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Human Resources Management Certificate (Online)

Program Highlights

This certificate gives you a skillset that includes up-to-date Canadian regulations and policies, working with the different levels of an organization, compensation administration, recruitment, training, labour relations and other key HR components.

Fleming's Certificate and the CHRP™ Designation

In addition to earning the Fleming College Continuing Education certificate for Human Resources Management, you can move on to complete the Certified Human Resources Professional(CHRP) designation, granted bythe Human Resources Professionals Association, the HRPA.

The nine courses listed on this page have been approved as academic credits by the HRPA and, upon successful completion, qualify as credits for the coursework requirement toward your CHRP designation.

Please visit the CHRP Designation information page at the HRPA for further requirements, minimum passing grades, and membership processes.

Is This You?

Human Resources is the perfect vocation for your interest in teamwork and tactful communication, your problem solving skills and your passion for policies and processes.

Career Prospects

  • HR Assistant/Clerk
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Benefits Administration
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Labour Relations
  • Workforce Planning
  • Training & Development
  • Occupational Health & Safety Coordination
  • Advancing from a clerical position into Human Resources
  • Completion of the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP™) designation

Recommended skills and pre-requisites

Competent computer skills are recommended whether you take your courses in-class or online.

Some courses require additional textbooks and/or materials. Please visit your campus store in-person or online: Peterborough Campus Store or Lindsay Campus Store.

You have 5 years to complete the requirements of your certificate. Once you have completed all certificate requirements, please complete this form to request a Certificate audit.

Courses in Human Resources Management Certificate (Online)

Details and registration below


Human Resource Management Principles (MGMT030)

Explore the strategic importance of human HR management, job analysis & design, planning, recruitment & selection, government & legal challenges, orientation & training, management development & career planning, employee motivation, performance appraisal, compensation management, financial incentives, employee benefits & services, employee relations & practices and the Union-Management framework.

Occupational Health and Safety (MGMT036)

Explore technical, legislative, political, and personal issues surrounding workplace health and safety as per the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and the Workplace Health and Safety. We will examine WHMIS, transportation of dangerous goods, accident prevention and investigation, physical and biological agents, and the management of Occupational Health and Safety programs.

Intro to Business Management and Organizational Behaviour (MGMT032)

Examine the Canadian business environment and the management decision making process in the context of organizational behaviour. Pre-requisite: Human Resources Management or equivalent work experience.

Industrial Relations (MGMT022)

Delve into the environmental influences in Canadian union-management relations, the combination of power, reason, communications, politics and attitudes, significant bargaining issues and their economic implications, collective bargaining process, preparation for negotiations, strategies at the bargaining table, principles of negotiation, understanding and administering the collective agreement, grievances, and the arbitration process. Prior learning or work experience in Human Resources Management Principles is highly recommended.

Introduction to Financial Management Accounting (ACCT044)

Learn financial and management accounting concepts and techniques, focusing on the relationships between management of performance and basic management functions of planning, coordination and control. A basic knowledge of accounting and Human Resource Management is recommended before taking this subject.

Compensation Management (MGMT023)

Study the foundation of the reward systems found in all organizations, whether profit or not-for-profit. We examine both the theoretical and applied aspects of the compensation function, with special consideration of the major factors that influence the actual design of a compensation system. Prerequisite: Human Resource Management Principles.

Human Resources Planning and Development (MGMT033)

Learn how to forecast the human resource needs of an organization within ambient socio-political situations. Prior learning or work experience in the Human Resources field is highly recommended.

Recruitment and Selection (MGMT035)

Gain an understanding of how recruitment and selection fits into the broader organizational structure, processes, and goals of an organization and how this function is related to the other functions of HR management. Identify HR requirements and attract and retain an effective workforce. A background in or prior learning in Human Resources Management is recommended.

Training and Development (MGMT031)

Examine the psychology of the learning process, the design, implementation, and evaluation of training programs within organizations, needs analysis procedures, program design/development, program administration, and measurement and evaluation. Prior learning or work experience in Human Resources Management Principles is highly recommended.

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