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Courses
Course # Courses Length (Hours) Distance Status
OLRN1179 Benefits Administration

Description: Benefits and their administration in business are examined, including such topics as the Canada Pension Plan, Workers' Compensation, government health plans, and pension programs. Life, accident and health insurance, other than that, which is provided by the government, are studied. This course also covers contractual benefits such as rest periods, vacations and sick leaves and volunteer benefits such as social, recreational, and cultural activities and counselling. Additional topics include costing, program design, E.A.P.'s and special programs such as retirement planning and fitness projects.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
HRM1050 Compensation

Description: This course teaches the process involved in a compensation system. Students will learn the theoretical and applied aspects of the compensation function and will understand the linkage between the compensation function and organizational management process. Note: This course is an approved HRPA credit.
Hours: 39
Credits: 3
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39 Yes Details
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
OLRN1183 Computer Applications in Human Resources

Description: An understanding of spreadsheets is an invaluable tool in today's human resource management profession. Being able to control and manipulate data is a major requirement by all employers. A successful human resource professional must be able to utilize an existing worksheet by charting, sorting, and developing what-if-scenarios in order to remain current with today's industry standard. This course will provide an understanding and the fundamental principles of a Microsoft Excel as applied to human resource management related problems. A series of assignments leads the student through the critical issues of spreadsheet-based database design, and demonstrates the potential needs which computers have in this field.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
OLRN1375 Dispute Resolution

Description: Recommended: Introductory course in Human Resources Management.

This course surveys the major methods currently in use by organizations for resolving disputes by situating alternative dispute resolution in its historical, social and legal context. Various ADR techniques will be examined and compared, and participants will be provided with an overview of ADR mechanisms, their advantages and disadvantages, and recognize the appropriate situations in which to apply them. Special emphasis is placed on developing mediation skills. Critical issues such as getting parties to the table, ethical issues of the mediation process, power imbalances, the appropriateness of mediation and issues of culture, race and gender are addressed. Technical aspects of the mediation process covered include: stages in the mediation process, how to determine the interests of the parties, how to generate options for settlement, and how to get beyond impasses. Negotiation models and the practical techniques necessary to negotiate effectively are also covered. Participants also examine a range of formal and informal dispute resolution models currently in use by organizations.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
HRM1090 Employment Law

Description: Providing a working knowledge of labour and employment legislation, this course studies topics ranging from Employment Standards and Human Rights to the impact of these Acts on items such as hiring, termination, union certification and union decertification. A brief overview of elements on Employment contracts and Collective Labour Agreement will also be included.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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36 Yes Details
OLRN1182 Employment Law - Human Resources

Description: Employment law affects numerous human resource management activities including planning, recruiting, selection, compensation, retention, and termination of employees. The purpose of this course is to review the legal and managerial implications of employment law for human resource management. It includes the formation, terms, regulation and termination of the employment relationship. The course topics include: sources of employment law; whether individuals are employees or independent contractors; discrimination and human rights; employment standards; the duties employees owe to employers; the duties employers owe to employees; formation of the employment contract; the terms of an employment contract; privacy; termination of employment; wrongful dismissal; health and safety; workplace safety and insurance; equity issues; and how employment related information can be found on the internet.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
ACCT1020 Financial And Managerial Accounting

Description: This course is designed to teach human resources practitioners the financial and managerial accounting they require. The accounting dimension involved in the management of the human resources function itself will also be taught. Students should bring a calculator to the first class. Note: This course is an approved HRPA credit.
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
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56   Details
OHS1020 Health And Safety

Description: Introducing HR Professionals to the broad field of Occupational Health and Safety, this course teaches the multiple dimensions of the various issues in this field or for someone who is involved with this kind of operation. Extensive study of the Occupational Health and Safety Act is featured in this course. Note: This course is an approved HRPA credit. Note: This course is an approved HRPA credit. It is not equivalent to OHS1070 or OHS1080.
Hours: 39
Credits: 3
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39 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
HRM8130 Human Resources Management

Description: The primary focus in this introductory course is to offer the student an in depth view into the world of the Human Resource (HR) Management functions and each of its specialties. The course emphasis is on the skills and techniques utilized by HR professionals in each of their specialty areas, and how they are related to the organization's overall strategy and objectives.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
HRM1180 Human Resources Planning

Description: This course explores the ways an HR strategy can be linked to overall business strategy. The important role of HR planning, including job analysis, forecasting supply and demand, and succession planning will be considered. Students will also explore quantitative and qualitative planning techniques. Note: This course is an approved HRPA credit.
Hours: 39
Credits: 3
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39 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
OLRN1203 Labour Relations

Description: This course provides students with a working knowledge of the institutions and processes, which govern employee-management relations in a unionized work environment. The course focuses on the strategic and legal considerations, which influence decision-making for employers and employees facing the option of unionization or the impact of unionization. Major topics include: historical development of the Canadian trade union movement, statutory certification procedures, unfair labour practices, the process of collective bargaining, the nature and contents of collective agreements, standard grievance procedures, conciliation and arbitration processes and the impact of strikes and lockouts.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
OLRN1006 Personnel Research Techniques And Human Resources Information Systems

Description: Recommended: Human Resource Management course or equivalent. This course provides a basic study of analytical techniques, research, and design methodology relating to human resource information systems.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
HRM1030 Recruitment And Selection

Description: This course will provide the student with an introduction to recruitment and selection and the foundation of these practices. Specific topics will include: job analysis, advertising, recruitment, selection and orientation, basic screening, testing, nterviewing techniques and decision making strategies. Legislation pertaining to recruitment and selection will be studied.
Hours: 39
Credits: 3
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39 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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