This graduate (post-diploma or post-degree) certificate program is intended for those seeking employment in Human Resources Management or for individuals already in the field who wish to update and expand their skills in order to pursue a career in Human Resources Management and secure the CHRP designation. For further information go to www.hrpa.org or call 1-800-387-1311.
Students who meet the graduate certificate admissions criteria and successfully complete the required courses will qualify for a graduate certificate in Human Resources Management from St. Clair College. Prospective candidates who are planning to begin taking courses towards this credential on or after September 1, 2008 should be aware that at the time of application for the graduate certificate, they will be required to show proof of a previous diploma or degree from an approved post-secondary institution or the equivalent in years of professional experience in the Human Resources field. Individuals with questions about this should call (519) 972-2711.
In addition, the courses will be accredited by the Human Resources Professional Association of Ontario towards the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam. Students who have completed the Human Resources Studies Certificate will be able to further their studies through this program.
Two or three-year college diploma or university degree.
The curriculum below is for incoming students:
Program Vocational Learning Outcomes
Human Resources Management (Ontario College Graduate Certificate) (70223)
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 nonunion 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 the organization’s business plan.
- Conduct research, produce reports, and recommend changes in human resources practices.