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Human Resources Management

The Human Resources Management Certificate program provides highly practical and specialized training in the human resource profession. The program is designed to help students acquire the academic knowledge necessary to prepare for the Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) designation.

This program is available through continuing education distance and evening/Saturday course offerings. For complete program information, check the program page.

Current course offerings listed below.
You will develop fundamental employability skills through study of the principles of communication and active listening techniques. The course content includes development of effective writing skills and formatting. You will apply the principles and skills by writing business messages for positive, negative and persuasive purposes. You will examine ways to apply communication skills to cross-cultural situations. You will learn to apply effective presentation skills when delivering oral presentations and conducting business meetings. You will write short reports.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: January 23, 2017
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-244
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 410
Registration deadline: January 9, 2017
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$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-878
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
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$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-469
You will focus on an introduction to conflict resolution, designed to provide you with interest-based conflict resolution models and primary interpersonal skills to handle workplace conflicts. You will obtain insights and be educated in conflict theory, negotiation strategy, needs grounding related to basic interpersonal communication and management skills, such as rapport building, empathetic listening, behaviour modelling, reframing, problem solving, and decision making. You will develop conflict resolution skills through a combination of lecture material, in-class assignments, role-plays and demonstrations, reading assignments, and problem-solving challenges.

Additional costs: Books and materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 716
Registration deadline: January 23, 2017
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-243
January 3, 2017 - April 11, 2017
Tue - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 145
Registration deadline: January 3, 2017
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$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-880
You will focus on the major influences on employee engagement and the impact on individual managers and the organization. You will examine the importance of sound employee relationship practices in the role of reaching organizational objectives. You will look at equity and fairness, the influence of culture, diversity and equity, motivation, job design principles, performance management and occupational health and safety. You will research and develop a proposal that management can implement to enhance corporate employee engagement.



Additional costs: Books and materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 7, 2017 - April 22, 2017
Sat – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Room: 622
Registration deadline: January 23, 2017
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-251
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
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$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-488
You will learn the specifics of organizing and opening a small business, including legislation, licenses, types of businesses and location. The course will end with an assignment that performs all the steps up to the opening of your business including the development of a Business Plan.

Prerequisites: Marketing (MKTG 120)


This course currently has no offerings.

Your studies will focus on an overview of human resource management and practices. You will learn the impact of job analysis; planning, recruiting, and selection processes; training, developing and compensation considerations, and management performance and labour relations. You will discuss employee and organizational ethics throughout the course, and your studies will emphasize the use of human resource management to achieve high organizational performance.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 3, 2017 - April 11, 2017
Tue - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 921
Registration deadline: January 17, 2017
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-247
April 25, 2017 - June 13, 2017
Tue, Thu - 9:00-11:59 am
Room: 129C
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
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$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-897
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
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$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-477
Your studies will focus on labour relations, including union certification procedures, union structure, managing in unionized environments, applicable legislation affecting labour relations, collective bargaining, dispute resolution methods, and recent developments in the labour relations field. You will be encouraged to discuss and debate labour relations issues, to critically evaluate case studies and to monitor and report on current labour relations events. Through intensive simulations and experiential exercises, you will develop practical skills and abilities to reach a collective bargaining agreement.

Additional costs: Books and materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 5, 2017 - April 13, 2017
Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 716
Registration deadline: January 19, 2017
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-250
You will obtain a solid understanding of organizations and personal leadership. Your study will focus on blending principles and techniques of leadership, motivation, management, and self-development in an effort to help you develop your own philosophies about managing and being managed. Key topics include: the history and evolution of leadership thought, leadership effectiveness through the application of motivational techniques, facilitating follower empowerment, experiential learning and strategic leadership.

Additional costs: Books and materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
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$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-485
You will study human behaviour in organizations and develop the skills needed to deal with people at work. Your studies include content on individual behaviour, values, interpersonal relationships and communications, groups and team dynamics, organizational culture, leadership, and change. You will study these aspects of human behaviour within the context of diverse formal organizations.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
April 26, 2017 - June 19, 2017
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 721
Registration deadline: May 3, 2017
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-266
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 129C
Registration deadline: January 9, 2017
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$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-877
January 9, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 408
Registration deadline: January 9, 2017
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$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-915
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
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$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-475
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 25, 2017
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$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-486
You will develop strategies and processes related to creating and fostering an evolving workplace culture that supports innovation, change, quality and learning. You will also explore your own attitude toward change as a means of understanding that of employees. The result of this approach to organizational change will be harmony between the organization’s needs and employee’s expectations while remaining consistent with the organization’s business plan in a competitive and changing environment. The course content emphasizes the importance of implementing change in the proper sequence of events and interactions.

This course currently has no offerings.

You will learn the skills and techniques required to make an effective contribution to, and have an immediate impact on, successful projects. You will develop communication and team building skills to effectively manage a project. Your studies will include techniques and strategies for planning and estimating project costs and budgeting, for forming and managing a project life cycle and scheduling, and for allocating resources. You will develop the knowledge required to monitor project risks, to control and to close out a project. Through group participation in real-world and/or project simulation(s), you will gain a solid foundation in project management.

This course currently has no offerings.

You will develop a general understanding of the processes, techniques and issues human resource professionals encounter in developing and administering a total rewards program. You will learn the strategic importance of total rewards and how its issues can impact other areas of human resources. In addition, you will gain an understanding of the impact of contemporary social trends and legislative developments that affect decision making about the design of total rewards programs.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
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$510.00Televised (Distance Learning)CRN: 201603-478
You will focus on the role and functions of sourcing of applicants and the acquisition of employees in human resource management. You will develop an appreciation for professional sourcing, acquisition, and onboarding practices that meet Canadian legal standards. You will develop an understanding of the essential role of sound talent acquisition practices in relation to an organization’s performance management goals. You will recognize the constraints under which an organization operates and how it relates to the process of sourcing and acquisition of talent.

Additional costs: Books and materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 4, 2017 - April 12, 2017
Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 716
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-248
You will analyze the strategic value of developing talent within organizations with a focus on employee training and career development. Specifically, through a combined theory and hands-on approach, you will examine the functions of training and development needs analysis, training program design, the selection and application of training methods, transfer strategies, training evaluation and building employee engagement in career development.

Additional costs: Books and materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 3, 2017 - April 11, 2017
Tue - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 721
Registration deadline: January 17, 2017
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201603-249
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
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$510.00Televised (Distance Learning)CRN: 201603-479
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