Humber’s comprehensive Human Resources Management graduate certificate program covers all the key functions in this diverse field including employment law, labour relations, training and development, pension and benefit plans, occupational health and safety, compensation, performance management, recruitment and selection, and human resources planning. The expertise, knowledge and management skills you acquire can be applied to any organization. Humber’s faculty draw on their many years of hands-on human resources experience and expertise to successfully guide you through this program.
The first of its kind in Canada, our program is in high demand because it prepares you to work in all areas of human resources. Core concepts are studied in the classroom and applied in a work placement to help you gain a practical understanding of human resources.
You will gain the knowledge, skills, and experience to become a highly marketable human resources professional. Our program offers a comprehensive exploration of all the core components of the field including its power to influence key business decisions.Courses Program Standards
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Get first-hand experience with a short-term or long-term work placement (minimum 160 hours required).
Humber's program is the longest running HR business graduate certificate program in Canada (established in 1988) and is well regarded by employers.
People are organizations’ most important assets. Changing demographics and other factors including technology are revolutionizing the industry and placing human resources professionals as strategic business partners when Canadian companies vie for a competitive edge. Human resources departments across all industries need trained human resources professionals who have business acumen and can help organizations to recruit, train, compensate, motivate and retain the best-fit employees. The choices available within human resources are so extensive - your career will remain interesting and challenging for many years. The program equips you for roles such as health and safety officer, recruiter, talent acquisition co-ordinator, human resources co-ordinator, labour relations assistant, compensation analyst, training co-ordinator, and benefits administrator.
Potential employers can be startups, small- to medium-sized enterprises and large organizations including Collage HR, Randstad, Rogers, Air Canada, Bell Canada, University Health Network (UHN), Loblaw, Ontario Government, Peel Regional Police, Home Depot, Deloitte, TJX, City of Toronto, City of Barrie, City of Mississauga, WSIB, CAMH, Fairmont Hotels, Hilton Mississauga, Mavencare, AEC Property Tax Inc, Scotiabank, TD Canada Trust, Royal Bank of Canada, CIBC, Hudson's Bay Company, Sick Kids Foundation, Rexall, Enersource, Toronto Hydro, Fidelity Investments, Fuze HR, YMCA, SCI Logistics, Publicis Media, Blue Ant Media, Nestle Canada, KPMG Canada, and Access Employment.
Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP)
This program is approved by the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) as meeting the course-work component for eligibility to write the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam 1 - the exam requirement for the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation. The HRPA charges a fee to write the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam (CKE) for its CHRP designation.
HRPA is currently reviewing its curriculum requirements for the CHRP and CHRL designations. Consult the HRPA website for updates on this review.
Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.
PGM Students Mingle With Potential Employers
Tue, November 26, 2019
On November 22nd, 75 PGM students and 40 golf industry employers took part in an all-day networking event in the Seventh Semester room.
Entrepreneurial Enterprise Students Organize Successful Pop-Up Shops
Tue, November 26, 2019
Students were given the opportunity to plan two pop-up shop events at the Centre for Entrepreneurship (CfE) Launch Zone.
Toronto Sports Summit Experience
Mon, November 25, 2019
More than 150 participants attended the Toronto Sport Summit on November 23rd hosted by Humber College’s North Campus.
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Faculty of Business Events
Last Day of Classes
Fri, December 13, 2019
Faculty of Business News
Students Connect with Employers at First Annual Fall Career Fair
Wed, November 27, 2019
The Faculty of Business Work-Integrated Learning Centre hosted a successful career fair on October 29th at Toronto Grand Convention Centre.
Metro Info Session and Work-Integrated Learning Opportunities Event a Success
Fri, October 04, 2019
On Friday, September 27th, the Faculty of Business Work-Integrated Learning Centre welcomed four industry professionals from Metro.
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