The CIPD Diploma in People Management combines the application of skills, together with exploring theory and research. It is an ideal level for those already in a people management advisory role, looking to move into management or those who already have a degree.
CIPD qualifications are the global gold standard in people management and they are most respected HR and L&D organisation in the world. Their prestigious qualifications are often listed as a prerequisite by employers and will give you the in-demand skills you need to build a rewarding and successful career in HR or L&D.
Get the best of both worlds with expert tutors face-to-face and live online classes
From the moment you enrol to the moment you pass your final assignment; you will have unlimited one-to-one support from our expert CIPD tutors. Our tutors include former HR directors, lecturers, consultants and employment law specialists. Many are fully qualified teachers with many years’ experience teaching CIPD. Their wide-ranging experience combines deep academic understanding with high-level practical experience. As well as answering academic questions, they can give you practical guidance and advice and help you make a study plan.
- Professional Behaviours and Valuing People
- Organisational Performance and Culture in Practice
- Evidence-Based Practice
- Employment Relationship Management
- Talent Management and Workforce Planning
- Reward for Performance and Contribution
Elective Modules (choose one)
- Specialist Employment Law
- Diversity and Inclusion
People Management in an International Context
- Wellbeing at Work
- Leadership and Management Development
- Advances in Digital Learning and Development
Your CIPD assessments are 100% online. You will complete written assignments of up to 4,000 words for each module that you study. These include assessment questions, reports, presentations and data analysis tasks. Once you have passed all your assignments, you will be awarded your new CIPD qualification – a truly fantastic achievement.
Typical job titles at Associate Level
- HR Manager
- People & Culture Manager
- HR Adviser
To study this undergraduate level course, you will generally need ONE of the following:
- Some experience working in HR
- Experience performing HR duties in a non-HR role (for example, as a manager)
- A degree (any subject)