Lifelong Learning for a Brighter World

Tavneet Khera, McMaster University Continuing Education Human Resources Management graduate Tavneet Khera, McMaster University Continuing Education Human Resources Management graduate

Human Resources Management

People + Skills.

Pursue your CHRP/CHRL along with an HR Diploma

Course Descriptions


Core Courses

HRM 821 Organizational Behaviour* (3 Units)

Explore human behaviour through influences that affect productivity, efficiency and organizational effectiveness through group work and case material. Case study group project, no final exam. The online course includes 3 synchronous webinars.

Instructors: Kathryn LeistnerHeather PollexPaul MaherLisa Gulesserian

HRM 897 Talent Acquisition* ^ (3 Units)

Explore recruitment, selection, job analysis, competency modelling, screening, interviewing and decision making. Formerly called Recruitment & Selection. Experiential Group Project course, no final exam. The online course includes 3 synchronous webinars.

Instructors: Yvone DefreitasBeth LariviereErnesto SolariMary Megali

HRM 898 Compensation* (3 Units)

Understand the process, issues and techniques involved in developing and administering a compensation system. Proctored Final Exam.

Instructors: Gerry CulinaDavid Kierstead

HRM 899 Labour Relations* (3 Units)

Study the relationship between employers and employees in Ontario, including collective bargaining and grievance resolution. No final exam. Individual assignments. Online course includes 3 synchronous webinars.

Instructors: Konrad WojtowiczYvone Defreitas

HRM 901 Human Resources Management* (3 Units)

Using an experiential approach, this course reviews the fundamentals of human resources management. No final exam, individual assignments. Online course includes 2 synchronous webinars.

Instructors: Joanne SpezialeRouzbeh VatanchiStephen WhiteKathi McBride-Anderson

Elective Courses

ACC 830 Basic Bookkeeping (1.5 Unit)

Review fundamental bookkeeping principles and skills associated with a senior high school-level understanding of bookkeeping.
Note: This course does not count as an elective credit.

Instructors: Helen Montoux

ACC 920 Effective Communication (3 Units)

Develop critical thinking, research, writing, editing, and presentation skills. Learn strategies for writing effective business summaries and reports. Explore the tools and techniques for successfully preparing for and writing examinations. Antirequisite: BUS 850

Instructors: Jason Wong

BUS 847 Principles & Practices of Supervision (3 Units)

Understand behaviours that lead to effective supervision. Study the concept of Situational Leadership.

Instructors: Lisa DeguireNerissa Knapp

BUS 850 Business Communications (3 Units)

Gain the knowledge and skills associated with clearly receiving, transmitting and communicating information within the business environment. Antirequisite: ACC 920

Instructors: Jennifer A. FrostLucas ThungPatsy MarshallNerissa Knapp

HRM 817 Business Finance & Accounting* (3 Units)

Become familiar with the concepts, language and uses of financial and management accounting in business, including statements, budgets and profit planning. No final exam, individual assignments. The online course includes 3 synchronous webinars. Antirequisite: BUS 860 *ACC 829 – Preparatory Mathematics is recommended as a pre-requisite to this course.

Instructors: Reena Khesroof

HRM 902 Training & Development* ^ (3 Units)

Examine the function of training and development, including the psychology of learning, needs assessment, program design and evaluation, and group dynamics. Experiential learning project course, no final exam. The online course includes 3 synchronous webinars.

Instructors: Valerie ThompsonPaul MaherBeth LariviereLisa Deguire

HRM 921 Occupational Health & Safety* (3 Units)

Explore occupational health and safety. Technical, legislative, political and personnel issues are studied. No Final Exam.

Instructors: Steve FletcherVal Sarjeant

HRM 923 Human Resources Planning* (3 Units)

Examine human resources planning theory, including job analysis, manpower planning and forecasting, management development, information systems and program implementation. Proctored Final Exam.

Instructors: Mary MegaliGerry CulinaYvone Defreitas

HRM 941 Wellness in the Workplace (3 Units)

Examine why health promotions make sense as a return on investment for employers and provide insight into the process of designing, managing, and evaluating a program. No Final Exam.

Instructors: Steve FletcherValerie Thompson
* Course approved by the Human Resources Professional AssociationTM.

^ Experiential learning project course, no final exam.