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Post Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

Trent University

The postgraduate certificate in Human Resource Management is for students seeking professional development in HRM in preparation for the pursuit of a career that involves the management of people. In this age of globalization and innovation, the ability to acquire, develop, and motivate talented people is the number one challenge for organizations. The postgraduate certificate in Human Resource Management is designed for those students who wish to learn how HRM contributes positively to both organizations and the people who work for them. This is a specialized program ideally-suited to new graduates of both honours and general degrees who wish to gain a more applied understanding of how to organize and lead people in today’s organizations. Alternately, this program is suited to working professionals wishing to further develop their understanding of human resource management. For professionals who have entered the field of human resources without formal training, or those wishing to enter the profession, this program provides a university-level focus on HRM, encouraging students to understand and question the evolving nature of how companies organize and lead people. Develop new talent. Lead organizational change. Become a Human Resource Management Professional. Working at the heart of business and the public sector, HR professionals build talented teams that lead great organizations.

Course Duration: 12 Months

Course Level: Postgraduate

Course Intakes: January, May, September

Course Fees:

Tuition Fees* CAD 19,110 - CAD 21,200
Ancillary Fees (UHIP & INTL Orientation) CAD 2,341
Books and Supplies CAD 1,000
Total Cost CAD 22,451 - CAD 24,451

*Tuition Fee vary depending on the Intake

Eligibility Criteria:

Offered at both Trent’s campuses in Peterborough and Durham. Applying for the postgraduate certificate in Human Resource Management at Trent University is easy. In order to be accepted into the postgraduate certificate in Human Resource Management, students must have completed an undergraduate degree from an accredited university.

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  • ADMN 1221H: Financial Accounting
  • ADMN 2220H: Organizational Behaviour
  • ADMN 2230H: Human Resource Management
  • ADMN 3230H: Leadership, Training, and Development
  • ADMN 3270H: Human Resource Planning
  • ADMN 3021H: Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting
  • ADMN 3220H: Organizational Selection in the Canadian Workplace
  • ADMN 3260H: Perspectives on Occupational Health and Safety
  • ADMN 3280H: Motivation and Compensation Systems
  • ECON 3500H: Economics of Industrial Relations
  • Requirements

    Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
    1 year


    Jan 2025

    Start Month

    Dec 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • May 2024
    • September 2024
    • January 2025
    • May 2025
    • September 2025
    • January 2026

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time