Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP)
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Course Contents

Course Outline

Module-I: HR as a Business Leader

  • ​Human Resource Management: Definition, Objectives & Responsibilities
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • History of HRM: Craft System & Human Relations Movement
  • What Is Human Capital? - Importance to an Organization
  • Aligning HRM and Organizational Strategy
  • Human Resource Business Partner Model
  • Human resource Value Creation Models
  • Integration for Merger, Acquisition & Divestures​

Module-II: Competency based Recruitment and Selection

  • Job Design & Empowerment
  • Types of Job Redesign
  • Reengineering Jobs for Continuous Improvement
  • The Importance of Job Specifications, Job Descriptions, and Position Descriptions
  • Development of effective Job Description
  • Job Analysis
  • Human Resource Management: Hiring and Staffing
  • The Hiring Process: How Human Resource Managers Recruit and Hire Employees
  • Common Staffing Selection Methods: Definitions, Interview Types, Pros & Cons
  • Competency Based Recruitment and Selection
  • Competency Modeling & Profiling

Module-III: People Development & Talent Management

  • Human Resource Development
  • Assessing Training Needs of an Organization
  • Types of Employee Training Programs
  • New Hire Orientation: Importance of Training Design & Content
  • Methods for Training Employees: Mentoring, On-The-Job & Job Rotation
  • What Is Career Management and Development? - Definition and Purpose
  • Career Stages: Establishment, Advancement, Maintenance & Withdrawal
  • Career Management and Succession Planning

Module-IV: Performance Management System

  • Performance Appraisals: Benefits and Challenges
  • Uses of Performance Appraisals: Administrative and Developmental
  • Importance of Reliability, Acceptability, Sensitivity & Practicality in Performance Appraisals
  • Types of Performance Appraisal: Trait, Behavioral & Results
  • Common Appraisal Methods
  • Performance Appraisal and 360 Feedback
  • Balance Score Card & Implementation methods

Module-V: Compensation and Benefits

  • Understanding Employee Compensation
  • Direct, Indirect & Non-Financial Compensation Strategies
  • Common Compensation Systems: Salary, Hourly, Contractor, Pay-For-Performance
  • Compensation Equity: Definition & Importance
  • Mandatory vs. Voluntary Benefits: Definition & Examples
  • Incentive Compensation Plans
  • Organizational Incentive Programs
  • Job Evaluations - Methods, International Practice
Module-VI: HR Service Delivery, Technology and Administration
  • HR Policy and Procedure Manual
  • HR Audit
  • HR Budgeting
  • Human Resource Management System

Module-VII: HR Metrics and Measurements

  • Metrics, Measure & Analysis
  • Quantitative Metrics & Measures
Module-VIII: Organizational Development and Management

  • Overview of Organization Development
  • Organization Development Practical Process
  • Organization Diagnosis 
  • OD Interventions 
  • OD Tools and Techniques
  • Organizational Restructuring Strategies
  • Change Management
Guest Speakers

After completion of each module, guest speakers from industry/corporate sectors will be invited to share their knowledge and experience on module related topics.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Use Human Resource Management Tools in your professional work.
  2. Re-conceptualize, through critical analysis, your current roles, responsibilities and approaches in different organizational set-ups as a HR Professional.
  3. Carry out practical projects in your current jobs to display the practical application of the technical knowledge.


        Duration: 6-months

        Evening timings: 1800 to 2100 hours

 Diploma Essentials

  • Atleast 80% attendance
  • Atleast 70% percent passing marks in each module

Award of Certification

Qualified students will be awarded with a CERTIFIED HUMAN RESOURCE PROFESSIONAL (CHRP) PDC NUST certificate upon completion of course material, as well as a  2 hour comprehensive multiple choice exam.