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Monday, July 18, 2022

KBS announces re-accreditation by the CIPD for all programmes in HRM, organisational psychology and organisational behaviour.

The Kemmy Business School (KBS) is delighted to announce that we have secured Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) re-accreditation for the BA Human Resource Management & Future of Work (including Diploma exit), our undergraduate Bachelor of Business Studies programme (HRM major option), and our MSc programmes in Human Resource Management, Work and Organisational Behaviour and Work and Organisational Psychology.

The Kemmy Business School has a long history of excellence in HRM and people development and are the only business school in Ireland to have all of its programmes in these areas accredited by CIPD. As such, graduates from Kemmy Business School CIPD accredited programmes join similarly recognised professionals across the globe providing them with advantages and opportunities with regard to jobs, continuous professional development and learning networks.

The Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) is the professional body for human resource management and people development. As part of their purpose to champion better work and working lives, they set the professional standards for qualifications in human resources, organisational behaviour and people development qualifications.

Academic programme accreditation by the CIPD is the international benchmark of quality indicating that graduates from CIPD accredited programmes have professional competencies, values and integrity have been judged against a set of recognised, international standards. Employers frequently require HR graduates to have CIPD accredited awards when hiring in this field.

The KBS CIPD accredited programmes are delivered by a combination of world-class academics and professionals with substantial industry experience. Many thanks to all KBS faculty and staff involved in maintaining this prestigious accreditation for all programmes.

The suite of programmes cater for full-time and part-time students. The BA HRM and the future of work (with diploma exit) is a part-time programme designed for working professionals and delivered via blended learning. In addition, the KBS offer our three CIPD accredited MSc programmes on either a part-time or full-time basis.

Limited places are still available for Sept 2022 on some of the Kemmy Business School CIPD Accredited Programmes. For more information and to apply now click below:

BA Human Resource Management & the future of work (with Diploma exit)

Bachelor Business Studies (Human Resource Management major)

MSc in Human Resource Management 

MSc in Work and Organisational Behaviour

MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology