This is a career advancement program designed specifically for students who wish to gain knowledge and skills relating to a career in Human Resources Management (HRM). It is offered as a part-time program with all courses available in the evenings to accommodate working professionals. The Human Resource Certificate is ideal for two types of students: 1) Students who are currently employed in entry level positions within a human resource department (payroll clerk, human resource assistant, etc.) and who are interested in career advancement. 2) Students who have extensive administrative experience in several areas within an organization and are looking to move into a position within a human resource department.
The HRM Certificate program consists of eight courses. Four of these are required courses that develop basic knowledge and communication skills relevant to the practice of HRM. Students choose a further four courses from a list of electives. The electives are specialized courses, providing in-depth knowledge and training in particular components of the HRM function.