Associate Professional in Human Resources – International™ (aPHRi™)

Course Overview

The Associate Professional in Human Resources – International course offers a comprehensive overview of key principles and practices in the field of human resource management with a global perspective. Students delve into various aspects such as recruitment and selection, training and development, compensation and benefits, employee relations, and international HR management strategies. Emphasizing both theoretical frameworks and practical applications, the course equips learners with essential skills to navigate the complexities of HR management in diverse cultural and organizational contexts. Through case studies, interactive discussions, and real-world simulations, participants gain insights into managing multicultural teams, addressing cross-cultural challenges, and ensuring compliance with international labor laws and regulations. By the end of the program, students are prepared to contribute effectively to HR functions within global organizations and pursue further certifications in the field

Eligibility Requirements

Entry Qualifications
  • Diploma in HR and above OR Equivalent.
  • With entry level HR professional experience

Career Options

Graduates of the Associate Professional in Human Resources – International program are equipped with a versatile skill set that opens doors to a range of exciting career opportunities in the global HR landscape. They may pursue roles such as international HR coordinator, talent acquisition specialist, expatriate services manager, diversity and inclusion specialist, or global HR consultant. Additionally, they can explore opportunities in multinational corporations, international NGOs, government agencies, consulting firms, and global staffing agencies. With their deep understanding of cross-cultural dynamics, compliance with international labor laws, and proficiency in strategic HR management, APHR-I professionals are poised to make significant contributions to organizations seeking to thrive in today's interconnected world. Furthermore, graduates may choose to advance their careers by pursuing further education or obtaining specialized certifications in areas such as global mobility, compensation and benefits, or HR analytics.

Course Duration

  • 5 Months

Mode of Study

  • Daily (5.30 am - 8.30 pm)
  • Weekends (Saturday)
  • Online

Intake Periods

  • January
  • March
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • September
  • November

Course units outline

Module 1
  1. Functional Area 01 | Talent Acquisition
  2.  Functional Area 02 | HR Administration and Shared Services
  3.  Functional Area 03 | Talent Management and Development
  4.  Functional Area 04 | Compensation, Benefits, and Work Experience
  5.  Functional Area 05 | Employee Relations and Risk Management
  6.  Functional Area 06 | HR Information Management

Mode of Application

Documents required when applying for registration (in duplicate):

  • Duly filled Registration and/or Examination forms.
  • Certified copies of certificates
  • Copies of identification document e.g. ID card, Passport, Waiting Slip or Birth Certificate
  • 2 Passport size photograph
  • Legal documents such as Marriage Certificates supporting change of names where applicable

Payment Details


College of Human Resource Management (CHRM)

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Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Biashara street Branch 263 KCBLKENX 1180194667

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Fee Structure

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Professional Programmes
Course Category
Modes of Study
Evening, Weekends, Online
Intake Periods
January, July, June, March, May, November, September
Course Duration
5 Months
Examination Body
Associate Professional in Human Resources - International™ (aPHRi™)