Open University

Open University

The Human Resource Professional (B863)

This module will consider the role and contribution of the HR professional and will provide opportunities for students to examine and develop their own skills for this role. Topics covered will include an introduction to human resource management, managing performance, leadership and change management, and the nature of professionalism and ethics. Students will also develop the skills needed to work effectively as an HR professional. These include self-management, leading and working in teams, communication skills, using ICT and managing financial resources.

Entry requirements

All entrants to must hold a BA/BSc degree awarded by a recognised university, or equivalent. If you have any doubt about the suitability of the module, please contact our Student Registration & Enquiry Service.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Distance learning - 6 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

Key information

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