27th March 2006
HR GRADUATES GET A HEAD START
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Up until now students who gained a degree in Human Resource Management or masters in Human Resource Management/Human Recourse Development were also awarded Graduate Membership of the CIPD.
However the CIPD does not consider a student 'fully' qualified until they have achieved individual chartered status.
To acquire this after graduation they had to apply directly to the institute or a visit to a regional panel.
of the pilot scheme the
Jill Collinson, course leader at the university’s Hull Centre for Management Development, explains: “In effect this will be of significant benefit to our students who will now, assuming they meet the CIPD's criteria, be able to miss out the 'graduate CIPD' grade altogether and achieve individual chartered status as they leave the university.
“Having individual chartered status will be a fantastic kick-start to their career. The service is to be offered at no cost to them so I expect there will be significant interest!”
staff who have been awarded licences are Jill Collinson (MSc HRM course leader
courses are taught at the university’s Hull Centre for Management Development
and the Brayford Pool Campus in
Photo 1 From left to right: Jill Collinson, Mo Grimble, Kate Plumb, Claire Cook from the CIPD and Jennifer Johnson
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