Human Resources Management
|Duration:||2 Semesters (1 Year)|
|Credential Awarded:||Ontario College Graduate Certificate|
Hit the ground running with relevant, current and in-demand skills! This graduate certificate program in Human Resources Management will enhance your marketability and give you the relevant professional skills and knowledge that employers in today's marketplace are looking for. The program gives you the opportunity to acquire a comprehensive background in the functions of Human Resources from both theoretical and practical perspectives, including employment law, recruitment and selection, training and development, and compensation. The focus of the program is on applied, relevant and current learning. As a student, you will have the opportunity to interact directly with industry professionals, to participate in case competitions to refine your critical thinking skills and to learn from qualified, current and award-winning faculty.
- A recognized degree or three-year postsecondary diploma from an accredited institution; OR
- Mature applicants with 3 to 5 years of documented work experience in a related field may be considered. Relevant résumé and references must be provided.
- English proficiency at the postsecondary level.
- Graduates of the three-year Business Administration – Human Resources (BHR) diploma program are not eligible for this graduate certificate program.
In the face of a changing workforce, including an aging population and increased number of retirements, and a challenging economic environment, organizations in Canada are placing an increased emphasis on strategic human resources management. The demand for qualified Human Resources professionals is increasing. As a graduate of this program, you will possess the skills for employment in a variety of human resources positions such as human resources administrator, human resources manager, labour relations officer, training co-ordinator, compensation analyst, HRIS specialist, health and safety specialist or benefits administrator. You will have the skills and expertise to add immediate value to an organization.
The subjects in this program may be credited by the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) towards the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation as well as by the International Personnel Management Association (IPMA) towards the Certified Professional or Certified Specialist designations (IPMA – CP or IPMA – CS).
Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at the following post-secondary institution(s):
|Seneca College||• Bachelor of Commerce, Human Resources Strategy and Technology|
• Bachelor of Commerce, Business Management
|Athabasca University||• Bachelor of Professional Arts in Communication Studies|
|Davenport University||• Any relevant Bachelor or Master of Business Administration|
|Griffith University||• Master of Human Resource Management|
Important Academic Dates
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Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.
|2014/2015 Academic Year|
|Semester 1||Course Name||Hrs/Wk|
|HRM701||Introduction to Human Resources Management||3|
|HRM703||Introduction to Business||2|
|HRM722||Personnel Research Techniques and H.R.I.S.||3|
|HRM831||Design and Administration of Compensation Plans||3|
|HRM843||Occupational Health and Safety||3|
|HRM855||The Legal Environment||3|
|Semester 2||Course Name||Hrs/Wk|
|HRM732||Introduction to Financial and Management Accounting||4|
|HRM742||Business Management and Organizational Behaviour||3|
|HRM782||Recruitment and Selection Techniques||3|
|HRM822||Human Resources Planning and Development||3|
|HRM848||Training Techniques and Practices||3|
|2015/2016 Academic Year|
|Introduction to Human Resources Management|
|Introduction to Business|
|Personnel Research Techniques and Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)|
|Design and Administration of Compensation Plans|
|Occupational Health and Safety|
|The Legal Environment|
|Introduction to Financial and Management Accounting|
|Introduction to Business Management and Organizational Behavior|
|Recruitment and Selection Techniques|
|Human Resources Planning and Development|
|Training Techniques and Practices|
|Domestic Admissions Advisor:||Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 22840
|International Admissions Advisor:||Valentyna Gorodovych
Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 22432
|Registration & Records Advisor:|
Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 22460
|Student Advisor:||Elaine Nethery
Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 26233
|Program Coordinator:||Alfonsina Chang
Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 26094
|Program Chair (Acting):||Mike Sparling
Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 26975