Business and Management

Business - Human Resources

2 years Ontario College Diploma

3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

People are a key resource in businesses, large and small.


Learn how the industry manages their employees for better job satisfaction, staff development and employee relations. Training includes business basics such as human resources, business law, and ethics – to more advanced topics such as grievances, arbitration and international human resources.  


Your Future Career

  • Government
  • Human resources consulting firms
  • Small and large businesses
  • Banks and financial institutions 

What You Learn: 2 yr

  • Organizational behaviour
  • Micro and macro economics
  • Human rights in employment
  • Labour relations and business law
  • Financial and management accounting
  • Marketing and communications

Winter semester delivered as part of the Northern Ontario Colleges Collaborative Program (NCCP)

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U, any Gr 11 Math (C) or (U), If English is not your first language you must either provide proof of English competency or take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). You must have a minimum overall band score of 5.5 on IELTS, or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer scored) or 80 IBT (internet based) to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. SPP in India requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

ACC 135 Intro to Financial Accounting I
BUS 108 Introduction to Business
BUS 117 Computer Applications for Business
BUS 251 Introduction to Human Resources
MKT 100 Marketing for Business
CMM 125 College Communications
MTH 173 Business Math I

Semester 2

ACC142 Financial Accounting II
BUS 195 Organizational Behaviour
ECN 100 Microeconomics
MKT 130 Marketing II
CMM 230 Business Communications
MTH 176 Business Math II
GENED General Education Elective - Online

Semester 3

ACC 209 Managerial Accounting
ECN 101 Macroeconomics
BHR 202 Occupational Health and Safety
BHR 204 Labour Relations Law
BHR 205 Human Resources in Employment
BHR 206 Comp and Benefits Administration
GENED General Education Elective - Online

Semester 4

BHR 208 Recruitment and Selection
LAW 230 Business Law
BHR 210 Collective Bargaining
BHR 212 HR Information Systems
BHR 214 Training
GENED General Education Elective - Online

Semester 5

BUS 207 Statistics
ACC 218 Finance
BHR 300 Grievance and Arbitration
BHR 302 Employment Equity / Pay Equity Law
BHR 304 Human Resource Planning
BHR 306 International Human Resources

Semester 6

BHR 315 Placement (14 wks)

Ontario College Diploma

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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Pathway to Canadore College Programs

  • Advertising and Marketing Communications – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation and Leisure Services – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation Therapy – 1 year to complete
  • Strength and Sport Conditioning – 1 year to complete

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Ontario?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Canada?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution Internationally?

Please contact the Pathways Officer if you have additional questions regarding the credit transfer process:

Micheline Demers – Pathways Officer
705.474.7600 ext 5139