|HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SCHEDULE|
|Spring '14 (May-Jun.)|
|Organizational Learning, Development and Training||•||•||•|
|Workplace Health and Safety||•||•||•|
|Human Resources Information Management (HRIM)||•||•||•|
|Optional Courses (choose 60 hours)|
|Human Resource Basics for Managers||•||•||•|
|Succession Planning for Managers||•||•|
|Employee Retention for Managers||•||•|
|Increasing Your Influence||•||•|
|HR Strategy: Leading Practices||•||•|
|Coaching in the Workplace, Level 1||•||•||•|
|Coaching in the Workplace, Level 2||•||•|
|Managing High Performance Teams||•||•||•|
|A Roadmap for Change: Change Management Fundamentals||(go to Optional Courses)|
|Payroll Compliance Legislation||(go to Optional Courses)|
|Introduction to Conflict Resolution||(go to Optional Courses)|
|Emotional Intelligence at Work||(go to Optional Courses)|
|Effective Facilitation for Managers||(go to Optional Courses)|
|Becoming a Strategic Leader||(go to Optional Courses)|
|The above schedule is subject to change. Courses start on various dates within each semester.|
The Human Resource Management Extension Certificate has been developed to meet a need for education in key knowledge areas of human resource management. Learn to identify effective recruitment and selection techniques, support employee career planning, develop quality training programs for employees, and develop an effective performance management program while measuring organizational performance.
The courses provide a broad overview of the required professional capabilities for CHRP (Certified Human Resource Professional) designation and contribute points toward updating those professional capabilities to maintain CHRP status.
Important note: As of January 1, 2011, CHRP Candidates – those who have passed the National Knowledge Exam® (NKE) – will require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in order to register for the National Professional Practice Assessment® (NPPA) and qualify for the CHRP designation.
Earn Credit Toward a Degree/Diploma
Certain Extension Certificates have been developed in cooperation with Mount Royal University credit faculties. These certificates have components which are transferable into various diplomas, applied degrees and degrees, provided applicants achieve the minimum required grade in the course(s) and meet the entrance requirements for the degree. Please see credit program websites for diploma, applied degree or degree entrance requirements. For more information on transfer credit please contact Business Education and Training at firstname.lastname@example.org or 403.440.6013.
For required courses: Managing Human Resources, approx. $145+GST at the BookStore.
All course materials available online. Click here for information on how to download. Please bring an electronic or printed copy to class.
Earning Your Extension Certificate
Complete the 6 required courses (90 hours) and choose an additional 60 hours from the optional courses listed in the schedule above. The program may be completed within 1 semester or extended over 3 years. You may also register in individual courses provided you meet prerequisites.
If you currently work or are seeking a career in the human resource sector, or are working as a manager or supervisor involved in hiring, managing and motivating employees, this program is ideally suited to your learning needs. Completion of the Human Resource Management Extension Certificate may qualify you for advancement or an entry-level position in the HR field.
Explore a Career in Human Resource Management
Unsure about taking the Human Resource Management Extension Certificate? Take the optional course Human Resource Basics for Managers, if you have no background in HR, to determine your interest in and suitability for human resource management.
Create a highly competent workforce while reducing turnover and decreasing recruitment costs. Gain an understanding of organizational design, development and change, employee involvement strategies and human resource planning. Acquire strategies for recruitment and selection.
|Subjet code: XADM 10001||15 Hours. Fee: $389|
|CRN 90241||2 classes||Oct. 19-26||8:30 a.m. -5.p.m.||Sat.|
|CRN 90888||2 classes||Dec. 7-14||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Sat.|
Human Resources Information Management (HRIM)
Human resource departments are responsible for maintaining large quantities of employee information required by organizations to achieve their business objectives. Acquire best practice strategies for managing this data and selecting the technology most appropriate for your organization.
|Subject code: XADM 10014||15 Hours. Fee: $389|
|CRN 90298||5 classes||Oct. 23-Nov. 20||6:15-9:15 p.m.||Wed.|
Organizational Learning, Development and Training
Continuous learning, career development and training for improved performance are key elements of an organization’s successful HR strategy. Discover how to integrate performance measurement, coaching and development policies and programs, and training initiatives to achieve overall organizational effectiveness.
|Subject code: XADM 10002||15 Hours. Fee: $389|
|CRN 90296||2 classes||Sept. 20-27||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri.|
|CRN 90881||2 classes||Nov.1-8||8:30a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri.|
Workplace Health and Safety
Take a leadership role on the issue of workplace health, safety and Workers’ Compensation. The amount of accountability you have in this area depends on the size of your organization and management’s assessment of inherent risks. Make sure that your organization’s efforts are coordinated and effective.
|Subject code: XADM 10006||15 Hours. Fee: $389|
|CRN 50102||2 classes||Jun. 22-29||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Sat.|
|CRN 90272||2 classes||Nov. 16-23||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Sat.|
Develop your understanding of the essentials of employment legislation and its impact on the work environment. Discover how to interpret and manage legal issues in human resources by reviewing real-life situations. Identify when and how to research, develop and implement policies and procedures in your organization.
|Subject code: XADM 10013||15 Hours. Fee: $389|
|CRN 90299||2 classes||Sept. 14-21||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Sat.|
|CRN 90368||2 classes||Nov. 25-26||8:30a.m.-5 p.m.||Mon., Tue.|
Explore how to integrate the total compensation package, including remuneration, benefits and pension, with the organization’s overall goals. Gain a broad understanding of the employment environment and the statutory framework within which the organization operates.
|Subject code: XADM 10005||15 Hours. Fee: $389|
|CRN 90440||5 classes||Sept. 23-Oct. 28||6:15-9:15 p.m.||Mon.|
Choose 60 hours.
Human Resource Basics for Managers
Gain a fundamental overview of human resources management. Acquire an appreciation and basic comprehension of legislation affecting employees, knowledge regarding the recruitment/selection process, training and development, and managing day-to-day performance.
Note: This course is recommended for students with little to no HR experience.
|Subject code: XMGD 20020||15 Hours. Fee: $389|
|CRN 90226||2 classes||Sept. 23-24||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Mon., Tue.|
|CRN 90225||2 classes||Oct. 19-26||8:30a.m.-5 p.m.||Sat.|
Explore the proven technique of behavioural interviewing through interactive activities such as employment interviews, telephone screening, and panel and video interviews. Learn how to recruit candidates and make effective hiring decisions through reviewing online applications and resumes. Evaluate interview methods and hiring techniques. Understand the importance of checking education, criminal and employment references.
|Subject code: XADM 10023||15 Hours. Fee: $389|
|CRN 90559||2 classes||Dec. 13-14||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri., Sat.|
Succession Planning for Managers
As valuable skilled employees retire or resign, who will be ready to replace them? Acquire a solid understanding of characteristics that define succession planning and be able to develop a strategic succession plan for your own organization.
|Subject code: XADM 10012||15 Hours. Fee: $389|
|CRN 90918||2 classes||Dec. 7-14||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Sat.|
Managers and supervisors must learn to measure their workplace’s performance on the dimensions that create a great workplace and strive for continuous improvement. Solid skills in building employee engagement through strong relationships with individuals and groups of employees are essential. Be introduced to a “Communications Intentions Model” designed to enhance managers’ and supervisors’ ability to build relationships.
|Subject code: XADM 10016||15 Hours. Fee: $389|
|CRN 90404||2 classes||Oct. 28-29||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Mon., Tue.|
Apply knowledge of organizational goals with an understanding of union activities to achieve an optional strategy for labour management cooperation. Learn strategies for dealing with certification, collective bargaining, interpretation and administration of collective agreements, and resolution of grievances.
Textbook Required: Azim Garcia (2011), You Did What?!: A Reality Check on Human Resources Practices, available at the BookStore.
|Subject code: XADM 10004||This course not offered this semester|
Employee Retention for Managers
What is today’s workforce looking for in an employer? Fundamental changes are taking place within the workplace and it is changing the way that employers relate to their employees. Acquire practical strategies for retaining your organization’s greatest asset – its people.
|Subject code: XADM 10015||15 Hours. Fee: $389|
|CRN90297||2 classes||Nov. 23-30||8:30a.m.-5 p.m.||Sat.|
HR Strategy: Leading Practices NEW!
Focus on aligning HR strategies with your organization’s business strategy in order to contribute to organizational effectiveness. The challenges of a global workforce, competition for talent and leveraging performance mean you must hone your strategic capabilities and build your toolkit of HR solutions.
|Subject code: XADM 10024||15 Hours. Fee: $389|
|CRN 91095||2 classes||Nov. 22-29||8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri.|
Globalization, advancements in technology and competition for resources, markets and talent have moved diversity management from an equal opportunity initiative to a strategically driven business necessity. Today’s organizations build skills, create policies, and nurture workplace effectiveness through diversity management.
|Subject code: XADM 10011||This course not offered this semester|
Emotional Intelligence at Work
A Roadmap for Change: Change Management Fundamentals
Coaching in the Workplace, Level 1
Coaching in the Workplace, Level 2
Managing High Performance Teams
Increasing Your Influence
Introduction to Conflict Resolution
Payroll Compliance Legislation
Effective Facilitation for Managers
Becoming a Strategic Leader
"I liked how the instructor was able to provide examples from her own experience and link to best practices.”
- Erin Bardecki, CIBC
“What you learn in this class you can immediately apply to the workplace.”
- Brad Sluiter
“I can confidently state that I have been armed with the best and most relevant information from this exemplary program. The instructors are practicing experts in their respective fields and are enthusiastic and supportive in sharing their knowledge."
- Jackie Bernard, Human Resources Manager, RedPoint Media Group Inc.