Human Resources Management

1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Work on an HR Leadership project in your final semester.


Upcoming Intakes:

Fall 2024: Commerce Court – North Bay

Winter 2025: Commerce Court – North Bay

People are a key resource in businesses, large and small. Learn how industry manages employees for better job satisfaction, staff development, and employee relations in this one-year program. Learn essential human resources functions within domestic and international business environments like how to facilitate and guide staffing, performance management, training, and health and safety. Gain the skills needed to contribute to organizational development strategies and manage human resources activities of any organization.


Your Future Career

  • Human resources administrator
  • Employee relations manager
  • Industrial relations manager
  • Occupational health and safety officer or advisor

What You Learn 

  •  Human resources management and planning
  • Corporate training and development
  • Mediation skills/conflict resolution
  • Labour relations
  • Human rights and workplace investigation
  • Finance

Must be a graduate of a college or university diploma or degree program or possess equivalent work-related experience and training. 

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency

View current English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Semester 1

HRP102 HR and the Entrepreneur
HRP103 Human Resources Management
HRP104  Corporate Training and Development
HRP105  Recruitment and Selection
HRP106  Occupational Health and Safety
HRP107  Employment Law
HRP108 Organizational Behaviour
MGT102 Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Semester 2

HRP111 Management Accounting and Payroll
HRP112 Applied Mediation Skills / Conflict Resolution
HRP113 Compensation for Human Resources Management
HRP114 Employee and Labour Relations
HRP115 Performance Management
HRP116 Human Resources Planning
HRP117 Human Rights and Investigations in the Workplace
HRP118 Human Resources Leadership Project

2024-25 1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Commerce Court Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $3615.3 $1362.5 - - $4977.8

2024-25 1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Commerce Court Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $15547.54 $1942.5 - - $17490.04


Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 


Canadore College has implemented Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to enhance your learning experience in and out of the classroom while ensuring flexibility in learning.

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CHRP - students must pass the CKE1 and Employment Law 1 exam through the Human Resources Professionals Association as well as complete a Job Ready Program to earn their CHRP.

CHRL - courses within the program will assist students in gaining a management level position in order to gain the 3 years experience required to write the Final Performance exam to earn their CHRL.

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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There are many options available to students who already have some postsecondary education.

Whether you are looking to study at Canadore from another school,  continue your education at Canadore, or looking to pursue further education elsewhere, we can help find the right path for you!

Whether you want to Transfer TO Canadore, Transfer WITHIN Canadore, or prepare to Transfer FROM Canadore, we've got you covered!

Learn more about Credit Transfer and Pathway opportunities here.