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Writing Effective Job Descriptions & Person Specifications
'Getting It Right, The First Time - So You Get The Right Person'

Who Should Attend?

Human resource personnel and administrators, and / or line managers involved in recruitment and selection, staff appraisals, job evaluation, or organizational change.

About The Programme

This one-day programme is designed to be highly practical, at the end of which you will have the necessary skills to write professional job descriptions and person specifications for your organization.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the need for clear job descriptions and person specifications in the workplace
  • To understand the difference between job descriptions, person specifications, and competencies
  • To understand the key components of job descriptions and person specifications
  • To understand how to use job descriptions and person specifications in the workplace
  • To provide practice in constructing professional job descriptions and person specifications

What You Will Gain

  • Practical experience in writing job descriptions and person specifications
  • An understanding of the needs, components, and various uses of job descriptions and person specifications in the workplace

Programme Content

  • What Is A Job Description?
  • Effective Job Descriptions - Background
  • What Is 'Job Analysis' And Why Is It Important?
  • The Definitions Used In Job Analysis
  • The Employee's Role In Job Analysis
  • Creating A Job Description
  • Guidelines For Writing Job Descriptions
  • What To Include In A Job Description
  • Job Descriptions And Recruitment
  • What Are 'Key / Core Competencies'?
  • What Is A 'Person Specification'?
  • The Seven Point Plan
  • Guided Practice In Writing Job Descriptions And Person Specifications For Your Workplace

1 Day

Delegate spaces available on the following course dates:

Date: 16th February, 2017
Location: Dubai
Brochure Price: Dhs 2,150/-
Online Price: Dhs 2,043/-
Date: 30th April, 2017
Location: Qatar
Brochure Price: Dhs 2,150/-
Online Price: Dhs 2,043/-
Date: 7th May, 2017
Location: Abu Dhabi
Brochure Price: Dhs 2,150/-
Online Price: Dhs 2,043/-
Date: 20th August, 2017
Location: Qatar
Brochure Price: Dhs 2,150/-
Online Price: Dhs 2,043/-
Date: 24th September, 2017
Location: Dubai
Brochure Price: Dhs 2,150/-
Online Price: Dhs 2,043/-
Date: 30th November, 2017
Location: Qatar
Brochure Price: Dhs 2,150/-
Online Price: Dhs 2,043/-
Date: 7th December, 2017
Location: Abu Dhabi
Brochure Price: Dhs 2,150/-
Online Price: Dhs 2,043/-

Before the course each delegate will be asked to complete a Pre-Course Briefing Form to determine their individual objectives for attending the course. These objectives will be used by the Tutor to give on-target training that is focused on the individual delegates.

At the end of the course each delegate will be asked to complete a Personal Development Plan that can be used as part of future appraisals, and that will also be an important tool for management reference.

Total Investment: AED / QR 2,150/- which includes - Training Materials, Lunch and Refreshments. Discount available for multiple bookings.

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