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Human Resources Management

Human Resources Management Ontario College Graduate Certificate

What is Human Resources Management?

Today's human resource professionals are leaders and managers of change. They respond to the challenges triggered by new trends in technology, increasing government involvement in the employer-employee relationship, workplace diversity and globalization. The future belongs to organizations with the human resource expertise that can lower labour costs, improve productivity, increase responsiveness to customers’ needs, and build employee commitment.

Program Outline 2016-2017

Major:
HRMN
Length:
1 Year
Effective Dates:
2016-2017
Delivery:
2 Semesters, plus 1 industry placement
Credential:
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Location:
Barrie
Start:

Fall - Barrie

Winter - Barrie

Contact:
Barrie:

Enda Soostar

705-728-1968 ext. 1122

Barrie:

Richard McFadden

705-728-1968 ext. 1499

Today's human resource professionals are leaders and managers of change. They respond to the challenges triggered by new trends in technology, increasing government involvement in the employer-employee relationship, workplace diversity and globalization. The future belongs to organizations with the human resource expertise that can lower labour costs, improve productivity, increase responsiveness to customers’ needs, and build employee commitment.

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • contribute to the development, implementation, and evaluation of employee recruitment, selection, and retention plans and processes


  • administer and contribute to the design and evaluation of the performance management program


  • develop, implement, and evaluate employee orientation, training, and development programs


  • facilitate and support effective employee and labour relations in both non-union and union environments


  • research and support the development and communication of the organization’s total compensation plan


  • collaborate with others, in the development, implementation, and evaluation of organizational health and safety policies and practices


  • research and analyze information needs and apply current and emerging information technologies to support the human resources function


  • develop, implement, and evaluate organizational development strategies aimed at promoting organizational effectiveness


  • present and evaluate communication messages and processes related to the human resources function of the organization


  • manage own professional development, and provide leadership to others in the achievement of ongoing competence in human resources professional practice


  • facilitate and communicate the human resources component of an organization’s business plan


  • conduct research, produce reports, and recommend changes in human resources practices.

    employ environmentally sustainable practices with business careers


  • examine the personal characteristics and circumstances associated with entrepreneurial success, from the perspective of an H R consultant or an HR employee providing H R services to entrepreneurs.

There is one industry placement requirement which has been designed to blend career interests with post-graduate college studies. Students will be given opportunities for interaction withprofessionals in the human resources industry. The students will experience one or more aspects of various human resources functions. Students and the Industry Placement Co-ordinator work together to seek meaningful employment opportunities for the required one-semesterplacement.

HRMN courses combine current theory with experiential learning methodologies in order to prepare the student for the ever- increasing demands that are required of the regulated Human Resources professional.

Fall Intake - Barrie

Semester 1 | Semester 2 | Industry Placmt

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Fall | Winter | Summer

2016 | 2017 | 2017

Winter Intake - Barrie

Semester 1 | Semester 2 | Industry Plcmt

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Winter | Summer | Fall

2017 | 2017 | 2017

Possessing a unique blend of both theoretical and practical, applied learning, this Program meets the academic course requirements of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) and the national professional standards established by the Canadian Council of Human Resources Professionals Associations.

Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA) is the governing body that regulates the Human Resources profession in Ontario.

Graduates of the program who are interested in pursuing the professional credential (CHRP or CHRL) as required by the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) must successfully complete nine mandatory courses in order to be eligible to begin the designation and regulatory requirements as set by the HRPA.

Professional designation regulations and requirements are found on the HRPA website through this link:

http://www.hrpa.ca/RegulationandHRDesignations/Pages/CHRP-Designation.aspx

These nine mandatory courses are:

HRPA Requirements Georgian College (HRMN) Equivalencies

Human Resources Management HRMN 1017 Human Resource Management

Organizational Behaviour HRMN 1013 Organizational Behaviour

Finance and Accounting HRMN 1014 Finance and Accounting

Human Resources Planning HRMN 1010 HR Planning

Occupational Health and Safety HRMN 1006 Occupational Health & Safety

Training and Development HRMN 1008 Training and Development

Labour Relations HRMN 1022 Employee and Labour

Relations

Recruitment and Selection HRMN 1017 Recruitment and Selection

Compensation HRMN 1011 Compensation

HRPA eligibility requirements for the professional designation (CHRP or CHRL) mandate that students must have an average of 70% in each of these nine mandatory courses with no individual course achieving lower than 65%.

- post-secondary diploma or degree; a minimum three year post-secondary degree or diploma is recommended

Applicants must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to this program:

- College diploma, or university degree; three years of post-secondary education is recommended

Note: College diploma level courses cannot be used towards exemptions in this program as those courses are a requirement for admission to the program. Any requests for course exemptions must be based on equivalent courses completed at the Graduate Certificate level. Students with prior learning through academic, paid or volunteer experience may challenge courses through the College’s Prior Learning Assessment process.

12 Mandatory Courses

1 Industry Placement

To graduate from this program, a student must attain a minimum of 60% or a letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) in each course in each semester. The passing weighted average for promotion through each semester and to graduate is 60%.

Mandatory Courses

HRMN1006 Occupational Health and Safety
HRMN1007 Human Resources Management
HRMN1008 Training and Development
HRMN1009 Labour Economics
HRMN1010 Employment Law
HRMN1011 Compensation
HRMN1013 Organizational Behaviour
HRMN1014 Finance and Accounting
HRMN1016 Human Resources Planning
HRMN1017 Recruitment and Selection
HRMN1022 Employee and Labour Relations
HRMN1023 Human Resources Analytics
Industry Placement
HRMN1020 In-Industry Placement

View the Human Resources Management articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.

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For inquiries please contact the appropriate person below.

Barrie

Contact:
Enda Soostar
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 1122

Barrie

Contact:
Richard McFadden
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 1499

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