Human Resources Management | St. Clair College
Program Code: B802
Status: Closed
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Program Code: B804
Status: Open
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Program Code: M802
Status: Open
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One Year - Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Starts: September, January, May

Emergency Alternate Delivery Plan:
Winter 2023 Emergency Alternate Delivery

Melissa Simas
519-972-2727 ext. 5295
Tony Wang
416-756-7227 ext. 121

*B804 will be in effect Spring 2022

Program Overview

This graduate (post-diploma or post-degree) certificate program is intended for those seeking employment in Human Resources Management or for individuals already in the field who wish to update and expand their skills in order to pursue a career in Human Resources Management and secure the CHRP designation. For further information go to or call 1-800-387-1311.

Students who meet the graduate certificate admissions criteria and successfully complete the required courses will qualify for a graduate certificate in Human Resources Management from St. Clair College. Prospective candidates who are planning to begin taking courses towards this credential on or after September 1, 2008 should be aware that at the time of application for the graduate certificate, they will be required to show proof of a previous diploma or degree from an approved post-secondary institution or the equivalent in years of professional experience in the Human Resources field.

In addition, the courses will be accredited by the Human Resources Professional Association of Ontario towards the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam. Students who have completed the Human Resources Studies Certificate will be able to further their studies through this program.

Admission Requirements

Two or three-year college diploma or university degree.


The curriculum below is for incoming students:

Semester 1
Code Title Credits
Accounting Principles I
Human Resources Management
Organizational Behaviour And Change Management
Employee-Management Relations
Mediation and Conflict Resolution
Strategic Training And Development
Legal Aspects Of Workplace Law
Semester 2
Code Title Credits
Compensation And Employee Benefits
Management Accounting For HR
International Human Resources Management
Occupational Health And Safety
Performance Management
Effective Recruitment And Selection Practices
Topics In Human Resources Management

Your Investment

The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2022-2023 Tuition Fees  

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

Human Resources Management (Ontario College Graduate Certificate) (70223)

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Contribute to the development, implementation, and evaluation of employee recruitment, selection, and retention plans and processes.
  2. Administer and contribute to the design and evaluation of the performance management* program.
  3. Develop, implement, and evaluate employee orientation, training, and development programs.
  4. Facilitate and support effective employee and labour relations in both nonunion and union environments.
  5. Research and support the development and communication of the organization’s total compensation plan.
  6. Collaborate with others, in the development, implementation, and evaluation of organizational health and safety policies and practices.
  7. Research and analyze information needs and apply current and emerging information technologies to support the human resources function.
  8. Develop, implement, and evaluate organizational development strategies aimed at promoting organizational effectiveness.
  9. Present and evaluate communication messages and processes related to the human resources function of the organization.
  10. Manage own professional development and provide leadership to others in the achievement of ongoing competence in human resources professional practice.
  11. Facilitate and communicate the human resources component of the organization’s business plan.
  12. Conduct research, produce reports, and recommend changes in human resources practices.