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Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Human Resources Management

This 20-course (60 credit) post-baccalaureate diploma is aimed at students with a bachelor's degree in any business or non-business program other than those with a Human Resources Management major or specialty, 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 (NKEJ, 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).


Course Exemptions:

The following courses may be eligible for exemptions, subject to conditions below:

BUAD 111 Financial Accounting I
BUAD 116 Marketing
BUAD 123 Management 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 the course listings above.

Admission Requirements

Successful completion of a recognized bachelor's degree in any business or non-business program other than those with a Human Resources Management major or specialty.

Program Outline

BUAD 111 Financial Accounting I
BUAD 116 Marketing
BUAD 123 Management Principles
BUAD 128 Computer Applications I
BUAD 195 Financial Management
BUAD 209 Business Law
BUAD 246 Recruitment and Selection
BUAD 247 Training and Development
BUAD 248 Occupational Health and Safety
BUAD 262 Organizational Behaviour
BUAD 264 Management Accounting
BUAD 269 Human Resources Management
BUAD 340 Strategic Management I
BUAD 375 Strategic Human Resource Planning
Plus 2 BUAD electives (one at 200 level,one at 300 level)
Plus 4 of the following HR specific electives (at least one of which must be at the 400 level)
BUAD 201 Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
BUAD 279 Industrial Relations
BUAD 374 Employment Law
BUAD 376 Compensation and Benefits
BUAD 410 Organization Change and Development
BUAD 411 HR Metrics & Analytics
BUAD 412 Strategic Performance Management

Graduation Requirements

Successful completion of the prescribed and elective courses as listed in the program outline with a minimum graduating grade average of 60%.

Exemptions

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

Eligibility Conditions:

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.


Program Area:

Business

Campus (Intake):

  • Kelowna (Sep)

Credential:

Diploma

Delivery:

  • Distance/Online
  • Full-Time

Cost:

2020-21: $5,614.88

  • Fees listed are for ten courses (30 credits) taken over two semesters. Depending on the campus of study and the courses selected, fees may vary.
  • Fees include all mandatory fees: Activity fee, Health & Dental, Student Association fee, Education Technology fee, Development fee.
  • All amounts are approximate and are subject to change.
  • International students will pay International tuition fees

 

Notes:

Department Website

Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 05/09/2021