The BCIT Human Resource Management advanced placement degree/diploma entry path is a nine month full-time program designed for individuals that have completed a degree or diploma and are interested in a human resource management career. You will create performance management policies, employee compensation packages, hiring selection criteria, and employee retention programs. Graduates can immediately apply their human resource skills in numerous industries. Individuals without a degree or diploma may qualify for the two year full-time diploma program
Another option is the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
for those that have a degree.
BCIT Human Resource Management students learn to:
- Create effective hiring and retention practices
- Develop compensation programs
- Deal with workplace conflicts
- Plan staffing levels
- Apply employment law
Business Consulting Project
Human Resource Management students undertake a 10 week Business Consulting Project in their final term. Students work in groups of 2-3 and spend two days a week developing a solution to a real human resource problem for a company. The student teams collect and analyze data, create recommendations, and present their findings to senior management.
Professional HR Designations
Graduates of the Human Resource Management diploma program can pursue additional career building opportunities. Graduates are eligible to enter the following professional HR designation programs:
HR Jobs & Careers
Graduates of the Human Resource Management diploma program have a strong foundation in all areas of human resource management, including recruitment and selection, training and development, compensation, labour relations and performance management. Grads are able to apply these skills in a wide variety of job opportunities.
- HR Generalist
- Corporate Recruiter
- Human Resource Coordinator
- HR Consultant
- Human Resource Manager
- Compensation Specialist
- Director of People Development