Course Description

This two-day day workshop is devoted to covering all the major areas of human resources for non-profit managers, supervisors and leaders. This will be an interactive and practical session covering the basics of each topic area below:

  • strategic versus operational HR strategy
  • HR planning and culture, mission, goals
  • job descriptions/analysis
  • effective recruitment strategies and practices
  • human rights and basic HR laws, Bill 148 implications
  • effective performance management, discipline practices and termination basics
  • effective compensation plans and practices
  • employment contracts and letters of offer
  • benefits, pension overview
  • AODA, health & safety/WSIB, mental health in the workplace, workplace violence
  • onboarding and orientation and professional development
  • importance of policies, record keeping and documentation
  • current issues in HR – different generations, workplace harassment, COVID protocols, diversity and inclusion


For more information contact the Faculty of Social Work Professional Development office:

Email: fswprofessionaldevelopment@wlu.ca
Phone: 548-889-5128

Cancellations and Transfers
Be sure to carefully review our cancellation and transfer information before registering.

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

This workshop is currently not available. The 2024/2025 Faculty of Social Work Professional Development course and workshop dates will be available on July 8, 2024.
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