This two-year program focuses on management principles, geared towards those who hold a Bachelor’s degree in a subject other than human resources management. Successful graduates are able to apply for exemption from the National Knowledge Exam (NKE) for the Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation.
Courses give you that extra edge of management expertise to complement your previous business experience. You can expect to learn about management principles, conflict resolution and negotiation, recruitment and selection, strategy and planning, metrics and analytics as well as performance management. This program can give you the leadership and interpersonal skills that are in high demand in today’s marketplace.
Tuition and Fees
- 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.
- International students will pay International tuition fees
This 20-course (60 credit) post-baccalaureate diploma is aimed at students with a bachelor's degree in a program other than Human Resources Management or Business, who wish to pursue a career in the Human Resources Management field. 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).
The following courses may be eligible for exemptions, subject to conditions below:
BUAD 111 Financial Accounting I
BUAD 116 Marketing
BUAD 123 Management Principles
BUAD 128 Computer Applications
BUAD 195 Financial Management
BUAD 209 Business Law
BUAD 262 Organizational Behaviour
BUAD 264 Management Accounting
BUAD 269 Human Resources Management
To be granted exemption an equivalent course must have been successfully completed within 10 years.
A maximum of five course can be exempted and replaced with appropriate alternative courses from the course listings above.
Successful completion of a recognized bachelor's degree in any non-business program.
Students with degree transcripts from outside of Canada must provide a World Education Services assessment (WES) with an ICAP evaluation as part of their admission requirements for this credential.
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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