Managers need an understanding of human resources procedure, especially where it relates to hiring and firing etiquette. The task of hiring and firing staff, often left to managers, is a difficult task and, as such, requires specific skills and knowledge.
Ideally, managers hire employees that are a good fit for a role and performance manage their staff. But if an employee is performing poorly or is breaching company codes of conduct, how will they manage termination?
Hiring, Firing and Managing Staff is a professional development course that will provide managers with the necessary skills and knowledge to manage separation or termination, performance management processes, workforce planning and employee relations.
On completion of this course, you will have gained the necessary skills and knowledge to confidently apply human resource management procedures to hire, fire and manage staff appropriately.
Unit 1 - Manage workforce planning
Staff turnover and demographics
Skills gap analysis
Organisations need and objectives
Factors affecting workforce supply
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
Skills Service Organisations (SSOs)
Reviewing staffing budgets
Triple bottom line (TBL)
Redeployment, redundancy and retrenchment
Training and development
Unacceptable staff turnover
Labour turnover index method
The survival rate method
The half-life index method
The stability index method
The length of service analysis method
The avoidable turnover method
The resignation method
Causes of turnover
Retaining skilled labour
Becoming an employer of choice
Equality and diversity in the workplace policy
Sourcing skilled labour
Online recruitment / agencies
Communicating with stakeholders
Agreement and endorsement
Measuring workforce plans and initiatives
Employees resisting change
Lewin’s change model
Supporting employees dealing with change
Change management strategies
Workforce diversity goals
Recruitment policies and procedures
Interview techniques / exit interviews
Identifying potential future leaders
Employers of choice
Work/life balance initiatives
Staff financial benefits
Labour supply trends
Surveys and questionnaires
Global financial crisis
Aged worker initiatives
PDCA cycle plan
Unit 2 - Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
Induction policies and procedures
Strategic and operational plans
Recruitment and selection policies
Recruit and select staff
Determine future HR needs
Access to training
Feedback from participants
Induction policies and procedures
Unit 3 - Develop and manage performance management processes
When you study with Australian Online Courses, you will be assessed using a competency-based training method.
Competency-based training focuses on the achievement of skills and knowledge against set criteria to meet industry-standard and is not benchmarked against other students’ work.
In this course, the assessment will be comprised of written assignments and exercises, which may include short answer questions, reports, essays, research projects and reflective tasks.
If you do not achieve a competency result on your first attempt, you have two more attempts to pass your assessment. So, you have three attempts in total to obtain a competency result.
In this way, you can complete your course in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
No entry requirements;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support;
Easy to understand course content;
Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 75 hours. We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
Yes! The cost for printed materials for this course is $50 per unit.Total cost for optional printed materials is: $250.00. Printed materials are optional and not required to complete the course. Everything you need to complete the course is provided online via our e-learning system.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our Learning Management System and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.