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Certificate in Human Resources Management (30 credits)

Offered by: Career & Professional Develop.     Degree: Certificate in Human Resources Management

Program Requirements

The Certificate in Human Resources Management presents an overview of the human resources management (HRM) functions and some of the current and future issues in organizational effectiveness, staffing, total compensations training and development, employee and labour relations, workplace health and safety, and professional practice in HRM.

Required Courses (18 credits)

  • CGMG 282 Introduction to Business (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop. (School of Continuing Studies)

    Administered by: Centre for Continuing Education

    Overview

    General Management : A broad introduction to business based on the functional areas: accounting, finance, human resources management, industrial relations, marketing, production, and general management. For each area lectures introduce basic concepts, which students apply to cases that depict the complexity of decision-making in the business world.

    Terms: Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: George Dracopoulos (Winter) George Dracopoulos, David Horowitz (Summer)

    • This course is required by students fulfilling the C.I.M requirements.
  • MGCR 222 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : Individual motivation and communication style; group dynamics as related to problem solving and decision making, leadership style, work structuring and the larger environment. Interdependence of individual, group and organization task and structure.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Chantal Westgate, Sharyn Sepinwall, Zina Suissa, James K Fraser, Irving Rosenstein, Alfred M Jaeger, Christine Bataille (Fall) Ruthanne Huising, Mallika Banerjee, Zina Suissa, James K Fraser, Irving Rosenstein, Christine Bataille (Winter) Sung Soo Kim, Irving Rosenstein, James K Fraser (Summer)

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for CMA, CGA, the EA of AACI, and the Institute of Internal Auditors
  • ORGB 423 Human Resources Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Issues involved in personnel administration. Topics include: human resource planning, job analysis, recruitment and selection, training and development, performance appraisal, organization development and change, issues in compensation and benefits, and labour-management relations.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Elisabeth Kutter, Lisa Cohen (Fall) Elisabeth Kutter (Winter) Maha Daoud (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 222
    • Requirement for the Institute of Internal Auditors
  • ORGB 424 Employment (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (School of Continuing Studies)

    Administered by: Centre for Continuing Education

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Reviews in sequence all aspects of the hiring of employees. Topics covered will include manpower planning, recruiting, selection, placement orientation, retirement and dehiring. Each area will be covered from legal, technical and theoretical perspectives.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Maha Daoud (Fall) Cherif Atallah (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: ORGB 423
    • Prerequisite (Continuing Studies): ORGB 423
  • ORGB 426 Human Resource Training and Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (School of Continuing Studies)

    Administered by: Centre for Continuing Education

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Planning, conceptualization, design, implementation and evaluation of training and career development programs. Review of the major techniques in each area. Training and development approached from a systems point of view.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Maha Daoud (Fall) Maha Daoud (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: ORGB 423
  • ORGB 525 Compensation Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Compensation policies and practices, consistent with motivational theories, are examined. Topics include: design and evaluation of job evaluation systems, salary structures, and performance-based pay; compensation of special employee groups; and current pay equity laws. Projects and simulations provide "hands-on" experience in the use of compensation techniques.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Luis Padilla (Fall) Luis Padilla (Winter)

    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): ORGB 423
    • Prerequisite (Continuing Studies): MGCR 222

Complementary Courses (12 credits)

The complementary courses may be chosen from one of the following areas or from among all three areas.

Employee Relations

  • EDPC 501 Helping Relationships (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : A course in the basic principles of human relationships and communication skills, approached from a theoretical and experimental viewpoint. An emphasis will be given to training in basic listening skills, interviewing techniques, and the interpretation of non-verbal behaviour and communication.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Antonio Bernardelli (Fall)

    • Offered through Continuing Studies
  • INDR 294 Introduction to Labour-Management Relations (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Industrial Relations : An introduction to labour-management relations, the structure, function and government of labour unions, labour legislation, the collective bargaining process, and the public interest in industrial relations.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Richard Guerin, Chantal Westgate (Fall) Chantal Westgate, Richard Guerin (Winter) Richard Guerin (Summer)

  • INDR 494 Labour Law (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Industrial Relations : Introduction to the basic concepts of labour law relevant to the practice of industrial relations. Historical development of labour law in certain social and legal systems and the culmination in the legislative enactments and jurisprudence of Canadian jurisdictions and certain comparative foreign models.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: INDR 294
    • Restriction: Only open to U2/U3 year students in Labour Management Relations Major.
  • INDR 496 Collective Bargaining (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Industrial Relations : Principles of collective bargaining in Canada and abroad. Problem oriented. Mock collective bargaining sessions provide an opportunity for students to apply knowledge gained.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Robert Paul Hebdon (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: INDR 294
  • ORGB 380 Cross Cultural Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Addresses dilemmas and opportunities that managers experience in international, multicultural environments. Development of conceptual knowledge and behavioural skills (e.g. bridging skills, communication, tolerance of ambiguity, cognitive complexity) relevant to the interaction of different cultures in business and organizational settings, using several methods including research, case studies and experiential learning.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Chantal Westgate (Fall) Chantal Westgate, Matissa Hollister (Winter) Sung Soo Kim, Alfred M Jaeger (Summer)

  • ORGB 420 Managing Organizational Teams (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Theory, research, and applications. Principles of team processes and effectiveness in organizational settings, specifically the theoretical developments and empirical findings of group dynamics and team effectiveness, and practical strategies and skills for successful management of organizational teams.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Garrfield Du Couturier-Nichol (Fall) Heather Vough, Ann Brosseau (Winter) Zina Suissa (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 222
    • Continuing Studies: requirement for I.C.B.

Training and Development

  • EDPC 501 Helping Relationships (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : A course in the basic principles of human relationships and communication skills, approached from a theoretical and experimental viewpoint. An emphasis will be given to training in basic listening skills, interviewing techniques, and the interpretation of non-verbal behaviour and communication.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Antonio Bernardelli (Fall)

    • Offered through Continuing Studies
  • EDPC 504 Practicum: Interviewing Skills (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : This course will enable students to become practitioners in the field of Applied Social Sciences. Theoretical principles of the helping relationship will be applied in particular situations. Demonstration, lecture, role-playing and psychodrama techniques will be used.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Antonio Bernardelli (Winter)

    • Offered through Continuing Studies
    • Prerequisite: EDPC 501
  • MGCR 331 Information Systems (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : Introduction to principles and concepts of information systems in organizations. Topics include information technology, transaction processing systems, decision support systems, database and systems development. Students are required to have background preparation on basic micro computer skills including spreadsheet and word-processing.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Charles Quesnel, Leo Kerklaan, Animesh Animesh, Richard George Donovan, Genevieve Bassellier (Fall) Richard George Donovan, Seyed Eshagh Ashraf Vaghefi, Charles Quesnel, Leo Kerklaan (Winter) Leo Kerklaan (Summer)

    • Prerequisite (Continuing Studies): CMSC 101 College Algebra and Functions or equivalent Basic computer skills including DOS, Spreadsheets and Word-processing and Database
    • Restriction: Fall sections restricted to BCom students
    • Continuing Studies: requirement for the Institute of Internal Auditors, CMA, CGA
    • A special seminar will be available to those students who do not possess the above basic computer skills, at the students' own expense.
  • ORGB 380 Cross Cultural Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Addresses dilemmas and opportunities that managers experience in international, multicultural environments. Development of conceptual knowledge and behavioural skills (e.g. bridging skills, communication, tolerance of ambiguity, cognitive complexity) relevant to the interaction of different cultures in business and organizational settings, using several methods including research, case studies and experiential learning.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Chantal Westgate (Fall) Chantal Westgate, Matissa Hollister (Winter) Sung Soo Kim, Alfred M Jaeger (Summer)

  • ORGB 420 Managing Organizational Teams (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Theory, research, and applications. Principles of team processes and effectiveness in organizational settings, specifically the theoretical developments and empirical findings of group dynamics and team effectiveness, and practical strategies and skills for successful management of organizational teams.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Garrfield Du Couturier-Nichol (Fall) Heather Vough, Ann Brosseau (Winter) Zina Suissa (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 222
    • Continuing Studies: requirement for I.C.B.
  • ORGB 421 Managing Organizational Change (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Organizational change theory and techniques are examined with an emphasis on techno-structural interventions such as Quality-of-Work-Life approaches. Through simulations and case-studies, the course explores initiatives in organizational change, primarily in contemporary Canadian organizations. It also includes opportunities for "hands-on" experience in work and organization redesign.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Elizabeth Campbell, Robert E Saggers, Lloyd Bartlett (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 222
    • Continuing Studies: this course cannot be taken for credit if ORGB 522 was already completed

Organizational Development

  • CORG 450 Workplace Health and Safety (3 credits)

    Offered by: Career & Professional Develop. (School of Continuing Studies)

    Administered by: Centre for Continuing Education

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Basic components of effective health and safety policies, programs and current legislation (CSST, WHMIS, safety committees) focusing on proactive management to ensure employees have clearly defined accountabilities for accident prevention: hazardous materials, loss prevention, workers' compensation claims, employee assistance plans, work life quality, preventative health issues, and ergonomic standards.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Beverley Robinson (Fall)

  • MGCR 423 Strategic Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : An integrative and interdisciplinary introduction to strategy formation and execution. Concepts, tools, and practical application to understand how firms leverage resources and capabilities to gain competitive advantage in dynamic, contemporary industries. Strategic positioning, organizational design, and managerial action for the long-term success of businesses and positive social and ecological outcomes.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Gregory Bryan Vit, Yuan Li, John Lukca (Fall) Ilya Okhmatovskiy, Arash Amirkhany, John Lukca (Winter) Donghoon Shin, John Lukca (Summer)

    • Restriction: Open to U2, U3 students only
    • Continuing Studies: requirement for CMA, CGA, the Institute of Internal Auditors, and the Canadian Institute of Management - in addition to these, the course "Introduction to Business," CGMG 282 is also required for C.I.M.
  • MGPO 450 Ethics in Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Policy : An examination of the economic, legal and ethical responsibilities of managers in both private and public organizations. Through readings, case studies, discussions and projects the class evaluates alternative ethical systems and norms of behaviour and draws conclusions as to the right, proper and just decisions and actions in the face of moral dilemmas. The focus of this course is on the decision process, values and consistency of values of the individual and on the impact of systems control and incentives on managerial morality.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Restriction: U2 and U3 students only
  • ORGB 380 Cross Cultural Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Addresses dilemmas and opportunities that managers experience in international, multicultural environments. Development of conceptual knowledge and behavioural skills (e.g. bridging skills, communication, tolerance of ambiguity, cognitive complexity) relevant to the interaction of different cultures in business and organizational settings, using several methods including research, case studies and experiential learning.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Chantal Westgate (Fall) Chantal Westgate, Matissa Hollister (Winter) Sung Soo Kim, Alfred M Jaeger (Summer)

  • ORGB 420 Managing Organizational Teams (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Theory, research, and applications. Principles of team processes and effectiveness in organizational settings, specifically the theoretical developments and empirical findings of group dynamics and team effectiveness, and practical strategies and skills for successful management of organizational teams.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Garrfield Du Couturier-Nichol (Fall) Heather Vough, Ann Brosseau (Winter) Zina Suissa (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 222
    • Continuing Studies: requirement for I.C.B.
  • ORGB 421 Managing Organizational Change (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Organizational change theory and techniques are examined with an emphasis on techno-structural interventions such as Quality-of-Work-Life approaches. Through simulations and case-studies, the course explores initiatives in organizational change, primarily in contemporary Canadian organizations. It also includes opportunities for "hands-on" experience in work and organization redesign.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Elizabeth Campbell, Robert E Saggers, Lloyd Bartlett (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 222
    • Continuing Studies: this course cannot be taken for credit if ORGB 522 was already completed
School of Continuing Studies—2013-2014 (last updated Jul. 3, 2013) (disclaimer)