Short Course in Human Resource Management (online)

Course Objective

The short course in Human Resource Management aims to introduce the key concepts and theories in HRM while comparing them with the ‘actual’ HR policies and practices as carried out by HR practitioners in local work organizations.

Course Content

  1. Introduction to Management
  2. Human Resource Management and its impact on Performance
  3. Role of the HR Practitioner and Organization of the HR Function
  4. Human Resource Planning and Recruitment
  5. Interviewing Candidates
  6. Training and Developing Employees
  7. Performance Management and Appraisal
  8. Compensation Management
  9. Coaching Career and Talent Management
  10. Ethics, Justice and Fair Treatment in HR Management
  11. Employee Safely and Health
  12. Employment Law in Sri Lanka
  13. Report Writing & Summary Discussion
  14. Project Report


Programme Code :
Programme Category :
Short Programme –(CERC Project)Approved by The Department of Management Studies
Conducted by :
Colombo Regional Centre
Programme duration :
Four (04) Months Course Work-13 Week & Project Report-03 Weeks
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
Medium :
English medium only

Entrance is open for anyone over 18 years of age who wants a best start for a successful career in HRM

Issuing of Applications :
 22nd October 2021
Closing Date for Applications :
 22nd November 2021
Programme commencing date :
 28th November 2021 (Sunday 3.00pm to 7.00pm)




How to apply:

  • The application and Bank paying voucher should be downloaded from the given link.
  • Pay Rs. 10,000/= as the course fee, to any branch of Bank of Ceylon (BOC).Account No 7417821
  • Send the below mentioned documents through Registered post.
  1. Duly filled application.
  2. Paid Bank paying voucher and
  3. Certified copy of National Identity Card (N.I.C.)

to the following address of “Assistant Director, Colombo Regional Centre (CRC), The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala Nugegoda”.

You should further email soft copies of above-mentioned documents to

Course fee for a student will be Rs. 10,000 /= (Per head)

Expected intake is 25 students per batch.(First come-First served basis)

Download the Application form                                          Bank paying voucher

This Short programme is conducted by the Colombo Regional Centre. For more details Contact the Assistant Director.

Address : Assistant Director, Colombo Regional Centre,

The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.

Contact : 0112881464, 0112881380,0112881130
Email :

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