PROGRAM AT-A-GLANCE
  • ontariocolleges.ca code: HRM
  • Program length: Four semesters
  • Credential awarded: Ontario College Diploma/Advanced Diploma
  • Location: Oshawa
  • School: School of Business, IT & Management (BITM)
  • Domestic tuition: $2,851 (CDN)
  • Intake Statuses
    • Program intake status is Open Open: September 2017
    • Program intake status is Open Open: January 2018
  • International Intake Statuses
    • Program intake status is Open Open: September 2017
    • Program intake status is Closed Closed: January 2018
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Human Resources – Business

human resources - business

Human Resources – Business

Business (two-year)/Business Administration (three-year) – Human Resources

Human Resources – Business

Human Resources – Business

Human resources professionals work in partnership with business managers to take care of the company’s largest asset – its employees. To help a business run, human resources staff provide advice to department supervisors on a range of employee relations issues; design and deliver a range of programs and services focused on individual and team needs; and create company policies that support and promote a workplace culture based on fairness, equity and personal growth.

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Program Description (Laptop program)

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program are required to purchase their own laptop. For specific hardware and software requirements for this program click here.

Human resources (HR) professionals serve as strategic partners in today’s business environment. They work closely with management colleagues at all levels of a company on a variety of project-based and proactive initiatives. Many roles are performed by HR professionals including the following:

  • Advocating on a variety of staff issues
  • Developing and implementing company policies, procedures, programs and services
  • Giving advice and counsel to corporate executives, line managers and employees

This program will develop your skills, knowledge and abilities in the following areas:

  • Compensation management
  • Computer applications for HR professionals
  • Intro to HR management
  • Organizational behaviour for HR professionals
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Training and development

Courses are aligned with the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) to obtain professional designation as a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP). 

Three-year graduates are eligible, upon successful completion of nine required subjects within the program, for the academic portion of their professional certification.

In addition to completing the academic courses, HRPA, requires its members to have three years of demonstrated, professional HR work experience and a university degree in order to complete all aspects of the Certified Human Resources Professionals certification. Please visit www.hrpa.ca for full details.

After completing one year of business study, you may choose to graduate with a certificate in Business Fundamentals.

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Admission Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Mature Student Status
  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • Grade 11 mathematics (C, M or U)

September or January Start

  • You may enter Year 1 of the Business or Business Administration program in September or January
  • If you begin classes in January, you will complete semesters 1 and 2 from January to August and start Year 2, Semester 3 immediately in September
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Career Options

WHAT COULD YOU BE:

  • Compensation and benefits co-ordinator
  • Co-ordinator of volunteer resources
  • Executive search associate
  • Human resources assistant
  • Occupational health and safety associate
  • Payroll administrator
  • Recruiter and staffing co-ordinator
  • Training co-ordinator

WHERE YOU COULD WORK:

  • Community health agencies
  • Educational institutions
  • Employment agencies
  • Municipal or provincial government offices
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Telecommunications companies
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Program Costs

YEAR ONE FEESDomesticInternational
Tuition$2,851$12,622
Compulsory Ancillary

$1,141

$1,541
Program Incidental$0$0
Total Fees:$3,991$14,163

Please note: fees are based on the 2016-2017 academic year and do not include textbooks. For more information please see Other fees to consider.

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Laptop Learning

Students enrolled in laptop programs will enjoy an exceptional learning experience through the use of technology. The advanced technical skills and knowledge that employers look for in graduates will provide students with a decided advantage when entering the workforce. Please pay close attention to the hardware and software requirements of your program as the requirements are not the same for all laptop programs.

How laptop learning works:

  • Review your specific program page for hardware and software requirements
  • Acquire your own laptop from a vendor of your choosing including all of the hardware and software components listed below

Please note: Some software may be included in tuition fees for some programs. Please ensure that you are required to buy software before making a purchase. 

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Laptop Requirements

Minimum Recommended Hardware

  • Laptop: Personal computer (PC) not a Mac
  • Operating System: Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10 (if available)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 or better (Not AMD)
  • Memory: 4 GB of RAM (8 GB preferred)
  • Hard Drive: 250 GB or larger (Solid State Drive (SSD) preferred)
  • Warranty: 3 years parts and labour (On-site preferred)
  • Other features: 2 USB ports

Software Requirements

Optional

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PROGRAM AT-A-GLANCE
  • ontariocolleges.ca code: HRM
  • Program length: Four semesters
  • Credential awarded: Ontario College Diploma/Advanced Diploma
  • Location: Oshawa
  • School: School of Business, IT & Management (BITM)
  • Domestic tuition: $2,851 (CDN)
  • Intake Statuses
    • Program intake status is Open Open: September 2017
    • Program intake status is Open Open: January 2018
  • International Intake Statuses
    • Program intake status is Open Open: September 2017
    • Program intake status is Closed Closed: January 2018
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