Diploma in Human Resources Management

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Diploma in Human Resources Management

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Diploma in Human Resources Management


Human resources professionals play a critical role in the success of any organization. By acquiring a versatile set of HR competencies, you’re prepared to contribute to a business’ strategic decisions as a valued team member.

The Diploma in Human Resources Management includes a broad range of courses covering concepts, practices, current issues and areas of specialization in the field of human resources management (HRM). Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will have met the academic requirements of the Quebec Human Resources Professional Association (ORHRI) and will normally be eligible to write the certification exam toward the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation (subject to experience requirements).

Program Outline: Diploma (Dip.) Human Resources Management

Course Schedule


Type:   Diploma
Courses:  10
Credits:   30
Schedule:   Full-time or Part-time
Time:   Evenings and Saturdays
Delivery:   Virtual
Unit:   Administration and Governance
Questions?   info.conted [at] mgill.ca
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Learning Outcomes

The program is designed to enable you to:

  • Apply theories of organizational behaviour
  • Understand the framework of industrial relations
  • Implement effective health and safety programs
  • Align HR with business strategy
  • Apply strategies for effective performance management
  • Perform HR planning
  • Understand rewards and motivation
  • Analyze the value and effectiveness of HR management

Program Courses

Diploma (Dip.) Human Resources Management (30 Credits)

Admission Requirements

Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree from an approved university with a minimum CGPA of 3.0/4.0 or 3.2/4.0 in the last two years of full-time academic studies.

All students applying to Career and Professional Development Graduate programs must be proficient in English.

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Contact us at info.conted [at] mcgill.ca
or call 514-398-6200

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