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    Credential

    • Certificate

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    Program length

    • 1 to 6 years

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    Program features

    • For Canadian citizens and permanent residents
    • Part-time, online from anywhere in Canada

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    Program fees

    • Total cost: $5,650 for required courses, plus electives and $100 non-refundable application fee
    • Each course: $275 to $800
    Pricing subject to change without notice

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    Gain HR skills

    Gain the leadership, teamwork, communication and strategic planning skills necessary for a successful career in human resources. Cover topics such as employee relations, human resource legislation, staff training and development and an introduction to the professional competencies required for CPHR designation. Reach for the higher echelons of your organization and make a greater strategic impact on its direction with innovative courses that correspond with the HR competency framework.

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    Become an accredited professional

    When you have CPHR added to your title, you’re much more likely to get promoted faster than non-designated HR professionals. Our program was designed to specifically meet the accreditation requirements of the CPHR designation. Upon graduating, you may be eligible to waive writing the National Knowledge Exam (NKE), shortening the distance between you and your career goals.

Explore your career options with Human Resource Management

The knowledge and skills you acquire in this program could be valuable in the following careers. Explore these options. Learn which top skills are required, how many are currently employed, and what they are earning.

Program details

This program is for Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Information for international students who wish to study Human Resource Management can be found at Applied Human Resource Management.

Credential: Earn a University of Manitoba Certificate in Human Resource Management.

Fees: $5,650 for required courses, plus electives and $100 non-refundable application fee.
Pricing subject to change without notice.

Expected duration: 1 to 6 years, part-time

Prepare for CPHR certification. Graduates may be able to waive writing the National Knowledge Exam for CPHR accreditation to earn their Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation - the leading standard for HR professionals in Canada.

The Human Resource Management program is accredited by CPHR Manitoba. CPHR Manitoba members earn CPHR Continued Professional Development hours for completing courses in this program. Documentation to confirm hours earned is provided by UM Extended Education upon successful completion of each course.

This program is designated by Manitoba Student Aid, available to Manitoba residents.

Keep learning. Apply this certificate towards a Bachelor of Arts Integrated Studies degree.

Program courses

Determine the courses you will need to complete this program.

This Extended Education program has open registration, which means that students can register for individual courses without being admitted to a program. Any courses taken within 10 years that are in the program will be applied to the student’s program record. Please note that the course schedule below may change based on enrollment numbers and student interest.

Students will need to be admitted to a program before they will be allowed to graduate with a certificate.

Required courses

Course number Course name Contact hours Term(s) offered
HRM 0100 Managing the HR Function 36 Fall, Winter, Summer
HRM 0110 Human Resource Legislation 36 Fall, Summer
HRM 0122 Recruitment and Selection 30 Fall, Winter
HRM 0124 Workplace Health and Safety 12 Winter, Summer
HRM 0126 Strategic Human Resource Planning 24 Fall, Winter
HRM 0128 Measuring HR Efficiency and Effectiveness 12 Summer, Fall
HRM 0210 Total Compensation 36 Fall, Summer
MGMT 0110 Organizational Behaviour 36 Fall, Winter, Summer
MGMT 0202 Staff Training and Development 30 Fall

Elective courses

Choose a minimum of 36 contact hours.

Course number Course name Contact hours Term(s) offered
HRM 0202 Labour Relations 18 Summer
HRM 0134 Ethics and Social Responsibility 18 Fall
HRM 0130 Employee Communication and Coaching 18 Winter
MGMT 0100 Canadian Business: An Introduction 36 Fall, Winter, Summer

Register for courses

You can register for courses before applying to this program. Please visit courses.

How to apply

To apply to a program in UM Extended Education, you must

  • Sign in or create an account in our registration system. 
  • Choose Apply to a Program in the left menu. 
  • Select your program and pay your application fee.
  • Submit your required documents within two weeks of completing your application form.

You must be admitted to a program in order to graduate with your credential.

Find out if you may be asked to provide any documents after you apply

All UM students must meet the English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements.

Here are your results:
  • You may have to provide proof of waiver or exemption for your English language proficiency.
  • You may have to provide proof of waiver or exemption for your English language proficiency.
  • You must provide your valid test results to meet the English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements.
  • You must provide your valid test results to meet the English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements.
  • You do not have to provide your transcript.
  • You do not have to provide your transcript.
  • You must provide your transcript.
  • You must provide your transcript.
  • You must provide your high school transcript.
  • You must provide your high school transcript.
  • You may apply as a Mature Student, without a high school transcript.

Learn more about the program

  • Rana Noon
    Human Resource Management, Grad

  • Lisa Rosin
    Human Resource Management, Grad and Instructor

Extended Education UM Certificate programs, such as Management and Administration, Program Development for Adult Learners (formerly CACE) and Human Resource Management have become a valuable piece of our continuing education strategy.
Anna Wieler Vice President, Human Resouces, Access Credit Union

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University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

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