evidence of competency readiness.

    Suitable applicants who are shortlisted may have to go through an interview and/or proficiency test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.

  • Course schedule (conducting days & time)

    The course is 270 hours and comprises of two Post-Diploma Certificates. The programme can be completed in 2 semesters over a period of 12 months. Lessons are held two evenings a week, from 7pm to 10pm for each session.
  • What You'll Study

  • Course delivery methods and assessments

    The course will be delivered using a combination of lectures, tutorial-based classroom discussions, individual and group research projects and case study-based learning.

    About 20% to 30% of the lessons will be conducted or available through e-Learning/self-directed learning mode.

    Course assessment will consist of continuous assessment in the form of written tests, class participation, presentations, project work and end-of-semester examinations.

  • Course Fees and Funding

    Full Time Diploma Graduates from the Class of 2021 and 2020 and graduates who complete their National Service in year 2021 and 2020 can sign up for one free Specialist Diploma course offered by NYP
  • Contact for course enquiries

    Mr CHAN ADRIAN, , Tel No:
  • Remarks

    Please note: Application is for 2021 intake. Participants will start with Post-Diploma Certificate in Performance & Compensation Management (from Aug 2021), followed by Post-Diploma Certificate in HR & Talent Management (from Feb 2022), subject to changes.  NYP reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme and amend the fees/info without prior notice.
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