The professional body for HR and people development

Experts on the world of work and career partner to over 5,000 members in Ireland and 150,000 around the world

Profession for the Future
Qualifications and training

Short courses

CIPD courses deliver the knowledge, skills and confidence to implement good HR, L&D and people management practices in today’s world, taking account of operational know-how and high-level strategic insight

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New Profession Map

New Profession Map

The new Profession Map sets the international standard for you to make your greatest impact and thrive in a changing world of work

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Attend our national and regional events to connect with the CIPD, keep up to date with the issues facing HR and L&D and network with fellow professionals

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Capability issues

Planned website maintenance works

Resources and platforms that require users to log in will be inaccessible from 09:00 on Friday 19 April until 17:00 on Sunday 21 April (BST) - this includes access to My CPD Map, Career hub, member forums on the CIPD Community and My Profile.