BACHELOR (vocational) Human Resources Management OPTION Developing Skills and Career Development Training

Career development training is more than ever a major issue for the performance of organizations. A myriad of strategic factors contribute to developing more optimal skills management. As far as management is concerned, career development training and skills management are decisive tools for making organizational change a success. As such, there is a real demand for qualified professionals in this field.
  • Aims
Over a single academic year, this course aims to train students to be able to:
- fulfil the various HRM roles
- manage skills development
- manage career development training.

The course totals 26 students comprising students on apprenticeship (sandwich) courses and on professionalizing courses as well as students enrolled on their initial university course and employees following the course through career development.

Graduates may work in large and small-scale, public and private companies, in training bodies and, more generally, in any structure that companies apply to for fulfilling their employee training obligations (accreditation for prior learning and work experience (VAE - Validation des Acquis de l’ Expérience), individual training rights (DIF – Droit Individuel à la Formation).

At the end of the course, graduates will be able to contribute to implementing human resources management procedures and policies for:
- training, recruitment and career development: they know the legislative and regulatory frameworks that relate in particular to training and to work relations and they are proficient in labour issue management tools
- contributing to implementing labour issue monitoring for training/work and will be proficient in training consultancy techniques relevant to different publics
- career guidance consultancy (intra-company mobility, accreditation for prior learning and work experience (VAE - Validation des Acquis de l’ Expérience), etc.).
  • Contents or list of themes and subjects taught
The programme comprises the following:
- a university course of 450 hours, divided into 7 modules (UE - unités d’enseignements):
o Cross-disciplinary tools and methods: Integration modules for mathematics, law and communication, communicating professionally in a foreign language (English), information technology, multimedia in training, documentation and content analysis
o The institutional framework of career development training: Career development training actors and systems, training in public and private sectors, labour and training law
o The managerial sphere of career development training: Knowledge of organizations, psychology and training, intercultural management,
change management
o Developing and implementing career development training: Training policy and training management, establishing the training plan, developing pedagogical tools, training budget, managing service providers
o Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) (GPEC - Gestion Prévisionnelle des Emplois et Compétences): SWP concepts and tools, global approach for implementing SWP, recruitment: techniques and tools
o Assessing career development training: Assessment levels, purposes and challenges
o Management tools used in career development training: Training and remuneration, data analysis applied, information technology applied to training and to the pay, training taxation and accounting

- a 150-hour tutored project focusing on fulfilling a professionalizing assignment;
developing a project relevant to HRM in partnership with a company, public service,
an association or a professional training body. Group work managed by a professor.
- Traineeship in a company or in a training body for 14 weeks for students following their initial university course or vocation training course. Apprentices and students studying through professionalization agreements spend 36 weeks in a company. These traineeships enable students to apply their theoretical and practical knowledge and skills acquired during the course in a professional context. This is assessed through a dissertation and a viva.
  • Prerequisites
This professional degree is open to students who hold a DUT, a tertiary BTS, who have validated a second year of university studies or a diploma deemed, by the pedagogical committee, as equivalent, in a field that is compatible with that of this professional degree. This professionalizing degree is a gateway for those wishing to convert their courses of study.

The course is accessible through career development (vocational) training and through the accreditation for prior learning and work experience (VAE - Validation des Acquis de l’Expérience): company employees or job-seekers with 3 years professional experience related to the degree programme.