Human resources professionals serve an important function within all organizations. Working in the public, non-profit and private sector, human resources professionals ensure that employee rights, legislation and internal procedures are effectively communicated and upheld within an organization. Collective bargaining, hiring, compensation, financial management and training and development are some of the many facets within this dynamic field. The ideal candidate has a passion for business management, strong interpersonal skills, values ethics and integrity, and upholds a high degree of professionalism. The Diploma will consist of 9 diploma-credit 0.5 courses and 1 practicum course. The program is completed in one full year and is designed for full-time study only.
This is a competitive program with limited enrolment. Once accepted, students in the program will be required to maintain a minimum average of 70% in all courses in the Diploma in Human Resources program with no single final grade below 65% (as per HRPA standards). Students must have completed Bachelorís Degree with a minimum of 15.0 credits from a recognized university or degree granting institution to apply for the program.
10.0 Courses (7.0 Credits):
HURS 6001: Introduction to Human Resources ManagementStudents who have already taken HRPA approved courses at another institution can receive advanced standing for up to 4 courses (2.0 credits) upon departmental approval.
HURS 6002: Strategic Human Resources Planning
HURS 6003: Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety
HURS 6004: Organizational Behaviour
HURS 6005: Finance and Accounting
HURS 6006: Training and Development
HURS 6007: Labour Relations
HURS 6008: Talent Acquisition (Recruitment and Selection)
HURS 6009: Compensation
HURS 6101: Human Resources Practicum
Completion of these courses will not qualify for transfer credit, or recognition towards modules offered through the Department of Management and Organizational Studies, Faculty of Social Science.