The most valuable resources of any business are the people who work there – the human resources. Business and government leaders now recognize that human resources must be managed more effectively if companies are to increase productivity in today’s competitive market. Human Resources graduates have been trained to assist in the HR development process.
A career in HR is extremely rewarding. Working with an organization to help them achieve their goals through the people who work there is very satisfying. During the program, students will develop the skills required to be effective practitioners and work in a team to help organizations succeed.
Programs at St. Lawrence College are delivered using a variety of instruction modes. Courses may be offered in the classroom or lab, entirely online, or in a hybrid mode that combines classroom sessions with online learning activities. Program delivery can be run on weekdays, weekends, or evenings. Upon registration, each full-time student is provided a St. Lawrence College email account which is used to communicate important information about program or course events.
Students starting in January must take the second semester during the spring/summer in order to be on track for the third semester in the fall.
The College works closely with the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) and the Canadian Council of Human Resources Professional Association (CCHRA) in the development of the Human Resources program. The program meets the academic requirements that lead to the designation of Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP). See the HRPA website at www.hrpa.ca for details regarding the academic requirements for the CHRP designation.