Human Resource Management (HRM) is a major branch of management sciences and it is in fact one of the most favored specialization programs among all management qualifications. There are several good academic programs in human resources management offered by many global management institutions located across the globe. But countries like Canada, UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore have already established a strong reputation in the field of providing high standard of professional qualifications in the management discipline of human resources management, with an array of world class educational institutions and excellent academic programs specializing in the field of management education.
In Canada, human resources management programs are generally conducted as full time on-campus study programs and these HRM programs are available at the campuses of the famous Canadian universities, University of Alberta; University of Lethbridge; the University of British Columbia; Kwantlen Polytechnic University; Royal Roads University; Thompson Rivers University; University of Manitoba; University of New Brunswick; Saint Mary’s University and the Algoma University.
Certificate programs in human resources management are available at the University of Alberta (Human Resources Management Certificate); Saint Mary’s University (Certificate in human resource management); Algoma University (Certificate in Human Resources); Royal Roads University (Strategic Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate Program); University of New Brunswick (Certificate in human resource management) and the University of Lethbridge (Certificate in Human Resource Management and Labour Relations). Duration of the certificate programs ranges from a few months up to one year.
Three year and four year duration bachelor programs in human resources management are offered by the University of Lethbridge (Bachelor of Management in Human Resource Management and Labour Relations); the University of British Columbia (Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resources Management); Kwantlen Polytechnic University (Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management); Thompson Rivers University (Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management and BBA in human resource management) and the University of New Brunswick (Bachelor of business administration with concentration in Human Resources Management).
One year duration Post-baccalaureate diploma in human resources management is offered by the Thompson Rivers University and the Kwantlen Polytechnic University. University of Manitoba also offers a Human Resources Management program for the eligible candidates.