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International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

A necessary skill set in today's world - designed for those involved in, or associated with labour relations as management or union. Covers the collective bargaining process and day-to-day contract administration. Related laws, typical contract clauses, grievance procedures, responsibilities of the supervisor and the shop steward, and current activities in the labour relations field. Students will learn to approach their responsibilities for matters covered by collective agreements with more confidence and expertise.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$510.65 - $563.53 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are six offerings of HRMG 3205 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 57380

Duration

Tue Apr 09 - Sat Jun 01 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 57380
  • Domestic fees $510.65
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 01 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

William Mathieson

Course outline

View

Credits

3

Domestic fees

$510.65

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 61038

Duration

Tue Apr 09 - Sat Jun 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 61038
  • Domestic fees $510.65
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Barbara Sharp

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Domestic fees

$510.65

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 21146

Duration

Sat Apr 13 - Sat May 25 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 21146
  • Domestic fees $537.76
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 13 - May 25 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 682
Instructor

Karla Gonzalez

Course outline

View

Credits

3

Domestic fees

$537.76

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Students MUST attend all classes. Instructor will not accept any student after the first day of class. No class on May 18 Due the intensive nature of this course it is recommended that students have completed at least English 12 or COMM 1103 to be successful. ** HYBRID: This course will be offered 50% in person - on campus and 50% synchronously online. ***Please note that the first class will be held on campus*** The instructor will provide class details in the course outline.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 21142

Duration

Sat Apr 20 - Sat Jun 01 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 21142
  • Domestic fees $537.76
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 20 - Jun 01 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 481
Instructor

William Mathieson

Course outline

View

Credits

3

Domestic fees

$537.76

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. No class May 18
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 65279

Duration

Tue Apr 23 - Sat Jul 13 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 65279
  • Domestic fees $510.65
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 23 - Jul 13 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Marlize van Jaarsveld

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Domestic fees

$510.65

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 69445

Duration

Tue Apr 23 - Sat Jul 13 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 69445
  • Domestic fees $510.65
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 23 - Jul 13 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Marlize van Jaarsveld

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Domestic fees

$510.65

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Fall 2024

Below are five offerings of HRMG 3205 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 37991

Duration

Tue Sep 10 - Sat Nov 30 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 37991
  • Domestic fees $521.49
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 30 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Barbara Sharp

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Domestic fees

$521.49

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates.
Status

CRN 49542

Duration

Tue Sep 10 - Sat Nov 30 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 49542
  • Domestic fees $521.49
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 30 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Marlize van Jaarsveld

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Domestic fees

$521.49

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates.
Status

CRN 51024

Duration

Tue Sep 10 - Sat Nov 30 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 51024
  • Domestic fees $521.49
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 30 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Sonia Lachar

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Domestic fees

$521.49

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates.
Status

CRN 30791

Duration

Tue Sep 10 - Tue Nov 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 30791
  • Domestic fees $563.53
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 204
Instructor

Karla Gonzalez

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Domestic fees

$563.53

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. HYBRID: This course will be offered 50% in person - on campus and 50% synchronously online. The instructor will provide class details in the course outline.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 32293

Duration

Tue Sep 10 - Tue Nov 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32293
  • Domestic fees $563.53
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 3150
Instructor

Peter Seidl

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Domestic fees

$563.53

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Recognize the differences between the unionized and nonunion workplaces and the different relationship management strategies that are appropriate to each.
  • Discuss the origins of unionization and the implications unionization has on workplace culture, processes, and roles for employees, unions, and employers.
  • Outline the rights, duties, and obligations employers and unions have under the Labour Relations Code.
  • Review the preparatory and execution elements of collective bargaining and of processes to break impasse such as strikes, lockouts, mediation, and interest arbitration.
  • Explain the primary functions and principles of collective agreements and contract administration.
  • Discuss the grievance procedure and process.
  • Recognize the principles of progressive discipline and the determination of appropriate discipline.
  • Describe the grievance arbitration process, including the preparatory and execution elements.
  • Provide examples of when union-management collaboration is appropriate and discuss how such collaboration can best be achieved.
  • Recognize the relationship management features of labour relations and the context in which they are exercised.

Effective as of Winter 2006

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