In this hands-on, three-course program, you'll learn the essentials of business and entrepreneurship. You'll hone your ability to recruit, motivate and remunerate employees to keep your organization at the top of its game. You'll also prepare yourself for a diploma in HR management and a successful career in this vital field. Ready to get down to business?

Your take-away

This certificate program is a great way to:

  • Understand the various types of business functions and how they relate to day-to-day activities of the organization;
  • Apply business concepts in a real-world managerial and/or entrepreneurial context;
  • 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;
  • Introduce the basic elements of a remuneration and rewards system to your organization;
  • Develop equitable and appropriate compensation systems for various types of organizations.

Program courses

To get this certificate, students must complete the 3 courses listed below.  
*Click the blue links to get information about each course.

Create your program path

If you want to complete this program as efficiently as possible, or if you are looking to build a schedule that best suits your needs, please contact us at; we will be happy to have a discussion with you. For course descriptions, schedules and registration click on the above course links.

Our approach

This certificate program brings HR management to life through active-learning, to simulate interconnected, real-world cases, featuring leading guest speakers, team projects and group activities. If you're a people person and want to broaden your horizons in human resources, this is the program for you. Participation is paramount in this online program.

Who benefits most?

  • Students pursuing an education in business or HR.
  • Students working towards their diploma in HR.
  • Students who want to pursue a career in any type of business.
  • Anyone who works in HR or manages other employees or teams.
  • Managers who want to improve communication and efficiency.
  • Corporate employees who want to move into management.
  • Any employer or employee who wants to understand the basics of recruitment and remuneration.
  • Foreign business students who want to improve their understanding of human resources in Canada.

CCE General inquiries

Phone: 514-848-3600
Fax: 514-848-2806

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Mailing address

Concordia Continuing Education
1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Montreal, QC

Visit CCE

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FB-117 (1st floor)
Montreal, QC


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Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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