Strategic Human Resources Management, Postgraduate Certificate | Royal Roads University | Victoria, Canada
7 months
8505 CAD/full
6794 CAD/full
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With the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Human Resources Management from Royal Roads University, you'll gain the skills to be more effective as a human resources professional. You'll also gain the tactical understanding it takes to know how to use those skills in your organization, and with diverse workforces.

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In this Strategic Human Resources Management program from Royal Roads University , you’ll explore emerging perspectives about effective HR and change strategies. You’ll consider the problems, prospects and challenges of leading change. And you’ll discover how you can lead your organization to develop and maintain adaptive systems. By looking at various change models, you’ll learn what makes an effective change strategy, and what can get in its way.

You’ll also build your change leadership abilities through coaching. With hands-on practice in coaching individuals and teams, you'll build skills to lead change in a meaningful way—and help your organization meet its goals. And you'll improve resilience, creativity and performance for individuals in the change cycle.

You can build from here

When you successfully complete this program you have career advancing options:

  • You can apply for advanced standing in Royal Roads University’s MBA program, and have a portion of the MBA tuition fee waived. You can also transfer 9 credits into the MA in Interdisciplinary Studies or the MA in Tourism Management.

Focus on one thing at a time

You can take any two of the courses from the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Human Resources Management as part of our General Studies program. You can transfer credit from these courses to certificates, diplomas and degree programs later if you decide to take your studies further.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Human Resources and Organizational Development: Co-creating the Learning Organization
  • Leading Organizational Change
  • Coaching for Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 7 months

Start dates & application deadlines


9 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of either an undergraduate four-year (or comparable) degree or a graduate degree in a related field from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Normally, at least three years of relevant full-time work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8505 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8505 CAD for the full programme during 7 months.
  • National

    6794 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6794 CAD for the full programme during 7 months.

Living costs for Victoria

1490 - 2092 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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