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  Course Name Course Hours
HUMR-1017 Compensation 40
HUMR-1019 Human Behaviour in Organizations 40
MGMT-1080 Human Resource Management (40 hrs) 40
HUMR-1002 Labour Relations 40
HUMR-1184 Recruitment and Selection 40
HUMR-1063 Training and Development 40

Electives
 
MGMT-1003 Assertiveness Training 40
SEMR-9158 Building Workplace Loyalty 8
HUMR-1000 Collective Bargaining 40
SEMR-9123 Competency Profiling 8
HUMR-1160 Computerized HRM 40
SEMR-9124 Employment Diversity 8
SEMR-9120 Employment Equity 8
HUMR-1022 Employment and Labour Law 40
HUMR-1839 Ethical Issues in HRM 20
HUMR-1021 Global HR Issues 20
SEMR-9059 Grievance Handling 8
HUMR-1028 HR Metrics and Analytics 20
SEMR-9130 Indigenous Staffing Strategies 8
HUMR-1103 Issues and Trends in HRM 40
SEMR-9188 Making Tough Decisions 8
MGMT-1161 Management Principles 1 40
SEMR-9115 Managing Change 8
SEMR-9003 Managing Young Workers 8
SEMR-9106 Negotiating Skills 8
SAFE-1000 Occupational Safety and Health 40
HUMR-1003 Organizational Development 40
HUMR-1007 Payroll and Taxable Benefits 40
PLAR-1200 RPL Foundation 40
HUMR-1058 Strategic HR Planning 20

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MGMT-1003 Assertiveness Training
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Learn the value of assertiveness as a direct, honest and concise method of communication. Employers, managers, supervisors, employees, co-workers and the self-employed can benefit from using assertiveness to promote the protection of personal rights. Identify, discuss and practice methods of expressing your point of view while listening effectively. Discover your ability to assert yourself in difficult daily encounters.
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SEMR-9158 Building Workplace Loyalty
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Pressure is being placed on managers to build progressive working environments that encourage and support employee growth and job satisfaction. Participants will be introduced to a simple tool to assess their ability to foster a working environment that ensures high levels of employee engagement. We will also discuss practical techniques to identify and nurture employee ability and to build higher levels of employee commitment and contribution.

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HUMR-1000 Collective Bargaining  
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Participate in a "hands-on" approach to learning collective bargaining. Take part in all aspects of bargaining through case studies and collective bargaining simulations. Learn to prepare for negotiation-analysis, draft contract language, post proposals, develop and implement bargaining strategies and perform at the bargaining table. Upon completion of this course participants will have a good understanding of the collective bargaining process.
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HUMR-1017 Compensation  
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Compensation is a vital component in the field of Human Resource Management. This course helps you become familiar with the principles of effective wage and salary administration, benefits administration, the fundamentals of job analysis and job evaluation, and issues surrounding wage and salary surveys. You will learn how to conduct a job analysis, how analyze job factors and evaluate their worth in relation to salary administration, analyze a benefits program and make recommendations to prospective clients on benefits selection and prepare a report for executive compensation.
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SEMR-9123 Competency Profiling
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This workshop will examine the role of competency profiling as a strategic business tool within modern organizational frameworks and will explore what it is and how to use it. You will learn what competencies are and competency profiling is, what role competency profiling has as a HRM practice and the ROI of competency profiling.

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HUMR-1160 Computerized HRM
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Look at how HR is changing through the application of computerized systems.  Review the history of Human Resource Information/Management Systems and how HRM technology is impacting every function within HR.  Examine a current software application with hands-on practice and learn how to plan a project for the definition, search, selection and implementation of an HRMS.

 

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MGMT-1080 or HUMR-3003
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SEMR-9124 Employment Diversity
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Discover the importance of employment equity in business planning in order for business to succeed in an increasingly diverse local and global marketplace. Explore the demographic trends in Manitoba and the global economy, which suggest a workforce and consumer group that is increasing in diversity.  Realize how equity is enhanced when focus is directed on the human resources of an organization.  Develop an understanding of the inherent relationship of human resource management and employment equity.
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SEMR-9120 Employment Equity
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Discover the importance of employment equity in business planning in order for business to succeed in an increasingly diverse local and global marketplace. Explore the demographic trends in Manitoba and the global economy, which suggest a workforce and consumer group that is increasing in diversity. Realize how equity is enhanced when focus is directed on the human resources of an organization. Develop an understanding of the inherent relationship of human resource management and employment equity.

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HUMR-1022 Employment and Labour Law
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Examine the laws which regulate the employment relationship in Canada today.  Explore the fundamental principles and practices of the Canadian system of employment and labour law.  Interpret employment and labour laws and their impact on HRM.  Gain insight on emerging legal trends and their potential effect on the workplace.
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HUMR-1839 Ethical Issues in HRM
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Human resource professionals are often called upon to initiate investigations on issues relating to business ethics within a complex business and social environment. We are asked to recommend action about what is right, and what is legal and moral. Through examining contemporary issues in HRM through a rigorous critical framework, we can prepare ourselves to answer the ‘big questions’ and enhance our role as value added strategic partners in business.
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HUMR-1021 Global HR Issues
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Explore the issues which impact business when the Human Resource department operates globally. Examine cultural differences, recruitment and section practices, performance management and compensation practices.
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SEMR-9059 Grievance Handling
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Designed to give participants an overview of the grievance process including grievance hearings, grievance replies, types of grievances and the role of unions and managers in the grievance process.
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HUMR-1028 HR Metrics and Analytics
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Organizations today operate in an environment of rapid change and uncertainty. You will be able to support your organization’s strategic decision-making processes in human resources through learning the metrics and analytics covered in this course.
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HUMR-1019 Human Behaviour in Organizations  
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Address psychological principles and sociological concepts of human behaviour in formal and informal organized groups. Learn the main aspects of individual and group behaviour in purposeful group settings. Explore topics including group relationships, types of groups, task orientation, group structure, communication, leadership, group performance, psychological climate, human needs in organizations, status, and social roles.
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MGMT-1080 Human Resource Management (40 hrs)  
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Discover the importance of Human Resources Management (HRM) to individuals, organizations, and society. Learn more about this integrated, goal orientated set of management functions, which are carried out in the context of multiple environments (competitive, social, legal and organizational).
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SEMR-9130 Indigenous Staffing Strategies
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This is a one day interactive workshop designed for all levels of management and staff interested in learning about and developing Aboriginal Employment Strategies.  Throughout the day you will discuss building a business case for Aboriginal employment strategies while learning from the experience of others.  Discover the tips, resources and tools available which will help you to develop your Aboriginal workforce as well as best practice models you may wish to utilize in your own workplace.
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HUMR-1103 Issues and Trends in HRM
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Expand on your current knowledge of the overall HR function and develop your interest in finding out what strategic forces affect the delivery of HR in this global economy.  Examine key issues in-depth and begin to see the relevance of such economic and societal forces as the global labour and capital markets, deregulation, special interest groups and the labour market, and the reduction of trade barriers. Study the impact these issues have on the HR function as it is delivered in Manitoba with a number of case studies.

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HUMR-1002 Labour Relations
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Acquire a thorough knowledge of the principles of a collective agreement. Topics include the employer-employee relationship; establishment of bargaining rights; negotiations; content of a collective agreement; union security; management rights; complaints; grievances; and arbitration.
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SEMR-9188 Making Tough Decisions
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Understanding the behavioral components of our decision making style is often a key factor in developing effective working relationships and career choices. Tough decisions often involve ambiguity, conflict and uncertainty. Address the need to understand these confounding attributes and to deal with them effectively in decision making situations.
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MGMT-1161 Management Principles 1  
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Acquire the knowledge necessary to identify management functions and set out major principles, problems and objectives. Know the meaning of decision-making and learn how to stress the use of creative thinking in management. Discuss the fundamentals of organization and departmentalization, and learn the value of motivating people in management positions through communications, leadership and supervision. Study the methods used to control budgets, costs, quality, production and sales.
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SEMR-9115 Managing Change
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Begin to understand the change management process, how to assess an organization’s readiness to implement change, and build the commitment to change. In this workshop, work through strategies to “make change stick”, cover create and implement change strategies, and learn to assess and evaluate the success of change strategies through lessons from the field.

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SEMR-9003 Managing Young Workers
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Learn as managers and supervisors the facts about the new generations of workers. Explore innovative techniques to ensure effective skills transfer and how to maintain a productive workplace.
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SEMR-9106 Negotiating Skills
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Explore the principles and practice of skilled negotiations. Learn to assess various negotiation situations and apply principles to arrive at an acceptable solution. Note: you will learn through a combination of lectures, discussion and group exercises.
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SAFE-1000 Occupational Safety and Health
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Explore a basic introduction into the field of Occupational Safety & Health. The responsibilities of employers, employees and government in regards to occupational health and safety are addressed. Topics include job safety analysis, effective safety equipment and practices, occupational health and hygiene, safety programs, and safety instruction. Discover how to apply these standards in the work environment.

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HUMR-1003 Organizational Development
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Examine the forces or dynamics that result in the need for organizational changes. Analyze organizational climate, values, attitudes, and communication patterns that influence the operation of an organization. Discuss strategies for planned change, using case studies.
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HUMR-1007 Payroll and Taxable Benefits
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Acquire knowledge of payrolls, earnings and deductions, methods of payment, employment standards and termination of employees. Learn about government remittances, allowances, taxable benefits, employer levies and government reporting.

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PLAR-1200 RPL Foundation  
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Acquire the fundamental knowledge and skill to effectively implement RPL/PLAR. Learn about basic principles of RPL/PLAR; how to develop learning outcomes, sound assessment practices, the portfolio and other methods of assessment; the role of the Advisor, Assessor and Facilitator and how to put RPL into context for development of a credible system. This course was formerly PLAR-1000 PLAR Foundation
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HUMR-1184 Recruitment and Selection
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Discover how to hire and keep the best employees. Determine which methods are most effective, how to create a job application form and how to conduct interviews.
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HUMR-1058 Strategic HR Planning
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Human Resource Planning provides a strategic and integrative framework for the application of Human Resource programming to create business solutions. Students will learn the basics of HR Planning, and how other HR activities can be enhanced through application of this integrated framework. (Formerly titled Strategic and Tactical Approaches to HR Planning)
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HUMR-1063 Training and Development
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This course is designed to develop your ability to design and implement a training program. You will examine adult learning theories and instructional design models. As you develop your training plan, you will integrate training methods and instructional strategies for optimizing learning.The Distance offer for Training and Development is offered through LEARN.

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