Fundamentals of HCM Fundamentals of HCM

Fundamentals of HCM

Achieve business results through your Human Capital

A key objective of Human Capital Management is to achieve results through people. Having the right people, in the right job is linked very closely to meeting business objectives and therefore it is critical to attract, recruit, and retain quality employees.

There are also a number of obligations employers and employees have as part of the employment relationship.

Training Program

This full-day session provides an overview of the fundamental concepts regarding the employee lifecycle from the start of employment, employee management as well and termination. Topics include:

  • Recruitment
  • Onboarding
  • Importance of HR policies and procedures
  • Performance Management – building a high-performance team
  • Termination processes and repercussions of improper termination

Each topic will cover best practice policies and procedures to keep your business compliant and employees engaged.

Getting Your Business Fundamentals Right

9:15am – 9:30am Registration
9:30am – 10:00amIntroduction and training overview
10:00 – 11:15Session 1: Recruitment and OnboardingThe differences between recruitment and onboarding
  • Fundamentals of Recruitment (job ads, position descriptions, phone screens, interviews, and employment checks)
  • Fundamentals of Onboarding (pre-arrival, documentation, induction, probation period)
  • Practical activity – What can and can’t done in performance management
This session will include an interactive component.
11:15am – 11:30amBreak and reflection
11:30am – 12:45pmSession 2: Managing Employees Part 1
  • Policies & procedures
  • Performance management and conduct management
  • How to build a high-performance team (engagement surveys/performance reviews)
  • Practical activity – Preparing questions to ask in an interview
This session will include an interactive component
12:45pm – 1:15pmLunch and reflection on session 2
1:15pm – 2:30pmSession 3: Managing Employees Part 2
  • Acceptable workplace behaviour management (Bullying, Sexual harassment, etc)
  • How to run an investigation into misconduct
  • Warning letters
  • Practical activity – What behaviours in your industry constitute bullying / sexual harassment etc
This session will include an interactive component.
2:30pm – 2:45pmBreak and reflection on session 3
2:45pm – 4:00pmSession 4: Terminating Employees
  • Termination processes (resignation, redundancy, serious misconduct, performance)
  • Repercussions of improper termination (unfair dismissal, general protections, etc.)
  • Practical activity – Match the definitions of termination to the correct situation
This session will include an interactive component
4:00pm – 4:30pmReflection and wrap-up

For more information or to book call 1300 445 687


The training will benefit Business Owners, General Managers, Office Managers and Administrators without formal HR qualifications who are responsible for managing employees, developing company culture and growing the business.

Attendees will apply the concepts of Human Capital Managment to their own environment and have the confidence to implement policies and procedures to build a high performance team.


This facilitated training session is delivered face-to-face at our office in South Melbourne or online.

The program is a combination of theory and practical learning with application directed back to your business scenario.