We are CIHRM, Ghana
A brief History of the Institute
The Institute was established in 1978 as the Ghana Institute of Personnel Management and registered as a professional body in 1981. The registration number was PB 15.
The professional body became dormant for a number of years but got rejuvenated in 1993. The first meeting towards rejuvenation was held at the Arts Centre in Accra.
The Institute of Human Resource Management Practitioners (IHRMP), Ghana, brings together HR practitioners who work in both the public and private sectors of the Ghanaian economy. The Institute was established in 1978 and registered as a professional body in 1981.
The HR function has expanded beyond its previous focus on operational and administrative activities. In modern organizations, the HR practitioner is expected to add value to the business by designing and aligning HR strategies, systems, and policies with business goals and strategies. Value addition HR practice requires the possession of professional HR knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes which come only with professional training.
“To become a reputable professional body recognized locally and internationally”.
“To advance the practice of human resource management in Ghana”.
In the pursuit of its mission and vision, the Institute seeks to achieve the following key objectives:
- Formulate professional standards to guide the conduct and performance of HR professionals in the country.
- Provide a forum for regular interactions among HR professionals.
- Provide a forum for continuing education for HR practitioners.
- Provide opportunity and environment for individuals who aspire to become Practitioners to acquire professional training in order to add value to their organizations.