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Courses
Course # Courses Length (Hours) Distance Status
OLRN1100 Compensation Management

Description: Recommended: Human Resources Management or equivalent.

This course is designed to expose students to all the essential elements of compensation design, implementation, management, and evaluation within the competitive and changing environment of the new economy. Compensation management explores the theoretical and practical approaches and strategies to compensation design and management within an organizational framework, the external and internal environments of an organization, pay structures, incentive systems, benefits programs, and changing employment conditions and trends.

Note: Students who successfully complete this course can apply for exemption from 'Compensation' within the Human Resources Certificate Program. HRPAO will grant a credit for successful completion of this course.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
OLRN1321 Human Resource Management Principles

Description: This course introduces students to the management aspects of Human Resources. Specific focus is on the factors that affect the overall atmosphere in the workplace and that which contributes to an environment conducive to maximum productivity. Students will be introduced to effective strategies for hiring, motivating, managing, training, and retaining staff. Students will study the following topics: the strategic importance of Human Resources and the role of the HR Manager; competitive challenges facing Human Resources; job analysis and design; Human Resources planning; recruitment and selection; orientation and training; employee relations; performance management; compensation; employee benefits and services; labour relations; health and safety; equity and diversity; and international human resources management.
NOTE: Students who successfully complete this course can apply for an exemption from 'Human Resources Management' within the Human Resources Certificate Program. Course is HRPAO approved.
Note: Students who successfully complete this course can apply for exemption from 'Human Resources Management' within the Human Resources Certificate Program. HRPAO will grant a credit for successful completion of this course. A minimum final grade of 70% is required for HRPAO or CHRP designation.
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
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56 Yes Details
OLRN1430 Human Resource Planning And Development

Description: Recommended: Human Resource Management Principles

The focus is on human resources planning and includes the design of employee evaluation plans. Students learn how to forecast the human resources needs of an organization and to relate the requirements of the organization within ambient socio-political situations.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
OLRN1470 Introduction To Business Management And Organizational Behaviour

Description: Recommended: Human Resource Management or equivalent.

This course is an examination of the contemporary Canadian business environment, organization, leadership and management decision process which influences the behaviour of individuals and groups. Increased global competition, technological change and the rising expectations of both employees and employers have underlined the need for better and more effective leadership. This subject provides a better understanding of this process. Note: HRPAO will grant a credit for successful completion of this course.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
OLRN1490 Introduction To Financial Management Accounting

Description: Recommended: Human Resources Management or equivalent. It is also recommended that students have a basic knowledge of accounting before taking this course.

Learn financial and management accounting concepts and techniques, focusing on the relationships between management of performance and basic management functions of planning, coordination and control. It is recommended that students have a basic knowledge of accounting before taking this subject.

Note: Students who successfully complete this course can apply for exemption from 'Financial and Managerial Accounting' within the Human Resources Certificate Program. HRPAO will grant a credit for successful completion of this course. You must obtain a minimum passing grade of 70% to qualify towards an HRPAO accreditation.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
BUS8560 Organizational Effectiveness

Description: Organizational effectiveness examines the behavior of individuals and teams and spans topics including the design of management systems and structures to enable business strategy through the development of key performance indicators, targets and benchmarks. Theories relating to conflict and motivation in the workplace will guide students in their identification and application of models that address issues and challenges relating to both. In addition, students will address organizational culture, productivity, employee engagement and leadership in the context of the human resources function. Students will explore the dynamics of the relationship between organizational and change management strategies. Students will describe the role the HR professional plays in the planning and managing of organizational change to ensure organizational effectiveness.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
OLRN1120 Recruitment and Selection

Description: Recommended: Human Resource Management or equivalent.

A basic study is undertaken of the principles, issues, trends, and legislative requirements affecting recruitment and selection. Human Resources professionals need an understanding of how recruitment and selection fits into the broader organizational structure, processes, and goals of an organization and how this function is related to the other functions of Human Resources management. Students will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to successfully identify human resource requirements and attract and retain an effective workforce for an organization. The changing legal environment and the impact of laws on recruitment and selection are an important component of this course.

NOTE: Students who successfully complete this course can apply for an exemption from 'Recruitment and Selection' within the Human Resources Certificate Program. This course is approved by HRPAO.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
OLRN1831 Training And Development

Description: Recommended: Human Resource Management Principles or equivalent.

The student will be introduced to the psychology of the learning process on which training and development is based and will gain an understanding of the design, implementation, and evaluation of training programs within organizations. The course will include the four key elements of the training and development function: needs analysis procedures; program design/development; program administration; and measurement and evaluation.
Hours: 56
Credits: 3
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56 Yes Details

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