Modern Empowerment in the Workplace

Online Course

Future Learn
Modern Empowerment in the Workplace

What is the course about?

Modern Empowerment in the Workplace
The course Modern Empowerment in the Workplace is an online class provided by The Open University through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
The 21st century is transforming the workplace. Explore the role of human resources (HR) in this modern empowerment era.
Course description
  • Learn how HR practitioners can empower individuals, organisations and society
  • 4 weeks
  • The 21st century has seen a transformation of work and the workplace.
  • The negative aspects of this change often get most attention – from job insecurity to diminished labour rights. But it is a time of possibility, people can work anytime, anywhere, achieving flexibility and work-life balance. This is a potentially exciting future for empowerment at work.
  • This online course explores the rise of this new empowerment era and the key role that HR practitioners play in it. The course will give you the insights to realise the benefits of modern empowerment for individuals, organisations and society.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the changing context for employee empowerment;
  • Analyse problems caused by power imbalances in employment relations and recommend solutions;
  • Influence others in their thinking about the effects of technological change and globalisation on contemporary employment relations; and
  • Articulate and engage with relevant professional and ethical issues in empowerment at work.
  • This course is designed for those currently working in or aspiring to work in human resources (HR).
  • The Open University
  • The Open University (OU) is the largest academic institution in the UK and a world leader in flexible distance learning, with a mission to be open to people, places, methods and ideas.
  • The Open University Business School
  • A pioneer in flexible learning for over 30 years, The Open University Business School delivers transformational, high quality business and management education which is quality assured.

Prerequisites & Facts

Modern Empowerment in the Workplace

Course Topic

Business & Management, HR, Management & Leadership

University, College, Institution

The Open University

Course Skill Level

Course Language


Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

Modern Empowerment in the Workplace

To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / The Open University you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
The Open University
Modern Empowerment in the Workplace
provided by Future Learn


Share your experience

Modern Empowerment in the Workplace
The Open University Future Learn
Rate the course

Do you recommend the course? *
Here you can find information, reviews and user experiences for the course “Modern Empowerment in the Workplace“. The provider of the course – “The Open University” – will be glad to answer any questions you may have about the class, click here to use the offical support channels. It would be great if you could share your experience of participating in the course – Your honest review will surely help others to choose the right class!
School: The Open University
Topic: Business & Management, HR, Management & Leadership
Getting Digital