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Course Code: CEHR 1250
34 people applied for the job but only one will get it. Aside from the obvious factors like experience, what criteria do you use to select the best candidates?
Well, you're about to find out because the focus of this course is on developing a strategic recruitment approach, screening, assessment and evaluation of candidates while complying with labour laws. You'll learn how to locate qualified candidates and employ appropriate recruitment channels while improving the overall efficiency of the recruitment process. If that sounds interesting, you're a perfect candidate for this course.

Prerequisite courses


Your take-away

This course is a great way to help you:
• Identify the elements that impact an organization’s recruitment and selection of qualified candidates;
• Develop recruitment and selection plans, employing appropriate resources and tools;
• Create job descriptions and job specifications based on a thorough job analysis;
• Employ non-discriminatory screening procedures and processes that satisfy legal requirements;
• Conduct effective interviews using appropriate technique based on a particular hiring situation;
• Use effective testing methods during the selection process.

Our approach

As in the workplace, teamwork is key here. Sure, there will be engaging assignments and activities, but you'll also form ad-hoc teams to discuss real-world subjects presented by human resources experts. You'll formulate strategies to solve problems or seize opportunities. Above all, you'll have ample chance to contribute personally to the process. This course is designed with a combination of online live synchronous learning where the instructor and the students meet in a virtual classroom (Zoom) at the same time, and asynchronous work guided by the instructor and completed by students in their own time.

Who benefits the most?

• Students who have completed CEHR 1150 and want to continue their studies.
• Students who want an introduction to the essentials of recruitment and selection.
• Students who want to pursue studies in human resources.
• Anyone who wants a career in human resources.
• Any employer or employee who wants to understand the basics of recruitment
• Foreign business students who want to improve their understanding of recruitment in Canada.

Concordia CCE Loyalty Discount

All students who meet at least one of the following conditions, will receive a 10% discount on their CCE course or workshop tuition fees:

1)   Have completed a CCE, Undergraduate or Graduate course at Concordia University in a prior academic term;

2)   Have completed a language proficiency test (IELTS) at CCE;

3)   Have completed a CCE Professional Development Seminar/Workshop.

This discount is based on the information maintained in the Concordia University student information system.

NOTE: This discount does not apply to a language proficiency test enrollment (IELTS) nor to application fees for admission to a CCE program of study.


Interested in the above mentioned course? Take it on its own or as part of the following programs:

Diploma in Human Resources Management – Full-timePart-time, Certificate

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