Continuing Education

Human Resources Management

(HRM01) Strategic Human Resources Management

Cost: TBD

This course introduces the strategic role of human resources within today’s business environment. It clearly defines what it takes to align human resources with the organization’s business strategy, create a human resources plan, align HR functions with this plan, and successfully manage the human resources function. The content also includes an introduction to key human resources functions within organizations. You will develop an understanding of how to better position human resources as a strategic and influential partner within your business.



Offered in Fall 2021 | dates to be announced

(HRM02) Increasing Employee Engagement

Cost: $285

Learn about human resources best practices for organizational effectiveness and employee engagement. Discover relevant content and tools to help you enhance employee engagement within your organization, departments, and work teams. Examine techniques to lower turnover, increase employee satisfaction, and enhance productivity.


Delivery method: Online with scheduled meeting times


Apr 19May 3 | 20228, 5 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
(HRM03) Hiring for Performance

Cost: $285

Examine the components of a systematic and structured recruitment process that you can immediately apply within your organization in order to attract, identify, interview, and select the right candidates for the right positions. Learn and practice planning, behavioural interviewing, and final selection techniques that will enhance your judgment of a candidate’s potential success and enhance your skills in choosing the best employee for the job at hand.


Delivery method: Online with scheduled meeting times


Jun 8–22 | 40079, 5 sessions, Tue, Thur 6:30–9:30 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
(HRM04) Managing Employee Performance

Cost: $285

Learn the key elements necessary to design and implement an effective performance management process within your organization. Discover how to evaluate your current performance review process, and identify required changes to increase the effectiveness of your employee performance measurement and feedback. Find out how to handle performance issues, and review the foundational elements needed to conduct constructive annual performance reviews.


Delivery method: Online with scheduled meeting times


May 10–26 | 40078, 5 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
(HRM05) Employee Development & Training

Cost: TBD

Effective organizations require knowledgeable and skilled employees. These high-performing employees possess the competencies required for both their current roles and career advancement within the organization. This course focuses on current learning approaches and talent management strategies for developing your employees. It includes an introduction to corporate and individual training needs assessment, on-boarding and orientation approaches, succession planning, and training program design. You will leave with a format for your overall corporate training plan.



Offered in Fall 2021 | dates to be announced

(HRM06) HR Policies and Procedures

Cost: $285

A policy is a formal statement of a principle or rule that members of an organization must follow. A procedure tells members of an organization how to carry out or implement a policy. Policy is the what and procedure is the how to. Learn how to develop essential human resources guidelines and create HR policies and procedures that are useful, practical, and easy to understand. We will also discuss how to best communicate policy to employees.


Delivery method: Online with scheduled meeting times



Offered in Fall 2021 | dates to be announced

(HRM07) Handling HR Issues

Cost: $285

Examine and discuss common situations and issues faced by human resources practitioners. Learn skills you can put to work right away in your workplace. Using real-life case studies at the organizational, departmental, and individual level, learn to analyze a situation, discuss its implications, and receive guidance on on reaching a resolution. Bring your own HR questions to the session for guidance and coaching.


Delivery method: Online with scheduled meeting times


Apr 13–27 | 20130, 5 sessions, Tue, Thur, 6:30–9:30 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
(HRM08) Understanding Leadership

Cost: $285

Explore the topic of leadership: develop an understanding of the difference between leading and managing, and examine current theories of key leadership practices. Identify your own personal leadership style and evaluate its potential impact on the performance of your duties in the workplace.


Delivery method: Online with scheduled meeting times


Jul 20–Aug 3 | 40181, 5 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
(HRM09) Employee Rewards

Cost: $285

Develop a basic understanding of the key components of a total compensation strategy that combines direct financial rewards, such as base salary and bonuses, with indirect financial rewards, such as benefits, retirement savings plans, and recognition programs.


Delivery method: Online with scheduled meeting times


Jun 28Jul 12 | 40182, 5 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm

 

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
(HRM10) Introduction to Labour Relations

Cost: $115

Examine the basics of current labour relations legislation in B.C. Learn how to interpret this legislation and assess its impact on workplace practices.


Delivery method: Online with scheduled meeting times


(HRM11) BC Employment Law

Cost: $115

Get an introduction to the basics of key employment law in B.C., including the Employment Standards Act, Human Rights Code, and the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). Examine how to interpret this legislation, the impact of employment legislation on workplace practices, and how to handle key employment issues atising as a result.


Delivery method: Online with scheduled meeting times


(HRM12) Workplace Health & Safety

Cost: TBD

Employers have legal responsibilities to ensure the health and safety of workers and provide them with the information, instruction, and training necessary for their positions. This class reviews the responsibilities of employers and examines legal accountability arising from the Workers Compensation Act and Occupational Health and Safety Regulations. You will learn the role of human resources in supporting health and safety activities and strategies for improving workplace safety—thereby reducing the company’s potential legal liabilities.



Offered in Fall 2021 | dates to be announced

(HRM13) Designing Employee Orientation

Cost: TBD

Effective on-boarding is an investment in employee retention, morale, and productivity. However, all too often employees receive a poor orientation or no orientation at all. This course provides an outline for a professional and formalized orientation program that sets the stage for effective and focused employee performance. Learn proven techniques and current research for designing and implementing an orientation program that engages new employees early in the employment relationship.


 


Offered in Fall 2021 | dates to be announced

(HRM14) Measuring HR's Impact

Cost: $115

Measuring the effectiveness and efficiency of the human resources (HR) function is one of the best ways to increase HR’s relevance to the company and prove the business impact of proposed HR initiatives or programs. Get introduced to a common set of HR metrics, including formulas and descriptions. Identify the metrics that fit your organization best. Learn the benefits of comparing your company's metrics to external benchmarking data.


Delivery method: Online with scheduled meeting times


May 8–15 | 40016, 2 sessions, Sat, 9:00–11:45 am

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register

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