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.
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Wawanesa Donates Another $20,000 to the Insurance Management Program
Fri, September 27, 2019
After donating a gift of $30,000 to the Insurance Management Program, Wawanesa Insurance donated another $20,000 gift to support the program's growth.
Insurance Management Program Partners with the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario
Fri, September 27, 2019
Colin Simpson, CEO of the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) was on-site to speak to students about IBAO.
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Faculty of Business Events
Faculty of Business - Fall Career Fair
Tue, October 29, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
We are excited to invite you to our Faculty of Business Career Fair
Tuition Deposit Due for Winter 2020
Wed, November 06, 2019
Thu, November 07, 2019
Faculty of Business News
The DBSA Organizes Another Successful TechWeek
Mon, September 30, 2019
A big shout-out to our DBSA team and our presenters for making this Fall’s TechWeek series a huge success!
Canadian Diplomat Speaks to Students about her Posting in Afghanistan
Thu, May 09, 2019
This April, Professor Jasteena Dhillon hosted a Fireside Chat with Eileen Olexiuk.
Ms. Olexiuk was the first Global Affairs Canadian diplomat to be posted to Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001. In a dangerous time in the region, she addressed issues with courage and conviction, including speaking out on torture and abuse taking place in Afghan prisons. 4th-year Paralegal Degree Student - Krystina Lau co-organised this event, that was attended by students and faculty from International Development, Liberal Arts and Community Development.
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