Timetable

2018-2019 Course Offerings

 
subject to change
EMPR 110

Workplace Communication and Interpersonal Skills

Winter 2019
On Campus
*EMPR 200 (3.0 Units)

Work & Employment Relations in Canada

 Winter 2019

online

*EMPR 210 (3.0 units):

Employment Relations and
Labour Law

Fall 2018

online

 

*EMPR 220 (3.0 units):

Conflict Resolution

Fall 2018
online

*EMPR 230 (3.0 units):

Managing Human Resources &
Employment Relations

Summer 2019 online

*EMPR 240 (3.0 units):

Workplace Policies and Governance

Winter 2019
online

EMPR 260

Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Workplace

Winter 2019
on campus
 

*Required for Certificate in Employment Relations
 

*EMPR 200 Work and Employment Relations in Canada: This is an introductory course which focuses on the key factors which shape work and employment relations in Canada. Topics covered include aspects of labour and employment law, labour relations, human resources management, human behaviour in organizations, and labour markets and labour policies that govern workplace relations. NOTE Also offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online. Learning Hours may vary. PREREQUISITE Level 2 or above.
 
*EMPR 210 Employment Relations and Labour Law: This introductory course will provide students a foundation to understand employment law in Canada. The course will examine the principles of employment law with a primary focus on current provincial and federal legislation affecting human resource management in a non-unionized setting. NOTE Only offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online. PREREQUISITE Level 2 or above. EXCLUSION No more than 1 course from EMPR 210; LAW 560/4.0; LAW 567.
 
*EMPR 220 Conflict Resolution: This course overviews the nature of conflict in the workplace. Specifically, it examines the complex role that conflict resolution plays at all levels of the Canadian workplace and in the determination of terms and conditions of employment, including collective bargaining. NOTE Only offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online. PREREQUISITE Level 2 or above.
 
*EMPR 230 Managing Human Resources and Employment Relations: This course will provide an overview of the key components of an effective organizational human resource management system, running the spectrum from recruitment and selection practices that ensure that an organization is staffed appropriately, to management approaches aimed at bringing out the best in employees once hired. NOTE Also offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online. Learning Hours may vary. PREREQUISITE Level 2 or above. EXCLUSION No more than 3.0 units from COMM 181; EMPR 230.

 

*EMPR 240 Workplace Policies and Governance: The accelerating pace of market, economic, and technological change present many challenges to modern Canadian workplaces. This course examines how employers, employees, and governments seek to resolve workplace problems. By enacting workplace policies, it is hoped that workplaces maximize productivity while delivering fairness to its workforce. NOTE Also offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online. Learning Hours may vary. PREREQUISITE Level 2 or above.

Additional Employment Relations Elective Course Offerings:

The Employment Relations Programs are constantly creating new course offerings to meet the demand and interest of students, in this expanding field of employment. At this point, these courses are standalone electives open to all FAS students.

Currently the following NEW on campus courses are available to students for the Winter 2019 term:
 
EMPR 110 Workplace Communication and Interpersonal Skills:
This first year course introduces students to the critical interpersonal competencies and communication skills required in contemporary workplaces. Students will gain and apply knowledge of foundational theories in communication and organizational behaviour to develop their professional written, oral, and interpersonal skills. EXCLUSION No more than 3.0 units from COMM 105. (3 credit course)

EMPR 260 Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Workplace:
The course considers the workplace policies, laws, and human resource management and labour relations practices that advance equity and diversity in the workplace. This course examines the nature and extent of diversity in the Canadian labour force and the implications for establishing and supporting equitable, diverse and productive workforces. PREREQUISITE Level 2 or above. (3 credit course)