Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Human Resources Management

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  • Kelowna
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Tuition and fees

2023-24: $5,423.93

  • Fees listed are for ten courses (30 credits) taken over two semesters. Depending on the campus of study and the courses selected, fees may vary.

  • Fees include all mandatory fees: Activity fee, Health & Dental, Student Association fee, Education Technology fee, Development fee.

  • All amounts are approximate and are subject to change.

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Program details

This 9-course (27 credit) post-baccalaureate certificate is aimed at students with a bachelor's degree in a business program, other than those with a Human Resources Management major or specialty, who wish to pursue a career in the Human Resources Management field. Required courses cover content that is mapped to the CPHR National Knowledge Competencies. Students graduating with an average of 70% or higher may be eligible for an exemption from the National Knowledge Exam (NKE), as administered by the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of British Columbia & Yukon. The NKE is one of the requirements to become a designated professional in Human Resources Management, known as a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR).

Campus Start date Schedule
Kelowna Sep. 06, 2023

Admission requirements

Successful completion of a recognized bachelor's degree in any business program other than those with a Human Resources Management major or specialty.

Program outline

BUAD 246 - Recruitment and Selection
BUAD 247 - Training and Development
BUAD 248 - Occupational Health and Safety
BUAD 340 - Strategic Management I
BUAD 375 - Strategic Human Resource Planning
BUAD 376 - Compensation and Benefits
Plus 3 of the following HR specific electives (at least one of which must be at the 400 level):
BUAD 201 - Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
BUAD 279 - Industrial Relations
BUAD 374 - Employment Law
BUAD 376 - Compensation and Benefits
BUAD 410 - Organization Change and Development
BUAD 411 - HR Metrics & Analytics
BUAD 412 - Strategic Performance Management

Successful completion of the prescribed and elective courses as listed in the program outline with a minimum graduating grade average of 60%.

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