Queen’s IRC Certificate Series

Take your place among the best in your field. The prestigious Queen’s IRC Certificate Series delivers skills-building education that will provide you with credible proof of your comprehensive expertise.

You have the flexibility to select the order and timeframe that align with your schedule and meet your needs to complete a certificate.

Benefits of an Advanced Certificate​

  • Flexible course options mean you choose your learning path
  • Wide range of electives
  • Cutting-edge takeaway tools to continue learning
  • Digital badges and certificates

Certificates

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Advanced Human Resources Certificate

Total Credits Required: 12 credits

Human Resources has never played as critical and impactful a role as it currently does. With this heightened importance, now is the time to deepen your theoretical knowledge, enhance your leadership confidence, and establish a deeper and more strategic approach to your practice with the Queen’s IRC certificate in Advanced Human Resources.

We offer the choice of the Aligning HR and Business Strategy or Leading Human Resources programs as the core required programs for this certificate. The remainder of the credits required for the certificate can be made up from any combination of the other programs that Queen’s IRC offers, which gives you maximum flexibility to customize your individual training needs while obtaining a certificate from a world-renowned University.

Required Programs
Aligning HR and Business Strategy (3 credits) or
Leading Human Resources (3 credits)

Elective Programs
Any other IRC courses (totalling 9 credits)

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Organization Development Fundamentals Certificate

Total Credits Required: 12 credits

Organizations have had to radically and rapidly shift mandates and operations, while leaders strategically adapt to a quickly changing world. What better way to show you are an OD practitioner who is up for the challenge than with a Queen’s IRC certificate in Organization Development Fundamentals?

Organizational Foundations is the core required program for this certificate, as it provides the opportunity to explore the “what, why, how, and who” of organizational development. We also offer in-depth programs to develop additional expert skills in areas like Organizational Design and Organizational Transformation. The electives can be chosen based on your current training needs and interests.

Required Programs
Organizational Foundations (3 credits)

Elective Programs
Any other IRC programs (totalling 9 credits)

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Labour Relations Certificate

Total Credits Required: 12 credits

Whether you are from management or among the union ranks, a Queen’s IRC certificate in Labour Relations tells your colleagues you have received a leading skill-building education and are committed to lifelong learning. The curriculum reflects the range of skills labour relations practitioners require to thrive in today’s fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

We offer Labour Relations Foundations as the core required program for the certificate in Labour Relations, which allows learners to build foundational competencies and basic skills in a variety of areas, such as negotiation, labour arbitration, fact-finding, and grievance handling. We also offer more in-depth programs, to develop more specialized competencies in these areas. The electives can be chosen based on your current training needs and interests.

Required Programs
Labour Relations Foundations (5 credits)

Elective Programs
Any other IRC programs (totalling 7 credits)

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Advanced Labour Relations Certificate

Total Credits Required: 24 credits

Are you a seasoned labour relations professional or working to build your knowledge in the field of labour relations? A Queen’s IRC certificate in Advanced Labour Relations is right for you! This second-level certificate can only be obtained after completing the certificate in Labour Relations.

The certificate in Advanced Labour Relations offers maximum flexibility to customize your individual training needs and provides recognition from a strong, national institution that is acknowledged across the country to be the best in its field.

Required Programs
Must complete a minimum of 24 credits, including the 12 credits earned towards the Labour Relations Certificate

Elective Programs
Labour Relations Certificate plus 12 electives from any other IRC courses (totalling 24 credits)

Gain prestige

Queen’s IRC Certificates are among the most distinguished in the people management field.

Benefit from digital badges and certificates

Display them on your social networks and/or as part of your email signature.

Learn from the best

Coaching is delivered by industry leaders with real-world experience.

Advance your career

Queen’s IRC Certificates build your skills and provide you with real-world knowledge you can be proud of.

Apply what you learn, as you learn it

Simulation-focused training means you can show off your skills right away.

Grow your confidence

With your new skills and knowledge, you’ll have a sense of pride and accomplishment you can be proud of.

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