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Post-Degree Certificate in Human Resources Management – Full-Time

Post-Degree Certificate in Human Resources Management – Full-Time

Accelerate your HR management career with essential human resources and business competencies

Next Enrolment

January 12th, May 4th, September 7th

Tuition

$8,249 (Domestic)

Overview

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Learn what it takes to lead HR teams and projects as you investigate everything from compensation practices to labour relations.

What you will learn

This full-time post-degree certificate program was developed by an advisory committee of senior human resources executives to prepare you for excellence. Consisting of ten courses covering the core human resources topics as determined by the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA), this program will help you better understand:

  • Human resources management
  • Organizational behaviour
  • Finance and accounting
  • Human resources planning
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Training and development
  • Labour relations
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Compensation
  • Business Communications for Human Resources Professionals

Program Benefits
  • Benefit from a curriculum that integrates critical soft skills that employers want in new hires
  • Become a member of the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA) at the student rate
  • Fulfill coursework required for the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation
  • Program recognized by the HRPA
  • Develop skills through experiential assignments and projects
  • Learn from practicing HR instructors
  • Build your professional network as you advance through the program with the same cohort of peers
  • Complete the program in nine months of accelerated study

Format: Full-Time
Delivery: In-class
Term Starts: Fall, Winter, Summer
Program Length: 9 months

Who should take this program?

The Post-Degree Certificate in Human Resources Management is ideal for:
  • Recent domestic university graduates and career-starters
  • International students interested in a human resources management career in Canada
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“As a grad of this program, you also get a terrific international experience as the class caters to both domestic and international students. This in my opinion provides invaluable insight into other countries’ cultures and how they operate, and is particularly useful for any HR professional given the changing demographics of the employee base in Canada. Fabulous program!”

Belinda Chin – 2016 Graduate and Instructor

Admission Requirements

To be admitted to this program you must have:

  • Minimum of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum of a 60% average (C)
  • Official transcripts (International students: please provide an original English- translated copy of your university degree or diploma and transcripts.)
  • Completed online application form
  • Proof of language proficiency (international students only)
  • Statement of Interest video and Resume

Review the minimum language scores for this program.

Admission into the full-time Post-degree Certificate in Human Resources Management program is highly competitive. Please note that meeting the minimum entry requirement does not guarantee admission.

Delivery Format

Full-Time, In-Class

  • Courses are conducted in-person at York University main campus
  • Courses are typically scheduled four days per week, 3 hours per day
  • In addition to the live instruction, students should budget approximately 8-10 hours per course each week for readings, discussions boards, practice opportunities, assignments, etc.
  • In the event the university restricts on-campus attendance due to COVID-19, courses will continue, as scheduled, Live Online via Zoom

Courses

CSHR1010 Human Resources Management

This course introduces you to the basic principles and concepts of human resources management, and provides a context for the challenges facing HR managers in contemporary Canadian organizations. You are given opportunities to identify organizational problems, and to prescribe and implement corrective actions.

13 Classes

39 Hours

CSHR1020 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour

Explore individual and group behaviour as it impacts performance in organizations and guides management thinking today. You will learn to recognize, analyze, and suggest solutions to organizational problems as an HR manager. Topics include motivation, communication, decision-making, leadership and structural issues.

13 Classes

39 Hours

CSHR1000 Business Communications for HR Professionals

This course examines how to strengthen written and oral business communication, improve working relationships and collaborative problem-solving skills.

13 Classes

39 Hours

CSHR1030 Training and Development

Understand the role and function of learning and development in organizations, and how employee learning contributes to an organization’s success. You will explore the corporate training process of needs analysis, objective setting, program design, adult education, equity in training, methods and evaluation, learning initiatives such as mentoring, coaching and leadership development, and the role of stakeholder.

13 Classes

39 Hours

CSHR1090 Introduction to Accounting - Analysis & the Use of Financial Information

Examine the concepts, language, and uses of financial accounting, management accounting, and finance; and examine their interrelationships. You will explore financial statements used inside and outside of the enterprise, and how this information impacts a manager’s day-to-day decisions.

13 Classes

39 Hours

CSHR1050 Human Resources Planning

Develop an understanding of the personnel planning process, including the needs, methods, uses, and risks, and future trends in human resources planning. This course will provide a general overview of common approaches in the field of Human Resources Planning, and will help you understand the planning processes used by HR professionals as part of an organization’s overall strategy.

13 Classes

39 Hours

CSHR1070 Recruitment, Selection and Performance Appraisal of Personnel

Learn about the issues and procedures used in the recruitment, selection and performance appraisal of employees. This course discusses measurement issues, methods, and procedures of recruitment, screening, testing, interviewing, performance appraisal, and hiring decision-making.

13 Classes

39 Hours

CSHR1060 Compensation

Learn about the objectives of compensation and how to manage compensation programs within an organization. Explore issues such as wage and salary determination, incentive systems, and benefits and services. This course will reflect a mix of research and practice.

13 Classes

39 Hours

CSHR1080 Industrial Relations

Investigate a topic that impacts everyone in Canada. Learn to analyze and apply concepts of industrial relations from both a national and workplace context.

13 Classes

39 Hours

CSHR1040 Occupational Health and Safety Management

Explore the broad field of occupational health and safety management within the context of the healthy workplace. You will investigate hazard management, Canadian OHS legislation, safety programs, and current issues within the OHS field.

13 Classes

39 Hours

Instructors

Bartosz Amerski Business Management Instructor

Bartosz Amerski

Mark Carbonelli HR Management Instructor

Mark Carbonelli

Alfonsina Change HR Management Full-Time Instructor

Alfonsina Chang

Joanna Drakakis Business Management Instructor

Joanna Drakakis

Su Yan Gay HR Management Instructor

Su-Yan Gay

Desislava Georgieva Accounting Instructor

Desislava Georgieva

Antonia Toni Kaltsounis HR Management Instructor

Antonia (Toni) Kaltsounis

Sue-Ann Maislin HR Management Full-Time Instructor

Sue-Ann Maislin

Jeff May Advanced Accounting Instructor

Jeff May

Timothy Pearce HR Management Instructor

Timothy Pearce

Adam Prokop Accounting Instructor

Adam Prokop

Andres Ramirez HR Management Full-Time Instructor

Andres Ramirez

Chris Rotolo Accounting Instructor

Chris Rotolo

Setinder Rupra HR Management Full-Time Innstructor

Setinder Rupra

Jason Russell HR Management Instructor

Jason Russell

Belinda Schuler-Chin HR Management Instructor

Belinda Schuler-Chin

Dezi Singh HR Management Instructor

Dezi Singh

Indira Somwaru Business Management Instructor

Indira Somwaru

Anna-Yu Accounting Instructor

Anna Yu

Advisory Council

Cindy Bush HR Management Advisory Council

Cindy Bush

Mark Carbonelli HR Management Instructor

Mark Carbonelli

Dwayne Conrod HR Management Advisory Council

Dwayne Conrod

Julie Giraldi HR Management Advisory Council

Julie Giraldi

Dezi Singh HR Management Instructor

Dezi Singh

Cindy Zarnett HR Management Advisory Council

Cindy Zarnett

Post-Degree Certificate in Human Resources Management – Full-Time

Winter 2023

On Campus Classes

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$8,249.00 (Domestic)

Summer 2023

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$8,249.00 (Domestic)

Fall 2023

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$8,249.00 (Domestic)

Fall 2023

On Campus Classes

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$18,999.00 (International)

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