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We work alongside you throughout your career – whether you are just starting out or an established people professional.We offer a range of resources, to help you progress in your profession, which include;

  • An extensive range of qualifications  from foundation to associate to advanced – grow with your career and align with our membership levels. 
  • Our Experience Assessment route recognises your level of knowledge and experience. If you are already established in your career and feel that studying isn’t for you.
  • Our Learning hub offers a growing collection of courses – from essential insights to accredited programmes. Pay-as-you-go or subscribe. 

Discover the latest views and insights from our experts on the world of work

Thought leadership

The compensation revolution: Incentives to motivate and retain future talent

Matt Burney of Indeed outlines three potential drivers to shape how and why people work in future, and what these would mean for work-life balance and employee empowerment

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We set the international standard for the people profession through our Profession Map.  
The map focuses on the knowledge and behaviours you need to create value and make an impact in your work. Use it to drive change in your organisation and progress in your career. 
We award the globally recognised chartered status, inspiring confidence in your expertise and professionalism

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CIPD Qualifications and learning

Discover our range of courses and qualifications to help you in the next step of your people profession career. Find out more with CIPD today.

CIPD qualifications

A CIPD qualification gives you the skills to thrive in the workplace at any stage of your career. Find out more with CIPD today.

CIPD Membership: HR and Learning & Development

A CIPD membership enables you to effectively map out your people profession career path and grow your HR & L&D knowledge. Find out more with CIPD today.

Experience Assessment

Have your real-world experience assessed to gain CIPD membership without having to study.

Knowledge hub

Discover the latest insights from our Knowledge hub

Explore our resources to gain insights into the latest people profession trends, so you can manage your career effectively.

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Case study: MoJ embarks on landmark HR Leaders Development Project

Ministry of Justice builds leadership capability, cohesion and mutual trust across its HR leadership team

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Case study: Biffa

How Biffa partnered with the CIPD to achieve full endorsement of its new management development programme

Photograph of Victoria Smith, HR Director and Head of the HR Profession in Defence, UK Ministry of Defence
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Case study: Ministry of Defence

How the CIPD is partnering with the UK Ministry of Defence to target workforce planning capability

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Case study: Leeds City Council

Supported by the Local Government Association, Leeds joined other councils in using the CIPD’s People Impact Tool to share key HR benchmark data

Explore our knowledge hub resources for the latest insights and trends.

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and learn

Make sure you stay CIPD connected. We host events throughout the year, from local to regional and global each bringing you the best in thought leadership, learning and networking opportunities.


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Whatever stage you are at in your career, take a visit to our content hubs for information about our products and services, as well as the latest people industry insights.

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