Category Archives: Human Resources

Writing your CKE to become an HR professional – Part II

Featuring Post-Degree Certificate in Human Resources Management alumni Jody Yap. Part two of our series on writing the CKE exam features Post-Degree Certificate in Human Resources Management graduate Jody Yap. In the field of human resources, gaining a designation from the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) is a great way to set yourself up for […]

Writing your CKE to become an HR professional – Part I

Featuring Post-Degree Certificate in Human Resources Management alumni Belinda Schuler-Chin. In the field of human resources, gaining a designation from the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) is a great way to set yourself up for success in the industry. An important part of attaining your Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP), Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) […]

Human Resources Graduate Nominated for UPCEA Award

  York University’s School of Continuing Studies is proud to announce that Belinda Schuler Chin, graduate of the Post-Degree Certificate in Human Resources Management has been nominated for the UPCEA Mid-Atlantic Outstanding Continuing Education Student Award. UPCEA – the University Professional & Continuing Education Association – is the leading body for professional, continuing, and online […]

Human Resources Management has some of 2016’s top jobs. Get qualified.

  Looking to complete your Certified Human Resources Professional designation? According to Workopolis HR Manager is one of the top 5 jobs to have in 2016. Marina DeBona, Program Manager for the Post-Degree Certificate in Human Resources Management discusses the benefits of the program, including completing the required courses to earn your CHRP. If you’d […]

How the School of Continuing Studies can benefit your career

  Lauren Canzius, an instructor in our Human Resources Management program talks about investing in your education and how it is the first important step in flourishing in your career. There are many educational benefits to attending the School of Continuing Studies, including the industry leaders who sit on our advisory councils to advise on […]

First ever School of Continuing Studies graduation ceremony a night to remember

    The York University School of Continuing Studies held the School’s inaugural graduation ceremony on the night of May 26 with great success. The event, which saw more than 200 attendees, featured guest speakers, certificate presentations, and the social media contest. The York University School of Continuing Studies held the School’s inaugural graduation ceremony […]

Author and instructor to launch new book at the School of Continuing Studies

The School of Continuing Studies is proud to announce Diana Kawarsky, one of the school’s esteemed instructors, and a published author, will be on campus to launch her new book Soft Skills: Volume 1 – A collection of Strategies, Anecdotes, Techniques, Observations, Stories, Tactics, Advice, Experiences, Ideas and Methods. Soft skills are an everyday challenge […]

Student Belinda Schuler-Chin shares her experience of Dennis Hodgkinson’s classes for the Post-Degree Certificate in Human Resources Management

Guest blogger: Belinda Schuler-Chin Teaching is a challenging role, especially when the demographics of the class include seasoned professionals who “know it all,” new students just “figuring it out” and international students learning a new language and culture. Instructor Dennis Hodgkinson makes it look easy, applying brilliant and engaging techniques that transcend those barriers. His delivery […]

Toronto Sun: Online learning becomes more flexible

Ontario universities are also attracting a wide variety of mature and returning students heading back to university to upgrade their skills through continuing education, says Bonnie Patterson, president and CEO of the Council of Ontario Universities. “As a result, Ontario universities have expanded their offerings of continuing education programs for those seeking life-long learning opportunities,” […]

Education fit to a ‘T’

York answers to call for T-shaped professionals York University’s School of Continuing Studies is leading the way, says its founding executive director, in rethinking professional education to address a deficit in highly skilled workers with the professional competencies to work effectively in cross-functional teams that are the norm in today’s organizations. “The T-shaped professional is […]