HRT900 - Comprehensive Knowledge Exam Workshop

Outline info
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Subject Title
Comprehensive Knowledge Exam Workshop

Subject Description
This is a two day in-class workshop which will provide students with an overview of the seven functional areas and 187 required professional competencies (RPC's) on which the National Knowledge Exam is based. An online version of the subject is also available.

Credit Status
Not applicable.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Describe and demonstrate the concepts found in the 8 functional areas and 103 required professional competencies on which the National Knowledge Exam is based.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.


Topic Outline

  • Professional Practice
    • Strategic Contributions to Organization Success
    • Business Acumen
    • Managing Client Relationships
    • Professionalism
  • Organization Effectiveness
    • Organization Change and Development
    • Employee Involvement Strategies
    • Human Resources Planning
    • Labour Market Analysis
  • Staffing
    • Staffing Process Workflow
    • Ethics
    • Recruitment and selection
    • Analysis and Planning
  • Employee and Labour Relations
    • Employee Relations
    • Conflicts and Dispute
    • Employment Rights Issues
    • Labour Relations
  • Total Compensation
    • Total Rewards
    • Base Salary
    • Performance Management
    • Payroll
  • Organizational Development and Training
    • Organizational Performance
    • Development Programs
    • Career Development Planning
    • Training
  • Workplace Health and Safety
    • Occupational Health
    • Disability Management
    • Safety
    • Security Services, Policies and Programs
  • Human Resources Information Management
    • Legislation
    • Information Systems
    • Human Resources Management Systems (HRMS)
    • Using Information Management Tools

Mode of Instruction
A combination of teaching methods will be utilized which may include lectures and discussions.

Prescribed Texts
Order the NKE study guide at

Reference Material

Required Supplies

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online ( or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation

Academic Program Manager
Emiliano Introcaso

Approved by: Academic Program Manager Emiliano Introcaso