The Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate is a program designed for university or college graduates eager to participate in an increasingly vital area of business management. The dynamic field of Human Resources is critical in today's competitive environment. Companies now recognize that strong management of their human resources provides a competitive advantage and leads to organizational success.
This program provides college and university graduates with a strong foundation in human resources and is designed around the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) competency framework. Students may wish to pursue the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation upon graduation.
Students are exposed to all areas of the human resources field. Students benefit from small class sizes, hands-on active learning and faculty with diverse experience in all areas of human resources. Partnership with the local chapter of the HRPA gives students an opportunity to develop their networking skills and learn about working in the profession.
Students entering this program are entering a Mobile Learning - Class+ Experience program. The Class+ Experience is exclusive to Lambton College, where technology inspires learning. Mobile devices allow students to experience learning both inside and outside the classroom, integrating educational apps and tools into class activities. See device requirements.
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A college diploma or university degree
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Three years of related work experience
Our graduates have the skills to enter a broad range of human resources roles at the entry level, with potential for advancement into management. Graduates are employed in positions as recruiters, compensation analysts, pension and benefits assistants, health and safety assistants, employment equity officers, training and development assistants, labour relations assistants and other entry-level positions in human resources management.
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In the human resources field, credentials are very important. Students in this program complete all of the courses necessary to write the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam (CKE), which is required to obtain the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation. There is a fee to write this exam.
Students must complete a university degree in order to receive full accreditation. Further information regarding the CHRP designation is available at the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) website.
Separate registration, eligibility, and fees determined by the Human Resources Professionals Association will apply and the additional registrations are not included in the Human Resources Management program fees.