Program Schedule

Professional Master of Industrial Relations (PMIR)

Schedule and Timetables

The PMIR class schedule is designed to allow professionals to combine part-time graduate studies with full-time work and personal responsibilities.  In future years, the PMIR Fall-Winter class schedule will consist of two three-hour classroom sessions on one Friday and one Saturday each month from September to November and January to March.   The intensive summer term consists of a three-day weekend (Thursday to Saturday) at the end of April and one week of concentrated studies in each of mid-May and early June.   Annual schedules are normally published in the early spring.  The calendar below provides an model calendar of class meetings of illustrative, although it does not apply to any specific year.  

PMIR Timetable Fall-Winter 2017-18
Sessional Dates School of Graduate Studies 2017-18

Meet our Students

Benjamin Turner

Benjamin Turner

Masters of Industrial Relations FT

Master of Industrial Relations (MIR) Candidate 2017 at Queen's University

I am a bilingual Master of Industrial Relations candidate who is specifically interested in recruitment and talent acquisition. I believe that an organization's most valuable asset is its human capital. This value is realized when effective testing and selection methods are utilized in the recruitment process. My human capital approach to human resource management is aimed at acquiring new talents who are not only exceptional candidates but also are the most suited individuals to an organization. This results in both high employee retention and a boost in organizational productivity. Further, human capital management is reactive to the modern business complexity's trends, gaps and changes. Therefore, as a human resource professional I will act as an organization's sensor in order to allow the organization to continue to progress without interruption.

My capacity in talent acquisition and recruitment lies in my ability to super-connect. Super connectors are individuals who build close relationships with diverse people very quickly. As a super connector I can match people with opportunities and, in doing so, leave my connections with a positive opinion of myself and my own abilities. Moreover, I always strive to stay '​in the know'​. This way I know what each of my connections is capable of, who is in their network, and what my connections need or are looking for. This allows me to instantaneously connect people based on needs and abilities, while increasing their own value.



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