Business: Human Resources, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship Dual Postgraduate Certificate
Earn two postgraduate certificates in as little as sixteen months (four consecutive terms), full time continuous studies, and graduate prepared to deliver the business skills sought after by employers.
This intensive postgraduate, dual-certificate program is open to students who hold an undergraduate degree from any accredited university. Immerse yourself in developing in-demand skills in human resource management, entrepreneurship, marketing, and advertising. Build the foundational tools needed to start a business or pursue a passion for research and innovation. The dual-certificate program is only available on the Trent Durham campus.
Graduates of this program will receive both a postgraduate certificate in Human Resource Management (5.0 credits) and a postgraduate certificate in Marketing & Entrepreneurship (5.0 credits).
Entry Term: January 2021, May 2021, September 2021, Trent Durham campus only
Program Completion Requirements: Completion of 10.0 credits
For more information visit our Admissions webpage
To apply to this dual postgraduate certificate, please complete the application form.
Applicants to this program, should direct any inquires to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Courses Postgraduate Certificate Human Resources Management
The Certificate consists of 5.0 credits. The program includes 10 half-year (0.5 credit) courses of ADMN 1221H, 2220H, 2230H, 3021H, 3220H, 3230H, 3260H, 3270H, 3280H and ECON 3500H. A minimum cumulative average of 65% is required to complete the certificate. Transfer credits, up to a maximum of 1.0 assigned credit, may be awarded.
Please note the academic requirements are higher for those wishing to write the Certified Human Resources Professional Designation Knowledge Exam. (see University Calendar)
Courses Postgraduate Certificate Marketing and Entrepreneurship
The Certificate consists of 5.0 credits. The program includes 10 half-year courses of ADMN 2010H, 2080H, 2100H, 3420H, 3021H, 3150H, 3170H, 3430H, 3441H, and COIS 3750H. A minimum cumulative average of 65% is required to complete the certificate. Transfer credits, up to a maximum of 1.0 assigned credit, may be awarded. Since ADMN 3021H has already been completed in the first certificate, students may substitute either ADMN 2410H or ADMN 4870H in the last term of the second certificate.
Breakdown of courses by term
Students should follow the schedule outlined below for course selection in each term. Please do not vary from this schedule. The courses are scheduled according to timetable availability.
Term 1: ADMN 2220H, 2230H, 2010H, 2080H, and 2100H
Term 2: ADMN 1221H, 3230H, 3270H, 3420H, and 3150H
Term 3: ADMN 3021H, 3220H, 3260H, 3441H, and 3430H
Term 4: ADMN 3280H, ADMN 3170H, ECON 3500H, COIS 3750H and either ADMN 2410H or 4870H
Required Courses Within the Dual Postgraduate Certificate
ADMN 1221H Financial Accounting
ADMN 2010H Management Skills
ADMN 2080H Managerial and Market Research
ADMN 2100H Introduction to Marketing
ADMN 2220H Organizational Behaviour
ADMN 2230H Human Resource Management
ADMN 3021H Managerial Accounting
ADMN 3150H Advertising
ADMN 3170H Retail Marketing
ADMN 3220H Organizational Selection in the Canadian Workplace
ADMN 3230H Training and Development
ADMN 3260H Occupational Health and Safety
ADMN 3270H Human Resource Planning
ADMN 3280H Human Resource Planning
ADMN 3420H Entrepreneurship
ADMN 3430H New Venture Planning
ADMN 3441H Social Enterprise and Social Innovation
ADMN-COIS 3750H Online Marketing
ADMN-ECON 3500H Economics of Industrial Relations
Elective – Students have one elective choice in the fourth term. Students can take either ADMN 2410H Communications in Organizations or ADMN 4870H Field Placement. The Field Placement course is normally an unpaid, minimum of 100 hours learning opportunity with a local employer. The Field Placement course requires a separate in-house application and a cumulative average of 72% to apply. Students must earn a placement through a personal interview. The placement can be in either the field of human resources, or marketing and entrepreneurship.