Human Resources Management

1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Work on an HR Leadership project in your final semester.


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 the 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.

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

MGT102 Finance for Non-Financial Managers
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

Semester 2

HRP111 Management and 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

Ancillary fees have been reviewed as a result of COVID-19 and alternative service and program delivery plans. For current ancillary fees details please see

2020-2021 1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

College Drive Campus
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $3615.3 $1234.09 - - $4849.39

2020-2021 1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12795.66 $1813.09 - - $14608.75

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

Canadore College will implement Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Fall 2020 to enhance students’ learning experience in and out of the classroom and to ensure student flexibility in learning. To learn more about BYOD and to find out what is required for your program, please visit

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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Students and graduates who are looking to further their education have many options available. Explore the Transfer and Pathway Guide to learn more about these opportunities.