• Certificate program
  • Full-time delivery available: Human Resource Management 
  • Available by classroom delivery, distance delivery, and at Regional Campuses 


Prepare for a career in the fast-growing and key business field of human resource management (HRM). You will learn the fundamental components of an HR program, including staffing, recruitment, selection, compensation, training and development.

You’ll also examine current issues and industry trends, labour relations, plus workplace safety and health.

This program is now accredited by the provincial certifying body, the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Manitoba (CPHR Manitoba).

Graduates of Red River College’s HR Management Certificate program now have five years from graduation to apply to waive writing the National Knowledge Exam (NKE).

The NKE is a required step to pursue the Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation, which is the national industry standard of excellence. For more information on the Post-Secondary Institution Accreditation Program (CPHR) please contact

Though Red River College’s HR Management program requires completion of only three electives, graduates need to complete four of the following five electives and have a G.P.A of 3.0 or higher in order to qualify for the waiver to write the NKE:


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