This 20-course (60 credit) post-baccalaureate diploma is aimed at students with a bachelor's degree in a program other than Human Resources Management or Business, who wish to pursue a career in the Human Resources Management field. Students graduating with an average of 70% or higher may be eligible for an exemption from the National Knowledge Exam (NKE), as administered by the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of British Columbia & Yukon. The NKE is one of the requirements to become a designated professional in Human Resources Management, known as a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR).
Successful completion of a recognized bachelor's degree in any non-business program.
Students with degree transcripts from outside of Canada must provide a World Education Services assessment (WES) with an ICAP evaluation as part of their admission requirements for this credential.
Successful completion of the prescribed and elective courses as listed in the program outline with a minimum graduating grade average of 60%.
The following courses may be eligible for exemptions, subject to conditions below:
BUAD 111 Financial Accounting I
BUAD 116 Marketing
BUAD 123 Managemnet Principles
BUAD 128 Computer Applications
BUAD 195 Financial Management
BUAD 209 Business Law
BUAD 262 Organizational Behaviour
BUAD 264 Management Accounting
BUAD 269 Human Resources Management
To be granted exemption an equivalent course must have been successfully completed within 10 years.
A maximum of five course can be exempted and replaced with appropriate alternative courses from teh course listings above.
Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 12/07/2022