Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management Extension Certificate

Human Resource Management Extension Certificate






403.440.6861 or 1.888.392.3655 

Human resource management is the management of people within a company or organization. It includes the hiring, development and training of employees and aims to maximize performance to meet strategic objectives.

Develop the knowledge and skills to become an HR professional with the Human Resource Management Extension Certificate. Focus on key areas of human resource management including effective techniques for recruitment, selection and employee retention. Learn how to prepare quality training programs and support the career development of employees. Help motivate and maximize employee performance by creating performance management programs.

Throughout the HR management program, you’ll benefit from the real-world experience of veteran instructors. These leading HR professionals share their industry know-how with you as they teach practical skills you can use right away. 

This certificate program has been pre-approved for CPD hours with Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) Alberta. In addition, a number of courses are on the approved Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) Canada course list. Having your CPHR designation boosts your career prospects in the HR field.

The certificate is also eligible towards Blue Seal Certification.

CPHR-seal-ContEd CPHR is the only human resources designation recognized across nine professional human resources associations in Canada. The CPHR represents 27,000 human resources professionals practicing human resources in Canada.


  • Earn a recognized credential to enhance your career prospects   
  • Apply for Blue Seal. This program is eligible towards Blue Seal certification, a program that helps Alberta tradespeople demonstrate their business aptitude.
  • Learn from experienced industry professionals
  • Prepare to write the National Knowledge Exam (NKE) through CPHR Canada
  • Complete through online delivery, open to anyone, anywhere

Program format

Format: Classroom, Online and Live, Online | Learn more

Duration: Complete the 6 required courses plus 60 hours of optional courses (150 hours). Can be completed within 1 semester up to a maximum of 3 years.


Contact us

For information about this program:
403.440.6861 or 1.888.392.3655
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB T3E 6K6

Customize this program for your organization through our Corporate Training unit.