Despite the evolution of the various functions under Human Resources (HR), Employee Relations (ER) is still considered to be a grey function. Employee relations staff are expected to administer, report on operational KPIs, handle grievances, enforce policies, manage performance, deal with internal communication, promote social functions, and the list goes on. This course is designed to shed light on all the activities under the employee relations' function. From administration to grievance resolution, the course material and resources ensure that attendees improve their awareness and hence, their engagement level within the employee relations functions of their organization.
The course is divided into independent modules tapping on the function of the employee relations profession. Role plays, group activities and cases are included for each module to strengthen participants’ ability to transfer the knowledge into the work environment. A small portion of the course time is used to debunk some myths and trends related to the function. Awareness building, skill building and reflection times are carefully designed to ensure the right impact.
Employees in the functions of employee relations, human resources or personnel and administration who are directly or indirectly responsible for providing support services to internal customers within the organization.
HR Certification Institute (HRCI): Meirc is an approved provider with the HR Certification Institute. Established in 1976, HRCI is an internationally certifying organization for the human resource profession and a global leader in developing rigorous exams to demonstrate mastery and real-world application of forward-thinking HR practices, policies and principles. Today, more than 120,000 professionals worldwide proudly maintain their HR Certification Institute’s credentials as a mark of high professional distinction. By successfully completing any Meirc program which is approved by HRCI, participants will earn credit hours essential for maintaining professional distinction of PHR®, SPHR® or GPHR®.
Society for Human Resource Management(SHRM): Meirc is recognized by the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) as a Preferred Provider. This recognition implies that participants who attend any of the SHRM approved programs delivered by Meirc Training & Consulting will earn a number of Professional Development Credits (PDCs) which will help them maintain their certification in SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.