Develop an understanding of the functional areas of human resource management (HRM) in today’s workplace, including human resource planning, recruitment and selection, employee development and learning, compensation and rewards, workplace safety. Examine the impact of employment legislation and the influence of organizational strategy on human resources management.



  • Emerging issues related to human resources management
  • The evolving role of human resources management
  • The impact of technology and social media on human resources management


Professional Affiliations

This course is recognized by:

Canadian Institute of Management

Human Resources Professionals Association

Association of Administrative Professionals



Course Outline

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Sep 20, 2021 to Dec 17, 2021
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What to Expect

This is an interactive course; you will engage online with your class and instructor through our online learning management system. Plan to log into your course regularly throughout the week.

You can expect approximately six hours of work per week for discussions, readings, assignments, exams/quizzes and other course requirements.

Real-Time Learning

There are four live Zoom sessions scheduled for this course.

Wednesday, September 22 - 6:00 - 7:00pm ET
Wednesday, October 13 - 6:00 - 7:00pm ET
Wednesday, November 10 - 6:00 - 7:00pm ET
Wednesday, December 8 - 6:00 - 7:00pm ET

Completion Requirements

This is a graded course. Evaluation will be based on any combination of participation, exams/quizzes and assignments. Attendance in Zoom sessions is not mandatory, but is recommended.


Canadian Human Resource Management, 12th Canadian edition, Schwind, ISBN 9781259654923

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