People Management Skills, Certificate | Part time online | FutureLearn | United Kingdom
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People Management Skills

35 days
44 USD/full
44 USD/full
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Discover the key methods, strategies and principles of people management and develop your own management style with this People Management Skills course from CIPD by FutureLearn.


Whether you’re a natural leader or want to improve your management skills, this 5-week course will teach you the people management skills you need on your journey towards becoming a successful line manager.

It can be daunting to become a new line manager, but preparation and confidence are key. The aim of this course is to make that transition easier and stress-free so that you can thrive in your new role.

By the end of the People Management Skills course from CIPD by FutureLearn, you'll be able to:

  • Explore elements of managing absence and supporting employees returning to work

  • Assess the current labour market conditions and trends for your organisation

  • Explore good practice in both recruitment and induction

  • Describe effective ways of developing both teams and individuals

  • Explore approaches to managing good workplace performance

  • Describe ways to address shortfalls in performance

  • Discuss the need to maintain a healthy workforce

  • Reflect on your own management style

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?
  • Thinking of yourself as a manager

  • How do you find the best people?

  • How do you develop your team?

  • How do you manage performance?

  • How do you maintain a healthy workforce?

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 35 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Proactive tutoring and support
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is designed for new and aspiring line managers or companies that want to provide employees with people management skills.

  • This course has been developed by the CIPD with the financial support of JPMorgan Chase Foundation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44 USD for the full programme during 35 days.
  • National

    44 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44 USD for the full programme during 35 days.
  • $189.99 for one year

  • Limited access:free


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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