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Apply all the skills you have learned through the Professional Certificate in Human Resources Management. Work independently with an advisor who will coach you through a hands-on research or experiential learning project. This resume-enhancing project will result in a completed white paper and a final project presentation to a small audience of your choosing. This course is highly recommended to students with a strong interest in developing their skills in research, writing and public presentations. This is an opportunity to work on a project that is relevant for your work life (for example, a new onboarding program, revised compensation structure, improved talent selection process).

Class meetings (either over Zoom or in person) are arranged by the instructor and each student separately as needed.  

PLEASE NOTE: This is a closed enrollment course. You must submit an application before enrolling in the course. Once the application is approved, you will be able to enroll.
You can download the application form here. Please complete the form and email it to the program manager at, or you can email the program manager at to receive the application form and further information.


This course is one of the Capstone options for the HR Management Certificate Program. It is to be taken upon completion of all other certificate coursework. Alternative Capstone option: Workplace Ethics (fully online asynchronous). For more information, contact the Program Manager at

Course Number: BUSA-40837
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Human Resource Management

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