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Human Resources Learning and Development Post-Graduate Diploma

Human Resources Learning and Development Post-Graduate Diploma

  • Specialization: Post-Grad Human Resources Learning and Development
    • Seminar in Ethics and Integrity

      MITT’s Ethics and Academic Integrity Seminar provides students with the tools necessary to navigate the expectations of the Canadian post-secondary academic environment.  In this three-hour on-line seminar, students will develop a thorough understanding of MITT’s Academic Integrity policy and the consequences of academic integrity violations and demonstrate how to use APA style when writing an academic paper.

      This seminar is required for students who enter directly into the Diploma program without taking MITT’s Business Management Certificate. The seminar must be completed in Term 1 of the Diploma.

      Course Code: PG-011
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 3

    • Seminar in Lifelong Learning

      Students are introduced to the growth mindset required to become self-motivated resilient learners.  Students are challenged to examine their own thinking habits and build on their strengths in acquiring new learning and skills.

      This seminar is required for students who enter directly into the Diploma program without taking MITT’s Business Management Certificate. The seminar must be completed in Term 1 of the Diploma.

      Course Code: PG-012
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 3

    • Introduction to Human Resource Management

      This course introduces students to the basic human resource functions and the role of HR within an organization. Topics covered include: recruitment and selection, compensation and benefits, retention and motivation, and working with labour unions.

      Course Code: PG-070
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 42

    • Ethics, Legislation and Social Responsibility

      This course explores principles and theories of ethics and the role of corporate social responsibility in HR management and the organization. Students examine key provincial and federal human resource legislation and how legislation informs the creation and management of employee codes of conduct. The analysis of case studies of workplace ethical dilemmas prepares students to identify, interpret and address ethical issues and trends in the workplace.

      Course Code: HL-110
      Course Requirements: Introduction to Human Resource Management

      Hours: 42

    • Workplace Health and Wellness

      A healthy workplace very often makes for a happy one, and the health and wellbeing of a workforce is paramount to the organization’s success. This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to develop and ensure compliance to health and wellness policies and practices. Topics covered include health and safety; mental, social and physical wellness; employee engagement; group and organization wellness; and positive union/employee management.

      Course Code: HL-120
      Course Requirements: Introduction to Human Resource Management

      Hours: 42

    • Human Resource Metrics and Strategic Planning

      This course introduces students to strategic management and strategic planning processes as well as HR metrics and measures. Topics include the measurement of HR and organizational goals, as well as the efficacy of HR functions; the collection and reporting of data; the cost and impact of employee initiatives; and HR audits.

      Course Code: HL-130
      Course Requirements: Introduction to Human Resource Management

      Hours: 42

    • Recruitment and Selection

      This course takes students through the staffing function of HR management, addressing the topics of job analysis; recruitment; selection process and interviews; orientation, probation and assessment; employee engagement; as well as career, retirement and succession planning.

      Course Code: HL-140
      Course Requirements: Introduction to Human Resource Management

      Hours: 42

    • Compensation and Benefits

      This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to administer compensation and benefits in specific situations. Topics include job design, analysis and evaluation; salary structures; benefits legislation; policies and practices; compensation packages; private and public benefit plans; and pension plans.

      Course Code: HL-150
      Course Requirements: Introduction to Human Resource Management

      Hours: 42

    • Writing and Grammar for Business

      In this course the emphasis will be placed on improving and perfecting written communication for business purposes (e-mails, memos, letters, reports, public relations messaging, and other documents). The focus is on providing students with the knowledge and skills to make their writing clear, effective, and grammatically correct. Students will also have the opportunity to develop effective communication for various professional scenarios and situations, including making business presentations.

      Course Code: PG-020
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 42

    • Dynamic Communication Skills

      This course focuses on the communication skills that are necessary to be successful in a professional workplace environment. Developing effective speaking and listening skills are an integral part of the course.  Students are also introduced to effective strategies for creating and delivering effective presentations to a variety of audiences for various purposes.

      Course Code: PG-010
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 42

    • Organizational Behaviour for Corporate Governance

      This course will help students understand how organizational culture is adopted and internalized within organizations.  Students will explore determinants of organizational behaviour relating to individuals, groups, and structures, and the effect this has on North American work environments.

      Course Code: PG-040
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 42

    • Intercultural and Inclusive Workplaces

      Today’s workplace is diverse, so HR professionals need to ensure that organizations have in place policies and practices that acknowledge, respect and encourage both diversity and inclusivity. Before studying relevant legislation as well as effective policies and practices, students explore their own ideas of culture, diversity, accessibility and inclusivity. Case studies enable students to examine the ways in which cultural differences (and similarities) can play out in the workplace; to reflect on their own potential biases; and to apply best practices for inclusivity.

      Course Code: CD-130
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 42

    • Managing Learning and Development

      This course examines the role of learning and development as an HR function and its role in and impact on the organization. Students gain the knowledge and skills pertaining to needs analysis (client/organization and employee); learning styles; performance improvement; design and delivery of training; managing changes; and program evaluation. Current issues and trends in employee-sponsored learning and development are also explored.

      Course Code: CD-140
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 42

    • Curriculum Planning for Adult Education

      This course helps students develop the knowledge and skills needed to plan both stand-alone courses and programs. Students examine current and key adult learning theories and practices. Other topics include identifying curricular goals and parameters, standard curricular components, designing instruction and effective planning for deliverables.

      Course Code: LD-100
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 42

    • Designing Learning Experiences

      This course presents students with key theories and best practices pertaining to the design of various types of learning experiences for both in person and online delivery. Students gain practical knowledge, skills and experience in crafting meaningful learning objectives, conducting effective materials research, developing targeted materials, as well as designing and supporting transfer of learning. Change management and its application to a learning project are also examined.

      Course Code: LD-110
      Course Requirements: Curriculum Planning for Adult Education

      Hours: 42

    • Facilitating Learning

      This course enables students to understand and appreciate the perspective of the learner, helping students to differentiate between learning, teaching and facilitating. Topics include effective learning environments, learning styles, learner motivation and engagement, collaborative learning and learner diversity.

      Course Code: LD-120
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 42

    • Evaluating Learning

      This course helps students recognize the critical role evaluation plays in all developmental stages of effective programming. Students gain practical skills in applying strategies to evaluate curricular goals, pre- and post-learning of learners, and transfer of learning and the impact of programming on the organization, and to assess whether the client’s goals have been met.

      Course Code: LD-130
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 42

    • Human Resources Learning and Development Work Integrated Project

      The Human Resources Learning and Development Work Integrated Project will pair student groups of 3 or 4 students with industry partners to propose, plan and execute a project that will contribute to a learning and development need within the industry partner’s organization. The project allows students to integrate their classroom learning with real-world experience and provide a meaningful and beneficial product that can be implemented in theworkplace. Students will have the opportunity to exhibit their project to their peers, instructors and industry partners at the conclusion of the program.

      Course Code: HL-160
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 42

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