Academic Calendar Winter/Summer 2019

Continuing Education

Human Resource Management certificate

The Human Resource Management certificate program is designed to provide you with a strategic outlook on the practice of human resources. Based on the required professional capabilities identified for the certified human resources professional designation, experienced HR professionals present key human resources practices and issues pertinent to today’s workplaces. This program is aimed at people currently working in the human resources field or wishing to enter the field. This program will be most beneficial to people who want to increase their level of knowledge and skills in order to manage the human resources function more strategically or who wish to advance within the human resources field.

The Human Resource Management program consists of nine core courses and three electives to be completed within three years.

When to apply

There is no application for entrance to this program. All of the courses in this program may be taken individually or applied to the Human Resource Management certificate. Multiple sections are offered throughout the year and scheduled during evenings and weekends to accommodate working professionals.

How to apply

As there is no application process for this program, you can register at any time. For course listings, check the Continuing Education web page.


Clearbrook Centre in Abbotsford.

Program outline

Core courses:

BISC HRM01 Strategic Human Resources Management
BISC HRM02 Increasing Employee Engagement
BISC HRM03 Hiring for Performance
BISC HRM04 Managing Employee Performance
BISC HRM05 Employee Development and Training
BISC HRM06 HR Policies and Procedures: The Basics
BISC HRM07 Handling HR Issues
BISC HRM08 Understanding Leadership
BISC HRM09 Employee Rewards: A Total Comprehensive Approach

Elective Courses:

BISC HRM10 Introduction to Labour Relations
BISC HRM11 B.C. Employment Law
BISC HRM12 Workplace Health and Safety
BISC HRM13 Designing Employee Orientation Programs
BISC HRM14 Measuring HR's Impact

Graduation requirements

Completion of nine core courses and three electives within a three year period of time.

Maximum length of time to complete program

All course requirements must be met within three years.

For more information

Contact Continuing Education at 604-851-6324, or 604-504-7441 local 6324, or toll-free (within Canada) 1-888-504-7441 local 6324, or

Current Students