This course introduces to the need for a professional human resource management approach including effective policy and procedures for job design and analysis, recruitment and selection, compensation, employee development and retention, workplace health, safety and human rights as well as employee/labour relations. Theory will be supported by discussions related to current Canadian practice and issues and learnings will be supported through practical assignments.
Students must complete an intake with recruitment team.
- Applicants must provide a valid photo ID or birth certificate
- Applicants must hold a high school diploma or be at least 19 years of age
- Students under the age of 19 require their parent or guardian’s signature
- Student must complete an intake with Admissions team member
Online| On-campus| Combined
On completing this course, successful students will be able to:
- Understand the considerations and concepts necessary to resolve human resource management challenges or issues.
- Manage the employment relationship with stakeholders including the employer and its human resource specialists, management and the employees.
- Work with the employer and its managers to identify the human resource needs of an organization or department.
- Takes steps to conduct a job analysis and subsequently a job description.
- Design and implement procedures for recruiting and selecting employees.
- Assess training needs and design implement a new employee orientation and training program.
- Understand the importance of workplace health and safety programs and the roles and requirements to implement and enforce such programs.
- Research ongoing best practice, business trends, opportunities and challenges for human resource management and HRM professionals.
STUDENT PROGRESSION AND REPORTING
Students will be assessed by daily attendance, assignments, and completion of in class activities.
To successfully complete this course, students must:
- Pass the final exam
- Attend a minimum of 80% of the scheduled classes
- Achieve a minimum overall score of 50%
|1||The strategic role and growing professionalism of human resource management.|
|2||The changing legal emphasis: Compliance with legislation and impact on Canadian workplaces.|
|3||Designing and analyzing jobs including collecting job analysis information,verifying information, and writing job descriptions.|
|4||Human resource forecasting and planning, recruitment and selection practice.|
Human resource forecasting and planning, recruitment and selection practice.
|6||Recruitment, interviewing and selection practices|
|7||The learning organization, orientation, training and career development.|
The learning organization, orientation, training and career development.
|9||Performance management: Defining employee expectations, coaching and motivating, appraisal and discussions, and rewards/consequences.|
|10||Money and motivation: Determining pay rates, understanding pay equity, developing effective incentive plans and other employee benefits and services.|
|11||Occupational health and safety in the workplace: accident awareness, legislation and employee wellness programs.|
|12||Employee engagement, communication and turnover management.|
|13||Labour relations: Workforce diversity, labour relation process, impact of unions.|
|14||Managing human resources in a global business (diversity, intercountry relations, managing global workers).|
|16||Final Exam and wrap up.|