The 7IBI Investigating a Business Issue from a Human Resources Perspective is a CIPD module. It offers the opportunity for learners to demonstrate the ability to diagnose and investigate a live, complex business issue from a human resource perspective. It also allows learners to identify the work within the body of contemporary knowledge, collect and analyze data, derive supportable conclusions, and make practical and actionable recommendations for change, improve or enhance the current practice.
The application of the nature of the report requires a critical evaluative approach, empirical investigating, and analysis with a combination of academic research and business report writing skills. Moreover, it requires deliberation on the implications for professional practice from an ethical, professional as well as continuous professional development viewpoint.
Those who are suited for this CIPD module include the following:
On completion of 7IBI module, learners will be able to:
Assessment of this module is done through a range of assessment methods to ensure that the learners’ outcomes are met. Essentially, assessment is done to allow learners to demonstrate their grasp of concepts and the ability to connect theory to practice.
For 7 IBI all the learning outcomes ought to be assessed by summative assessment. If the learner has to achieve this module, then the assessment must include a 7000-word management research report or approved equivalent.