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The Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology Bachelor of Commerce (Strategic Human Resources Management) (Honours) (Co-op)
The Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology

Bachelor of Commerce (Strategic Human Resources Management) (Honours) (Co-op)

Ottawa, Canada

4 Years

English

Full time

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Sep 2024

USD 26,325

On-Campus

Introduction

The four-year Bachelor of Commerce (Strategic Human Resources Management) (Honours) degree prepares you for leadership responsibilities in the evolving field of human resources management. Strategic human resources management professionals are able to leverage employee talent and integrate business objectives to successfully manage and implement organizational projects, programs, and initiatives. With human resources management and business knowledge, as well as the ability to communicate with leaders across the organization, strategic human resources management professionals play a role in shaping contemporary business strategies.

You develop critical-thinking skills and knowledge required to execute human resources management activities encompassing the employee life cycle - from effective recruitment and selection to employee relations strategies. There is an emphasis on teamwork, real-world simulations, and project management skills throughout the program. The program`s capstone course involves an industry-based project where you will work in collaborative teams to research, design, and create strategic human resources management initiatives for an organization.

Students also gain real-world experience through a paid co-operative education (co-op) work term(s) (see Additional Information for more details). Please note that places in the co-op work term(s) are subject to availability and academic eligibility. Please note admission to a co-op program does not guarantee a co-op placement.

As a strategic human resources management professional, you may find employment in the private, public, or non-profit sectors across a wide range of industries, including healthcare, education, technology, and manufacturing. Graduates have the opportunity to pursue human resources management certifications or graduate study.

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