Human Resource Management

Course Aim
To understand the role that Human Resource Management plays in the success of the organization.
Of Interest To
Those interested in improving their understanding of human resources and/or wish to pursue an entry-level career in the Human Resource Management field.
Method of Delivery
Integrated Learning™ System training facilitated by Academy of Learning Career College facilitators.

Course Introduction

The Human Resource Management course introduces students to the key concepts and processes of effective human resource management, and exposes them to this dynamic and diverse field. This course provides a foundation in theory and practice of techniques and activities that organizations utilize in acquiring, developing, and maintaining an effective workforce. Topics include human resources planning, recruitment and selection of staff, training and development, performance appraisal, compensation, and employee safety, security, and health. Current events, relevant legislation, and future trends are also explored. Learning objectives for each lesson are accomplished through a combination of theory and conceptual application within exercises. Students are given ample opportunity to practice, apply, and develop their human resource skills through review questions and practical exercises. Multimedia content is incorporated in this course to introduce, discuss, and enhance the learning experience.

Course Prerequisites


Course Notes

Course manual is provided for on-going reference. There is a final exam upon completion of the course. Participants who receive 75% or higher on their exam will receive a certificate.

Course Breakdown

Lesson 1: What Is Human Resource Management?; Legislation Affecting Human Resource Management; Designing Jobs

Lesson 2: Effective Recruitment Practices; External Recruitment Sources; Components of a Job Advertisement

Lesson 3: The Selection Process; Steps in the Selection Process

Lesson 4: Orientation; Training; Development

Lesson 5: Performance Management Systems; Steps in an Effective Performance Management System; Retention and Motivation

Lesson 6: Compensation and Benefits

Lesson 7: Occupational Health & Safety; Building a Health & Safety Culture

Lesson 8: History of Unions and Canada’s Labor Laws; Labor Relations Process; Functions of the International, National and Local Unions

Lesson 9: Employment Law and the Employment Contract; Dismissal; Disciplinary Policies & Procedures Lab Exercise