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Human Resource Management In Canada by melodytoda: 5:03pm On Aug 11, 2011
Dear All,

I am stranded. pls help!.

I want to pursue a career in Human Resources Mgt. Thus, i want to study HRM at masters in canada.

So far, i've found just york and uni. of Toronto offering it reasonably. Most others don't offer it surprisingly.

The prob is, the fees are too too much. I don't know if i can afford it. And, Canada it must be.


Please what do i do? Am i not searching well?

Please help if you have helpful solutions.

Thank you.
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by crispgg: 5:10pm On Aug 13, 2011
Check university of lethbridge, university of manitoba and university of regina. The states with the cheapest tuition in canada are alberta, manitoba, saskachewan, new foundland. I suggest you check the universities in those states if they offer HRM. I hope you have a 2.1 sha or your gpa is very close to 2.1.

Best of luck

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Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by melodytoda: 10:05am On Aug 15, 2011
Thk u very much. I just checked up the schools. Manitoba is the most suitable. My prob is i don't know if there is consideration for those whose B.Sc was not in HR or Management cos d course there is M.Sc Mgt. with specialism in HR.

I would appreciate further help though i wil also mail d school.

U've been so helpful- Thanks.
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by ladygogo: 1:07am On Sep 18, 2011
@poster/

University of Manitoba offers the MBA with a focus on HR

I think Queens University offers the MSC in HR as well.

Just a heads up-Canada is not like the US and Uk where you'll find all sorts of mushroom schools. Their education sector is quite regulated.Hence, your finding it difficult.

You might be better off with the Diploma in HR and Management, because, you spend less time in school, and most employers in Canada prefer the short/certificate courses.

The University of Winnipeg offers a Diploma in Hr and Mgt with internship. Some schools in Ontario(Humber College, Seneca etc) as well.

I finished from the University of Winnipeg and also went on to bag the Diploma In Hr and mgt.

Just a quick question. Why Msc? I have come to observe that most Nigerians are crazy about M.A and M.sc.
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by melodytoda: 11:15am On Sep 22, 2011
Thanks lady gogo.

I wanted M.Sc so i could proceed to phd afterwards. But i have discovered that unlike Naija, an MBA holder in canada can do phd. so i'm looking at MBA now.

I wish we can chat or email directly!!. I think you can assist me very much.
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by ladygogo: 12:51am On Sep 23, 2011
here is my email address- oadeba@gmail.com

are u going into research?
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by Liss: 6:53pm On Sep 27, 2011
@Lady Gogo

What's the best method of entering the HRM market in Canada? I hear it's currently very competitive and cut-throat? However, my strategy is to get the SHRP certification with HRCI because the process of getting a CHRP is a bit too cumbersome for me as I currently reside in Nigeria.

I just sent you an email. Would appreciate your response.
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by ladygogo: 2:51am On Sep 28, 2011
@liss.You are right. It is very competitive. I was only able to get an internship and some interviews after I graduated.
Well, you still need the CHRP designation to enter the HR market in Canada(although there is still a lot of emphasis on work experience), and you need to take the HR program before you can register.

The CHRP is actually quite straight forward. You only have to complete two levels, and it's all multiple choice.
I took the first step twice and didn't pass, lol. I'm focusing on writing the CIPM right now as I moved back to Nigeria. CIPM is actually well recognized in Nigeria and popular amongst employers;CIPD-UK sometimes comes next.

Moreover,it is important to have designations that naija employers know about so you don't have any problems when it's time to get promoted, because I believe most organizations will have a list of designations they recognize in their databases.

Hope I made sense?

@ the poster. Have you made a decision yet?
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by davmor(m): 4:12am On Sep 28, 2011
Please, am Studying Sociology/Anthropology Presently as an undergraduate. Can it propel my chance of working in HRM Company?
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by Liss: 9:11am On Sep 28, 2011
@lady gogo
Many thanks for your insight. I have actually being inducted as an associate member in CIPM and working as a HR professional in Nigeria. Was only thinking in the lines of getting Canadian certification because I am thinking in the lines of migrating.

Your move back to Nigeria has made me ask if it would be worth it since you have all the necessary requirement and still felt the need to move back home. I guess that means it would be near impossible for me to achieve it.

@davmor
Soicology is a social science course and therefore in line with working in the HR environment. However, I would suggest you start your certification as soon as possible. BTW, R u currently studying in Nigeria or Canada?
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by ladygogo: 12:14am On Sep 29, 2011
@liss. you are very welcome. It's nice to know you have completed the CIPM. I guess I can always ask you questions because I plan to register for the February exam.

My moving back to Nigeria was a personal thing, however, if you are still thinking of moving, you have to be prepared to go back to school to enable you get a job in HR.

I won't lie to you, Canada is a leveler like most Western countries, and most times you will have to start from the bottom to acquire the experience you need to get to the top.
You never know you might be lucky to get you want .

xoxo
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by davmor(m): 1:33pm On Sep 29, 2011
@Liss, am glad you replied me. Presently, am studying here in Nigeria.
Please I need more of your advice on how to go about this profession and also regarding my Sociology/Anthropology Studies.
Thank you.
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by philadee316: 2:22pm On Sep 30, 2011
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Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by Liss: 3:01pm On Sep 30, 2011
davmor:

@Liss, am glad you replied me. Presently, am studying here in Nigeria.
Please I need more of your advice on how to go about this profession and also regarding my Sociology/Anthropology Studies.
Thank you.

@ What level are you currently? If you are in say, 300level or 400level, would advise you hold on and finish your degree but if you are still in 100level, I would suggest you register with the institute and begin at the foundation level as there are two exams in a year, you just might be certified the same year you finish your university education.

@ ladygogo,
Many thanks for your response. I believe in miracles grin, which is why I want to do the HRCI certifications and increase my chances. BTW, have you registered with CIPM yet?
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by ladygogo: 3:51am On Oct 01, 2011
@liss. Yes I have. I'm starting from Intermediate 11.Would you recommend I go for the classes?
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by Liss: 11:56am On Oct 04, 2011
lady gogo:

@liss. Yes I have. I'm starting from Intermediate 11.Would you recommend I go for the classes?

That's good. Well, attending classes is mainly due to how capable you are and how much resources you have e.g time. Do you currently work? If you do not have much time to read and do not have enough access to books, I would suggest you go for classes as you might get more knowledge and esperience through teachers and mixing with other students.

If you have enough time to read, adequate work experience and have access to books, I would suggest you skip classes as Intermediate 2 is a relatively easy level to pass. I know quite a number of people who never went for classes and made it at first attempt.

All in all, it's about how far you are willing to prepare. Hope this helps.
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by bukhorlar(f): 1:22pm On Aug 31, 2012
@lady gogo reall y nid ur advice. A graduate of bus admin wit a 2.2 but want to go for HOUR in masters in canada or precisely abroad am I likely to get universities that will take me
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by udoka2: 2:09pm On Aug 31, 2012
ladygogo

As one of the posters rightly said, u can pass intermediate 2 and PE 2 without attending lectures. Read your study materials, and buy past questions from the institute, buy about 4 past diets before the diet u will write. Endeavour to provide answers to the questions... and cover all the study materials, u will surely pass by God's grace. The only diet l always advice for lecture is PE 1, most especially because of Operations Research, unless you are good with calculation though!

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Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by acheebuzhr: 8:08am On Feb 26, 2015
Hello. Please id like to know what exemption fees are? And if they are to be paid? Cz I went to cipm office and the flyer I got had exemption fees and exam fees and I totally forgot to ask the receptionist. Please id really appreciate a reply. Thank you
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by acheebuzhr: 8:09am On Feb 26, 2015
Sorry to @ladygogo
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by Gadielo(m): 2:41am On Apr 09, 2015
Please is there any university in NIGERIA offering MSC in HRM?
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by Nobody: 6:56am On Apr 13, 2015
I am planning on doing a Certified Practitioner in Human Resource Mgt course in a consultancy firm. I learnt d certification is UK based. I am into customer service in a telecom coy but want to explore career in HR. Pls advice, is it worth it? Does someone nid to do CIPM exam?
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by towsynesouchie: 5:30pm On Jan 14, 2016
melodytoda:
Dear All,

I am stranded. pls help!.

I want to pursue a career in Human Resources Mgt. Thus, i want to study HRM at masters in canada.

So far, i've found just york and uni. of Toronto offering it reasonably. Most others don't offer it surprisingly.

The prob is, the fees are too too much. I don't know if i can afford it. And, Canada it must be.


Please what do i do? Am i not searching well?

Please help if you have helpful solutions.

Thank you.
hello did u finally find a school on canada for msc in HRM? I've been searching for schools in canada and I can't find any. Would you consider a diploma or an Msc ?
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by towsynesouchie: 5:35pm On Jan 14, 2016
ladygogo:
@poster/

University of Manitoba offers the MBA with a focus on HR

I think Queens University offers the MSC in HR as well.

Just a heads up-Canada is not like the US and Uk where you'll find all sorts of mushroom schools. Their education sector is quite regulated.Hence, your finding it difficult.

You might be better off with the Diploma in HR and Management, because, you spend less time in school, and most employers in Canada prefer the short/certificate courses.

The University of Winnipeg offers a Diploma in Hr and Mgt with internship. Some schools in Ontario(Humber College, Seneca etc) as well.

I finished from the University of Winnipeg and also went on to bag the Diploma In Hr and mgt.

Just a quick question. Why Msc? I have come to observe that most Nigerians are crazy about M.A and M.sc.
hello! Why not msc tho? Why spend so much on a certificate diploma and isn't d only difference between diploma and MSC the research thesis? Which is better off tho in finding a job in canada?
Re: Human Resource Management In Canada by Nobody: 11:46am On Mar 15, 2016
Hello all,

I am Mrs Opeyemi a Christian, married wiv kids. Please I need a favour if I could get a kind hearted Nigerian to nominate us for the Manitoba Nominee. My husband -A chemical engineer (d principal applicant) has been in express entry pool since last year but not able to get ITA. but we were advised to get a provincial nominee certificate to boost our points. having searched thru most of d provinces, we discovered my husband is most qualified for Manitoba but den we ll need a friend/family with PR visa to nominate us. Pls we don't have any intention of living with you or living on u. pls if u r willing kindly contact me on slimshady_584@yahoo.com. Thanks and God bless!

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