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Certificate in Human Resources Management


All businesses are built on one key resource: People. And the businesses that thrive are the ones that manage that resource effectively. If you'd like to become an effective HR manager, this is the certificate for you.

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 takeaways

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 obtain this certificate, students must complete the three courses below. For course descriptions, schedules and registration, click on the links of each course.

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.
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