What will you learn
You will develop an understanding of the key external influences that impact on businesses and the context within which they operate, including discussing how and why organisations set goals. You will define workplace culture and how people’s behaviour shapes it. You will explain how organisations are whole systems and how your actions affect others. You will also discuss how people learn, adapt and develop in different ways. The concept of change is a key focus of this unit and you will explain how people professionals impact people in different ways and the importance of how focused project planning directs change in manageable ways.
This unit is suitable for persons who:
are studying, aspiring to, or embarking on, a career in people practice
are working in a people practice support role and wish to develop their knowledge and deliver immediate and short-term value for their organisation
wish to develop the specialist knowledge, skills and understanding required to be a people professional.
On completion of this module, learners will be able to:
Understand the business environment in which the people profession operates, including the key issues that affect it.
Understand how people’s behaviour in the workplace affects and shapes culture.
Understand the importance of effective management of change.