Human Resource Management

Why study Human Resource Management?

You spot raw talent, build great teams and bring out the best in people — a perfect skill set for human resource managers. Organizations rely on you to make diamonds shine, identify skill gaps and keep staff well-trained, happy and productive. You’ll need well-honed communication skills, an understanding of job markets, and a readiness to lead change. That’s where we come in. During your degree, you learn real-world approaches to:

  • Analyzing and forecasting employee issues and job trends
  • Negotiations and interviewing techniques
  • Balancing corporate objectives with employee needs
  • Encouraging social responsibility, diversity and integrity
  • Workplace sensitivity and discretion
  • Training and development programming

Our graduates can fulfil the education requirements for the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) certification and become recruiters, negotiators and trainers, and occupy managerial positions in labour-related fields.

Program details

BComm in Human Resource Management:

A Bachelor of Commerce degree takes a minimum of three or four years (90 – 120 credits) of full-time study, depending on your academic background. All JMSB students follow a core business curriculum coupled with a JMSB major, which may be combined with a minor in another discipline or any combination of elective courses that interest them.

JMSB Minor in Human Resource Management

A Minor in Human Resource Management (12 credits) is available only to JMSB undergraduate students. This minor fulfills half of the 24 elective credits in your BComm and complements your major field of study.

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