It is important that employers review the way in which they manage older employees and the retirement process. There is a danger that older employees are stereotyped, whilst employers may often presume that they will be less flexible and less willing to embrace change. This is not true of all older employees and it is important that these stereotypical perceptions are challenged.
As a result, this course has been developed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to manage the retirement of older employees. On completion, learners will understand retirement law, be able to support older employees through their retirement, understand pension schemes, and effectively develop succession plans.
On completion of this Virtual College course learners will be able to:
- Have knowledge of retirement legalities
- Identify a range of ways to support employees facing retirement
- Appreciate your responsibilities with pensions
- Appreciate the importance of succession planning
Areas covered include:
- Welcome and Learning Outcomes
- Introduction to Retirement
- The Law
- Supporting Older Employees
- Understanding Pensions
- Succession Planning
The content of this Virtual College course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.
Approximately 1 hour. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.
This course is aimed at managers who have a responsibility to manage retirement.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.