Executive and Professional Development

Human Resource Fundamentals

All organizations, large and small, rely on the performance of their people to succeed. As companies grow, it becomes necessary to develop systems and processes that support the human capital of the business. Human Resource Management is no longer just an administrative role; it has become professionally recognized and strategically necessary for high performing organizations. Often, the HR leaders of the organization are the ones that can have the most impact on the lives of the employees and in the success of the organization.

Human Resource Fundamentals examines the many aspects of an HR Practitioner's role and provides best practice and up to date approaches to effective implementation. Hands-on, practical application takes place in class using tools and templates that can be immediately incorporated in your own organizations.

DATES - 2 Day Seminar


 $765 + HST
Facilitator: Brenda Fair, CPHR
Location: Saint Mary's at the World Trade Centre, 8th Floor, 1800 Argyle Street


Program Content

Human Resources: Yesterday and Today

  • The evolution of Human Resources
  • Strategic HR Management
  • Building the HR Plan
  • Measuring and evaluating HR effectiveness

HR Legislation: What you Need to Know

  • Labour Standards, Human Rights, WCB and OH&S
  • Collective agreements
  • Employment offers and contracts
  • When to seek labour and employment legal support

The Employee Policy Manual

  • Content development and the table of contents
  • Policy Format
  • Document control
  • Common Policy Concerns
    • Attendance Management
    • Sick Days vs Personal Days
    • Social Media
    • Back to work Accommodation

Role Definition and Accountability

  • Job Description Development
  • Purpose and uses of the document
  • Competency based role definition
  • Compensation and classification of roles
  • Tie in to Performance Management

What You Will Learn

  • The latest trends in the HR field
  • Tools and templates to help set up your systems
  • How to work with your organization's strategic plan
  • How to maintain employee relations
  • How to support the management team

Who Should Attend?

You will benefit from this seminar if you:

  • are currently an HR practitioner and want to accelerate your career in this field
  • are a non-HR manager with some HR responsibilities
  • are an HR manager wanting to remain current with the latest practices and theories in the field