Human Resources Essentials

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Overview

If you are looking for a cost and time efficient way to improve your skills, the Human Resources Essentials Courses will train you with the foundations courses to some of our certificate programs.

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Due to COVID-19, all Part-time Studies courses are being offered online until further notice, in one of the following two formats: online virtual classroom and online self-directed. Click Availability below to see current offerings.

Courses

HRM701
Introduction to Human Resources Management
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This course is a comprehensive overview of modern day personnel and human resource management. This course will introduce the diverse components of human resource functions and its role in the current business environment. Case study analysis will be used to link the theory to the practical situations that occur in Human Resources. Topics to be covered are: the business environment, recruitment and selection, employee development and evaluation, compensation and benefits, employee rights, safety and representations and strategic issues and challenges in Human Resources Management, in both domestic and global environments.




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HRM782
Recruitment and Selection Techniques
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Prerequisite(s):

None.
However, it is recommended that students begin their studies with HRM 701, Introduction to Human Resources Management, if they plan to pursue the Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate.

A basic study is undertaken of the principles, issues, trends and legislative requirements affecting recruitment and selection. Human resources professionals need an understanding of how recruitment and selection fits into the broader organizational structure, processes and goals of an organization and how this function is related to the other functions of human resources management. Students will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to successfully identify human resource requirements and attract and retain an effective workforce for an organization. The changing legal environment and the impact of laws on recruitment and selection are an important component of this course.




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HRM831
Design and Administration of Compensation Plans
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Prerequisite(s):

None.
However, it is recommended that students begin their studies with HRM 701, Introduction to Human Resources Management, if they plan to pursue the Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate.

The purpose of this course is to examine the principles, processes and theories involved in the design and administration of compensation programs. Emphasis is placed on linking compensation strategy to corporate strategy, applying behavioural theories in the design of compensation programs and implementing, managing and adapting compensation programs.




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HRM005
Privacy and Compliance: A Human Resources Perspective
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Human Resources professionals have access to very sensitive employee information and are often involved in sensitive HR matters. Unintended disclosure of such information may have tremendous impact on employees' and institutions' overall workplace well-being. This is especially true in our digital era. Continuing education in the area of privacy is crucial to the HR professional in a vastly changing marketplace.




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Workshops

Human Resources Workshops:

  • HRM005 - Privacy and Compliance: A Human Resources Perspective

Program Contacts

Belinda Becker
Program Assistant
Belinda.Becker@senecacollege.ca
416-491-5050 ext.22797


John Wong
Academic Program Manager
John.Wong1@senecacollege.ca
416-491-5050 ext.26630


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