Human Resources Management

Manage your organization’s greatest asset

Learn the essential skills and knowledge you need to succeed in a human resources career. Accredited with the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) British Columbia & Yukon, our human resources management certificate program can help you build a rewarding career in managing and developing organizational talent. By successfully completing the program, you may be eligible to pursue the CPHR designation without writing the National Knowledge Exam®. Course hours may also be eligible for CPD hours toward maintaining your designation.

  • Take flexibly paced online courses 
  • Learn from industry leaders in the HR field
  • Build a professional network of peers



Flexible schedule

11 weeks/course


Take our human resources management courses one at a time to suit your work schedule.

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January 2022

17 Human Resources Management MGMT310 MGMT310-ON12211

17 Organizational Behaviour MGMT115 MGMT115-ON12211

17 Workplace Training and Development MGMT316 MGMT316-ON12211

31 Labour and Employment Relations MGMT326 MGMT326-ON12211

31 Performance Management MGMT325 MGMT325-ON12211

31 Strategic Human Resources Planning MGMT315 MGMT315-ON12211

Part-Time Certificate Program


6 courses

Flexible schedule

Finish in 1 year


Through six specialized courses, our Human Resources Management Certificate can help prepare you to become an effective HR manager.

You'll learn to:

  • Develop strategies for effective HR planning
  • Design employee training programs
  • Create and implement performance management systems
  • Navigate conflict in unionized environments

Is this program for you?

We've designed our certificate for new or experienced HR managers in any field. Our students include professionals who:

  • Plan to launch a career in human resources
  • Want to validate work experience with formal training
  • Wish to transition into an HR role
  • Aim to further their HR careers with a recognized credential

Become eligible for graduate studies at SFU

With the Human Resources Management Certificate and eight or more years of professional experience, you may be eligible for admission to the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (GDBA) program at SFU’s Beedie School of Business, even if you don’t have an undergraduate degree. 

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