The book (128 p.) and 2 Audio CDs - for intermediate to upper intermediate level (B1-B2) learners of English who need to use English in a human ressources environnement.
Cambridge English for Human Resources covers a wide range of topics of concern to human resources and personnel development, from understanding the essentials of resourcing and outsourcing through to strategic HR. The ten standalone units allow learners to focus on the areas of HR and Personnel Development most important to them. As well as teaching the specialist vocabulary and theory of HR, the course also develops job-specific skills such as coaching, designing and implementing appraisal systems, managing conflict and others. Thanks to the Audio CD that includes the complete listening material from the Student's Book the course is ideal for both self-study and classroom teaching. The course requires no specialist knowledge on the part of the teacher as free comprehensive teacher's notes are available online.
George Sandford has been involved in management training and consultancy for over 20 years. He has a degree in Business and Finance from Sheffield Hallam University, UK, and holds a Post Graduate Diploma with CIPD (the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) from Sheffield Business School. George Sandford's professional experience includes David Hall Partnership, an expert company supporting small and medium-sized enterprises, where he provided advice and training for new business start-ups, and various initiatives with the Department of Trade on quality, marketing and European trade supporting business development schemes based on David Hall's BBC consultancy programme, Hallmarks. He designed performance management systems for various companies and organised professional seminars with management experts such as Belbin, Honey and Mumford, Megginson and Clutterbuck. In addition to his training expertise, George Sandford has written articles for national and international management magazines such Personnel Today (UK), Personel i Zarządzanie (Poland), Think in English, English Matters and Business English Magazine (Managing People section) of which he is also editor. He is also author of various Business English language resources – Business English Phrasebook, Crazy English, Amazingly Easy Phrasal Verbs (Praski Publishing). He lives in Warsaw with his wife and family and continues to be involved in writing, management training as well as his life-long passion, music.