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HRCI (Human Resource Certification institute)




aPHR® Exam


Learn about the exciting world of today’s Human Resource Management and prepare for the aPHR® Exam throughout this course. This HR management course weaves together solid human resource principles, timely research and recent events, such as the latest rise in unemployment and financial problems facing the Kingdom of Bahrain and other countries. This course highlights important challenges facing managers and employees in today’s business climate. Interesting case studies explore real companies and organizations in-depth and delve into some of today’s most effective, unique approaches in dealing with HR issues. Upon completion of this course, students will have the skills necessary to serve as human resource managers, as well as the preparation needed to sit for the aPHR ® exam.


Upon completing the training program, the learner will have a great deal of understanding on the five key Functional Areas of Human resource, namely the following:

  • Talent Acquisition
  • Learning & Development
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Employee Relations
  • Compliance & Risk Management


  • Module 1: Talent Acquisition
    • Methods to identify staffing needs and guide talent acquisition efforts
    • Talent sourcing tools and techniques to identify and engage prospective candidates
    • Recruiting procedures and strategies for screening and selecting qualified applicants
    • The lifecycle of hiring and onboarding a selected applicant
    • The use of technology for collecting, storing, reviewing and analyzing candidate/applicant information and recruiting data
  • Module 2: Learning and Development
    • The overall purpose and desired outcomes of employee orientation for new hires and/or internal hires
    • The concept of instructional design and components of commonly used models and methods for developing an organizational learning strategy
    • Elements and suitable applications for various training formats and delivery techniques
    • The concept, purpose, and key/desired outcomes of a change management process
    • Methods and tools used to track employee development and measure the effectiveness of the training
  • Module 3: Compensation and Benefits
    • The elements involved in developing and administering an organization’s compensation strategy; such as pay structures, pay adjustments and incentive programs
    • Health benefit and insurance programs including, eligibility requirements, enrollment periods and various designs
    • Supplemental wellness and fringe benefit programs commonly offered by organizations
    • Employee eligibility for, and enrollment in retirement plans, and rules regarding contributions and Withdrawals
    • Components of wage statements and payroll processing
  • Module 4: Employee Relations
    • The purpose and difference between mission, vision and value statements, and how they influence an organization’s culture and employees
    • How HR supports organizational goals and objectives through HR policies, procedures, and operations
    • Techniques used to engage employees, collect feedback, and improve employee satisfaction
    • Workforce management throughout the employee lifecycle, including performance management and employee behavior issues
    • Policies and procedures to handle employee complaints, facilitate investigations, and support conflict resolution
    • The elements of diversity and inclusion initiatives and the impact on organizational effectiveness and productivity


The taught instructor-led course will be a suitable mix of lectures, tutorials, workshops, case studies, videos and hands on practical exercises. Delegates will be given immediate opportunities to apply what they have learned with real life problems and case studies. 


Learners who are to register for the course should have the below requisite:

  • To be eligible for the aPHR®, you must have a high school diploma or global equivalent. No HR experience is required since this is a knowledge-based credential.


The first-ever HR certification designed for professionals who are just beginning their HR career journey, as well as for non-HR managers who manage people. Job roles related to this qualification are as follows:

  • Talent acquisition specialist
  • HR Coordinator
  • HR Assistant
  • Recruiting Coordinator
  • HR Generalist
  • Compliance Specialist
  • Benefits Administrator
  • Payroll Specialist
  • Training and Development Coordinator
  • Employee Relations Specialist
  • Talent Acquisition Specialist

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