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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
September 6, 2016 - December 19, 2016
Tue - 7:00-9:59 pm
Registration deadline: September 6, 2016
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$510.28Prince AlbertCRN: 201602-470
September 7, 2016 - December 14, 2016
Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: September 21, 2016
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201602-251
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
August 29, 2016 - December 19, 2016
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 145
Registration deadline: August 29, 2016
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$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-737
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
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
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$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-431
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
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$510.00OnlineCRN: 201603-469
Your studies 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. The course is not only an introduction to developing skills in managing conflict, but also provides organizational leaders with skills to manage conflict. 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
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
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$510.00Televised (Distance Learning)CRN: 201602-430
From an organizational and employee point of view, you will examine coaching, counselling, equity and fairness. The course emphasizes the major influences on employee relations 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. The course content includes interpersonal communication, inter/cross cultural issues, harassment, employee/family assistance programs, diversity and equity. You will research and develop a proposal that management can implement to enhance corporate employee relations.

For televised learning, select the CRN with the location closest to you. This is where you will write your mid-term. If none of the locations are convenient, please call 1-866-467-4278.

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
August 30, 2016 - December 6, 2016
Tue - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 408
Registration deadline: August 30, 2016
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$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-751
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)


Additional costs: Books and materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 7, 2016 - December 14, 2016
Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 721
Registration deadline: September 21, 2016
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201602-248
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
September 6, 2016 - December 13, 2016
Tue - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 721
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201602-253
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
August 27, 2016 - December 17, 2016
Sat - 9:00-11:59 am
Room: 129C
Registration deadline: August 27, 2016
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$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201601-94
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
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
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$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-434
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
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$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-435
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 history and philosophy, certification procedures, union structure, managing in unionized environments, environmental factors which influence labour relations, applicable legislation affecting labour relations, collective bargaining (public and private sectors), job action, dispute resolution methods and recent developments in the labour relations field. You will be encouraged to discuss and debate labour relations issues, to critically explore case studies and to monitor and report on current labour relations events. Through these activities, you will gain an understanding of the labour relations realm.

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
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
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$510.00Televised (Distance Learning)CRN: 201602-437
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
August 29, 2016 - December 12, 2016
Mon - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: September 19, 2016
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201601-60
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
August 29, 2016 - December 19, 2016
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 143
Registration deadline: August 29, 2016
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$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-735
August 29, 2016 - December 19, 2016
Mon - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 144
Registration deadline: August 29, 2016
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$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-811
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 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 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 to result in harmony between the organization’s needs and employee’s expectations while remaining consistent with the organization’s business plan. Course content includes an overview of business planning, corporate culture, quality management and the emerging role of the employer and human resource support systems.

Additional costs: Books and materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
August 29, 2016 - December 12, 2016
Mon - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 716
Registration deadline: September 19, 2016
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201601-62
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
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$510.00Televised (Distance Learning)CRN: 201602-438
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.

Additional costs: Books and materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 8, 2016 - December 15, 2016
Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 716
Registration deadline: September 22, 2016
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201602-256
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 12, 2016
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$510.00OnlineCRN: 201602-443
Your studies will provide a general understanding of the processes, techniques and issues human resource professionals encounter in developing and administering a compensation program. Your studies will help you understand the strategic importance of compensation and how compensation issues can impact other areas of human resources. Also, you will gain an understanding of the impact of contemporary social trends and legislative developments that affect compensation decision making. You will participate in individual and group assignments including presentations and class discussions. Experiential learning will be used whenever possible to help you gain a better understanding of compensation concepts.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 7, 2016 - December 14, 2016
Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 716
Registration deadline: September 21, 2016
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$510.00ReginaCRN: 201602-254
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
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$510.00Televised (Distance Learning)CRN: 201603-478
Your studies will focus on the role and functions of recruitment and selection of human resource management. You will develop an appreciation for professional recruitment and selection practices that meet Canadian legal standards. You will develop an understanding of the essential role of sound staffing practices in relation to organizational productivity. You will recognize the constraints under which an organization operates and how it relates to the process of recruitment and selection.

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
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 20, 2016
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$510.00Televised (Distance Learning)CRN: 201602-436
You will analyze the strategic role of the training function within organizations and examine the functions of needs analysis, training program design, the selection and application of training methods, transfer strategies and training evaluation through a combined theory and hands-on approach.

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
September 1, 2016 - December 8, 2016
Thu - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 143
Registration deadline: September 1, 2016
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$510.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-750
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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