Human Resource Management (Co-op Available)
Great people make for a skilled, happy and healthy workforce, and an even healthier bottom line. Human resources professionals are an invaluable and in-demand asset to any team. This practical specialization will provide business students with the skills necessary to effectively manage people, while also satisfying course requirements for the Certified Human Resources Professional Designation.TM
Upon successful completion of the 5.5 credits associated with the Specialization in Human Resource Management, students will have satisfied all of the course requirements for the “Certified Human Resources Professional Designation™” and be eligible to write the National Knowledge Exam.™ By HRPA standards, students must achieve a cumulative average of 70% in all courses, with no individual course mark less than 65%. In order to take the exam, a student must be an enrolled member of the Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario, which involves a monetary fee to the Association.
The “Certified Human Resources Professional Designation” is the only legislated certification for Human Resources Professionals in North America. Currently, the HRPA requires the completion of nine subject areas, which are all offered at Trent. CHRP, NKE, and NPPA are trademarks of HRPA and used under license. Licensing does not equate to program review, approval, or endorsement.
Graduating students who have fulfilled the requirements for a Bachelor of Business Administration or a joint-major Honours degree in Business Administration may apply for a Specialization in Human Resource Management, if they have successfully completed the following 5.5 credits with a minimum grade of 65% in each and an overall average of at least 70% from a core set of courses. Course topics include Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Organizational Selection, Training and Development, Perspectives of Occupational Health and Safety, Human Resource Planning, Motivation and Compensation Systems, and Economics of Industrial Relations.
A. Malik, BCom, MBA, MS (Punjab), MBA (Ryerson), PhD (York)
- Durham GTA
- Complete 100-hours of hands-on professional experience with a local business through the fourth year placement course or consider the fourth year internship course, a 6, 8 or 12 month paid work opportunity with companies or organizations in Ontario (a break in your studies between your second last and last term) and students must return to Trent after the internship for their final term.
- Leave your mark at Trent through a fourth-year legacy project or undertake a community-based research project with local businesses
- Network with industry experts and organizations through the Prosperity Business Tradeshow and Global Entrepreneurship Week
Human Resource Manager
Human resources managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of human resources and personnel departments, and develop and implement policies, programs and procedures regarding human resource planning, recruitment, collective bargaining, training and development, occupation classification and pay and benefit administration. They represent management and participate actively on various joint committees to maintain ongoing relations between management and employees. Human resources managers are employed throughout the private and public sectors.
- Human Resource Manager
- Equity Analyst
- Training and Development Manager
- Employee Relations Manager
Ontario Secondary School Requirements:
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
- A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
- A minimum 70% overall final average
- ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%
- A 4U Math
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