Certificate (Cert.) Human Resources Management (30 credits)

Offered by: Career & Professional Develop     Degree: Certificate in Human Resources Management

Program Requirements

The Certificate in Human Resources Management provides an introduction to the disciplines and basic practices of human resources management. In addition, the Certificate program presents an overview of the specialized functions and some of the current and future issues in the area of personnel. It prepares students for the job market and to write the CHRP exam.

Required Courses (27 credits)

  • CORG 440 Organizational Learning and Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Review of major models of learning and development from a systemic point of view. Assessing and understanding the difference between training and development. Topics include: learning organizations, training issues, training programs, skills development, transfer of learning, planning, conceptualization, design, implementation and evaluation of training and career development programs.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Karen K Diaz (Fall)

  • CORG 445 Workforce Planning and Talent Acquisition (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : New trends and best practices in workforce planning and talent acquisition. Recruitment and selection will be covered from legal, theoretical, and practical perspectives. Topics covered include job analysis, competency-based profile, and employer branding. Staffing processes, metric indicators, and strategic sourcing will also be discussed.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Marianne Da Costa (Fall)

  • CORG 450 Workplace Health and Safety (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Basic components of effective health and safety policies, programs and current legislation (CSST, WHMIS, safety committees) focusing on proactive management to ensure employees have clearly defined accountabilities for accident prevention: hazardous materials, loss prevention, workers' compensation claims, employee assistance plans, work life quality, preventative health issues, and ergonomic standards.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Beverley Robinson (Fall)

  • INDR 294 Introduction to Labour-Management Relations (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Industrial Relations : An introduction to labour-management relations, the structure, function and government of labour unions, labour legislation, the collective bargaining process, and the public interest in industrial relations.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Chantal Westgate, Pascal Rochefort (Fall) Chantal Westgate (Winter) Pascal Rochefort (Summer)

  • MGCR 222 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : Individual motivation and communication style; group dynamics as related to problem solving and decision making, leadership style, work structuring and the larger environment. Interdependence of individual, group and organization task and structure.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Alfred M Jaeger, Chantal Westgate, Katherine Malo, John-Paul Ferguson, Sumeet Duggal, Emma Legault (Fall) Chantal Westgate, Diana Dakhlallah, Nathalie-Michele Sylvain, Katherine Malo, Emma Legault, Maya Sharma (Winter) Simon Blanchette, Loretta Loon (Summer)

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for CMA, CGA, the EA of AACI, and the Institute of Internal Auditors

  • MGCR 423 Strategic Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : An integrative and interdisciplinary introduction to strategy formation and execution. Concepts, tools, and practical application to understand how firms leverage resources and capabilities to gain competitive advantage in dynamic, contemporary industries. Strategic positioning, organizational design, and managerial action for the long-term success of businesses and positive social and ecological outcomes.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Gregory Bryan Vit, Donald Melville, Karl James Moore, John Gradek, Matthew Corritore, Billy Mandelos (Fall) Kwangjun An, Gregory Bryan Vit, John Gradek, Miron Avidan (Winter) Christian Keen Henon, Yonghwan Lee (Summer)

    • Restriction: Open to U2, U3 students only

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for CMA, CGA, the Institute of Internal Auditors, and the Canadian Institute of Management - in addition to these, the course "Introduction to Business," CGMG 282 is also required for C.I.M.

  • ORGB 421 Managing Organizational Change (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Organizational change theory and techniques are examined with an emphasis on techno-structural interventions such as Quality-of-Work-Life approaches. Through simulations and case-studies, the course explores initiatives in organizational change, primarily in contemporary Canadian organizations. It also includes opportunities for "hands-on" experience in work and organization redesign.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Elizabeth Campbell, Nathalie Marie Duchesnay (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 222

    • Continuing Studies: this course cannot be taken for credit if ORGB 522 was already completed

  • ORGB 423 Human Resources Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Issues involved in personnel administration. Topics include: human resource planning, job analysis, recruitment and selection, training and development, performance appraisal, organization development and change, issues in compensation and benefits, and labour-management relations.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Maha Daoud, Michelle Feder (Fall) Maha Daoud, Tatiana Gauvin (Winter) Tatiana Gauvin (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 222

    • Requirement for the Institute of Internal Auditors

  • ORGB 525 Compensation Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Compensation policies and practices, consistent with motivational theories, are examined. Topics include: design and evaluation of job evaluation systems, salary structures, and performance-based pay; compensation of special employee groups; and current pay equity laws. Projects and simulations provide "hands-on" experience in the use of compensation techniques.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Roman Susel (Fall) Roman Susel (Winter)

    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): ORGB 423

Complementary Course (3 credits)

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  • CGMG 282 Introduction to Business (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    General Management : A broad introduction to business based on the functional areas: accounting, finance, human resources management, industrial relations, marketing, production, and general management. For each area lectures introduce basic concepts, which students apply to cases that depict the complexity of decision-making in the business world.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Paul Mirshak (Fall) Paul Mirshak, George Dracopoulos (Winter)

    • This course is required by students fulfilling the C.I.M requirements.

  • INDR 494 Labour Law (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Industrial Relations : Introduction to the basic concepts of labour law relevant to the practice of industrial relations. Historical development of labour law in certain social and legal systems and the culmination in the legislative enactments and jurisprudence of Canadian jurisdictions and certain comparative foreign models.

    Terms: Winter 2019

    Instructors: Corrado De Stefano, Alexandre Buswell (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: INDR 294

    • Restriction: Open only to U2, U3 students.

  • MGPO 450 Ethics in Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Policy : An examination of the economic, legal and ethical responsibilities of managers in both private and public organizations. Through readings, case studies, discussions and projects the class evaluates alternative ethical systems and norms of behaviour and draws conclusions as to the right, proper and just decisions and actions in the face of moral dilemmas. The focus of this course is on the decision process, values and consistency of values of the individual and on the impact of systems control and incentives on managerial morality.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Glen Whelan (Fall) Andrea Gill (Winter)

    • Restriction: U2 and U3 students only

  • ORGB 380 Cross Cultural Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Addresses dilemmas and opportunities that managers experience in international, multicultural environments. Development of conceptual knowledge and behavioural skills (e.g. bridging skills, communication, tolerance of ambiguity, cognitive complexity) relevant to the interaction of different cultures in business and organizational settings, using several methods including research, case studies and experiential learning.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Nathalie-Michele Sylvain, Karen K Diaz (Fall) Nathalie-Michele Sylvain (Winter) Alfred M Jaeger (Summer)

    • Restriction: Open to U2, U3 students only

    • **Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fourth lecture day.

  • ORGB 420 Managing Organizational Teams (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Theory, research, and applications. Principles of team processes and effectiveness in organizational settings, specifically the theoretical developments and empirical findings of group dynamics and team effectiveness, and practical strategies and skills for successful management of organizational teams.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Summer 2019

    Instructors: Melissa Sonberg, Sonia Di Maulo (Fall) Nadege Firsova (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 222

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for I.C.B.

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