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Acacia Relaunching Classroom Study

We’re pleased to announce that our celebrated classroom workshops will return for CIPD Level 5 HR courses from 28th September 2022! 

How Long Does CIPD Take? Online & Classroom

How long does an online CIPD qualification take compared to a classroom-based CIPD qualification? We compared the two approaches. What did we find? Read on.

Get funded to study HR in Saudi Arabia!

Professional qualifications can be one of the most effective ways to prove to an employer that you have the skills they’re looking for. That said, they can also represent a significant cost investment that requires financial sacrifices to pursue.

If you’re a Saudi national however, you could now qualify for funding from the KSA Government to study a CIPD Level 3 or CIPD Level 5 professional qualification in Human Resources or L&D.

Here’s how.

Build your HR Career in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is a popular place to live and work, with people coming from across the world to build a career in the kingdom.

Figures from 2018 show that there are 12.6 million expats, which makes up about 37.7% of the total population of the country! That’s an impressive number of people who are attempting to carve out an exciting career in a rapidly developing country.

How to Choose the Right CIPD Course

If you’re looking to build your career in human resources or learning and development, a CIPD course is one of the most effective ways to gain the skills and knowledge that employers are looking for.

But how do you work out which CIPD course is right for you? We decided to take a closer look at the question.

New Ways of Working in a Hybrid World

Companies around the world are beginning to implement hybrid working practices in the wake of the worst of the pandemic, allowing their employees to split their time between the work and the office.

What does this new way of working look like though, and what trends can we expect to emerge as we transition into a more hybrid-working focused world?

Acacia first to offer face-to-face, classroom learning in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Across Saudi Arabia, businesses are opening up again, workers are returning to offices and, crucially, students are finally returning to classrooms! Saudi nationals can even apply for funding from the HRDF and get up to SAR 30,000 support for studying CIPD Level 3 and Level 5 qualifications in Human Resources and Learning & Development.

What's going on in the world of HR Podcast

We’re pleased to announce the latest episode of our very own Acacia podcast ’What’s Going on in the World of HR’, where we explore some of the most pressing issues in the people profession today.

CIPD People Management Awards 2022 are now open for entries!

Tell us your story and enter for 2022 Michael Kelly outstanding student awards category – Early bird entry deadline 1st April!

12 Reasons to Study with Acacia

If you are looking to develop your HR or L&D career with a new professional CIPD qualification, it’s likely that you are shopping around and comparing different learning providers.

That can be pretty draining — especially when you have to sift through webpage upon webpage to try and find a simple answer to why you should choose that organisation.