Level 3

Assignment Three

Developing Yourself as an Effective Human Resources Practitioner
27th January 2016

Developing Yourself as an Effective Human Resources Practitioner
Activity 1

Briefly summarise the HRPM (i.e. the 2 core professional areas, the specialist professional areas, the bands and the behaviours)
The HRPM is a tool online in which people studying any level of HR anywhere in the world can use and can be found on CIPD website. The map outlines what you need to know, what you need to do and how you need to do it. It is made up of 10 Professional areas, 8 Behaviours and 4 Band levels. Each area gives a detailed explanation of the requirements employees can view at every stage of their development.

The Specialist Professional Areas - The first 2 Specialist Professional Areas (in bold) are at the core of understanding the organisation it supports, this is needed no matter where you are in your HR career. The other 8 areas show the activities and knowledge that is needed to provide the HR support system that the 2 core areas have identified and developed.
Insights, Strategy and Solutions
Leading HR
Organisation Design
Organisation Development
Resourcing And Talent Planning
Learning and Development
Performance and Reward
Employees Engagement
Employee Relations
Service and Delivery and Information

The Behaviours - These Identify in detail how professionals need to carry out their activities and make a contribution to organisational success.
Decisive Thinker
Skilled Influencer
Personally Credible
Driven to Deliver
Courage to Challenge
Role Model

4 Bands of Competence

Band One - At this level, staff support colleagues with administration duties and processes. They manage information and are customer focused.
Band Two - At this level, staff are able to advise or manage Human Resource issues regarding an individual or a team. They...