Durham College Certificate
The Human Rights Management for Professionals certificate program is comprised of two micro-credentials (level 1 and level 2) and is appropriate for anyone who manages employees and requires the skills needed to address human rights matters. The program is also highly relevant for HR professionals who support managers and/or employees. Being able to accommodate and support all employees appropriately is critical in today’s ever-changing world. This program addresses the challenges people managers can face when dealing with employee accommodations, examines strategies to address these challenges according to laws and policies, and discusses how to become advocacy leaders to support diverse staff needs.
Upon the successful completion of each micro-credential, a digital badge will be awarded. Upon completing both micro-credentials successfully, students can apply to received their Durham College certificate.
Level 1 micro-credential takes a holistic view of managing disabilities, understanding the Human Rights Code and legal requirements, mental health strategies as they relate to the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s Policy, and disability management theory, principles and practices.
Level 2 micro-credential takes a deeper examination into the topics of return to work processes, policies and barriers, an employer’s obligation to accommodate, return to work regulations, strategies to deal with discrimination and harassment in the workplace, chronic mental stress and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Students learn techniques needed to have difficult conversations and advocate for positive change.
This program is designed for human resources professionals and managers. It is recommended that students have a Human Resources background, experience managing people, and/or a diploma or degree in business or Human Resources.
A digital badge will be awarded upon successful completion of each micro-credential. After successful completion of all courses within each of the micro-credentials you must notify us via email at email@example.com. Once verified, a digital badge will be issued to you.
Program Of Study
Students are required to print or save a copy of the Program of Study when beginning the program. This document contains critical details about program progression and graduation requirements specific to the academic year in which your program was started.
Click to access the Program of Study for the current academic year.
Students who began this program prior to the current academic year may contact the Professional and Part-Time Learning office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 905-721-3052 to obtain your Program of Study and graduation requirements.
Upon completion of this program, students will be equipped to:
Potential career and industry options may include:
Program Related Questions? Call 905.721.3052
If you are interested in applying for financial aid, please visit the Professional and Part-Time Learning OSAP Eligibility webpage.