Career and Professional Development

School of Continuing Studies

Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management


The Graduate Certificate consists of four required three-credit courses and one three-credit elective course. As a person with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, which provides a solid academic background in business, this 15 credit program is designed to provide you with the specialized knowledge you need for today's changing business world in the shortest possible time.

Admission Requirements:

In addition to the admission requirements for Graduate Certificates, students must hold a Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent) with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 or 3.2 out of 4.0 in the last two years of full-time academic studies.

NumberTitlePrerequisitesAvailable Times
CO-REQUISITE (This course can be taken along with CORG 555):
CORG 551Behaviour in Organizations TUE/FRITUE WEDTUE WEDTUE/FRI
4 REQUIRED Courses: (12 credits)
CORG 555Strategic Human Resources ManagementCo-requisite: CORG 551THUTHUTHUTHU
CORG 560Staffing OrganizationsCORG 555  WEDWED 
CORG 561Developing Human ResourcesCORG 555 TUETUE 
CORG 562Total Compensation and RewardsCORG 555 MONMON 
1 COMPLEMENTARY Course to be chosen from the following: (3 credits)
CORG 553Employee and Labour RelationsRestricted to students in the graduate HR and Health Care programs or with Departmental approval. MONMON 
CORG 554Managing Occupational Health and Safety  TUETUE 
CORG 565Managing HR Mgmt. Info.CORG 555  THU 
CGM2 510Project Management: Tools and TechniquesRestriction: Open to students currently in a graduate program. Not open to Special Students.MON/SAT TUE/THUTUEWEDMON/SAT TUE/THU
CORG 590Topics in Human Resources ManagementCORG 555, CORG 560, CORG 561 and CORG 562    
CPL2 532Leading Change  TUETUE 
CPL2 534Leading in Diverse and Global Workplaces  THU  
CPL2 510Communication and Networking Skills THU FRI/SATSATSATTHU FRI/SAT